Index to Volume 26, 2016 - VOICES FROM WARTIME LEEDS 1939-1940:
THREE MASS OBSERVATION DIARIES

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A
actors
  Arthur, Jean, 65
  Astaire, Fred, 38
  Boyer, Charles, 9
  Dunne, Irene, 9
  Durbin, Deanna, 58
  Grant, Cary, 65
  Harker, Gordon, 94
  Hayworth, Rita, 65
  Hobson, Valerie, 49, 69
  Olivier, Lawrence, 49
  Richardson, Ralph, 49
  Rogers, Ginger, 38
  Sim, Alastair, 69
air raid, 120
  alert, 15, 51
  barrage balloons, 46
  prospects of, 69, 90, 99
  shelter, 15, 67, 116
  searchlights, 18, 38
Air Raid Preparations (ARP), 10, 11, 15, 19, 36
Athlone, Lord, 59
Attlee, Clement, 56
authors
  Allen, Carole, 79, 80, 117
  Allport, Allan, 110
  Austen, Jane, 46
  Beardmore, George, 129
  Bennett, Alan, vii, 62
  Bergen, Amanda, 31
  Booth Luce, Clare, 58
  Cotterell, Anthony, 110
  Dickens, Charles, 46
  Donnelly, Peter, 129
  Fielding, Henry, 46
  Forster, E M, 22, 23
  Garfield, Simon, 128
  Gilbert, W S, 63
  Hinton, James, 79, 128
  Hoggart, Richard, 125
  Horvath, Odon von 36
  Huxley, Aldous, 60, 61, 109, 119
  Last, Nella, 129
  Lenin, V I, 120
  Malcolmson, Patricia and Robert, 26, 110
  Malcolmson, Robert, 129
  Mitchison, Naomi, 129
  Montagu, Ivor, 120
  Partington, S V, 129
  Pritt, D N, 112, 120
  Reed, Douglas, 71
  Richardson, Samuel, 46
  Lawrence, D H, 61
  Sassoon, Siegfried, 34, 36, 37
  Searby, Peter, 129
  Shaw, George Bernard, 59
  Thucydides, 63
  Waugh, Evelyn, 21
  Wing, Sandra Kong, 128
  Wilder, Thornton, 53
  Woolf, Leonard, 46
  Wright, Doreen, 129
B
Baltic, 35
Basque children, charity, 50
Belgium, 46, 48
Berlin, 45
Berne, 75
Birkenhead, 95
Birmingham, 68, 72, 73, 89, 90
black-out,
  beauty of night sky, 38, 42, 51
  black-out, army, 107
  black-out police (military), 98
  difficulties early in war, 41, 42, 64, 65, 72
  domestic arrangements for, 11, 19, 25, 43
  road accidents, 32, 42
  source of stress when alone, 42
Bolton, 79, 97, 98
bombing, 81, 91, 93, 99, 104, 112, 119, 120
in the Midlands, 89, 93
Bonham Carter, Lady Violet, 31
books
  Among You Taking Notes: The Wartime Diary of Naomi Mitchison, 129
  Browned Off and Bloody Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War, 1939-1945, 110
  Cambridge at War: The Diary of Jack Overhill 1939-1945, 129
  Civilians at War: Journals 1938- 1946, 129
  The Diaries of Nella Last: Writing in War and Peace, 129
  Eyeless in Gaza, 60
  A Free-Spirited Woman: The London Diaries of Gladys Langford, 1936-1940, 26
  Insanity Fair, 71
  A Local Habitacion, 125
  Love and War in London: A Woman's Diary 1939-1942, 129
  The Mass Observers: a History, 1947-1949, 128
  Modern Poetry, 119
  Mrs Milburn's Diaries: An Englishwoman's day-to-day reflections, 1939-1945, 129
  Mrs Miles' Diary: The Wartime Journal of a Housewife on the Home Front, 129
  Must the War Spread?, 112, 120
  Nella Last's War: The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 129
  She Could Have Loved Him No More: The Wartime Diary of Doreen Wright, 129
  Sherston's Progress, 37
  Shire Edge, 79, 80, 117
  A Soldier in Bedfordshire 1941- 1942, 110
  The Traitor Class, 120
  The View from the Corner Shop: The Diary of a Yorkshire Wartime Shop Assistant, Kathleen Hey, 129
  Three Surrey Diarists, 129
  Undertones of War, 37
  War Begins at Home, 70, 71
  What is to be Done?, 120
  What! No Morning Tea?,110
Boots (chemist), 83, 95
Bournemouth, 29
