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Unknown Photograph of Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1665 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 10 May 2002 Pagination: 1 photograph : color ; 16.2 x 11 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1665 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 10 May 2002 Pagination: 1 photograph : color ; 16.2 x 11 cm.

Summary of Content: A photograph taken at the ceremony when Sylvia Wiener is made senior citizen of the year. Standing at the podium with Bruce Nyman, as she gives a speech

People: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

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

Subjects: Women's History

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