Environmental Button

This button promotes the recreational uses of nature. The tremendous expansion of outdoor recreation throughout the 1960s, 70s, and 80s helped raise the level of support for environmental causes. Ironically, it also contributed to the degradation of natural areas. The increasing numbers of visitors have caused traffic jams inside national parks and increased use has damaged fragile ecosystems.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: .33 cm x 8.6 cm; x 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Natural Resources
Family & Social Life
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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