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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.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Looking across the intersection of 17th Street and Wilshire in Santa Monica towards a corner Art Deco style commercial building occupied by two businesses. Continental Accessories, left at 1727, is an automotive accessories store, and Professional Maintenance Service, Inc. at 1731 offers general contracting services.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090812 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f5_i72 CARL0005001856 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121765
Stores & shops--California--Santa Monica Commercial buildings--California--Santa Monica Storefronts--California--Santa Monica Art deco (Architecture)--California--Santa Monica Streets--California--Santa Monica Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) Santa Monica (Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides