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Image title: 
Chet Holifield
Credit line: 
AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

Description on back of photo: "Former Congressman Chet Holifield's achievements in science legislation won him the acclaim of both the US government and the scientific community.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory was renamed 'Holifield National Laboratory' in his honor, and he received the Henry de Wolf Smyth Nuclear Statesman Award of the American Nuclear Society and the Atomic Industrial Forum.
The lab's named was subsequently changed back to Oak Ridge National Lab shifting Holifield's name to the research accelerator that today is known as the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility."

Photo date: 
January 3, 1975
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Holifield, Chet