This collection contains both personal and professional papers of Samuel L. Kreider (1882-1954), a prominent businessman
in Los Angeles, California.
Within the collection, there are manuscripts, business documents, correspondence, legal and financial documents, and ephemera,
which include various writings by Kreider about California history and
documents relating to U.S. trade with Japan and the federal General Accounting Office branch in Los Angeles;
a large percentage of correspondence pertains to U.S. trade with Japanese businesses.
Samuel L. Kreider (1882-1954) was a prominent businessman in Los Angeles, California.
Kreider was born in San Francisco, California, July 4, 1882. He was the son of Frank
L. and Minnie M. Kreider. His father was a veteran of the Civil War and a past
commander of Stockton Post of the G.A.R. of Los Angeles. The family moved from San
Francisco to Los Angeles in 1887 where Samuel L. Kreider graduated from Los Angeles
High School in 1899.
2,532 items in 16 boxes and one oversize folder.
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