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Title
A&W drive-in, Santa Monica
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Laskey, Anne
Date Created and/or Issued
1979
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.
Looking east across 9th Street in Santa Monica towards an A&W drive-in restaurant located at 901 Wilshire Boulevard; the sign identifies both the A&W and a Chubby Chicken Coffee Shop. Seen next door is an H. Salt Fish & Chips, and various other businesses are visible down Wilshire Boulevard (right). A&W and H. Salt Fish & Chips were later demolished and replaced with a 3-story office building.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090839
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f5_i99
CARL0005003158
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121794
Subject
A. & W. Distributing Co
H Salt Fish and Chips
Drive-in restaurants--California--Santa Monica
Fast food restaurants--California--Santa Monica
Streets--California--Santa Monica
Lost architecture--California--Santa Monica
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Time Period
1971-1980

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