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Record 11662

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'He works from 2 to 10,and about 9 .he always goes to the lavatory. He was sitting there reading "Aero" when the sirens went, so he dashed down to the shelter, but before he got there the All Clear went. (Webb appears to work in or near Birmingham).'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Aug 1940 and 31 Aug 1940
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: in or near Birmingham
   
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: Webb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Unknown
Title: Captain Aero Comic
Genre: Comic book
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11662  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File 401, September 1940, LOCAL MORALE REPORTS, p. 9, 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 401, September 1940, LOCAL MORALE REPORTS, p. 9, 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/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11662, accessed: 04 March 2024

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