MOA documented everyday life in Britain. Mass Observation was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, filmmaker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an “anthropology of ourselves.” This searchable collection contains diaries, surveys, questionnaires, interviews and observations, photographs, a wide variety of ephemera, and out-of-print books published during the early period of this organization.

Database Type: Archival Collections, Electronic Book Collection, Full Text Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Economics, Education, Feminist Studies, Gender Studies, History (World), Political Science, Primary Sources, Women's Studies Broad Category: Ethnic & Gender Studies, Government Information, Humanities, Multidisciplinary, Social Sciences