EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Sandwell, Professor Bernard K.
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A discussion of the results--economic, social and political--of the vastly increased mobility of the common people. What the speaker means by "common people." The text from which the speaker addresses us: the common people are becoming moveable. Events in Florida as the first sign of a general mobility of population, and what that might mean for the future. A certain amount of mobility characteristic of the human race for several hundred years: a brief historical review. Developments that made people more mobile, such as the development of the railway. The institution and development of the taking of holidays, permeating down into all classes of society. The working man who can now afford to take holidays, combined with his power of transportation, the cheap automobile. One serious obstacle to this increasing mobility of our population. Where Canadians might go for a winter holiday.