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The Migratory Bird Treaty Act, passed in 1918, is back in the news. In Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife, opening on April 6, the New-York  Historical Society revisits the treaty’s origins, when crusading environmentalists successfully battled to regulate the fashion industry’s craze for plumed accessories, including the early-20th-century fan pictured.
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