Bradford, 60
British Broadcasting Corporation, Archive Centre, 37, 48
British Empire, 33, 43
Bulgaria, 93
C
Cambridge, 21, 63
capitalism, attitudes towards, 100, 112
Chamberlain, Neville, 73
Chapel, 95
Cheltenham, 75
China, 54-5, 62
chocolates, 18, 26
Ceylon, 8
cigarettes, 87
Churchill, Winston S, 46, 97
cinema, 26, 64, 109
  male behaviour in, 26
  Cottage Road, 49, 61, 62, 69
  Regal Theatre, Cross Gates, 58
Civil Defence Office, 68
Civil Service, 41
Class, 120
coffee, 19, 20, 21, 60
composers
  Bach, 69
  Beethoven, 32, 52, 55
  Brahms, 69
  Chopin, 19
  Mozart, 47, 51, 61
  Schubert, 61
  Sullivan, Sir Arthur, 63
conscientious objectors,
  attitudes to, 35, 38, 52, 59, 60, 97, 100, 113
  treatment of, 35, 36, 47, 97, 98
conscription, 37, 80, 109
Coventry, 101
Cricklewood, 79
Curzon, Leonard, 40-1, 66, 67
Czechoslovakia, 8
D
D, Lord, Tony's boss, 72
Daily Express, 90, 94, 108
Daily Herald, 90
Daily Mirror, 90, 94, 108
Daily Sketch, 90, 94
Daily Worker, 120
Deal, 29
Denmark, 26, 72
dentists, 95, 109, 114
diarists, characteristics of, 19
Dewsbury, 21
Doncaster, 20
Driberg, Tom, 108
Dulwich, 27, 46
Dunfermline, 29
Dunkirk, 116
E
earthquakes, 72
Edinburgh, University of, 7, 82
Ealing, 24
Egypt, 93
Europe, a federation of, 43
evacuation,
  of children, 26
  of civil servants, 39, 40
F
Feare, Patricia, 79, 90, 94, 103, 112, 114, 117, 121
Finland, 37, 52, 53, 56, 58, 60, 71
films
  Love Affair, 9
  Only Angels Have Wings, 65
  Q Planes, 49
  This Man in Paris, 69
  The Mikado, 61, 63
  The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, 38
  Three Smart Girls Grow Up, 58
Folkestone, 75
food
  army, 84
  butter, 37, 51
  cake, 23, 29, 47
  chicken, 23, 43
  Christmas cake, 51, 52
  Christmas dinner, 119
  Christmas pudding, 50, 51
  ice-cream, 87
  jam and jelly making, 49, 70
  rabbit, 23
  toast, 26
France, 35, 60, 66, 72, 79, 81
friends (see also socializing)
  Escott, Wynne, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 24, 65
  Luft, Friedrich, 17, 33
  Masson, David, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 28, 32, 43, 45, 59, 60, 66, 67, 69, 70, 73
  visits with, 6
Fulham, 18
G
gas, attacks, 99, 113
gas masks, 10, 13, 25, 28
Gelsenkirchen, 93
Germany, 10, 13, 27, 30, 35, 43, 49, 57, 58, 60, 64, 66, 72
  Kiel Canal, 20
Germans,
  attitudes to, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 48, 71, 100
  Nazi atrocities, 71
Goodwin Sands, 29
Greece, 93, 97, 108, 109, 111
groceries,
  rising prices, 52, 70
  scarcity, 50, 51, 52
  Spam, 72
H
hairdresser, 38, 69, 109
Halifax, Viscount, 97
Hamburg, 39
Harrisson, Tom, 122
Harrogate
  Air ministry evacuated to, 39, 40-1, 65, 67
  visits to, 40
Herne Bay, 66
Hitler, 29, 30, 36, 38, 39, 48, 52, 63, 66, 71, 93, 120
I
Illustrated, 108
IRA, 41
Italy, 34 , 62, 93, 109
J
Japan, 62, 63
Jews
  anti-semitism, 30-1, 60, 125
  attitudes to, 30, 31
  Leeds Jewish community, 124, 125
  support for, 30-1, 33
Joyce, William (Lord Haw Haw), 39, 60, 65, 69
K
Kent, Duke of, 29
King and Queen, attitudes towards, 32
L
languages, 28, 111
Latin names, in medicine, 100
Leeds by-election, 13 March 1940 (see Appendix A), 123-5
Leeds,2, 81
  Aire, River, 75
  Beeston, 13
  bookshop, 120
  buses, 41
  cars, 54
  'DDL' (dear dirty Leeds), 75
  Far Headingley, 7
  First World War and, 57, 61
  Girls' Friendly Society, St Mark's Road, 112, 114
  Grand Theatre, New Briggate, 45, 58, 70
