GSMT President Portrait, John L. Hamilton

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245 10|aGSMT President Portrait, John L. Hamilton
260 |aNew York (State)--New York|g1894
300 |a1 portrait mounted and framed in glass ; 39cm x 33cm
500 |aDigitized by the Metropolitan New York Library Council as part of the Culture In Transit project, funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Item number 161
500 |aThe General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
520 |aJohn L. Hamilton (1835-1904); Initiated: 1881; Trade: Carpenter and Builder. Born at Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland, Hamilton came to the United States in 1853. Served the General Society faithfully for twenty-two years as an officer and a member of the School, Finance, and Trade School Committees. He was involved with the construction of many famous New York buildings, including the Dakota Apartments. Also was President of the Master Carpenters Association and General Secretary of the National Builders Association of America. His other prominent associations included the St. Andrews Society, the New York Scottish Society, the Caledonian Club and the Scotia Masonic Lodge.
540 |aCreative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 - for more info see
600 1 |aHamilton, John L., 1835-1904
650 1 |aMechanics' institutes
650 1 |aPresidents
650 1 |aPortrait photography
650 |aEighteen nineties
651 7|aNew York (State)--New York
655 7|aportraits|2aat
710 2 |aGeneral Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York|eCreator
773 0 |tGeneral Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Industry and Culture Collection|iCollection