Badge - Migrants Are Welcome, Stop the Racists, circa 1990s Object Reg. No: HT 789

Badge with the slogan 'Migrants Are Welcome Stop the Racists'. 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.
Round plastic coated badge. White background with black text and red block with white text in centre of badge.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Education Education History Unit, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.40 cm (Height), 4.40 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: diameter

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Tagged with: immigration, racism, immigration debates, badges, political protests
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1990s

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