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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. Looking northeast from across the street towards the Prudential Building, located at 5757 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by Wurdeman and Becket and built in 1948, the office building was later renamed Museum Square.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090462 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i117 CARL0004982746 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121641
Prudential Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Prudential Insurance Company of America Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Wurdeman and Becket