Environmental Button

Description:

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.

Maker: Hallmark Cards, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Environmental Movement

Subject:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0014.0759Accession Number: 2003.0014Catalog Number: 2003.0014.0759

Object Name: button

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: .33 cm x 8.6 cm; x 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-8453-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1285006

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