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Female high school graduates were recruited for positions as "cubicle operators" at Y-12, and have been more recently referred to as
"Calutron Girls." Ruth Huddleston is third back on the left, seated.

GIRL POWER, C. 1940s

BUILDING THE

BOMB
AND NOT KNOWING IT

Thousands of "Calutron Girls" helped build the atomic bombs
of World War II-but were unaware of what they were doing.
By NANCY HENDERSON

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