Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) to Morris ”Moe” Weiner
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0015
Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York]
Type: Autograph letter signed
Date: 29 April 1943
Pagination: 6 p. ; 23 x 15.5 cm.
Summary of Content: Sylvia tells Moe about the current book she is reading. Received a gift of two records, then played ping-pong. Notes that he has been gone for eight weeks. This letter includes a hand drawn map of the United States with Brooklyn at one end and Salem, OR at the other.
People: Weiner, Morris ”Moe” (1909-1988), Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008), Carse, Robert, 1902-1971, White, Josh, 1908-1969, Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 , Seghers, Anna, 1900-1983, Hargrove, Marion, 1919-2003
Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
Keywords/Subjects: Marriage;, Soldier’s Letter;, World War II;, Women’s History;, Military History;, Woman Author;, Gift;, Literature and Language Arts;, Music;, Sports and Games;
Sub Era: World War II
Background: Robert Carse-author of historical fiction, The Seventh Cross-German literature circa World War II authored by Anna Seghers., Josh White- American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor, and civil rights activist. , Nutcracker Suite- Twenty-minute suite that Tchaikovsky extracted from the Nutcracker ballet., Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky-Russian composer., Pvt. Hargrove- Book by journalist Marion Hargrove about the author’s experiences in becoming a soldier in the U.S. Army during World War IIOrder Image