Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 75,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

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

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1136 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 July 1944 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope : 2 Franc note ; 19 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe enclosed a 2 franc note as a souvenir. He changed his mind about having Hy make him a radio since Jack's works now. He reassures Sylvia that he takes very good care of himself, especially his skin.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryRadioFranceCoins and CurrencyPersonal HygieneHealth and Medical

Sub Era: World War II

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources