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Schwartz, Ruth, fl. 1941; to Mother and Dad

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.056 Author/Creator: Schwartz, Ruth, fl. 1941; Place Written: Pembroke, Massachusetts Type: Letter signed Date: 1 August 1941 Pagination: 2 p.

Summary of Content: One letter addressed to Morris and Eva Schwartz from Ruth Schwartz dated Camp Pembroke, August 1, 1941. Written on Camp Pembroke stationery.

People: Schwartz, Morris, fl. 1941-1944
Schwartz, Eva, fl. 1941-1944
Schwartz, Morris, fl. 1941-1944
Schwartz, Ruth, fl. 1941-1944

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

Subjects: Soldiers and CiviliansJewish AmericansWorld War IISoldier's LetterMilitary ServiceMilitary TrainingRecreationDraftFamily

Sub Era: World War II

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