Photograph of Jim Cairns, dressed in suit and tie, standing on a structure and speaking into a microphone. Cairns is holding the microphone in his right hand and gesturing downwards with his left hand. Crouched in front of Cairns is a bearded man with an arm-band with the words 'Marshall'.
Close up photograph of approximately fifty people as part of a crowd sitting down outside the Prudential Building, at the corner of Queen and Bourke Streets in Melbourne taken at the Vietnam Moratorium Demonstration on 8 May 1970. At the centre of the photo is Jim Cairns. In the background people are standing.
Studio portrait of Jim Cairns taken in early 1956 as the Member for Yarra, elected at the December 1955 federal election in Australia. Photograph is head and upper torso of Cairns, dressed in suit and tie, in three quarter view looking to the left of the image
Studio portrait of Jim Cairns taken in early 1962 as the Member for Yarra, elected at the December 1961 federal election in Australia. Photograph is head and upper torso of Cairns, dressed in suit and tie, looking directly at the camera
Upper body photograph of Bill White as a young man wearing a suit and tie, in the centre of the photograph, with his father in suit and tie to the left of the image and his mother wearing a coat, hat and gloves on the right of the image
Upper body photographic portrait of Bertrand Russell as an elderly man with white hair dressed in suit and tie, with hands clasped in front of him and holding a pair of spectacles, three quarter view looking to the right of image
Cartoon titled 'The Death Ballot' showing then Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes seated at a table opposite a skeleton holding a large scythe who is drawing a piece of paper out of a hat. Below the cartoon are large words "Polling Day, December 20. Vote "NO" "
Photograph of people marching in a demonstration with several holding placards and leaflets. In centre of image is middle aged woman in white jacket and gloves holding a placard with the words "Where is our concience?" [sic]
Photograph of Vida Goldstein holding newspaper titled "Votes for women" in right hand, another folded over left arm, left hand holding a "Votes for Women" newspaper billboard sheet with headline "Torture! By order of the Home Secretary". Vida Goldstein is wearing a hat and a long dress.
Book written and published by EW Cole in which he argues against the 'White Australia' policy both in practice and in principle. Cole was one of few people who publicly voiced strong opposition to this policy.
Slogans describing the ideals of bookseller Edward Cole's were incorporated within this mechanical device. These ideals included peace and universalism. The device had figures of two small men dressed as sailors turning a crank, flipping a series of placards featuring the slogans. Other slogans involved promotion of the Book Arcade itself.
Newspaper article published in the Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer on 13 July 1875, page 3, in which Edward William Cole advertised for a wife. Cole placed similar advertisements in newspapers across Australia. Eliza Francis of Eliza Frances Jorden of Lauderdale, New Town, Tasmania answered his ad and they were married in August 1875.
The Australian Living Peace Museum acknowledges the custodianship by Indigenous Australians of the land on which we live. We recognise that sovereignty of this land was never ceded, and that elders past, present and emerging are integral to stories of peace and social justice on this country.