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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.; TitleÂ supplied by cataloger; The highest resolution available for this image is 300 dpi. Neon signs above the entrance for the Darkroom Camera Shop, located at 5370 Wilshire Boulevard. This 1937 Art Deco building, designed by Marcus P. Miller, has been occupied by several businesses and restaurants since the camera shop closed in the early 1980s.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090394 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f3_i49 CARL0004976308 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121571
Darkroom Camera Shop (Los Angeles, Calif.) Neon signs--California--Los Angeles Storefronts--California--Los Angeles Stores & shops--California--Los Angeles Photography--California--Los Angeles--Equipment and supplies Art deco (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides Miller, Marcus P