Civil defense

About Folder

Title
Civil defense
Collection
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Finding Aid | Digitized Content
Digital Identifier
JFKPOF-096-015
Date(s) of Materials
1962: 2 August-27 October
Folder Description
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning plans and activities organized for the domestic protection of civilian population and property in times of war or disasters. Materials in this folder include letters to various Congressmen regarding budget appropriations for civil defense programs, a memo from Special Assistant to the President Kenneth O'Donnell regarding the Governors' Civil Defense Committee, and press releases by Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civil Defense Steuart Pittman (with handwritten notations by the President) concerning national civil defense readiness measures, including shelters, training programs, and military reserves.
Extent / Physical Description
16 digital pages
Series
Series 08. Subjects.
Preferred Citation
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Civil defense
Subject(s)
Contributor(s)
Pittman, Steuart (Steuart Lansing), 1919-2013
Media Type
Use Restriction Note
Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
Copyright Notice
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