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Badge - 'Radioactivity Fades Your Genes', circa 1960s-1980s Object Reg. No: SH 870537 1

Summary:
Round badge with the slogan 'Radioactivity Fades Your Genes', 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:
Medium size badge with pink background and printed blue text. Pin on the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Nic Maclellan, 1987
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: protest movements, peace issues, political protests, economic geology, 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: Printed Text; Radioactivity/ fades your/ genes/ Movement Against Uranium Mining (NSW).
Place & Date Used: New South Wales, 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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