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Guide to the Reseda Chamber of Commerce Papers, 1935-1987
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Description
The Reseda Chamber of Commerce was formed by area merchants in 1935 to promote the welfare of the community, and to cultivate the business and social interests of its members. The records of the Reseda Chamber of Commerce document the functions of the organization through meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, newsletters, business directories, event records, newspaper clippings and photographs. The collection dates from 1935 to 1987 and illustrates various chamber activities such as community outreach, municipal development, street improvements, merchant promotions, clean-up campaigns, beauty pageants, and civic awards.
Background
The Reseda Chamber of Commerce was formed by area merchants in 1935 to promote the welfare of the community and to cultivate the business and social interests of its members. In the 1920s and 1930s, Reseda was a small agricultural community in the San Fernando Valley, and was known for its sugar beets, lima beans, and lettuce crops.
Extent
5.10 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.