SLC [in red circle with diagonal slash]

Object Number: 
2004.17
Date: 
2003
Medium: 
Paper, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back button inscribed "SLC" in red circle with diagonal slash, protesting the construction of the St. Lawrence Cement factory.
Gallery Label: 
This button protests the expansion of St. Lawrence Cement, a large industrial plant located on the Hudson River in Greenport, New York. The company's expansion plans, including a 406 foot tall smokestack that would emit a plume over 6 miles long, caused a public outcry among environmentalists and preservationists and lawsuits against the cement company.
Credit Line: 
Anonymous gift
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group