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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0762 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: Fort Lewis Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 August 1943 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 16 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe describes the quiet days he has been having and refers to the gas crisis and tells Sylvia to make sure she's there to get her share, he mentions that the garage man gets some gas. He also describes the service club.

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 HistoryFuelAutomobileRationing

Sub Era: World War II

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