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An excerpt from a letter written by Art Eisenberg and is part of a hymn called "I Would Be True"

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“Those Who Die”, was a poem written by Frank Eisenberg. The deaths of those in the protagonist's life who died fighting in World War II are acknowledged. Those who died included the grocer's son, the baker, the laundry man, the fruit man, the…

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Sample pages from a Finkelstein and Ruben Movie Magazine publication that contains advertisements, movie industry articles, and theater schedules.

The Movie Magazine is a phenomenon that rose in popularity in the 1920s and evolved to become a…

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Regarding the war, Robert Schanke said to Art, "A call to your Mother let us in on the know concerning your nefarious activities. Ship’s photographer, radar man, the Lothario of fleet all rolled up in one. Quit a program for little Artie. Got a few…

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Frank Eisenberg causally references the war when he tells Art that he picked up an old schoolmate from Talmud Torah, Sammie Kantor. Said, Sammie was recently discharged, had a lispe and planned to attend Miller Vocational. Said Sammie told him a guy…

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A week's schedule of the New Garrick Theatre in Minneapolis, St. Paul. Included in it are advertisements for local business, a list of those in charge of running the day to day at the theater, and the members of the orchestra playing for the silent…

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Frank wrote this letter on November 15th, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
Frank begins this letter by saying that the war is over – something that he had been anticipating for…

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Frank wrote this letter on November 1, 1918. He wrote the letter to his mother and sister while he was serving in France during World War I.
He starts out the letter by again wondering why his mother and sister hadn’t written. He had gotten…

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Frank wrote this letter on November 7th, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
Again Frank mentions the fact that he still has not received a letter from them and he doesn’t…

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Frank wrote this letter on October 12, 1918 to his mother and sister. He wrote the letter while he was serving in France during World War I.
In this letter, Frank talks about the weather and says that there is really nothing to do, but he arranged…
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