A&P Grocery Bag


The grassroots environmental movements that sprang up in America in the 1960s and early 1970s gave rise to new organizations and campaigns urging the conservation of natural resources. The A&P Grocery chain used this paper shopping bag promoting energy conservation in the mid-1970s demonstrating that even corporate America responded to the call for increased environmental awareness.

Date Made: 1973

Referenced: ConservationSubject: Environmental MovementEnvironmental History


See more items in: Political History: Political History, General History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Environmental History

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0700.16Accession Number: 1977.0700Catalog Number: 1977.0700.16

Object Name: shopping baggrocery bag

Physical Description: paper (overall material)brown; red (overall color)Measurements: overall: 17 in x 12 in x 7 in; 43.18 cm x 30.48 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-f6de-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_495462

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