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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1162 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 August 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 19 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe refers to an argument Sylvia had with his uncle Harry, saying that he has strong feelings against his uncle Harry. He also asks if she had the Mexican coins made into a bracelet yet.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryChildren and FamilyLatin and South AmericaCoins and CurrencyClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: World War II

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