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E. Clem Wilson Building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Morris, Ralph
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1939
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939.
The E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung), located at 5217 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by Meyer & Holler and built in 1930; it is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
The interesection of Wilshire Boulevard and La Brea Avenue, showing the Art Deco style E. Clem Wilson Building.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
N-004-610.3 8x10
E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Office buildings--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
La Brea Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cityscape photographs
Meyer & Holler
Time Period

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