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Atomic Age ephemera, 1950-1961, undated
- Atomic Age ephemera
- 1950-1961, undated (inclusive)19501961
- 0.04 linear feet, (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- This collection includes 11 pieces of ephemera relating to the Atomic Age. The Atomic Age was a American cultural reaction to nuclear science and the invention and use of the nuclear bomb.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The Atomic Age was a American cultural reaction to nuclear science and the invention and use of the nuclear bomb. It began after WWII in the late 1940s and ended in the 1960s.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
This collection includes 11 pieces of ephemera relating to the Atomic Age including: 1) "Fallout Protection: What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack" from the Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense, (1961), 2) "Atomic blast creates fire...are YOU prepared? Fire Fighting for Householders" from the Federal Civil Defense Administration (1951), 3) "What About You and Civil Defense?" from the Federal Civil Defense Administration (undated), 4) "Know Your Blood Type and Save Your Life!" from the Massachusetts Civil Defense Agency, Boston (undated), 5) "How to Guard Against Fallout" from the Massachusetts Civil Defense Agency (undated), 6) "Important Information on Civil Defense: Electric, Gas, Water Services" (undated), 7) "Protection from the Atomic Bomb" from the Civil Defense Agency of Massachusetts (1950), 8) "Emergency Action to Save Lives: The Official U.S. Government Booklet" (1951), 9) "Civilian Defense Index" presented by Merchants Cooperative Bank, Boston, Massachusetts (1942), 10) "Civil Defense Household First Aid Kit" (1951), 11) "Ten for Survival: Survive Nuclear Attack" (1961).
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
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[Name of document, date.] Atomic Age ephemera, Mss.088. University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections. Tacoma, Washington.
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Atomic bomb --United States --History