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Item 9329

World War II ration book,1943

Contributed by: Norway Historical Society

Date: 1943

Location: South Portland

Media: Ink On paper

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Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.