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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0031 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Typed letter signed Date: 11 May 1943 Pagination: 3 p. ; 18. x 13.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia says she rode in to work with Sid and one of his neighbors who boasted about a car trip to Grossinger's using Black Market gasoline. Discussed with others how well he did in his exams, and was still not chosen. Says there is either an age limit [Moe is about 34 at this time] or a quota for Jews. Says the Russians learned a lot, at great cost, from the Germans, and that the Germans just cracked under the pressure and lack of material.

Background Information: Grossinger's- Catskill Mountain Resort Hotel, New York. It was part of the Borscht Belt.

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 AuthorFuelAutomobileEducationRationingJudaismReligionGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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