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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0147 Author/Creator: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008) Place Written: [Brooklyn, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 February 1944 Pagination: 6 p. ; 23 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Sylvia discusses the soldiers' vote, says "Congress acting disgracefully as usual-but Roosevelt wonderful as ever-trying to do something to help get it thru-But no go." Tells Moe not to worry, if there's a chance for him to vote; he'll get it. Had a busy day at the office that started with a Bond Rally. Later goes to a psychology course.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryWoman AuthorGovernment and CivicsCongressPresidentSuffragePoliticsElectionFinanceCharity and PhilanthropyMental HealthEducationWomen's Education

Sub Era: World War II

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