Mary Pickford. Hartsook Photo, S.F. - L.A.
Fred Hartsook (American, 1876–1930) was owner of a California studio chain described as “the largest photographic business in the world” at the time, who counted Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, Mary Pickford, and sitting President Woodrow Wilson among his celebrity clients.
Pickford (1892-1979), known as “America’s sweetheart,” was a legendary film actress during the age of silent pictures. She often appeared on screen in young girl roles, even when she was an adult.