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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 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
00078710 Security Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Organizations-Chamber of Commerce.; G-003-143.3 4x5 CARL0000080872 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112081
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Carriages and carts--California--Los Angeles Costumes 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