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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. Looking east from the northwest corner of Wilton Place and Wilshire Boulevard, showing billboards and residences, including the French style residential building, Gramercy Wilshire, in the background.
1 slide :color ;5 x 5 cm. Photographic color slides
00090226 Marlene & Anne Laskey Wilshire Boulevard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection GPC_b16_f2_i86 CARL0004969897 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/121402
Gramercy Wilshire (Apartment house : Los Angeles, Calif.) Streets--California--Los Angeles Apartment houses--California--Los Angeles Dwellings--California--Los Angeles Architecture--California--Los Angeles--French influences Billboards--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Photographers Collection photographs Marlene Laskey/Wilshire Boulevard Collection photographs Slides