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Record Number: 20293


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The older generation read "Die Zeit", a large format newspaper in Yiddish, printed in Hebrew characters, whose contents, in tone not unlike "The Times" of those days, you would hear chewed over, in the heavy accents of eastern Europe, by little groups in the street of a summer evening, or at the Workers' Circle on a Sunday morning'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1916 and 1939

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Glasgow
other location: Gorbals area

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:

Reading Group:

Jewish residents of the Gorbals

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Jewish

Country of Origin:

Eastern European countries

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Die Zeit

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

in Yiddish language

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20293

Source:

Print

Author:

Ralph Glasser

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Growing up in the Gorbals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

n/a

Page:

17

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ralph Glasser, Growing up in the Gorbals (London, 1986), p. 17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20293, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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