Gold, Irving Collection

      Film (19,550 ft.) si., b&w. ; 16mm
      Collection contains almost 20,000 feet of travel film. Footage from vacations taken all over the United State and Europe dating from 1939-1968, including trips to both the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs in New York, hiking in Colorado, and a honeymoon trip in Paris and Milan.
      Irving Gold (1914-2007) was a New York City jeweler, whose clients included Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany and Co., Marlene Dietrich, Betty Grable, Jackie Kennedy, and Grace Kelley. Gold was a founding member of the anti-Nazi group Vanguard of Democracy, which later became the American Youth For Freedom. During World War II, Gold served both as a civilian, making torpedo components, and later as an Army instructor and engineer. Irving Gold was married Judy Fleminger. The collection was donated by their daughter, Donna Gold. Irving Gold passed away in 2007.
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