COLD WAR COLLECTION: “Students During Civil Defense Drill” (1961)

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 600 children were given their lunch there. Purpose of the prolonged drill was to test the reaction of children and teachers in shelter situation.

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