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This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939. The E. Clem Wilson Building (later Samsung), located at 5217 Wilshire Boulevard, was designed by Meyer & Holler and built in 1930; it is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument.; The Spanish style commercial building on the left was later demolished and replaced with another structure. $The intersection of La Brea and Wilshire; on the corner is Owl Drug store.
1 photographic print :b&w Photographic prints
00018794 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection N-004-610.1 8x10 CARL0000023993 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122373
E. Clem Wilson Building (Los Angeles, Calif.) Commercial buildings--California--Los Angeles Office buildings--California--Los Angeles Streets--California--Los Angeles Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--Spanish influences Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles Wilshire Lanterns Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) La Brea Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.) Meyer & Holler