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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 up towards the roof line of the Fifield Wilshire, a residence for seniors located at 2619 Wilshire Boulevard. Originally known as the Arcady Apartment Hotel until it was acquired by Fifield Manor, Inc. in 1953, the building later became the Wilshire Royale Apartments in the early 1980s.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090064 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i124 CARL0004963442 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121242
Fifield Wilshire (Apartment house : Los Angeles, Calif.) Dwellings--California--Los Angeles Apartment houses--California--Los Angeles Older people--Housing--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides