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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1354 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 March 1945 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe responds to Sylvia's letters by assuring her that time and distance have not distorted his picture of her. He mentions David's (her nephew) recent antics and compares it to things Marge did as an infant. He also wonders what Ada's new job is.

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 Family

Sub Era: World War II

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