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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0479 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 December 1944 Pagination: 6 p. ; 18.5 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia took her mother to the dentist, and went to Mad's for dinner. She also notes that Ben managed to get five packs of cigarettes and will send him some.

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 AuthorChildren and FamilyHealth and MedicalTobacco and Smoking

Sub Era: World War II

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