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Yiddish Theater

Molly and Helen Picon in Philadelphia

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Molly Picon and her younger sister Helen in Philadelphia.
Molly Picon and her younger sister Helen in Philadelphia.

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Molly Picon in "Fagan's Decision," 1908

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Molly Picon in Fagan's Decision in Nickelodeon Vaudeville Acts, 1908.
Molly Picon in Fagan's Decision in Nickelodeon Vaudeville Acts, 1908.

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Molly Picon's Grandparents Ostrovsky circa 1908

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Molly Picon's grandparents, from her mother's family, circa 1908
Molly Picon's grandparents, from her mother's family, circa 1908

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The Picon Family

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Clara and Louis Picon with their daughters (l-r) Molly and Helen.
Clara and Louis Picon with their daughters (l-r) Molly and Helen.

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Molly Picon, Nine Months, 1898

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Molly Picon at nine months old, 1898.
Molly Picon at nine months old, 1898.

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Crowds Line up for Tickets to See Molly Picon Perform

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An illustration of crowds lining up for tickets to see Molly Picon perform.

An illustration of crowds lining up for tickets to see Molly Picon perform.

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Molly Picon with General Holson, 1945

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Molly Picon with General Holson in 1945.
Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.
Molly Picon with General Holson in 1945.
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Fan Mail to Molly Picon From Private Herbert Rowland, September 12, 1943

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Fan mail to Molly Picon from Private Herbert Rowland dated September 12, 1943.

Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.

Fan mail to Molly Picon from Private Herbert Rowland dated September 12, 1943.

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Fan Mail to Molly Picon From Private Herbert Rowland, September 12, 1943

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Fan mail to Molly Picon from Private Herbert Rowland dated September 12, 1943.

Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.

Fan mail to Molly Picon from Private Herbert Rowland dated September 12, 1943.

Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.

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Molly Picon on a USO Tour, March 21, 1945

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Molly Picon performs at a USO club, March 21, 1945.
Courtesy of the American Jewish Historical Society.
Molly Picon performs at a USO club, March 21, 1945.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Yiddish Theater." (Viewed on May 25, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/yiddish-theater>.

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