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Record Number: 10045


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Housekeeping pupil (voluntarily) reading the paper over my shoulder yesterday morning. "I suppose Eden thought they'd go on their knees to get him not to resign. If there were many like him, there'd soon be a war".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1939 and 31 Dec 1942

Country:

England

Time

afternoon

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:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

housekeeping pupil

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group
Over someone else's shoulder


Source Information:

Record ID:

10045

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

'Britain by Mass-Observation' (Harmondsworth, 1939), p. 59, 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:

'Britain by Mass-Observation' (Harmondsworth, 1939), p. 59, 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/RED/record_details.php?id=10045, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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