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Record Number: 10294


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Have breakfast (next real interval is tea time, so breakfast includes prayers, reading and any urgent letters - this morning one short letter); listen to 7 a.m. news summary.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

25 Feb 1942

Country:

England

Time

morning: Before 7 am

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:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

Housewife

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10294

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File report 1651, April 1943, People's Homes, Notes Mass Observation publication, Published copy available in Mass Observation Archives, p. 291, 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:

File report 1651, April 1943, People's Homes, Notes Mass Observation publication, Published copy available in Mass Observation Archives, p. 291, 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=10294, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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