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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1331 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 February 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe received a letter from Alvin who is now in London. He went to the concert and enjoyed it immensely. He also reassures Sylvia that he received her anniversary gift, and mentions he has sent her a package.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistorySiege of BostonArt, Music, Theater, and FilmGiftHolidays and Celebrations

Sub Era: World War II

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