A&P Grocery Bag

Description:

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

Subject:

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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