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Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0703 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: Salem, OR Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 May 1943 Pagination: 4 p. ; 14 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe reminds Sylvia to write to Benoit. He also speculates on how long the next bivouac will last and reminds her about the car insurance.

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 HistoryAutomobileInsurance

Sub Era: World War II

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