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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