Environmental Button

Description
This button was likely produced in reaction to an oil embargo that occurred in 1973-1974. The embargo caused gas shortages, leading to higher prices and gas rationing, and resulted in long lines at the gas pumps. This button suggests one possible response to the embargo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
maker
Badge-A-Minit
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .13 cm x 2.13 cm; x 1/16 in x 13/16 in
Place Made
United States: Illinois, La Salle
ID Number
2003.0014.0013
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0013
subject
Transportation
Natural Resources
Clothing & Accessories
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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