" this new knowledge has all to do with honor and country, but it has nothing to do directly with defending our country, except to help make it worth defending."
--Robert R. Wilson
AEC Authorizing Legislation Joint Committee on Atomic Energy Hearings April 17 & 18, 1969
WELCOME to the
online exhibit "The Creation of a Laboratory: Fermilab, the first five
years, 1967-1972." Originally a display on the first floor of Fermilab's
main building, Wilson Hall, (Mar. 9 - May 18, 1999) this exhibit details the
In this Internet
version, you can view the text and photographs from the display. Once you enter
the exhibit, you can view images by placing the arrow over the small thumbnail
images. You may navigate through this site by using the links on this page or
by taking the tour, starting with In the
Original design by Fermilab Visual Media Services: F.
Ullrich, D. Canzone, R. Hahn