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Image title: 
Chicago Council Tree
Credit line: 
Argonne National Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Description: 

The "Council Tree" in front of Eckhart Hall on the University of Chicago campus, beneath which scientists held a highly secret discussion in April, 1942 that was vital to the success of CP-1, the first nuclear reactor. Photo taken in 1962.

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8.5 x 11 inches)
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