This bomb shelter is recommended by the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization as the best moderately priced protection for a family against radioactive fallout. Cost would range from $1,000 to $1,500. June 28, 1959.
1958 Cincinnati Ohio Civil Defense Members w/ K9 Dog Unit
MAY 4 1960 She Wouldn’t Take Shelter New York police carry off a struggling woman who was arrested in City Hall Park Tuesday along with some 25 other nonconformists who refused to take shelter in a large-scale civil defense alert. Police said most of those arrested were conscientious objectors to nuclear tests and war. The […]
Air raid drill at elementary school in Chicago, 1950.
NOV 5 1962 Walter Brown, Golden, CO city manager, mounts plaque while Wildman (left), North watch.
Control Room Atomic Power Plant, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1963.
US Military Truck Raising A Corporal Missile. Photo is dated 3/15/57.
JUN 28 1959 This bomb shelter is recommended by the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization as the best moderately priced protection for a family against radioactive fallout. Cost would range from $1,000 to $1,500.
JUN 16 1968 This is a view of the Command Post, 185 below ground, in Abandoned Sidewinder Mine Civil defense co-ordinator William C. Melton, on phone, and his top aide, Phil Mull, in well-stocked shelter.
SEP 17 1967 William Traugh sits in the Driver’s seat of “Red Dragon,” the Mayor’s Command Car Vehicle. It would provide radio communication with all emergency agencies and is also equipped for emergency services.
JUL 14 1965 Bandage boxes are strewn on the ground at the “disaster” scene east of Brighton. “wounded” boy in stretcher is Mike Foltmer, 11, of 140 S. 5th Ave., Brighton.
JAN 16 1963 Shelters Are Well Stocked Jane Rademacher, left, of Highland Park, III., and Christine Taylor, right, of Dallas, Tex., aren’t part of the provisions of the civil defense fallout shelters on the University of Colorado campus. But they are helping in the effort to stock the shelters with food and medical supplies. Shelters […]
OCT 9 1963 Aurora, CO Siren Installed Aurora’s 13th civil defense siren is installed on the roof of South Junior High School at Park View Drive and Vaughn St. Present are (from left) Spencer C. Garrett, police chief; Red Miller, public works director; Ted Brewer, street superintendent; Tom Briggs, chief building inspector; Col. O. James […]
OCT 21 1963, OCT 27 1963 Crash “Victims” Sprawl out around fire Realistic plastic “wounds” were strapped to bodies.
NOV 21 1961 Songs Occupy Two-Hour School Drill Music teacher Betty Moorhead plays the guitar and Mary Jo Schulz sings to entertain students at the Mitchell Elementary School in Golden during a unique two-hour Civil Defense drill Monday. The students were escorted into a long basement hall after a siren sounded a simulated attack. All […]
NOV 1 1961 Englewood Civil Defense Firemen With Their Emergency Truck Men are (from left) Larry Nolan, Paul Newport, Charles Clemons, Fred Welsh, George E. Perrin, Mike Kelley and Lester Kelley. Atop truck is George Woodhead.
MAR 22 1959 Red Cross, Civil Defense workers move “Disaster Victim” Horriet Stark, 17, of 1371 Olive St., a senior at East High, rests on stretcher before quick trip to hospital.
FEB 20 1958 One worker took time out to take this snapshot during early on the civil defense building.
AUG 21 1956 Gary Heinbaugh (left), who lives at the sanitarium, and Jack Pierce of 2930 S. Gilpin St., take the roles of victims with the aid of some realistic makeup.
JAN 18 1956 Denver women take cover under chairs, coffee table and other furniture. After the first alert phase, the women located and doused the smoke bomb. Then, with the bridge game forgotten, they held a civil defense meeting.
