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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. 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.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090509 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i164 CARL0004989801 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121851
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