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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