Earthday 40 Keychain

The first “Earth Day” was established by environmental activists in 1970 to awaken the country and its lawmakers to the need for protecting our environment and conserving our natural resources. Response to the event was overwhelming as thousands of concerned citizens participated in community activities across the nation to show their support for the movement.
On Earth Day, April 22, 2010, environmentalists around the world celebrated the 40th anniversary of what is considered the modern environmental movement. This keychain shaped like a green foot was produced by the U.S. Department of Energy for the event.
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Object Name
date made
Department of Energy
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
white (overall color)
silver (overall color)
metal (overall material)
overall: 4 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Earth Day
Environmental Movement
related event
Earth Day
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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