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Title
Businesses, Santa Monica
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
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 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.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090812
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f5_i72
CARL0005001856
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121765
Subject
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
Time Period
1971-1980

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