Operation Ivy: Mike. National Archives. Not used.
Chapter Two-- Bombing the West, 1951: Color Images, Outtake Illustrations, and Oddities
Outside the Gates of Eden: The Dream of America from Hiroshima to Now
AEC shot of typical test, Nevada range, c. 1952
For the first Nevada test to which national media were invited-- even courted-- Life photographers naturally sought an image that would distinguish its treatment from the others. "Atomic Open House," May 5, 1952, first page of multi-page spread.