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Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1248 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 November 1944 Pagination: 8 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe said he is very happy about the election results. He recalls a number of memories about their early years, and some of the difficulties they experienced.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryElectionPresidentPoliticsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: World War II

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