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Offices for Imperial Savings & Loan Association
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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.
Looking northeast across the street at the headquarters for Imperial Savings & Loan Association, located at 4929 Wilshire Boulevard. Prior to 1973, when this 11-story building was constructed, a tire business called Anderson & Griswold occupied this site. On the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and S. Highland Avenue (left) is a Go-Lo service station offering gas costing between 60 to 68 cents per gallon.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
Imperial Savings & Loan Association
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Service stations--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
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