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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 southeast from the intersection of Francisco Street and Wilshire Boulevard (foreground) towards some of the businesses located in the Statler Hilton hotel. Originally called the Hotel Statler, the hotel was known for many years as the Statler Hilton, then the Omni Los Angeles, and most recently the Wilshire Grand.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00089948 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i8 CARL0004959093 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121183
Statler Hilton Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.) Hotels--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides