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Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) to Morris "Moe" Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0021 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Typed letter signed Date: 4 May 1943 Pagination: 3 p. ; 18 x 13.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia asks Moe to thank Mrs. Feitelson for her letter. Says Sammy is in Officer's Training. She had a flat tire that morning and Sidney will help her change it. She and Sarah are planning on attending the Union Convention on Saturday. Will call his mother about whether she got her allotment check and develop some pictures for her.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorAutomobileOrganized LaborSoldier's PayChildren and FamilyPhotography

Sub Era: World War II

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