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Supplies for fall-out shelter at Huron Towers, March 1963

Supplies for fall-out shelter at Huron Towers, March 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 6, 1963
Caption
SHELTER SUPPLIES ARRIVE: Among the first supplies for public fallout shelters in Ann Arbor are being placed in a shelter at Huron Towers on Fuller Rd. The supplies, free from the federal government warehouse in Livonia, will be placed in 26 shelters here in the next few days.

Fallout shelter being installed at Montgomery Wells, October 1965

Fallout shelter being installed at Montgomery Wells, October 1965 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 30, 1965
Caption
Shelter Installed: A civil defense shelter at the city's Montgomery Wells was lowered into its permanent home this morning. Melvin Cater (in cab) lowers the 19-foot long metal tank into the ground while Jack Cole rides down with it. Both are employees of the city's Utilities Department. The metal cylinder is seven feet in diameter and the company which manufactures them claims it will sleep seven persons. The shelter is being placed next to the pumping station and will serve to provide shelter for an operator in case of emergency. Entrance to the shelter will be provided inside the pumping station which houses a diesel engine that will pump water to the civil defense center in the basement of City Hall in case of emergency. It will be buried beneath about three feet of earth cover. Supplies in the shelter will enable an operator and his family to survive for two weeks to a month. Enough diesel fuel is at the pumping station to last three weeks. Included in the equipment that will be in the shelter are a blower to circulate air, a water connection from the wells, electric lights, a sump pump, a dehumidifier, a food supply, first aid equipment and a clock radio.

Sally Beightol and H. R. Shipman inspect supplies for fall-out shelter at Huron Towers, March 1963

Sally Beightol and H. R. Shipman inspect supplies for fall-out shelter at Huron Towers, March 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 6, 1963
Caption
SURVIVAL CRACKERS: A package of special crackers that, along with water, would be consumed by persons living in public fallout shelters during an emergency, are exhibited by Mrs. Sally Beightol, manager of Huron Towers, and Dr. H. R. Shipman, Ann Arbor Civil Defense director.

Checking civil defense supplies at Huron Towers, August 1963

Checking civil defense supplies at Huron Towers, August 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1963
Caption
CHECKING SUPPLIES: Ann Arbor Civil Defense Director Dr. H. R. Shipman and Guy Williams of the Huron Towers Apartments inspect part of more than 50 tons of survival supplies stored in the Huron Towers shelter area. Chair in foreground was brought in by Williams to change a light bulb. It is not part of shelter equipment.

Checking civil defense supplies at Huron Towers, August 1963

Checking civil defense supplies at Huron Towers, August 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 7, 1963
Caption
HOW TO DO IT: Ann Arbor Civil Defense Director Dr. H. R. Shipman shows directions on a 17 1/2-gallon fallout shelter water can to Guy Williams of the Huron Towers Apartments. Williams has been named manager of the shlter in case of attack. The cans will be filled if an emergency is threatened.

City leaders place the first fallout shelter sign on the YM-YWCA building downtown, February 1963

City leaders place the first fallout shelter sign on the YM-YWCA building downtown, February 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 11, 1963
Caption
ERECT SHELTER SIGNS: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today began the placement of signs on Ann Arbor buildings that will be used as public fallout shelters. The first sign was placed at the YM-YWCA downtown. Looking on are (from the left) City Administrator Guy C. Larcom, jr., Joseph Derkowski, of the corps, Dr. H. R. Shipman, city Civil Defense director, and Mayor Cecil O. Creal. Twenty-three buildings will be used as shelters. Equipment is expected to be brought here beginning Wednesday. The supplies from federal sources will be put into the various shelters.

Reporter Joins Group In Fallout Shelter

Reporter Joins Group In Fallout Shelter image
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Day
12
Month
February
Year
1969
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