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Women’s Traffic Club of Los Angeles scrapbook

Identifier: SPC-2023-008

Scope and Contents

The Women’s Traffic Club of Los Angeles scrapbook (1939-1989; undated) contains two boxes and 1.75 linear feet of material compiled by members of the Women's Traffic Club of Los Angeles. Included in the scrapbook are: yearbooks; booklets featuring club president biographies; telegrams; clippings; photographs taken at Associated Traffic Clubs of America (ATC) conventions, west coast conferences, weekend trips, and club gatherings; west coast conference programs; and other material.


  • 1939-1989; undated

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

The Women's Traffic Club of Los Angeles was organized in April 1925; and was the first Women's traffic club in the world, as well as the first women's traffic club recongized by the Associated Traffic Clubs of America. The objective of the club was " to study and discuss transporation matters: to foster co-operation and better understanding between shippers and carriers" with a "purpose of attaining a greater degree of knowledge on traffic matters, through the exhange of ideas and experiences and by affording an opportunity for the hearing of those of authority on the subject"

Source: "1942-1943 Year BOok Women's Traffic Club of Los Angeles" Box 1, Folder 1.


2 boxes

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by scrapbook first; followed by the loose photographs, documents, and clippings that were originally placed at the back of the scrapbook.

Processing Information

Scrapbook was disassembled and placed in to archival acid-free folders and photograph sleeves; and newspaper clippings were interleaved with archival acid-free paper for preservation purposes.

Inventory of the Women’s Traffic Club of Los Angeles scrapbook
Karen Clemons
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Repository Details

Part of the California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections Repository

University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson CA 90747