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Item 11223

Diantha Carrigan, Augusta, 1982

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1982-05-26

Location: Augusta

Media: Photographic print

Item 12295

Willis T. Emmons, Saco, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 14895

Disaster Drill in Brewer

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Date: circa 1944

Location: Brewer

Media: Photographic print

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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.