The National Archives
Police report from January 1917 on the effects of early shop closures as part of DORA regulations
(PRO ref: HO 45/10956/322254/115)
Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how the Defence of the Realm Act affected people or how they reacted to DORA. You should consider:
How has early closing affected people's shopping habits?
Why are the poor more affected than the better off?
What is the general feeling of shopkeepers towards the Act?
Do you feel that this source is a good source for judging the feelings of the shopkeepers?