Waiting for the all clear after during "Operation Alert," a Civil Defense test, May 1958
CITIZENS TAKE COVER: These people are waiting in Peck's Drug Store on Main St. for the end of the "take cover" signal which was denoted by the blowing of sirens during yesterday's Operation Alert, 1958, a Civil Defense test. All persons on the streets in a four-block downtown area during the five-minute alert were herded by police into nearby stores.
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