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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0547 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 March 1945 Pagination: 3 p. ; 21 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia bought a pair of midriff pajamas, and saw Sarah Bergman at Union Headquarters.

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 AuthorOrganized LaborClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: World War II

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