Nixon Plants a Tree

Title

Nixon Plants a Tree

Description

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
The first Earth Day celebrations took place in two thousand colleges and universities, roughly ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the United States. More importantly, it brought 20 million Americans out into the spring sunshine for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform.

Creator

White House Photo Office

Date

1971

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Nixons_plant_a_tree_C6311-11a.jpg

Relation

Rights

Public Domain under copyright law of the United States

Publisher

Public domain in the United States

Contributor

White House Photo Office

Format

Photograph

Language

English

Type

Event

Identifier

Environment, Earth Day, White House, United States

Coverage

United States

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Nixons_plant_a_tree_C6311-11a.jpg

Reference

White House Photo Office, Nixon Plants a Tree, Public domain in the United States, 1971

Cite As

White House Photo Office, “Nixon Plants a Tree,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 20, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/642.