Environmental Button

Description
The “Dirty Dozen” refered to on this button is a list of legislators who were seen as being unsympathetic to environmental causes. The list was developed by the League of Conservation Voters and Environmental Action in the 1970s.
Political activism continues to be an important element of the environmental movement. This button illustrates one approach, to oppose political candidates with poor environmental records.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .33 cm x 4.4 cm; x 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in
ID Number
2003.0014.1502
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.1502
subject
Natural Resources
Government, Politics, and Reform
Clothing & Accessories
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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