2 super science thrillers!
Federal Civil Defense Administration c. 1950s
Photographers record the blast from an air-dropped atomic bomb at Yucca Flats, Nevada. March 31, 1953.
Posting a fallout shelter sign on a building in Washington, D.C.
Atomic swim c.1950s
On Sunday morning, August 6, an American warplane flew over Hiroshima, a Japanese army base on the Inland Sea. It dropped a single bomb. When that missile struck the earth, it blew up in the greatest man-made explosion in the history of the world. The United States had loosed an atomic bomb on Japan.
Newsweek August 15, 1945
On this day in LIFE Magazine — July 25, 1969: Leaving for the Moon
See more photos from the Apollo 11 here.
Family Fallout Shelter by Universal Tank & Iron Works, Inc., 1950. A surreal and fascinating relic of the Atomic Age.
Source - National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center