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Trade union membership badges

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dc.date.accessioned2016-02-25T03:06:19Z
dc.date.available2016-02-25T03:06:19Z
dc.date.createdcirca 1950s-1960s
dc.identifierP112-10
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/99057
dc.description.abstractThe wearing of a badge to show pride in membership has a long tradition within Australia’s trade unions. The design usually incorporated the tools of the trade or an emblem equally symbolic - 1. Federated Engine Drivers’ and Firemen’s Association of Australasia -- 2. Blacksmiths’ Society of Australia -- 3. Sheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement & Stove Making Industrial Union of Australia -- 4. Operative Painters’ and Decorators’ Union of Australia -- 5. Australian Builders’ Labourers’ Federation -- 6. Federated Shipwrights’ and Ship Constructors’ Association of Australia.
dc.format.mediumbadge
dc.relation.ispartofTrade union miscellany
dc.rightsThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
dc.subject.otherFederated Engine Drivers’ and Firemen’s Association of Australasia (1908-1992)
dc.subject.otherBlacksmiths’ Society of Australia (1954-1965)
dc.subject.otherSheet Metal Working Agricultural Implement & Stove Making Industrial Union of Australia (1945-1972)
dc.subject.otherOperative Painters’ and Decorators’ Union of Australia (1918-1993)
dc.subject.otherAustralian Builders’ Labourers’ Federation (1911-1972)
dc.subject.otherFederated Shipwrights’ and Ship Constructors’ Association of Australia (1933-1976)
dc.subject.othertrade unions
dc.subject.otherinsignia
dc.titleTrade union membership badges
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesPhysical object held in the Butlin Archives, Australian National University
local.contributor.copyrightholderConstruction, Forestry, Mining & Energy Union (CFMEU), Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU)
CollectionsTrade union miscellany

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