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Record Number: 10298


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"Oh here they are again! I'll be glad when the bloody election's over. Why don't they make their minds up, what they are going to call it - sometimes it's Labour and sometimes it's socialism" (Goes back to reading murder story in paper)'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1945 and 31 Jul 1945

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:

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:

Law, Ephemera, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10298

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 2268, July 1945, General Election, p. 7, 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 2268, July 1945, General Election, p. 7, 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=10298, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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