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Posters, Pins & Postage for a Cause

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Design +2 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

Analyze selected images and discuss:

  • What is the cause or social issue?
  • How has the artist/designer combined text and image to communicate a message?
  • What visual qualities make an image effective or not?

"Freedom to Breathe" Environmental Poster

National Museum of American History

"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" Button

National Museum of American History

"Let It Be," Environmental Statement

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

"Save the Whales" Greenpeace Sticker

National Museum of American History

"Safe Energy" Button

National Museum of American History

3c King Salmon single

National Postal Museum

Leonard Crow Dog

National Portrait Gallery

33c Adoption single

National Postal Museum

Environmental Button

National Museum of American History

13c Conservation single

National Postal Museum

4c Water Conservation single

National Postal Museum

10c Energy Conservation single

National Postal Museum

Give Peace a Dance

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

5c Food For Peace single

National Postal Museum

8c Peace Corps single

National Postal Museum

22c Help End Hunger single

National Postal Museum

AIDS Crisis

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

poster

National Museum of American History

Join The Challenge // Recycle More!

National Museum of American History

3c Polio single

National Postal Museum

button, (No) Polio

National Museum of American History

WPU Pin

National Museum of American History

Pinback button protesting apartheid

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Digital print of a Chicago housing mural by John Pitman Weber

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Button, March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom

National Museum of American History