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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.; Title supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Rear exterior of the Felipe de Neve Branch Library (background), located at 2820 West 6th Street in Lafayette Park, as seen from the lily pond down below. Designed in the Spanish Baroque Revival style by architect Austin Whittlesey, the branch opened in 1929.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090094 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f1_i154 CARL0004966675 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121268
Los Angeles Public Library.--Felipe de Neve Branch Branch libraries--California--Los Angeles Parks--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences Lafayette Park (Los Angeles, Calif.) Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Whittlesey, Austin