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Leaflet - Trade Union Anti-Conscription Committee, Stop Work to Stop the War, 1970 Document Reg. No: SH 922800

Summary:
This leaflet was issued in 1970 in Melbourne by the Trade Union Anti-conscription Committee for the second of three main moratorium marches in Melbourne between 1970-1971. The first march was by far the biggest, and the photograph on the front of this leaflet is of the first rally, on 8th May 1970. The symbol on front represents the Moratorium Organising Committee.

It was acquired by donor during his period of draft resistance and other anti-conscription activities between 1965 and 1972.
Description:
Sheet of paper, printed either side and folded in half to form four pages. Text and images on pages.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Hamel-Green, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.00 cm (Width), 36.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: anti-conscription campaigns, conscription, societies, trade unions, vietnam moratorium, vietnam war 1959-1975, wars conflicts
Themes this item is part of: Conscription in Australia, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Vietnam War
Tertiary Classification: conscription
Inscriptions: Printed on front: STOP/ WORK/ Friday 18th Sept./ to STOP/ the WAR.

Printed on second page: Between 100,000 and 200,000 people in the big-/ gest mass demonstrations in Australia's history/ took part in the May Moratorium to end the Viet-/nam war./ Yet the war goes on with all its horror and / slaughter. Nixon's policy is escalation, not with-/ drawal. When he pulled U.S. troops out of Cam-/ bodia he left behind 40,000 American trained and..."
Publisher: Trade Union Anti-Conscription Committee, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Authorised By: F. Lack - Trade Union Anti-Conscription Committee, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1972

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