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Catalog Number 00.18.1
Object Name Canister
Description Large, cylindrical, metal, water canister w/ lid; from Pueblo High School basement fallout shelter. Black w/ yellow lettering: // Furnished by Office of Civil Defense / Department of Defense / 17« Gallons //. Lettering also gives instructions, etc. Pueblo High School began using fallout shelter water canisters as trash cans, painting them. Lid is painted blue.
People Douglas, Potter
Department of Defense
Subjects Pueblo High School
civil defense
water canister
Trash barrel
Cold War
Tucson, AZ
Fallout shelter
Basement supplies
Search Terms Cold War
Other Name Water can
Provenance Fallout shelter, basement of Pueblo High School