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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0864 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 December 1943 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 15 x 22.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe describes the popular music program he has been listening to. For the past two weeks he has been taking walks into town, and he describes the sights and sounds and the people he sees during these walks.

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 HistoryRadioMusicTravelGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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