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Record Number: 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

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/RED/record_details.php?id=10102, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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