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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1459 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: Reims Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 July 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe reports that the company is having a dance and party tonight but that he will head into town. He asks Sylvia what she thinks of the Dodgers these days. He also reacts to Mad's trying to teach an Italian girl to play baseball before she could speak English.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistorySports and GamesImmigration and Migration

Sub Era: World War II

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