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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
00106795 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 1009 CARL0005336397 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/31748
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