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Asian American Bank branch, Beverly Hills
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.
Looking across the street towards a branch for Asian American Bank (no longer standing), located at 9090 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. A large anchor sculpture is seen on the left and the office building, opened in 1968, at 9100 Wilshire Boulevard is seen on the right.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic prints
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Asian American Bank
Branch banks--California--Beverly Hills
Bank buildings--California--Beverly Hills
Office buildings--California--Beverly Hills
Sculpture--California--Beverly Hills
Banks and banking--California--Beverly Hills
Lost architecture--California--Beverly Hills
Streets--California--Beverly Hills
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Beverly Hills (Calif.)
Time Period

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