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Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Stylised image of a woman with a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Cream cotton corset

Cream cotton corset

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Corsets
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1900
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nora
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1982
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Badge of the black figure of a person holding a broken rifle above their head

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Goanna [Perentie]

Goanna [Perentie]

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Billy Wara
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1982
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Mouse sculpture

Mouse sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Murray Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nellie Patterson
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1982
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MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

MOW badge 'Melbourne has women priests NOW!'

Movement for the Ordination of Women collection
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Political badges
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Church of England
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1984
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I Am A Woman For Peace

I Am A Woman For Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bread Not Bombs

Bread Not Bombs

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

Act Responsibly for Christ's Sake - Nuclear War?

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

Stylised image of an African woman with a raised fist.

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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IYY [International Year of Youth]

IYY [International Year of Youth]

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Seed pod rattle

Seed pod rattle

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Musical instruments
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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White china cup commemorating the sinking of SMS Emden by HMAS Sydney at Keeling Cocos Island on 9 November 1914

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Margaret Gibb collection
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Commemorative cups
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England
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Samuel Radford Ltd
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1914
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Vietnam

Vietnam

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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International Women's Day mug

International Women's Day mug

Union of Australian Women collection
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Mugs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bring the frigates home

Bring the frigates home

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Royal Australian Navy
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1981
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

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Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Wheelbarrows
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People of Nuclear Disarmament Illawarra

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Government Workers Against the Bomb

Government Workers Against the Bomb

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Australian Public Service
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1981
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1992 Telecom National Business Directory Golden Horseshoe awarded to Gai Waterhouse

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Gai Waterhouse collection
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Trophies
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Rocca
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1992
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Copy of the Ouyen Baitlayer, a vehicle-drawn two-wheeled trailer with a 1080 bait distribution cylinder

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Brian Coman collection
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Pest control equipment
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Victoria, Australia
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Jock MacRae
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1980
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I am a Woman for Peace

I am a Woman for Peace

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Christmas Eve in the Land of the Dispossessed by Kevin Gilbert

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Eleanor Williams-Gilbert collection
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Linocuts
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Mr Kevin Gilbert
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1968
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Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Did They Beat The Drum Slowly As They Lowered You Down?

Ellen Jose collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Bookmaker's bag belonging to Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon collection
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Gambling equipment
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Jim McMahon
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1983
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Peace

Peace

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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1945 FDIF 1965 WIDF

1945 FDIF 1965 WIDF

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Profile of a woman and a dove

Profile of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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US Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence

US Out - USSR stay out. Fight for Independence

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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United States of America
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust. Women]

National Conference Observer 1950 - 1985, UAW [Union of Aust...

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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CND - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

CND - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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1960
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Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

Cartoon of Paul Keating pulling a rabbit out of a hat

John Shakespeare collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr John Shakespeare
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1992
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Yacca walking-stick

Yacca walking-stick

C Warren Bonython collection
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Walking-sticks
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South Australia, Australia
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Charles W. Bonython
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1947
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Badge featuring the famous image of the face of Che Guevara in negative, underscored with 'Resistance'

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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Che Guevara
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1981
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Image of a woman and a dove

Image of a woman and a dove

Union of Australian Women collection
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Badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Poster titled 'Advance Australia Where?'

Lorraine Coutts collection
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Posters
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Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Terri...
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National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee
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1992
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Snake sculpture

Snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Mutitjulu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Pulya Taylor
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1982
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Stop Uranium Mining

Stop Uranium Mining

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Australia
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Peace Now!

Peace Now!

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Sign Here - So Help Me God!

Sign Here - So Help Me God!

Ellen Jose collection
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Oil paintings
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ms Ellen Jose
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1992
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

A.N.C. Struggle for Liberation

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Cat sculpture

Cat sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Jean I. Burke
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1982
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Roxby Downs - the uranium you're mining when you're not mining uranium

Roxby Downs - the uranium you're mining when you're not mini...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Roxby Downs, South Australia, Australia
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Coalition for a Nuclear Free Australia
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1987
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International Women's' Year 1975

International Women's' Year 1975

Union of Australian Women collection
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Commemorative badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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UAW. Union of Aust. Women

UAW. Union of Aust. Women

Union of Australian Women collection
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Union badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

Fishing spear made by Wilfred Aniba

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Spears
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Thursday Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Wilfred Aniba
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1987
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Drawing depicting a reef near Waraber (Sue Island), Torres Strait, by Tessie Peteri

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Drawings
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Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Tessie Peteri
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1992
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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