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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: The L.A. Chamber of Commerce Building located at 1151 S. Broadway, with about 40 men posing in front beside two buses with banners which read: "Purchasing Agents Association visit to Steel Furniture Manufacturing Co., Baldwin Park, Calif." The Southern Pacific ticket office is directly adjacent on the right, at 1147 S. Broadway.
1 photographic print :b&w ;12 x 17 cm. on sheet 26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00078718 Security Pacific National Bank Collection L.A.-Organizations-Chamber of Commerce.; N-001-249.1 5x7 CARL0000080880 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/112125
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Southern Pacific Company Steel Furniture Manufacturing Co Purchasing Agents Association Furniture industry and trade--California--Los Angeles Boards of trade--California--Los Angeles Buildings--California--Los Angeles Publicity--California--Los Angeles Buses--California--Los Angeles