New E-Resource Trial for British Social History

Mass Observation Online

This resource includes essays on British social history collected between 1937 and 1972 during a project called the Mass Observation. The archives also include photographs, file reports, diaries, day surveys and links to other sites. Describes in detail aspects of British life in the 1940s and 1950s. Topics covered include attitudes to war, the role of the United Nations, youth crime, radio listening, famous people, and household budgeting.
Trial endsĀ Sept. 19, 2014.