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Abrams, Warren, fl. 1941-1942; to Eva and Moe

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.171 Author/Creator: Abrams, Warren, fl. 1941-1942; Place Written: Knoxville, Tennessee Type: Typed letter signed Date: 25 January 1942 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope

Summary of Content: One typed letter addressed to Morris and Eva Schwartz from Warren and Marcia Abrams dated January 25, 1942. Pertains to spending three days with Warren Schwartz. Mentions that he may accept a promotion to sergeant.

People: Schwartz, Warren Harold, 1914-1992
Schwartz, Morris, fl. 1941-1944
Schwartz, Eva, fl. 1941-1944
Abrams, Warren, fl. 1941-1944
Abrams, Marcia, fl. 1941-1944

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

Subjects: Soldiers and CiviliansJewish AmericansWorld War IISoldier's LetterMilitary ServiceChildren and FamilyRecreation

Sub Era: World War II

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