  Harewood Barracks, Woodhouse Lane, 80, 81, 81, 82, 83, 86, 118
  Headingley Branch Library, 44, 50
  Jacomelli's Restaurant, Boar Lane, 114, 115
  Kardomah Café, Briggate, 17, 18
  Kirkgate Market, 44, 47
  Kirkstall Abbey, 75
  Leeds United, 95
  Lewis's, department store, 21, 22, 87, 117
  marching through, 98
  Marshall and Snelgrove, 20, 50
  Meanwood, 61
  places in, 8, 114
  Registry Office, 117
  restaurant, 117
  shopping in, 21, 26, 28, 38, 39, 47, 49, 58, 64, 66, 120
  spies in, 57
  tea in, 16, 20, 21, 65
  trains, 65, 80, 81
  trams, 41, 81
  University of, 7, 26, 69, 82
  Weetwood, 61
  YMCA, Albion Street, 116
Leningrad, 56
Lewisham, 117
Liverpool, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 95, 101, 104
Liverpool, University of, 70
London, 45, 46, 68, 79, 80
London Gazette, 79
loneliness, 27
Loretto, 63
M
McNamara, Desmond, 121
Maginot Line, 46, 58, 63
Manchester Guardian, 27, 43
Manchester, 29
Mass Observation (see also Appendix B)
  Archive, 2, 122
  diary project, origins of, 36, 127
  diary project, management, 50, 53, 68, 113, 117, 121
  observers, 73, 127
    Novy, Henry (social investigator and diarist), 2, 79, 80, 105, 121
    Masson, David, 6, 16, 18, 19, 30, 69
    Ridge, Joan, 2, 5, 6, 11, 36, 50, 121
    Ridge, Tony, 5, 6, 8, 13, 50, 53, 121
    Leeds clothing shop proprietor, 64
    Leeds shopkeeper [Beeston], 15, 16, 27
    Otley housewife, 25, 50, 58
    Bradford housewife, 31
    Batley bank clerk, 46
  role/mission, 6
military (soldiers)
  absence without leave, 91, 94, 114
  army life, 87, 88, 89, 98, 99, 101, 104, 113, 121
  basic training, 84, 90, 91, 100
  blackout duty, 96, 97, 98
  bombs, 99
  boots, 85, 87, 100, 105
  church parades, 87, 88, 97
  comradeship, 100
  grievances, 88, 96, 105
  home, 92, 99
  inoculations, 84, 86, 90, 91, 93, 103, 105, 112, 118
  inspection, 107
  kit, 105, 107
  leave, 107, 111, 114
  lectures, 100, 106
  letter writing, 88, 93, 108, 111
  marching, 98, 99, 110, 111
  medical training, 111, 112
  military law, 89, 114
  missing civilian life, 87, 88, 99
  morale, 99, 110
  music, 109
  NCOs, 85, 91, 96, 101, 102, 103, 105, 109, 111, 113, 114, 118
  nurse, 111
  officers, 84, 86, 90, 96 , 100, 103
  parades, 89, 92, 106, 107
  pay, 103
  physical training, 99, 100, 101, 102, 113
  pubs, 88, 98, 109
  singing, 91
  sport, 96, 99, 101, 109
  swearing, 110
  tedium, 96, 104
  tests, 89
  tiredness, 107
  saluting, 84, 96
  service abroad, 99
  uniform, 84, 87, 90, 92, 107, 109
  war news, 99
  wives and girlfriends, 92, 95
  work, 110
military units; see also Royal Air Force
  Army Postal Service, 33, 35, 47
  ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service), 69, 85
  British Expeditionary Force, 72, 81
  Green Howards, 116
  Intelligence Corps, 111
  NAAFI, 107, 108
  Northern Command, 98
  Officer Cadet Training Unit, 80
  Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC), 70, 80, 81, 97, 98, 100, 102
  Royal Corps of Signals, 96
  Royal Engineers, 80
  Royal Ordnance Corps (ROC), 96, 102
  Royal Tank Corps, 41, 80, 102
  Territorial Army, 9
  see also conscientious objectors, treatment of,
mine disaster, 29
miners, 83, 91, 94, 95, 103, 106, 111
Molotov, Vyacheslav, 34, 35
Morrison, W S, 37
Munich, 48
music, 37, 56
N
neighbours,
  tea with, 29, 57, 64
  maid, Alice, 14, 15
  views of, 10, 38-9, 40, 69, 72
  visits with, 11, 14, 47, 50, 51
Netherlands, 46, 47, 48, 49, 66
