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Leonard Laton Collection of Anthony (Tony) J. Sansone Photographs, 1935, 1955, undated
GLC 62  
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Description
The collection contains original photographs and a book featuring figure studies of Anthony (Tony) J. Sansone, a physique model and dancer from New York. A protégé of Charles Atlas, Sansone was a much sought-after model for photographers and artists during the late 1920s and 1930s.
Background
In July 2009, the Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center received an anonymous donation of 20 black and white photographs and a small book titled Rhythm (Brooklyn, NY: 1935). The photographs and book feature studies of Anthony (Tony) J. Sansone, a physique model and dancer.
Extent
2.0 folders (20 photographs + 1 volume)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is open for research. Please call the San Francisco History Center for hours and information at 415-557-4567.