Los Angeles school children participate in a “drop and cover” Cold War civil defense drill in 1961. How many of you remember doing that?
Teacher Rae Grieger leads her class in a drop and cover drill at Elysian Heights Elementary School in 1962. (Photographer: George O’Day / LAPL 00041829)
Valley Times TODAY Staff Writer Ralph Clark demonstrates how to take cover in the event of an atomic bomb blast, circa 1961. (Photographer: Jon Wood / LAPL 00108542)