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- A Place & Date Used Melbourne, Australia
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Badge - Clever Little Secretary, Australia, circa 1980 Reg. No: SH 901452
- 'Clever Little Secretary' badge, alternatively known as a button, produced by a feminist group to emphasise that most secretaries are women, that they are often patronized by the use of terms such as 'little' and that their work and responsibilities are often de-valued. It may also be linked to overall issues relating to women's long standing claims for equal wages. It was used circa 1980.
- This is a metal button. It has black lettering on a red background, Above the slogan is a white line drawing of a female secretary working at a desk.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Tribune Fair, 1990
|Dimensions:||37 mm (Diameter)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measured 2.10.08|
|Tagged with:||gender roles, societies, trade unions, women s work, working life|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST|
|Secondary Classification:||Gender Politics|
|Inscriptions:||Inscription Obverse: CLEVER/ LITTLE/ SECRETARY|
|Place & Date Used:||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980|