Environmental Button

Description
The world’s oceans have been used by industry and governments for many years as a convenient sink for dumping waste products, including radioactive materials and other hazardous substances. Efforts to curb that practice intensified in the 1970s when international conventions attempted to tightly control or ban it outright.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
maker
Donnelly/Colt Buttons
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .33 cm x 4.3 cm; x 1/8 in x 1 11/16 in
Place Made
United States: Connecticut, Hampton
ID Number
2003.0014.1118
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.1118
subject
Natural Resources
Clothing & Accessories
Artifact Walls exhibit
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Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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