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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. Section of Lafayette Park, showing the rear exterior of Felipe de Neve Branch Library (background, left), located at 2820 West 6th Street. On the right, kids are seen playing in the lilly pond outside the library. Designed in the Spanish Baroque Revival style by architect Austin Whittlesey, the branch opened in 1929.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090092 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i152 CARL0004965205 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121264
Los Angeles Public Library.--Felipe de Neve Branch Branch libraries--California--Los Angeles Parks--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences Lily ponds--California--Los Angeles Ponds--California--Los Angeles Lafayette Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Whittlesey, Austin