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Record Number: 13717


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'When I first read about it I thought to myself; "I don't think that's going to affect me at all; 66 coupons! Why, I shall need half of it!" But then I began to buy things for my boy - a pair of trousers, a couple of pairs of socks, and two summer shirts - then I began to think to myself: "Well, what am I going to do for his winter things?"' coupons doesn't go far, when you start to spend it.' I think a lot of people didn't realise that at the start."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 May 1941 and 31 Jul 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:

unknown

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

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:

Title:

information on clothes rationing

Genre:

Unknown, news

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown, could be news or pamphlets

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13717

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 830, Date August 1941, Title CLOTHES RATIONING, p. 83, 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 830, Date August 1941, Title CLOTHES RATIONING, p. 83, 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=13717, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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