Digital Resources

Government Document Archives

Homeland Security Digital Library 

Excellent database of current and historical documents managed by the Naval Postgraduate School.

National Emergency Training Center Library

Repository library for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Many Civil Defense documents are available online.

Government Collections

Oak Ridge Associated Universities Health Physics Instrumentation Collection

Features a photographic assortment of Civil Defense and other radiological instruments with their associated histories.

Nonprofit Organizations

The American Civil Defense Association

Formed in 1962, the original Civil Defense advocacy organization. The Journal of Civil Defense, originally entited SURVIVE!, has been published continuously since 1968. The journal archives are available online with all issues.

Private Collections

Eric Green's Cold War Era Civil Defense Museum

One of the original Internet-based sources of information on the Civil Defense program with a variety of artifacts and documents.

Eric Laskowski's Michigan Civil Defense Museum

Features a photographic collection of artifacts and documents focused on Michigan.