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Title
Janet Shore corsets
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1978
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
Title supplied by cataloger; 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.
Neon sign for the Janet Shore Corsets, located at 5559 Wilshire Boulevard. Years later, this and neighboring storefronts in the 5555-5561 block of Wilshire Boulevard were remodeled to create one structure and replaced with a Smart and Final store.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00110556
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f5_i130
CARL0005282487
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121827
Subject
Janet Shore Corsets (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Neon signs--California--Los Angeles
Storefronts--California--Los Angeles
Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles
Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides

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