Environmental Button

Environmental Button

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The National Association of Audubon Societies was founded in 1905 to protect birds whose populations were being decimated by hunters for the plume (feather) trade. The organization was named after John James Audubon, a 19th century naturalist and artist who produced the book series Birds of America, published between 1827 and 1838. In 1940 the Association changed its name to the National Audubon Society, and since that time it has become engaged with a broad array of environmental concerns.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.33 cm x 7.5 cm; x 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
2003.0014.0143
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0143
subject
Environmental Movement
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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