Joseph H. Armitage in York - at the end of 1925, in the afternoon

from The Twenty-three years, or the late way of life, pages 219-220:

[In autumn 1925 Joseph Armitage set off on foot from Leeds to York in search of work. He spent the next six years as an itinerant labourer. He recalls the listening experience in the 1970s] 

 

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Joseph H. Armitage, The Twenty-three years, or the late way of life. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:15, p. 219-220. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1535549531145 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: York

Listeners

Joseph H. Armitage
unskilled itinerant labourer
1908-

Listening to

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'I'm only an old rough diamond' performed by unemployed man

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1925, in the afternoon
Medium live
Listening Environment outdoors, in public, solitary

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:32:11 +0100
Approved on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:32:54 +0100