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Abstract A nuclear reactor was built in 1956 by North American Aviation, Inc. for Armour Research Foundation on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. The reactor was located in ARF's Physics & Electrical Engineering Research Building (aka, PER Building). The reactor was the first one built in the United States to be used for non-military industrial research. Armour Research Foundation, a private research laboratory affiliated with Illinois Tech, did contact work for both...
Description of the Collection Film titled "Space!" which was commercially produced for television broadcast. Black & white with sound, intended as a 30 minute program; film included the commercials run with the original broadcast which was aired in 1961 (October 26?) by WBKB, Channel 7, the ABC affiliate in Chicago. Norman Ross interviews scientists (on-site in labs and offices at ARF) from Armour Research Foundation of Illinois Institute of Technology about research being conducted in connection with the U. S....