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Contributed by: Caribou Public Library
Media: color postcard
Contributed by: Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ
Date: circa 1928
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.