Barney L. Richardson


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Barney L. Richardson
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Date Recorded:
2004
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DESCRIPTION
People: none — Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant — Subjects: job at Rocky Flats from 1966 to 1977, tool designer in the Tool and Engineering Department, making precision stainless steel tools to create specific parts, working in 44 Building, transfer to Processing Department (Manufacturing Engineering) in 1977, beginning to work with computers in the late 1970s in 41 Building, wind damage to cars in the parking lot at Rocky Flats, security at Rocky Flats, attitude about nuclear weapons production, changes in machinery used, attitude toward protesters at Rocky Flats, Rocky Flats nicknamed “Never-Never Land” because of good working conditions, pay and benefits, .
A typewritten summary of the interview is available.

CREATOR
Richardson, Barney L., 1931-, interviewee
Nordhaus, Hannah, interviewer

SUBJECT
Oral histories.
Richardson, Barney L., 1931-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.

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eng
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Local call number:
OH1251
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