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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0530 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Greeting Card Date: 2 March 1945 Pagination: 2 p. ; 16 x 12.5 cm.

Summary of Content: This note is within a card that features a Russian couple in traditional costume. The card was "Produced for Russian War Relief, Inc." Within the note Sylvia thanks Moe for the perfume he sent her again.

Background Information: Abraham & Straus (A&S)- downtown Brooklyn Department Store. Ebinger- Brooklyn bakery

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 AuthorGiftPersonal HygieneGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: World War II

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