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Hurricane preparedness restaurant mat, ca. 1958

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Hurricane preparedness restaurant mat, ca. 1958

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A restaurant placemat that offers advice on how to prepare for possible hurricanes.

The Maine Civil Defense and Public Safety Department created the mats and distributed them to restaurants through the Maine Restaurant Association.

Diners were invited to take the mats home with them.

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  • Title: Hurricane preparedness restaurant mat, ca. 1958
  • Creation Date: circa 1958
  • Subject Date: circa 1958
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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