“Save The Bald Eagle!”

1935 CENew York City, NY

“Lobbying to end the eagle bounty in Alaska, the committee concluded: ‘The Bald Eagle is not so far on the road to extermination in the United States proper that its case there is probably already hopeless.” - Emergency Conservation Committee

Bruce E. Beans, Eagles Plume: The Struggle to Preserve the Life & Haunts of America's Bald Eagles (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1996), 81.

Image: Bain News Service, Bald Eagle, Photograph, via Library of Congress