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Becker, Samuel (fl. 1943-) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1687 Author/Creator: Becker, Samuel (fl. 1943-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 February 1929 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.5 x 28.8 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1687 Author/Creator: Becker, Samuel (fl. 1943-) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 February 1929 Pagination: 2 p. ; 22.5 x 28.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Sam complains about army life. He also tells a humorous story about his quest for shoes that fit properly, in the end he has four pairs of shoes.

People: Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)
Becker, Samuel (fl. 1943-)

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

Subjects: World War IIMilitary HistoryClothing and AccessoriesMilitary Uniforms

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