1950 "Protection from the ATOMIC BOMB" pamphlet
Small pamphlet measures 4 x 7 inches and was issued by The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It's an instructional pamphlet issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts amid the Cold War adn fears of an Atomic attack from the Soviet Union. Paul A. Dever was the governor of Mass. at the time and John F. Stokes was Director of Civil Defense.
Duck and Cover is a suggested method of personal protection against the effects of a nuclear explosion, which the United States government taught to generations of United States school children from the early 1950s until the end of the Cold War in the late 1980s. Click here to learn more on Wikipedia.
Condition: Good condition with some soiling on back cover, edge wear and discoloration. There's a tiny tear at bottom of cover, barely detectible.
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