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Record 10098

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At 9.50 I went into the general office in order to await any cases of infectious diseases or nuisances which may arise during the day (inspector on duty) and chatted with the clerk on duty. He had a Coronation souvenir paper and read aloud the heading "Smiles that charm all subjects" and added in a disappointed tone "they have failed to charm me".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 May 1937
Country: Northern Ireland
Time: morning: 9.50
Place: city: Belfast
other location: Office, at work
   
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: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: clerk on duty
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Northern Ireland
Country of experience: Northern Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Inspector on duty
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10098  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 244, 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: Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 244, 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=10098, accessed: 21 September 2019

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