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Record Number: 10330


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I'm very amused reading in the paper about the trains yesterday. (reads): "Many trains had to run in duplicate and triplicate to accomodate the crowds." After all they said about running no extra trains at Christmas! My god! England is the place to live in.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

24 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:

Unknown

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:

Sport / Leisure, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10330

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1030, January 1942, Christmas and New Year's Eve 1941, Notes major report on people's celebrations, p. 22, 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 1030, January 1942, Christmas and New Year's Eve 1941, Notes major report on people's celebrations, p. 22, 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=10330, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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