Chicago Council Tree

The "Council Tree" in front of Eckhart Hall on the University of Chicago campus, beneath which scientists held a highly secret discussion in April, 1942 that was vital to the success of CP-1, the first nuclear reactor. Photo taken in 1962., Credit Line: Argonne National Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Abstract/Description: The "Council Tree" in front of Eckhart Hall on the University of Chicago campus, beneath which scientists held a highly secret discussion in April, 1942 that was vital to the success of CP-1, the first nuclear reactor. Photo taken in 1962.
Subject(s): College campuses
Laboratories
Meetings
Trees
Credit Line: Argonne National Laboratory, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Catalog ID: University of Chicago H6