Badge - 'Uranium, Leave it in the Ground', Popular Resistance, circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870564

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 3.60 cm (Length)

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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
Tertiary Classification: badges
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

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