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Title
May Company store on Wilshire Boulevard
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
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
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.
Intersection of Wilshire Boulevard (foreground) and Fairfax Avenue, facing the distinctive corner gold tower and display windows of the Streamline Moderne May Co. department store. Located at 6067 Wilshire Boulevard, the store was designed by Albert C. Martin and Samuel A. Marx.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090509
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i164
CARL0004989801
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121851
Subject
May Company California
Department stores--California--Los Angeles
Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Martin, Albert C.,1879-1960
Marx, Samuel A
Time Period
1971-1980

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