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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0683 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: Brooklyn, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 November 1945 Pagination: 3 p. ; 14 x 21 cm.

This is a Thanksgiving letter from Sylvia, and features a drawing of pilgrims with a turkey.

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

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