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Title
E. Clem Wilson Building
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Morris, Ralph
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1939]
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 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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00018794
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
N-004-610.1 8x10
CARL0000023993
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122373
Subject
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

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