Newcastle upon Tyne, 80
News Chronicle, 90, 94
Norway, 19, 72
Novy, Henry (social investigator),
  background,2, 79
  birthday, 108
  commission, 96, 101
  education, 115
  fiancé (Patricia Feare, later spouse), 79, 90, 94, 103, 113, 121
  friends, 119
  kit, 81, 87
  letter-writing, 94
  lodgings, 104, 111, 112, 118
  marriage, 112, 114, 115, 117, 121
  military call-up, 80
  NCOs, 81, 83, 96
  pleasure in early married life, 117
  shorthand writing, 106
  views of the military, 107-13
O
Old Vic Theatre Company, 26, 45, 46
Otley, 25, 50
Oxford, 21, 33, 41, 79
P
pacifism, 97
Paris, 24, 27, 58, 59
plays,
  Judgement Day, 36
  Romeo and Juliet, 46
  The Women, 58, 60
Poland, 10, 11, 12, 33, 35, 38, 71
Pope, the, 97
poppy, 47, 50
Press, attitudes towards, 112
Profumo, John, 69
pubs, 88, 95, 96, 98
R
radio
  Band Wagon, 40, 60
  BBC, 14, 19, 27, 28, 32, 34, 36, 37, 40, 47, 50, 51, 52, 56, 59, 61, 65, 67, 73
  foreign, 39, 59
  ITMA, 55, 56
Ramsgill, 40
rationing,
  manipulation of supplies, 51, 52
  shortages of food, fuel, 26, 31, 37, 40, 50
Red Cross, 95
relatives (of the Ridges)
  Kathleen (sister of Joan), 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 18, 21, 24, 25
  Elizabeth [Betty] Salatin (sister of Tony), 24
  John (brother of Joan), 11, 16, 20, 30, 55, 65, 74
    fiancé (Peggy Reeves), 20, 74
  mother (of Joan), 9, 46, 47, 50
  Messenger, Julia (daughter), 6, 12, 31
  Ridge, Tony (son), 5, 6
  Robert Sage (Joan's father), 39
  Yves (French brother in law), 24, 27, 34, 39, 60
Ridge, Joan,
  birthday, 69
  children, 14, 74
  diary writing, 25, 53, 68
  health, 47
  hopes for the future, 68, 74
  joys of family, 47
  knitting, 59
  marriage, 27, 38, 49, 50, 51, 73
  personal history, 2, 16, 27, 39
  pregnancy, 74
Ridge, Tony,
  career, 64, 68, 75
  reserved occupation, 51, 54, 74
  diary writing, 23, 46, 63
  personal history, 12, 14, 16, 35, 46, 73, 75
  political attitudes, 19, 54
Roman Catholicism, 30, 87, 97
Royal Air Force (RAF), 11, 20, 30, 55
Russia (and Soviet Union), 25, 33, 34, 37, 43, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 66, 72, 91, 100, 121
S
Scotland, 14, 26
Sheffield, 120
Sheridan, Dorothy, 122, 129
ships
  City of Flint, 40
  HMS Ark Royal, 65
  HMS Courageous, 24
  Gneisnau, 55
  HMS Hood, 65
  Rawalpindi, 55
  HMS Repulse, 65
  Scharnhorst, 55
Sicily, 63
  socialising, by the Ridges,
    with friends, 8, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22-3, 24, 28, 64, 65, 66
    with neighbours, 29, 47, 64
songs, 92
  'Begin the beguine', 92
  'Berkeley Square', 91, 92
  'Down Mexico Way', 91
  'Home sweet home', 92
  'If I was to fall in love again', 92
South Shields, 62
Spain, 62
Spanish relief charity, 50
Stroud, 24
Suñer, Rámon Serrano, 93
Swinton, Major-General Sir Ernest, 48
Sydenham, 46, 68, 74
T
table tennis, 95, 113
teas, 16, 26, 113
  Yorkshire high teas, 21
telephone, 102, 106, 113
Territorial Army, 9
Theatre, barracks, 94
The Times, 46, 88, 90
Time, 26, 28, 33
Turkey, 71, 72, 93
U
USA, 56
United States of Europe, belief in, 33
U-Boats, 29, 108, 109, 112
V
venereal disease, 102
W
Wakefield, 111, 113, 119
walks, 20, 21, 23, 31, 34, 35, 37, 41, 51, 52, 55, 56, 59, 61, 66, 67
war (see also alerts, black-out, rationing),
  anxieties about, 53, 59, 61
  declaration of and reaction to, 54, 56,
  searchlights, 18
Worcester, 79 113, 117
women, working, 93, 109
Y
Yorkshire Post, 58, 59, 70
YMCA, 85, 87, 97