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Title supplied by cataloger. The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1888, and is Southern California's largest not-for-profit business federation, representing over 1,600 businesses. The Chamber's early focus promoted the region's abundance of opportunities in agriculture and international trade. After World War II, the organization converted from a country-sponsored to a private business organization funded solely by its members. Its advocacy efforts started to include issues that also affected the four other surrounding counties. In 1967, the Chamber changed its name to the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. The Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce takes up key issues that affect the business community in Los Angeles. These issues include Affordable Health Care, Affordable Housing, Disaster Preparedness, Economic Development, Education & Workforce Development, Homeland Security, Improving L.A.'s Business Climate, Industrial Land Use, LAX Modernization, and Reducing Traffic Congestion. View 2: Two men, dressed in suits, can be seen standing along the L. A. Chamber of Commerce rooftop. The unidentified men, possibly businessmen or board members, admire the view which shows the sprawling city of Los Angeles with its numerous buildings.
1 photographic print :b&w ;14 x 11 cm. on sheet 26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00078702 Security Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Organizations-Chamber of Commerce.; G-000-012.2 4x5 CARL0000080869 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112077
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