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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1096 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 May 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 16 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe is very grateful for Jack's company and calls him swell. He jokes that the girls he took out before Sylvia got Broadway shows while she got only movies. He discusses the ongoing problems with the car.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryAutomobileFriendshipHumor and SatireArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: World War II

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