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[Literacy classes, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/61

Scope and Contents

Showing an adult reading and writing class being held in the open air beneath the shade of a tree. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The ignorance of the people is one of the obstacles to be overcome in the resettlement scheme. An experiment in mass literacy has therefore been undertaken. In this picture grown-ups are seen being taught to read and write'.


  • Creation: 1940

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-10-24 11:39:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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