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 east down Wilshire Boulevard (right) towards the E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung) where offices for Mutual of Omaha are located. Designed by Meyer & Holler and built in 1930, this Art Deco building at 5217 Wilshire Boulevard is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Meyer & Holler