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This collection is comprised of approximately 1,000 slides capturing buildings along Wilshire Boulevard. The slides were taken during Tuesday afternoon walks in 1978-1979 by Marlene Laskey and her 15-year-old daughter, Annie, who was the primary photographer. Marlene (1933-1989) was a Michigan native who moved to Los Angeles in the 1950s and became a Los Angeles historian and architecture enthusiast. At the time of her death from cancer, Marlene was working on a Master of Urban Planning degree at UCLA, and was an interviewer for UCLA's Oral History program.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Fountain called "Power of Water," sculpted by Henry Lion, Jason Herron, and Sherry Peticolas in 1934 as part of the Public Works of Art Project; it is located in the lower triangle of Lafayette Park, south of Wilshire Boulevard. This female figure evokes water in the flowing lines of her hair and dress.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090089 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i149 CARL0004965203 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121262
Public Works of Art Project (U.S.) Power of Water (Sculpture) Parks--California--Los Angeles Statues--California--Los Angeles Bas-relief--California--Los Angeles Fountains--California--Los Angeles Westlake (Los Angeles, Calif.) Lafayette Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Herron, Jason Peticolas, Sherry Lion, Henry