Mary Pickford (1892-1979) established herself as a silent film star in the 1910s. She received an Academy Award for best actress in her first talking film, "Coquette" (1928).
Pickford, along with with Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, and D. W....
Motion picture actresses; Motion picture producers and directors
Highlights include Abigail Franks' letters to her son from the 1730s and 1740s; photos and posters of the actress Molly Picon; photos of Henrietta Szold from the Hadassah Archives; and oral histories of Austrian-Jewish emigrees who fled to the USA...
Actresses; Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Immigrants; Jewish women; World War, 1939-1945
Highlights in this collection include audio clips from oral history interviews with actress Molly Picon, columnist Ellen Goodman, politicians Bella Abzug and Elizabeth Holtzman, medical physicist Rosalyn Yalow, and lawyer/political activist Rita...
Actresses; Jewish women; Women legislators; Women political activists; Women scientists
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