with Alicia Mayer

Return to An urgent letter from Mary Pickford to my great-grandmother Ida Mayer Cummings to support Willkie over Roosevelt, as war raged in Europe

Mary Pickford new JHA building sign watermark

Mary Pickford spearheaded the campaign to raise funds for a new building for the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aged. She worked in partnership with my great-grandmother Ida Mayer Cummings and her younger brother, Louis B. Mayer, as well as many prominent Los Angelenos and Hollywood notables.