JUL 20 1956 Lt. Gen. Henry Larsen (right, foreground), Colorado civil defense director, and his staff are at their posts in the armory at 300 Logan St., awaiting the signal to start the Colorado phase of a nation-wide civil defense test Friday morning. At 10:48, a “red” alert set off an evacuation of civil defense […]
DEC 3 1956 H. S. St. Vrain, regional supply officer for the federal civil defense administration, at Sioux ordnance depot, checks a mounting inventory of emergency medical and hospital supplies.
FEB 27 1955 As the controllers find and follow the tracks of flying planes, they relay information to a plotter, shown at work here, who makes a visual presentation on a vertical plotting board. In this way, the “tracks” of aircraft may be seen at a glance. Men at the table in front of the […]
DEC 6 1954 Lt. Gen. Henry L. Larsen (left foreground), state civil defense director, gives. some instructions to driver of the lead car in caravans moving out from an auto assembly area near Brighton in Sunday’s big civil defense evacuation test. A chartered bus and about 200 private cars carried about 1,000 Denverites to Weld […]
JUL 3 1955, A Denver fireman holds walkie-talkie while another stands at $8,700 rescue truck that is part of civil defense equipment. Fire and police departments are urged to organize for emergency operations immediately after nuclear attack.
1964 Civil Defense Shelter US Rubber Tire Co Chicopee Falls MA
Civil Defense Drill. Downtown St Petersburg Florida.
Walk for Nuclear Peace to UN New York. Photo is Dated 4/3/58.
Detroit MI Scotten Welfare Shelter. Photo dated Feb 22, 1954.
Detroit Civil Defense Antenna at DSR Building . Photo is dated Mar 20,1951. It shows William Fitzgerald with antenna.
Detroit Finley School Air Raid Drill. Photo is dated Jan 5,1951. It shows students with teachers.
Detroit Civilian National Defense. Photo is dated Nov 18,1953. It shows OCD at Petosky Station.
Detroit Michigan Civil Defense Plane Spotters. Photo is dated July 10,1954. It shows spotters.
Anthony J Blanchard deputy director of Cambridge Civil Defense checks simulated radio activity before Susan really 199Central st Saugus and Mrs Rita Finland 5 Kippurs path Newton Center turn in for the night daring their recent 32 hours stay in an underground shelter.
NOV 29 1962 Army Col. (ret), George Foster with, from left, the Mesdames Ira Alexander, Ben Genauer, A.M. Barmuta and Sol Kein Civil-Defense assistant director explained emergency procedures
DEC 17 1969 Aurora Civil Defense Team Practices for Disaster In a simulated Civil Defense disaster last week, rescue teams in Aurora went to work to care for more than 160 “victims” of an explosion. At top left, Aurora firemen use the aerial ladder to check for fire in the roof of the building where […]
FEB 8 1967 Aurora’s 18th Civil Defense Siren Goes up Siren is installed at E. Mississippi Ave. and Joliet St.
EP 17 1967 In Time of Disaster, Mayor and his Cabinet Would sit in center All emergency operations would be directed from desks facing these situation maps.
9-11-1966 City & County Bldg. Fallout Shelter
JUL 7 1965, JUL 10 1965, JUL 14 1965 Dr. E. C. Duerksen (left) of Brighton Community Hospital, and nurses aide Mrs. Bethyne Werner check with “victim” Mark Gustafson, 12, of 133 S. 11th Ave., Brighton, who suffered “burns” in the disaster. Duerksen and Mrs. Werner are from Brighton. Credit: Denver Post .
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APR 2 1969 Col. Allen, center, confers with John Powell, left, and Robert Weber, Denver city aides, as they review the status of the city master map, showing all hospitals, fire stations, police stations, water districts, and telephone networks, used to tell the condition of these points.
Federal Civil Defense Administration Presents Lets Face It – No date – 13:25 – Color – Civil Defense, based on the assumption that a nuclear attack from the former Soviet Union was imminent, ranked high on the list of U.S. priorities in the 1960s. The Federal Civil Defense Administration was in charge of this Cold […]
DEC 17 1969 Aurora Fire Dept. – Checking for fire on roof.