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L.A. Chamber of Commerce on the move, view 3
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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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 3: The Spanish "carreta" (or ox-cart) of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce is moved in January 1925 from the Chamber's old location at 130 S. Broadway to the new building at 1151 S. Broadway. Riding in the ox-cart are three young women dressed in Spanish costume. Holding the cart (left) is L.A. County Sheriff, William I. Traeger, and assisting Shannon Day off the cart is L. A. City Police Chief, R. Lee Heath. Photograph dated: January 15, 1925.
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 22 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Organizations-Chamber of Commerce.; G-003-143.3 4x5
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
Carriages and carts--California--Los Angeles
Boards of trade--California--Los Angeles
Transportation--California--Los Angeles
Police chiefs--California--Los Angeles
Buildings--California--Los Angeles
Sheriffs--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Police--California--Los Angeles

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