Box of Badges

Dublin Core

Title

Box of Badges

Subject

Badges
Social change

Description

A box of badges from various campaigns and groups in the 1980s in Ireland. Contains LGBT badges as well as ones in relation to other social change movements, including anti-nuclear, anti-apartheid, anti-criminal justice bill etc.. This mixed collection shows the interconnectedness and mutual support between the various social change movements in the 1980s in Cork. The box contains 37 badges and 9 stickers. 21 of the badges are for the Campaign for Lesbian and Gay Rights, 1 gay badge, 1 Glad to be Gay, 1 for the Lesbian and Gay Conference Belfast 1983. There are 2 badges for the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement, 4 Stop the Criminal Justice Bill, 1 Nicky is Innocent,1 Troops Out, 1 Men Against Sexism and 1 Blennerville Windmill badge. There is 1 Irish anti-nuclear badge and 1 Support Veronica Kelly (anti-cruise missile protest). There are 9 stickers - Dig Deep for the Miners, National Union of Mineworkers. The badges are in a metal box, originally for Deldycke mini butter waffles from Burges, with a handwritten sticker 'Badges' on top.

Creator

Various social change campaigns.

Source

Arthur Leahy Collection

Date

1980s

Format

Metal box, originally for Deldycke mini butter waffles from Burges, with a handwritten sticker 'Badges' on top. Contains 37 metal badges and 9 stickers.

Language

eng
gle

Type

PhysicalObject
Badges

Coverage

1980s

Files

Badges box open.jpg
Badges from box.jpg
Badges box.jpg

Citation

Various social change campaigns., “Box of Badges,” Cork LGBT Archive, accessed December 13, 2017, http://corklgbtarchive.com/items/show/144.