Stagg Field (Old)

Stagg Field (Old)

Stagg Field (Old)
Interior, Miscellaneous 6
II: Buildings and Grounds
A transformed squash court housed history's first successful nuclear pile. [Enrico] Fermi chose this room because it was the only space available with ceilings high enough to permit construction of the latticed cube-like structure of graphite bricks embedded with Uranium 235
Amos Alonzo Stagg Field; Marshall Field
Athletic fields | Fermi, Enrico, 1901-1954 | Manhattan Project (U.S.)--History | Nuclear reactions--History | University of Chicago--History | Interior views
Shapiro, Morton
Photographic prints; 16.5 x 24.0 cm
Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
CH03; CH04
Archival Photographic Files
University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center

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