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 1989 and illustrates various chamber
activities such as community outreach, municipal development, street improvements, merchant
promotions, clean-up campaigns, beauty pageants, and civic awards.
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.
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