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Civil Defense Sanitation Kit
Donated by Loretta and Ray Mansell

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This empty barrel was discovered in Springdale's First Presbyterian Church. It had been covered and was being used as a drum.

Springdale had three civil defense shelters in the early 1960s: the post office, the Welch’s plant, and Springdale Ice and Cold Storage.

Learn more:
Civil Defense Museum (Check out their page on sanitary kits!)

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