Goldfield, Joe and Roslyn


Title
Goldfield, Joe and Roslyn
Creator:
Goldfield, Joseph, 1918-2002, interviewee; Goldfield, Roslyn, interviewee; Moore, LeRoy, interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2002
Date digitized:
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Description:

Joe Goldfield helped expose the quantities of plutonium, and contingent dangers, which were concealed during Rocky Flats cleanup assessments. Joe died in 2002; much of this interview is carried on with Roslyn Goldfield, his wife, though Joe’s work remains the focus of conversation. The narrators discuss Joe’s education, advocacy, ethical determination, and lifetime efforts to create safe work conditions – Joe helped design the first HEPA filters for face masks. Johns-Manville corporation is a focus of discussion, along with Joe’s research and writings.

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Subject:
Goldfield, Joseph, 1918-2002
Goldfield, Roslyn R.
Rocky Flats Cleanup Commission
Antinuclear movement Colorado
Nuclear weapons plants Health aspects Colorado Rocky Flats
Nuclear weapons plants Safety measures Colorado Rocky Flats
Radioactive decontamination Colorado Rocky Flats
Radioactive waste sites Cleanup Colorado Rocky Flats
Boulder (Colo.) History
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1501
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
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