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A&P Grocery Bag

Catalog Data:
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
Object Name:
shopping bag
grocery bag
Date made:
1973
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.
Subject:
Conservation
Environmental Movement
Environmental History
ID Number:
1977.0700.16
Accession number:
1977.0700
Catalog number:
1977.0700.16
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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, Kenneth E. Behring Center