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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. Offices for Mutual of Omaha in the E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung), located at 5217 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by Meyer & Holler and built in 1930, this Art Deco building is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090356 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i11 CARL0004975567 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121526
Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Meyer & Holler