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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 southwest across the street towards the Wilshire United Methodist Church, located at 4350 Wilshire Boulevard. Formerly known as All Souls Congregational or Wilshire Boulevard Congregational, the church was designed by Allison and Allison to have a Romanesque exterior with a Gothic interior and built in 1924. Portland Cement Association promoted the structure as being "all-concrete."
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090284 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f2_i144 CARL0005003365 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121824
Wilshire United Methodist Church (Los Angeles, Calif.) Church buildings--California--Los Angeles Methodist church buildings--California--Los Angeles Towers--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Rose windows--California--Los Angeles Romanesque revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Allison & Allison