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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0662 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 August 1945 Pagination: 10 p. ; 14 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia explains the kind of work she is currently doing with American citizens who return to their native countries, like the Japanese-Americans they are currently caring for.

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 AuthorGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyImmigration and MigrationAsia

Sub Era: World War II

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