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. Exterior view of the Bullock's Wilshire department store, showing the bas-relief panel designed by Cedric Gibbons and sculpted by George Stanley above the main entrance; it reads, "To build a business that will never know completion." The store, located at 3050 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by John and Donald Parkinson and built in 1929, but in the mid-1990s it became the library for the Southwestern Law School.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Bullock's Wilshire (Department store) Department stores--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Bas-relief--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Parkinson, John,1861-1935 Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945 Gibbons, Cedric,1895-1960 Stanley, George