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Record 9984

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Walking back to lunch I met an old lady wheeling another old lady in a bath-chair, and heard the one in the bath-chair reading aloud slowly from the leaflet I had been distributing: "Speed-up in Industry: 5 men now do the work that it took 6 men to do in 1932".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 May 1937
Country: England
Time: afternoon: 12.45
Place: city: London
   
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
the other old lady, caring for the lady in the bath-chair
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [pamphlet]
Genre: Ephemera, Technology
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9984  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 246, 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: Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 246, 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=9984, accessed: 27 February 2024

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