EPA "Save Gas" Bumper Sticker

Description
During the gas shortages of the 1970s, American motorists were encouraged to reduce highway speed in order to cut fuel consumption and automobile emissions. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency issued this red, white, and blue bumper sticker in the shape of a flag during the 1976 Bicentennial to promote patriotism and support for this unpopular idea.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bumper sticker
date made
1976
issued date
1976
associated institution
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red, white, blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 12 in; 7.62 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
1977.0526.01
accession number
1977.0526
catalog number
1977.0526.01
subject
Environmental Movement
Conservation
Environmental History
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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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