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FACTS ABOUT FALLOUT
Federal Civil Defense Administration, National Archives (1955)
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Below is Facts About Fallout, an eight-page civil defense pamphlet on fallout published by the Federal Civil Defense Administration in 1955. At the bottom of this page there are also three photographs of government-suggested fallout shelter designs and a "Fallout Shelter" sign.

The pamphlet is courtesy the National Archives, as are the three photographs of the fallout shelters (courtesy the Federal Emergency Management Agency).  The image of the "fallout shelter" sign is courtesy the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Fallout Shelters

Government-suggested fallout shelter design, ca. 1957.

Government photograph of the interior of a model fallout shelter, ca. 1957.

Government photograph of suggested supplies for a fallout shelter, ca. 1961.

Fallout Shelter sign

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