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- A Place & Date Made Melbourne, Australia
Badge - Support Peace or I'll Kill You, circa 1980 Reg. No: SH 872264
- Badge, alternatively known as a button, made and used circa 1980. The slogan 'Support Peace or I'll Kill You' was a popular line from the American-based Yippie Movement (Youth International Party) in the late 1960s, along with others such as "War is a good business - invest your sons." The Yippies were a highly theatrical and anti-authoritarian political party formed in 1968.
- Red text is printed on the badge's white background. The badge is round with a white metal back and a single pin.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Doug McCann, 1987
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measured 2.10.08|
|Tagged with:||exhibitions, peace issues, political protests|
|Themes this item is part of:||Nuclear Disarmament, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Inscriptions:||Printed obverse: SUPPORT/ PEACE/ or/ I'll kill you|
|Place & Date Made:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980|