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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0595 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Typed letter Date: 17 May 1945 Pagination: 2 p. ; 21 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia went to a Swedish restaurant, and learned that Alvin is giving up his furlough because he wants to travel around Europe.

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 AuthorImmigration and MigrationDiet and nutritionTravelGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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