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Title
Former tavern, Wilshire Boulevard
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
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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.
Exterior of a Tudor revival style building, once the home of the Old Horseshoe Tavern and Thoroughbred Club, which moved to 840 S.Fairfax Avenue in 1949 and was renamed "Tom Bergin's Horseshoe Tavern. Located at 6110 Wilshire Boulevard, this structure is no longer standing.
Type
Image
Format
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm.
Photographic color slides
Identifier
00090522
Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
GPC_b16_f3_i177
CARL0004989813
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121863
Subject
Bars (Drinking establishments)--California--Los Angeles
Architecture--California--Los Angeles--English influences
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs
Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs
Slides
Time Period
1971-1980

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