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Title
Intersection of Valencia Street and Wilshire Boulevard
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1978
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
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.
View of Valencia Street where it meets Wilshire Boulevard, showing a residential building on the southeast corner and commercial buildings in the background. On the far right is an original bronze "Wilshire Lantern" street light. All of the buildings shown here have been razed and replaced with the John H. Liechty Middle School, which opened in 2007.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00089986
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f1_i46
CARL0004960896
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121221
Subject
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Lanterns
Street lighting--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Time Period
1971-1980

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