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Record 20293

Reading Experience:

'The older generation read "Die Zeit", a large format newspaper in Yiddish, printed in Hebrew characters, whose contents, in tone not unlike "The Times" of those days, you would hear chewed over, in the heavy accents of eastern Europe, by little groups in the street of a summer evening, or at the Workers' Circle on a Sunday morning'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1916 and 1939
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Glasgow
other location: Gorbals area
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:

Reading Group:Jewish residents of the Gorbals
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: Eastern European countries
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Die Zeit
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: in Yiddish language
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20293  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ralph Glasser
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Growing up in the Gorbals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 17
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Growing up in the Gorbals (London, 1986), p. 17,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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