Correspondence between David Sarnoff and Ethel Lippman1917-1970 Majority of material found within 1950-1970
- Majority of material found within 1950-1970
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Ethel Brager was born October 12, 1891 in Germany to William Brager (1866-1920) and Matilda "Tillie" Nathanson Brager (circa 1869-1946). The family immigrated to New York in 1892. Her parents supposedly objected to her marrying Sarnoff because they viewed him as just a wireless clerk with no prospects. Instead, she married Martin Lippman, a New York lawyer. Lippman's and Sarnoff's sons attended Andover together. She corresponded with Sarnoff until his final illness. Lippman died September 17, 1987.
David Sarnoff was the iconic leader of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for most of the company's history. For many years the only Jewish executive in the communications field, Sarnoff was highly influential in the development of radio and television.
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