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1450-1945

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Record 14587

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Had a nice night last night. Tommy Bloody Handley on the wireless again, read every book in the house. Too dark to walk to the library, bus every 45 minutes, next one too late for the pictures. Freedom is in peril they're telling ME!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Nov 1939 and 30 Nov 1939
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Blackpool
   
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 Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1899
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Insurance manager
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: unknown
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14587  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 15A, Date December 1939, WARTIME DIRECTIVE No 4, p. n/a, 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 15A, Date December 1939, WARTIME DIRECTIVE No 4, p. n/a, 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=14587, accessed: 26 February 2024

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