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Record 10048

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At work the sole topic was the new Conscription Bill, with discussion on how it will affect each one. After reading the "Telegraph" I worked out that it would be August at least before I was de-reserved, and that I should be out of work by then, for I cannot see us lasting another seven months.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1939 and 31 Dec 1941
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: Factory worker
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Daily Telegraph
Genre: Politics, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10048  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: 'People in Production: An Enquiry into British War Production' (Harmondsworth, 1942), Notes A Report Prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild, p. 134, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation: 'People in Production: An Enquiry into British War Production' (Harmondsworth, 1942), Notes A Report Prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild, p. 134, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10048, accessed: 19 September 2019

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