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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0093 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 August 1943 Pagination: 4 p. ; 18 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia comments on Moe having new orders by the end of the month, and that she is prepared for anything. It was lovely weather and she worked in the garden and played charades after supper. Then played some Bing Crosby records.

Background Information: Bing Crosby- (1903-1977). Popular musical artist and actor. Known as a "Crooner."

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorAgriculture and Animal HusbandryRationingDiet and nutritionMusicSports and Games

Sub Era: World War II

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