Rocky Flats National Action 'Disarm Rocky Flats. The Nuclear Trigger' badge, [c1978 to 1979?]

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Creator Campbell, Judith
Title Rocky Flats National Action 'Disarm Rocky Flats. The Nuclear Trigger' badge, [c1978 to 1979?]
Open Access Status Other
Date 1978
Year available 2015
Contributor Rocky Flats National Action
Series Political badges, F3338
Type image/tiff
Original Format 1 badge, plastic and metal; 3 cm in diameter.
Source Political badges, F3338, item 22
Language eng
Rights For all enquiries about this work, please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library
Abstract/Summary The Political badges, F3338 collection consist of 39 badges that relate to issues and groups such as the anti-Vietnam War movement, anti-uranium mining, disarmament and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The badges were collected by Judith Campbell.
Keyword Campbell, Judith
Antinuclear movement
Nuclear disarmament
Antinuclear protests
Protest movements
Denver (Colo.)
Rocky Flats National Action
Additional Notes Circular blue badge with text in white 'Disarm Rocky Flats the nuclear trigger. At centre is a map of Colorado showing Denver in red text with an explosive fuse leading to an explosion symbol in red and black edges. Text printed in red on side of badge 'ROCKY FLATS NATIONAL ACTION. 1428 LAFAYETTE. DENVER, CO. 80218'.

The Rocky Flats Plant was a United States nuclear weapons production facility near Denver, Colorado that operated from 1952 to 1992. The Rocky Flats National Action took place within the context of a global antinuclear movement and mounting concern about the risks of nuclear war, radiation contamination, and nuclear terrorism. Reference: Wehr, Paul Ernest (1979). Conflict regulation. Westview Press, Boulder, Co.

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Created: Tue, 15 Dec 2015, 11:08:17 EST by Ms Dulcie Stewart on behalf of Fryer Library