"EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT SHELTERS" proclaimed Life magazine in its January 12, 1962 issue.
CONELRAD recently posted a great piece that explores the origin of the famous fallout shelter sign that appeared across the country at the height of the Cold War. Worn and rusted, you can still see some of them today as lasting symbols of the atomic age.
In the early Sixties, you could thumb through the Yellow Pages to find a plumber, exterminator, or nuclear defense vault. Here's one such ad from the 1962 Philadelphia Yellow Pages. "Increase your chances of survival by 4,000 percent!"