|Object ID Number||FPA 1002.1|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Sam Jaffe Collection|
|Image from circa||1924|
|Description||Sam Jaffe posing in a photo with his mother Ada Jaffe. Ada was a Yiddish actress from Odessa and her son Sam was born in 97 Orchard Street in 1891. He went on to become nominated for an Academy Award in 1951. This photograph was used to promote a theater performance titled "To Be or Not To Be". Pencil handwriting on the back of the print reads "Vaudville act "To Be or Not To Be" also included Joe E. Brown and Jimmy Cagney". Back stamped "Please Credit Packard Exchange N.Y."|
Alumni & Alumnae
Museum holds non-exclusive rights over the images.
Photograph should be accompanied by the credit "Picture courtesy the collection of Nicholas Dembling."
|Provenance||Donor lent the prints to the museum for scanning. Donor plans to donate the prints to the LOC Sam Jaffe Collection.|