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Record 10102

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Had extra hour in bed and read morning paper. Spent most of morning in garden making enclosure for tortoise as decide simple things are satisfying, but wireless sets are giving off loud cheers and wish secretly I was seeing procession.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 May 1937
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: location in dwelling: At home
   
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 Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
her daughter
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10102  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 316, 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. 316, 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=10102, accessed: 21 September 2019

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