Grandma's Pantry Civil Defense card, ca. 1956

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Grandma's Pantry Civil Defense card, ca. 1956

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An unsigned membership card in "Grandma's Pantry," a Civil Defense program that encouraged people to store items that might be needed in a disaster or national emergency.

The Maine State Civil Defense and Public Safety Agency, along with national Civil Defense officials, promoted awareness and safety during the Cold War, preparing the public for a possible nuclear attack.

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About This Item

  • Title: Grandma's Pantry Civil Defense card, ca. 1956
  • Creation Date: circa 1956
  • Subject Date: circa 1956
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2175
  • Collection: Civil Defense pamphlets and signs
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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