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Record Number: 10608


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Reads the front page, turns to the back, looks at the cartoon intently as if trying to understand it; then opens it and says, "What's all this?" "Have I got to read it all?" He is told it is just as he likes, so he reads about two paragraphs and then gives it up. "I quite agree with it, it's wrong to lock all these people up like that. They're useful to us I suppose."'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1939 and 30 Aug 1940

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:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

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:

anon

Title:

Internees Leaflet

Genre:

Politics, Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

10608

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 384, September 1940, INTERNEES LEAFLET, p. 3, 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 384, September 1940, INTERNEES LEAFLET, p. 3, 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=10608, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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