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E. Richard West, president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, speaks at a meeting, probably at the Biltmore Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
As president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles, E. Richard Smith guided their efforts to curb communism in 1934. His activity is called the "American Crusade" effort in the article "Many Back Red Attack: Junior Chamber Drive Aided," Los Angeles Times, 15 Jul. 1934: A1.
E. Richard West, president of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, speaks at a meeting.
E. Richard West was the president of the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1933, and then headed the national organization in 1934. During his time as president of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce he lead a effort to generate a national anti-communist campaign.
Handwritten on negative: E. Richard West, Pres. Jr. C. of C.
Text from negative sleeve: West, E. R. J. C. C., 1934
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Anti-communism--California--Los Angeles
Chambers of commerce--California--Los Angeles
Public speaking
Meetings--California--Los Angeles
West, E. Richard (Erling Richard), 1901-1970
Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Junior Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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