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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=10048, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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