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Leo's diary that he kept during the war. It includes handwritten entries, pictures of civilians he met, autographs, and a list of the places he went.

Papers kept by the Asheville Lions Club that give an account of Leo in his old age.

Leo Finkelstein's handwritten diary from when he served in World War II. He gives lively, humorous, and detailed descriptions of his feelings and the places and people he met. His diary includes a lot of poetry as well as prose.

Leo Finkelstein displays his incredible talent as a storyteller and historian through his letters and diaries that he wrote throughout his life. This notebook contains stories about WWII, pawnbroking, and Asheville in the twentieth century.