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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 northwest across Wilshire Boulevard towards the May Company department store. The Streamline Moderne building, located at 6067 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by Albert C. Martin and Samuel A. Marx. A storefront, later demolished, is partially visible on the right and the sign for Johnie's Coffee Shop is seen on the lower left.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090507 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i162 CARL0004989799 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121849
May Company California Johnie's Coffee Shop (Los Angeles, Calif.) Department stores--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Coffee shops--California--Los Angeles Storefronts--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960 Marx, Samuel A