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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0107 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 09 September 1943 Pagination: 7 p. ; 21.6 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Written at 11:00 PM, "at home, living room, blue chair, your blue pajamas, me." Sylvia loves the photos Moe sent of himself to her. Will tell her Dad that Moe thinks Alvin still has about 10 more months of training before he will be deployed, it will hearten her Dad to hear this. Reports on their friends.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Kaye, Danny, 1911-1987

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorLove LettersPhotographyClothing and AccessoriesHome FurnishingsChildren and Family

Sub Era: World War II

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