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Digital Photograph - Palm Sunday Peace March, East Melbourne, 1985 Reg. No: MM 110861
- Description Of Content:
- A crowd standing on a road, with a cream coloured banner with the Uniting Church symbol of a dove and a cross, and the word 'Broadmeadows' on it.
This photograph shows Judy Archer and friends at the Palm Sunday Peace March, East Melbourne, 1985. Judy Archer remembers: 'Every Palm Sunday in Melbourne for several years there were huge ecumenical peace marches and services. The Peace Services were held in either St Paul's or St Peters and were so packed you would have to sit on the floor.' The photograph was taken near St Patrick's Cathedral. 'After the services, the Christians would join the Unions and other groups assembling to march for peace.' This is the Broadmeadows Uniting Church assembling to join the rally. Judy is third from the right, holding a bumper sticker 'Christians for Peace'. Judy was studying to become a minister.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Ms Judy Archer, 2006
- Contributed by Ms Judy Archer
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Tertiary Classification:||protest rallies|
|Inscriptions:||Sunday 31st March 85 OUTSIDE St Pats Palm Sunday Judy Archer holding bumper sticker Dave Symons?|
|People Depicted:||Archer, Judy; other people unknown|
|Organisations Depicted:||Uniting Church, Broadmeadows; Christians for Peace|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985
Place Depicted Notes: Probably Gisborne Street.
Relationship of Photographer to Contributor: Friend.