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Title Longmont Chamber of Commerce Industrial Files from the 1950s-1970s.
Object Name Records, Organization
Catalog Number 2002.007.001
Scope & Content This series contains Chamber industrial files from the 1950s through 1970s. These files contain Chamber information regarding annual reports, activities, funds, members, developments, businesses in and around Longmont, prospective businesses, and current events. This information is in the form of letters, photos, booklets/brochures, newspaper clippings, maps, and charts. Some of the well known business included in this series are the Longmont Industrial Park, the Gibson Tractor Company, the Red-Dale Coach Company, the Rocky Mountain Cement Company, and the Longmont F.A.A.

The files are organized into folders, with 52 in Box 221 and 57 in Box 222.
Admin/Biographical History The Longmont Chamber of Commerce is an organization dedicated to furthering the economic development of the city by encouraging residents to patronize local business and by inviting prospective businesses to the city. It was first founded as the Longmont Board of Trade in 1887, but later became the Longmont Commercial Association. In the 1920s, it became known as the Longmont Chamber of Commerce.
Notes Descriptions of the folder contents are listed in the documentation file. Individual business and such can be researched through the finding aid.

Duplicates and items not relevant to Longmont have been culled from the collection.
Date Range from 1950
Date Range to 1979
Creator Longmont Chamber of Commerce
Size Two records center cartons.
Subject Heading Business
Subjects Business people
Business enterprises
Business and Organization Keywords Longmont Chamber of Commerce
Red Dale Coach Co.