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Record Number: 10297


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Well, see Miss. Christmas Day my father was reading his paper. His glass of beer was at his side. He feel asleep and when he woke up his glass was empty. That's how I had a drink.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: 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:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

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:

[n/a]

Title:

[Newspaper]

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10297

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1837-7A, June 1943, Juvenile Drinking, Notes major report on history of young people drinking, special occasions, regional variations, pubs and off-licences, educational and adult opinion, p. 19, 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 1837-7A, June 1943, Juvenile Drinking, Notes major report on history of young people drinking, special occasions, regional variations, pubs and off-licences, educational and adult opinion, p. 19, 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=10297, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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