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Badge - 'Better Active Today Than Radioactive Tomorrow', Donnelly Colt Buttons, circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870517

Summary:
Round badge with the slogan 'Better Active Today Than Radioactive Tomorrow' made by Donnelly Colt Buttons, 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, with yellow text on a black background. There is a small, hard to distinguish logo in the centre.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: protest movements, peace issues, political protests, nuclear disarmament
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: Better/active/today than/radioactive/tomorrow/ DONNELLY/COLT BUTTONS BOX 2 NEW VERNON NJ 07976
Manufacturer: Donnelly Colt Buttons, New Vernon, New Jersey, United States of America, circa 1960s-1980s
Place & Date Used: 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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