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Diamond, Sidney (1925-1944) to Estelle Spero

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09120.477 Author/Creator: Diamond, Sidney (1925-1944) Place Written: Bougainville, Papua New Guinea Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 August 1944 Pagination: 9 p. ; 21.5 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Diamond informs Estelle that, even though he was jealous of "Stan", he is unable to "stay sore" at her. He mentions the fact that they seldom have political discussions in his company, continuing to discuss the one Southerner's attitudes towards "negroes". He then quotes an excerpt from a letter that Abraham Lincoln wrote to Joshua F. Speed. Diamond also writes about the "Russian-Polish question".


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

Subjects: World War IISoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryPoliticsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAfrican American HistoryPresidentWomen's HistoryLove Letters

Sub Era: World War II

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