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Record 9941

Reading Experience:

'I have just read "Mrs. Pankhurst's Own Story" and Mrs. Swanwick's autobiography, "I have been Young". Both books show that by this time there was a tremendous demand on the part of women for the franchise'.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1905 and 31 Dec 1918
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:Hannah Mitchell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 11 Feb 1872
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: seamstress
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Emmeline Pankhurst
Title: My Own Story
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1914
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9941  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hannah Mitchell
  Editor: Geoffrey Mitchell
  Title: The Hard Way Up
  Place of Publication: England
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 171
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hannah Mitchell, Geoffrey Mitchell (ed.), The Hard Way Up (England, 1968), p. 171,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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