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Badge - No Room for Racism, circa 1980s-1990s Object Reg. No: HT 791

Summary:
Round green badge with the slogan 'No Room for Racism', circa 1980s-1990s. Badges like these are commonly distributed and worn by protestors who take part marches, blockades and other public campaigns relating to legislation, Government policy, or community attitudes. They are often produced by political lobbying groups, and are worn on the day of the protest and afterwards, while the campaign is still current. Sometimes they are supplemented by posters, T-shirts and banners, and other ways of communicating the message.
Description:
Round green badge with black printed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Education Education History Unit, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 56 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: width indicates diameter

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Tagged with: cultural identity, racism, badges, protests
Themes this item is part of: Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Racism
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: On badge: 'no / ROOM / for / RACISM'
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1980s-1990s

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