Dear God, this is like the Civil Defense handbook that was my paper security blanket for years as a kid. Only with fedoras.

sabotabby:

atompunk:

A fedora versus the atom bomb
From How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, by Richard Gerstell, Ph.D., Consultant to the Civil Defense Board (Bantam Books, NYC, 1952). (via Joho)

Yep, that’ll work.
Dear God, this is like the Civil Defense handbook that was my paper security blanket for years as a kid. Only with fedoras.

sabotabby:

atompunk:

A fedora versus the atom bomb

From How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, by Richard Gerstell, Ph.D., Consultant to the Civil Defense Board (Bantam Books, NYC, 1952). (via Joho)

Yep, that’ll work.

Cite Arrow reblogged from sabotabby
liquidnight:

Wayne F. Miller
“Simple” was a character the poet Langston Hughes used in his syndicated newspaper column. Upon seeing the man in this photograph, Hughes said, “That’s him.”
Midwest United States, 1946-49
Published in Ebony, December 1951
From Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

liquidnight:

Wayne F. Miller

“Simple” was a character the poet Langston Hughes used in his syndicated newspaper column. Upon seeing the man in this photograph, Hughes said, “That’s him.”

Midwest United States, 1946-49

Published in Ebony, December 1951

From Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

Cite Arrow reblogged from liquidnight