Teague, Iletta


Title
Teague, Iletta
Creator:
Teague, Iletta, 1925-, interviewee; Nachman-Hunt, Nancy, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2004
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant —

 

Topics: work at Rocky Flats from 1963 to 1979 (as secretary, senior secretary, access control specialist), importance of work to safety of the U.S., WORM: Wireless Roving Observant Manipulator, Building 777, Building 111, classified documents at Rocky Flats, women workers at Rocky Flats (increasing opportunity, encouragement of minority women, how women fit into the workplace), description of job as access control specialist, extreme weather at Rocky Flats (buddy system, using men’s locker room to get to parking lot in blizzard), Life is Fragile program (safety program for surrounding communities), protesters at Rocky Flats (protesters as publicity seekers, need for better public relations), Toastmasters Club at Rocky Flats, good management at Rocky Flats (family dinners off-site as reward for meeting safety goals), a typical day at work at Rocky Flats, security procedures at Rocky Flats (bomb search committee at Rocky Flats, Q-clearance, color-coded badge system, “Honey boxes”, storage of all papers in safes), use of area as wildlife refuge after the cleanup of Rocky Flats, media coverage of Rocky Flats, opportunities for job growth at Rocky Flats.

 

 

Subject:
Teague, Iletta, 1925-
Rocky Flats Plant (U.S.)
Nuclear weapons plants Security measures Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons Moral and ethical aspects.
Women employees Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1295
Copyright:
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