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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1332 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 February 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe reports he was unable to get tickets to the operetta so he went to the movies instead, and had to sit through a bad Western. He then went out for a drink with Jack.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryMusicArt, Music, Theater, and FilmAlcohol

Sub Era: World War II

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