Skip to main content

Image / Mary Pickford with women

Have a question about this item?

Item information. View source record on contributor's website.

Mary Pickford with women
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at for additional information.
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
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. Photograph dated August 6, 1940.
Photograph caption dated November 6, 1940 reads "Welcoming several hundred new members to their organization, leaders of the Junior Auxiliary of the Jewish Home for the Aged are shown at the gala party at Pickfair, home of Mary Pickford. Left to right, Dorothy Loeb, Mrs. Ida M. Cummings, president; Miss Pickford and Mrs. David Sefman. Miss Pickford joined the auxiliary last year to aid in the work which makes life happier for 200 aged men and women. Many Hollywood celebrities were guests at the party."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1009
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979
Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979--Homes and haunts
Jewish Home for the Aging of Los Angeles.--Junior Auxiliary
Jewish Home for the Aging of Los Angeles.--Junior Auxiliary--Presidents
Pickfair Mansion (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Women--California--Beverly Hills
Parties--California--Beverly Hills
Dwellings--California--Beverly Hills
Flower arrangements
Lost architecture--California--Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

About the collections in Calisphere

Learn more about the collections in Calisphere. View our statement on digital primary resources.

Copyright, permissions, and use

If you're wondering about permissions and what you can do with this item, a good starting point is the "rights information" on this page. See our terms of use for more tips.

Share your story

Has Calisphere helped you advance your research, complete a project, or find something meaningful? We'd love to hear about it; please send us a message.

Explore related content on Calisphere: