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Catalog Number 2015.001.05739.2
Title Civil Defense Food and Water Stockpile Under Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1964
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1964
Description Civil Defense Food and Water Stockpile Under Hillsdale Shopping Center, 1964. Black and white negative shows two men stockpiling drinking water during the Cold War era in an underground tunnel beneath the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California. Two men at center left stack large metal barrels of drinking water. One man wears white work clothes and the other wears a uniform with a badge.The barrels are stacked up three high against a wall in a long line in a concrete corridor. Running along the ceiling are several pipes. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place San Mateo, CA
People
Subjects Cold War
Emergency Supplies
Shopping centers
Tunnels
Water
Search Terms Hillsdale
Hillsdale Shopping Center
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association