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Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection
    Dates: 1930-1941
    Collection Number: REH
    Creator/Collector: Hilts, Robert Edwin, 1904-1989 Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce
    Extent: 0.5 linear feet
    Repository: Wilmington Historical Society
    Wilmington, California 90744
    Abstract: The Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection documents his activities as a charter member of the Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce between 1930 and 1941. Activities include civic improvement projects, social events, and fundraising for a number of local community groups. The collection primarily consists of Junior Chamber of Commerce publications, memorabilia associated with convention attendance, and newspaper clippings assembled into scrapbooks.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research use.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creators of this collection has not been transferred to the Wilmington Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection. Collection Number: REH. Wilmington Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    The source and date of acquisition is unknown.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection documents his activities as a charter member of the Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce, between 1930 and 1941. This includes beautification projects, sponsorship of holiday events, engagement with local political issues, school improvement projects, social events, fundraising for community development, and attendance at local, regional, state, and national conventions. The collection primarily consists of Junior Chamber of Commerce publications, memorabilia associated with convention attendance, and newspaper clippings assembled into scrapbooks.

    Indexing Terms

    Community organization--United States
    United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (1920-1965)
    Wilmington (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    Los Angeles County (Calif.)
    Badges
    Booklets
    Photographs
    Publications
    Scrapbook

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