Environmental Button

Environmental Button

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
maker
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.33 cm x 8.6 cm; x 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in
ID Number
2003.0014.0759
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0759
subject
Environmental Movement
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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