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Title
George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
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.
Looking down upon walking paths which wind through a garden area outside the George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries, located at 5801 Wilshire Boulevard. Designed by the architectural firm of Thornton, Fagan, and Associates and opened in 1977, the museum is named in honor of businessman and philanthropist George C. Page (1901-1999).
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090478
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i133
CARL0004982907
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121659
Subject
George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries
Science museums--California--Los Angeles
Museums--California--Los Angeles
Gardens--California--Los Angeles
La Brea Pits (Calif.)
Hancock Park (Los Angeles, Calif. : Park)
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Thornton, Fagan, and Associates
Time Period
1971-1980

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