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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 1: James L. Beebe, President of the L.A. Chamber of Commerce (front row, second from right), sits in the Chamber's Board Room along with prominent baking industry leaders. Also visible are photographs of several men, possibly past Chamber members, lining the back wall. The L.A. Chamber of Commerce is located at 1151 S. Broadway.
1 photographic print :b&w ;10 x 13 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00078735 Security Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Organizations-Chamber of Commerce.; N-003-943.1 4x5 CARL0000080897 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112256
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Industrial promotion--California--Los Angeles Boards of trade--California--Los Angeles Industries--California--Los Angeles Bakers--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles