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Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day

Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day (documents and interpretation from the University of Wisconsin's Center for Culture, History, and Environment).

This site contains a wealth of primary documents and interpretation about Sen. Nelson and the creation of Earth Day in 1970. Drawing on the resources of the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Wisconsin Historical Society, it make available an abundance of records from the Gaylord Nelson Papers at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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Related Topics: Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
The Modern Environmental Movement
Creator: Univ. of Wisconsin Center for Culture, History, and Environment
Pub Data: Published Feb. 2010
Citation: Follow instructions given by host site. Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 4/17/2014
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