Environmental Button

Description
The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. The occasion was first conceived by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, as a national day of observance for environmental problems. Millions of people participated in events across the country, while thousands of schools held special educational sessions, all dealing with environmental concerns. Earth Day has since become an annual event, celebrated worldwide.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .33 cm x 4 cm; x 1/8 in x 1 9/16 in
ID Number
2003.0014.1175
catalog number
2003.0014.1175
accession number
2003.0014
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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