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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1095 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 May 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 16 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe heard that Jay still doesn't know when or if he'll be needed in the Navy. He is happy to hear the Ration Board gave Sylvia 65 gallons of gas. He mentions reading an article he enjoyed about liberals and their function in society.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryNavyRationingPoliticsJournalismFuelAutomobileGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: World War II

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