Federal Art Project, Traffic Accidents: It Might Happen to You, Library of Congress, 1939
It might happen to you was the name of a drama in three acts by Leon Lord, and was then considered the most powerful courtroom drama ever written.…
Accidents, Security, Traffic
Work Projects Administration Poster Collection, Handle with Care - Steering Wheels, Library of Congress, 1940-1950
Poster promoting safe driving showing a traffic signal and a steering wheel.Work Projects Administration Poster (WPA) Collection
Driving, Security, Traffic, Wheels
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor, No date given
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. This law created…
Health, Labor, OSHA, Safety, Security
U.S. Government Printing Office, United States Coast Guard, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1960
The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland…
Maritime, Military Service, Security, USGC
FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, No date given
"The Federal Emergency Management Agency is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain…
DHS, Emergency, FEMA, Security, Terrorism
Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, Hurricane Katrina, NASA, 28 August 2005.
Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. An estimated 1,836 people died in the hurricane and the flooding…
Disaster, Emergency, Hurricanes, Katrina, Security
Thomas E. Franklin., Ground Zero Spirit, Ground Zero Spirit, 11-Sep-01
On September 11, 2001, in New York City the World Trade Center (WTC) was attacked by terrorists. Flight 11 and flight 175 were hijacked and flown into…
9/11, Ground Zero, Security, Terrorism
The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, American La France Motorized Fire Engine, The Hall of Flame Fire Museum, 1938
"An old fire engine used in Burlington. It was the first of its kind to be motorized.
Motorized fire engines didn’t hit the streets until 1910,…
Fire, Fire Engine, Security
Preston Cress., Tired Search Dog, Navy News, Sep. 15 2001
There is nothing that can replace the precision of a dog's nose -- and absolutely nothing that can replace the steadfast nature of a dog's heart.
Animals, Dogs, FEMA, Search and Rescue, Security
U.S. Coast Guard, Battling Blaze on Deepwater Horizon Oilrig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2010
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed.
Mohandas K. Gandhi, quoted in Small is Beautiful by E. F.…
Deepwater Horizon, Disaster, Gulf of Mexico, Oil, Security
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