We have purchased Mass Observation Online Update II . Access is available now and updates records will soon appear in the library catalogue and LibGuides (including our A-Z list of databases).
This second update brings the following new content:
Completing the series of personal diaries submissions during the war period and up to December 1945.
Completing the series of directive responses during the war period and up to December 1945.
Three investigations of habits regarding Smoking, Drinking and Gambling. It also covers a survey of wartime attitudes to Posters used for public information from 1939-1947 and a study of the 'Britain Can Make It' design exhibition which took place in the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1946.
The Worktown Project was a major Mass Observation study carried out in Bolton and Blackpool during the period 1937-1940 and is complemented by the collection of 100 photographs from the Worktown Project already available in the resource.
"Think of desserts while the bombs fall around you: Nella Last and the Mass Observation diarists during World War II" plus two further essays.