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Badge - 'Help Fight Cancer, Stop Uranium', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870479

Summary:
Round badge with the slogan 'Help Fight Cancer Stop Uranium', circa 1960s-1980s. This is one of a series of badges and peace movement posters acquired by the museum following the exhibition 'Peace: an Exhibition' which explored the Peace movement and was part of the Victorian Government contribution to International Year of Peace in 1986. The badges explore the peace movement, nuclear disarmament and Hiroshima.
Description:
Circular badge. Laminated front with red background and yellow inscription. Silver coloured metal back with wire pin and loop.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: peace issues, economic geology, uranium mining
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Anti Nuclear
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Printed text: help fight cancer/STOP URANIUM.
Place & Date Used: New South Wales, Australia, circa 1960s-1980s
Place & Date of Event: Museum of Victoria McCoy Hall, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Aug 1986 - Sep 1986

Badge displayed in Peace: an Exhibition

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