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Title
Fifield Wilshire
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1978
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090064
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f1_i124
CARL0004963442
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121242
Subject
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
Time Period
1971-1980

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