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Businesses on Wilshire Boulevard
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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 southeast from across the street towards numerous storefronts located in the 5300 block of Wilshire Boulevard. From left to right we have coin and stamp dealer M. Meghrig & Sons, a nutrition center, Michaels' Hair Fashions, a Jack LaLanne European Health Spa, Dale's Jeweler's, Joel's Studio of Photography, and the Darkroom Camera Shop.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
Darkroom Camera Shop (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Jack LaLanne's European Health Spas
Postage-stamp dealers--California--Los Angeles
Coin dealers--California--Los Angeles
Beauty shops--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Jewelry stores--California--Los Angeles
Photography--California--Los Angeles--Equipment and supplies
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Storefronts--California--Los Angeles
Physical fitness centers--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
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