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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.; Title supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Exterior of the Wilshire Funeral Home, located at 1519 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica. This Spanish style structure has since been drastically remodeled and, as of June 2011, is a restaurant called "The Parlor."
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090823 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f5_i83 CARL0005002226 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121777
Wilshire Funeral Home (Santa Monica, Calif.) Funeral homes--California--Santa Monica Architecture--California--Santa Monica--Spanish influences Neon signs--California--Santa Monica Santa Monica (Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides