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Description (Brief)
Graphic only; no text. Image of a world covered with people (heads only) and a word balloon with word "Help!" coming out of the mouth of one of the people. Black on white. Printing on edge of button reads "1970 ZPG STATE ST. LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA / 241-L".
This is the original Zero Population Growth button. ZPG was formed in 1968 at Yale University.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Button
date made
after 1970
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.6 cm x.5 cm; 1 7/16 in x 3/16 in
ID Number
1992.3212.065
nonaccession number
1992.3212
catalog number
1992.3212.065
Credit Line
Denton E. Morrison
subject
Environmental Movement
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Environmental Buttons
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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