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Help Poland Live collection box

From the Collection of Polish Museum & Archives in Australia Millennium House 296 Nicholson St Footscray Victoria

Description
white painted wooden collection box from 1980 with the solidarity symbol on the side'
Keywords
help poland live, collection box, solidarity
Historical information
during 1980 when when military government was impose on Poland and the free solidarity you trade union was banned. The Australian Polish community established that help Poland live campaign where it gathered funds for humanitarian purposes. Such boxes were widespread during the collection process.
Significance
one of the very few remaining help Poland live collection boxes
Inscriptions & Markings
read solidarity logo on the front of the box coin slipped on top. Metal handle on the back
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM