The Glendale Chamber of Commerce, which formed in 1910, reorganized in
1921 in response to growth in the city. Chamber figures from 1927 show
Glendale had 160 industries.
A leader in the manufacturing industry, the Pacific Tile Co. was
Glendale's largest manufacuring plant in 1924, making terra-cotta,
faience tile, vitrified clay sewer pipe, segment blocks, water pipe,
drain tile and other products.
The Glendale Junior Chamber of Commerce, or Jaycees, formed in 1929
and survived despite the Wall Street crash. The Jaycees championed voter
registration and created the Days of the Verdugos Fiesta and Parade and
Miss Glendale contest.
The Glendale Board of Realtors formed in 1920. Other boards followed
Glendale's system of real estate listings. The Glendale Motor Car Dealers
Assn. formed in 1922 as Glendale's "automobile row" grew.