Robert E. Hilts, Wilmington Junior Chamber of Commerce Collection

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2022


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

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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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