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Booklet, Official Fallout Shelter Plans

Booklet, Official Fallout Shelter Plans

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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.
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date made
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black (overall color)
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
yellow (overall color)
overall: 278 mm x 217 mm x 5 mm; 10 15/16 in x 8 17/32 in x 3/16 in
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Credit Line
Gift of Louis F. Drummeter Jr.
Nuclear weapons
Building & Architecture
Cold War
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
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National Museum of American History
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