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Record Number: 11630


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I've been reading about miners' food difficulties. Isn't it disgusting-we starve the men who do one of the most important jobs of the war-well it's more important than the Army because they've taken men out of the Army to go back to their old jobs in the mines.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1941 and 31 Aug 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:

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:

unknown

Title:

report on miners' conditions

Genre:

Social Science, news

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11630

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File report 885, September 1941, SEVENTEENTH WEEKLY REPORT, p. 4, 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 885, September 1941, SEVENTEENTH WEEKLY REPORT, p. 4, 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=11630, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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