badge

Dublin Core

Title

badge

Description

Hexagonal paper badge for "Cruzada Nacional de Alfabetizacion Nicaragua / 1980," with image of a male figure and a female figure holding books above the Nicaraguan flag and the FSLN flag.

The Nicaraguan Literacy Campaign was launched by the FSLN (Sandinistas) in 1980 to address illiteracy in Nicaragua, especially in rural areas. This badge was brought from Nicaragua by Sr. Alicia Ramirez, SL, who lived in Nicaragua 1976-1977 for the Loretto Third World Experience and returned as a nurse, 1980-1984.

Date

1980s

Format

3.25" x 3.75"

Type

Paperwork

Identifier

2023.006.004

Files

2023.006.004-min.JPG

Citation

“badge,” Loretto Heritage Center Artifacts, accessed June 21, 2024, https://lorettoheritagecenter.omeka.net/items/show/2363.