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Bullock's Wilshire, detail
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
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.
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
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
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
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Gibbons, Cedric,1895-1960
Stanley, George
Time Period

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