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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1107 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 June 1944 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 16 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe went into town with Jack. He is very close to Rome, and saw many varieties of roses, visited a cathedral and went to a movie. He chastises Sylvia for keeping late hours again.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandryGeography and Natural HistoryReligionArchitectureArt, Music, Theater, and FilmGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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