Wight Elementary School

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Title

Wight Elementary School

Description

Wight Elementary School, 1358 4th Avenue, in August 1977.A yellow and black sign by the door designates the school as a fallout shelter. Many such shelters were built or designated during the 1960s as a reaction to the Cold War and the fear of a Soviet nuclear attack.

Creator

City of Rockford Community Development Department

Date

1977

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2012.66.534

Original Format

Slide

Physical Dimensions

2" x 2"

Citation

City of Rockford Community Development Department, “Wight Elementary School,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed December 1, 2022, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/5101.

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