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Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) to Morris "Moe" Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0086 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa August 1943 Pagination: 5 p. ; 18 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia has just finished supper. Tells Moe about a Captain who had once been a member of the Republican Party and was investigated by the FBI who asked him: "Have you been a member [of the communist party]." The Captain turned the tables on the FBI man and asked him the same question, and asked him for his identification papers as well.

Background Information:

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorPoliticsCommunismRepublican PartyLawGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: World War II

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