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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1213 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 September 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe says he went to another bar where he had champagne, and went window-shopping. He learned that you can't buy gold silver or platinum unless you have a greater weight of the same metal to exchange. He also heard that Marge is in town.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryAlcoholCoins and Currency

Sub Era: World War II

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