Poster, "Give a Hoot! Don't Pollute"


Of the many core responsibilities of citizenship, the most basic has been being a “good citizen.” The founding generation believed that liberty and freedom could only survive if the Republic and its people were virtuous. For them, and still today, this means respecting the country’s institutions, fulfilling civic duties, contributing to the community, and generally being a good neighbor, such as advertised in this 1971 public service poster.

Date Made: 1970s

Producer: Department of Agriculture

Subject: EnvironmentUsed: Environmental History


See more items in: Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection, Government, Politics, and Reform, Environmental History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

Exhibition: American Democracy

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: United States Department of Agriculture

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PL.303680.03Catalog Number: 303680.03Accession Number: 303680

Object Name: poster

Physical Description: multi (overall color)paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 1/2 in x 13 in; 46.99 cm x 33.02 cm


Record Id: nmah_529340

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