Halloween, Sex, and The Atomic Frontier – The Hanford Project, 1951

Juli Kearns Hanford Declassified 2 Comments

Historic photos from the Hanford Project Atomic Frontier – It’s Halloween and the woman in blue is thinking, “What if I’m having sex when the bomb drops? Will I go to hell?” Enlargement The mind-set was not, “What if I die before I (fill in the blank).” The mind-set was instead, “What if the bomb drops before…” I’ve gathered a …

Romance on the Atomic Frontier, declassified

Juli Kearns Art-Paintings, Hanford Declassified 4 Comments

Gun-toting dancer, Declassified Based on a photo from the “Hanford Historical Photo Declassification Project”. copyright J Kearns 2006 The couple dancing is from one of the Atomic Frontier Days festivals celebrating the friendly merging of a gun-toting old west with the glorious nuclear future. The photo of the sign collaged over the couple is one of many photos of signs …

The Colossus of Hanford (declassified)

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The Colossus, Declassified 2006 Digital Painting/photo collage Based on a photo from the “Hanford Historical Photo Declassification Project”. Read the introduction to the Remixing the Hanford Declassified Project paintings The Colossus was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a gigantic statue brandishing a torch of the harbor at Rhodes. Its dedicatory inscription is said to have read, …

A little cheesecake with that A-Bomb

Juli Kearns Cinema, Hanford Declassified 2 Comments

A Little Cheesecake with that A-Bomb, Declassified, 2005 tinted photo Film poster held by Jean Nelson, from the “Hanford Historical Photo Declassification Project”. Read the introduction to the Remixing the Hanford Declassified Project paintings Don’t miss this vital film! “You can beat the A-bomb.” Free showings. Columbia High School, Feb. 19 thru 22. Get tickets for yourself and family from …

How they learned to stop worrying and loved the bomb

Juli Kearns Hanford Declassified 1 Comment

Hi Spot High School Dancers, Declassified Tinted photo Photo from the Hanford Historical Photo Declassification Project Read the introduction to the Remixing the Hanford Declassified Project paintings Teenage angst and love and fear and wonder at a blossoming new world. The teenage wish to stand apart, to be individual, and the desire to identify with the pack. DDRS Record Details …