United States Atomic Energy Commission

(Established 1946 - dissolved 1974)

Atomic Tests in Nevada [Interior - dual purpose shelter]

photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Atomic Tests in Nevada [Interior - dual purpose shelter]

    United States Atomic Energy Commission, Atomic Tests in Nevada [Interior - dual purpose shelter], 1957; gelatin silver print, 7 5/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (19.37 cm x 24.13 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase;

7 5/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (19.37 cm x 24.13 cm)
Acquired 2008
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase


concrete, pillars, garages, safety, Cold War

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