OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR,
RECORD GROUP 48
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Supervises all operations and activities of the Department of the Interior and its constituent units, including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Minerals Management Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation; and, through the Office for Territorial and International Affairs, exercises departmental jurisdiction over U.S. dependencies. Supervised the U.S. Bureau of Mines and its predecessor, the Bureau of Mines, 1910-25 and 1934-96. Supervised the National Biological Service (NBS) and its predecessor, the National Biological Survey.

	Operational Survival Maps

Operational Survival Maps

1958-1959

These maps from the North and South Carolina Civil Defense Agencies show major utility lines, evacuation routes, likely detonation...

Tags: Civil Defense | Cold War | North Carolina | South Carolina
Von Braun Speech

Von Braun Speech

July 14, 1965

In his welcome speech addressing the Regional Preparedness Committee, Dr. von Braun compliments the Emergency Planning Office for their work on...

Tags: Alabama | Civil Defense | Cold War
Chinese and Russian Missile Capabilities

chinese and Russian Missiles

1968

National Civil Defense Advisory Council meeting participants discussed funding for civil defense projects. Also at the same meeting, participants discussed...

Tags: Civil Defense | Cold War
Surving the Blast

Surviving the Blast

1959-1966

These pamphlets describe protection and survival techniques following a nuclear attack. They were prepared by government and industry for...

Tags: Civil Defense | Cold War
Living with Radiation

Living with Radiation

September 15, 1960

This booklet, prepared by the Office of Civil Defense and the Atomic Energy Commission, covers a variety of topics including the benefits of...

Tags: Civil Defense | Cold War | Health