Strutting their stuff in Oak Ridge (1947)


The war to end all wars was in the rearview mirror, and people were happy in the Atomic City known as Oak Ridge. In this picture, taken in 1947, the majorettes at Oak Ridge High School strut their stuff. (Department of Eneregy archives/Ed Westcott photo)

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Senior Writer Frank Munger covers the Dept. of Energy's Oak Ridge facilities and many related topics — nuclear weapons, nuclear waste and other things nuclear, environmental cleanup and science of all sorts. Atomic City Underground is, first and foremost, a news blog, but there's room for analysis, opinion and random thoughts that have no place else to go.