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Record Number: 12920


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read the four PIL which we have had. They seem to give all the information required accurately and clearly, but sometimes they have tried to put things too clearly, almost childishly, and seem to underrate the intelligence of the public.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1939 and 31 Sep 1939

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:

anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ministry of Information

Title:

public information leaflets

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12920

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

File Report 3, Date October 1939, PUBLIC INFORMATION LEAFLETS, p. 25, 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

Additional Information:

MOO accessed February 22, 2008. 0

Citation:

File Report 3, Date October 1939, PUBLIC INFORMATION LEAFLETS, p. 25, 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://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12920, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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