Badge - Ethnic Scout & Guide Association Victoria, post 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 911380

Summary:
Badge made for the Ethnic Scout & Guide Association of Victoria. Formed in the 1950s the Ethnic Scout and Guide Association of Victoria, comprises scout and guide groups from seven European nationalities, from countries which were all previously under communist rule. The Ethnic Scout & Guide Association Victoria coordinates activities, and runs an annual camp for venturer and rover age groups.

The groups that make up the ESGAV are, the Australian Latvian Scouts & Guides, the Ukrainian Scouts, the Lithuanian Scouts, the Estonian Scouts, the Hungarian Scouts, the Polish Scouts and the Russian Scout Association. Scouting and Guiding were banned in these countries under communist rule and several high ranking Scout and Guide leaders were executed or exiled.
Description:
Round metal badge with enamel face and attachable pin on the back. Back is gold colour. Face has green background with gold border and text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Aime Metsar
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: immigration, latvian communities, latvian immigration, settlement, badges, community groups, community organisations, scouting movement, polish communities, polish immigration, estonian communities, estonian immigration, hungarian communities, hungarian immigration, ukrainian immigration, lithuanian immigration, russian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Inscribed: ETHNIC SCOUT & GUIDE ASSOCIATION VICTORIA
Manufactured For: Ethnic Scout & Guide Association Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, post 1950
Place & Date Made: Victoria, Australia, post 1950

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