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Inspect site for new building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mary Pickford was a Canadian-born silent film actress, famously known as "America's sweetheart," co-founder of American Artists film studio, and one of the original founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.; Originally known as the Hebrew Sheltering Home for the Aged, the Jewish Home for the Aging was founded in Boyle Heights in 1912. About four years later, the Home's first permanent facility was built on Boyle Avenue, where it existed for decades. In 1967, acreage in Reseda was purchased and a facility was built on Victory Boulevard. A merger in 1979 with the Menorah Village created a second campus on Tampa Avenue in Reseda.
Photograph caption dated April 27, 1944 reads "Inspecting the site for the new Mary Pickford building, an addition to the Jewish Home for the Aged, is the former silent screen star, right, and, left to right, Nathan Weisman, newly elected president of the home; Gloria Lloyd and her mother, Mrs Harold Lloyd, and Mrs. Ida Mayer Cummings."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979
Lloyd, Harold,--1893-1971--Family
Davis, Mildred,--1900?-1969
Jewish Home for the Aging of Los Angeles
Older people--Housing--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Boyle Heights (Los Angeles)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Lawns--California--Los Angeles
Boyle Heights (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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