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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0161 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 February 1944 Pagination: 6 p. ; 23 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia reports that her parents have gone out and she is watching [her nephew] David. After dinner last night, went to the theater, got out at 11:15PM and tried to get a cab in the freezing weather. Later they went to her friend Rose's house. Rose's husband wants her to leave her $65.00 job and her home and join him in Fort Lewis and live in a rooming house and work in a Shipyard. The next day she went over to a friend's (Bess) and met a doctor, a Captain, stationed at Camp Kilmer [New Jersey], he had just come in from England. She has just heard on the news that London has been bombed again.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Turner, Lana, 1921-1995

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorChildren and FamilyArt, Music, Theater, and FilmNavyMaritimeLandlord and TenantGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAir ForceAviationWeaponry

Sub Era: World War II

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