“Let Me Die In My Footsteps: New Yorkers React to Fall Out Shelters” by Jennifer Shatuck

“Let Me Die In My Footsteps: New Yorkers React to Fall Out Shelters” by Jennifer Shatuck

Check out this article on how New Yorkers reacted to the “civil defense program” (a program that, among other initiatives, established a series of fallout shelters across the five boroughs and elsewhere).

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Images from the Atomic Age

Images from the Atomic Age

Click this photo of a 1950s school room doing a gas mask drill to check out NPR’s Science Blog “Living in the Atomic Age.”