Booklet, Official Fallout Shelter Plans

Description
The threat of a nuclear attack by the Soviet Union was an ever-present fear for Americans in the mid-20th century. This book provided plans for protecting homeowners from radioactive fallout.
Object Name
pamphlet
booklet
date made
1962
Physical Description
black (overall color)
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 278 mm x 217 mm x 5 mm; 10 15/16 in x 8 17/32 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
1995.0027.01
catalog number
1995.0027.01
accession number
1995.0027
subject
Nuclear weapons
Government, Politics, and Reform
Building & Architecture
event
Cold War
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Exhibition
The Early Sixties: American Culture
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Louis F. Drummeter Jr.

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