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Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-230
Abstract: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the twenty-first century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Dates: circa 1880s-2011

L. Robert Oaks papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2773
Abstract: L. Robert Oaks (1906-1981) worked for the National Association of Manufacturers for eighteen years, directing its audiovisual programs. This collection contains some of his papers from his tenure and includes NAM News, speeches, motion picture bulletins, pamphlets, scripts, and more general information about NAM.
Dates: 1944-1963; undated