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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1011 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 March 1944 Pagination: 3 p. ; 18.5 x 28.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe is glad Mad and Ben had a good time in the country. He says Sylvia's work with the Selective Service Board sounds harder than being in the army. Moe tells her not to send any more money.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistorySoldier's PayFinanceConscriptionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: World War II

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