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Badge - 'Safe Summer 1988', 2005-2006 Object Reg. No: HT 23132

Summary:
Circular white badge with a coloured geometric pattern overlaid with the word 'safe' - part of a safe sex summer promotion in 1988.

Collected during the 2005-2006 Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay Transgender Collections Survey, a joint project between Museum Victoria, State Library of Victoria and the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.
Description:
Circular white badge with a coloured geometric pattern overlaid with the word 'safe', and a coloured inscription below. Silver metal, plastic-coated, with wire wound around inner lip of badge to form pin fastener.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Campbell, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: acquired immune deficiency syndrome aids, health campaigns, lesbian gay, making history - gay lesbian collection
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Cultural Diversity Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Public Health
Tertiary Classification: awareness campaigns
Inscriptions: Printed on front: 'safe / summer / 1988'. A series of dots scratched on the back read '1248'.
References: Kate Davison, 2006. 'Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Material Survey: Project Report 2006' NOTE: DUE TO A PROGRAMMING FAULT, THIS APPEARS AS 'GOVERNMENT REPORT' WHEN LINKED. EMU IS ADDRESSING THIS PROBLEM; National Association of People Living with AIDS web site http://napwa.org.au (accessed 8/1/2009); William Keys Anderson, 2002. Fever hospital : a history of Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital; Australian AIDS Quilt website http://www.aidsquilt.org.au/history.php, accessed 8/4/2009

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