Chlorine being added to water at Civil Defense fallout shelter in the basement of the Old Capitol - Tallahassee, Florida

Chlorine being added to water at Civil Defense fallout shelter in the basement of the Old Capitol - Tallahassee, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/61751
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Chlorine being added to water at Civil Defense fallout shelter in the basement of the Old Capitol - Tallahassee, Florida

Image Number

  • rc22427

Year

  • 1962

Date Note

  • Photographed on February 15, 1962.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "When Governor Bryant declared basement of the capitol building an official Civil Defense fallout shelter to accommodate 260 persons, the U.S. government lost little time getting in survival supplies. Tallahassee city engineer Thomas P. Smith, right, adds extra chlorine to plastic bag which will hold 18 gallons of drinking water, enough for five persons for 14 days. Filled barrels will be stored along with food, medicine and sanitary supplies. At left is Hal Miller, field operation officer of Region 3, Civil Defense, Thomasville, Ga."

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

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Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: G04820.

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