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Title
Boy poses as girl to visit mother, 1951
Creator
McCarty
Date Created and/or Issued
1951-08-09
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
5 images. Boy poses as girl to visit mother, 9 August 1951. Sammy Leonardi -- 11 years
Joseph Leonardi (father)
Josephine Leonardi (grandmother).
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: McCarty. Date: 1951-08-09. Reporter: Cowles. Assignment: Sammy Leonardi (posing as girl). 43-44: Joseph Leonardi with son Sammy, 11, who posed as girl to get into hospital to see mother and new sister. (here Sam is as he really looks). 36: Sammy (dressed as girl) with father, Joseph Leonardi. 40: Sammy (dressed as girl) with Grandmother Josephine Leonardi. 41-42: Sammy Leonardi, 11, leaving hospital female attire, after successful visit to bedside of his mother, Donna, in effort to see his new baby sister. 35: Sammy (at mirror, using makeup)".
Type
image
Format
5 photographs : negatives, b&w
13 x 10 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m4243
EXM-N-9245-005~1...~5
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m4243
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-9245-005~1.jpg
Time Period
1951-08-09
Source
9245-005 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
examiner-m1663

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