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Badge - 'Uranium, Leave it in the Ground', Popular Resistance, circa 1960s-1980s Reg. No: SH 870564
- Round badge with the slogan 'Uranium, Leave it in the Ground' made by Popular Resistance 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.
- Circular badge featuring a brown mountain range against a yellow background. There is red text on the yellow and white text on the brown.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
|Dimensions:||3.60 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||protest movements, peace issues, political protests, economic geology, anti-nuclear protests, nuclear disarmament, uranium mining|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Anti Nuclear|
|Inscriptions:||Text: URANIUM/LEAVE IT/IN THE/GROUND.
Text brown on yellow background around the edge: POPULAR RESISTANCE, Box 271, New Vernon, N.J. 07976
|Manufacturer:||Popular Resistance, 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