• College/Year: NJC '45
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Busch, Mary Lou Norton (August 17, 2007)
  • Conflict(s): World War II
  • Military Branch & Unit: Manhattan Project
  • Theater(s): Home Front
  • Women in the Service: Other: Chemist; worked in Houdaille-Hershey Plant in Decatur, IL


Ms. Busch was a student at New Jersey College for Women before she left school to work as a chemist in a Manhattan Project plant (Houdaille Hershey, Decatur, IL) in WWII. She later returned to Douglass College to earn her degree in 1982.