GSMT President Portrait, Frederick R. Usher

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Title Information
Title
GSMT President Portrait, Frederick R. Usher
Name: Corporate (naf)
Name Part
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York
Role
Role Term: Text (marcrelator)
Creator
Subject (fast)
Topic
Mechanics' institutes
Subject (fast)
Topic
Presidents
Subject (fast)
Topic
Portrait photography
Subject (fast)
Name: Personal
Name Part
Usher, Frederick R., 1859-1942
Subject (fast)
Geographic
New York (State)--New York
Subject (fast)
Temporal
Nineteen hundreds
Origin Information
Date Created (encoding="w3cdtf", keyDate="yes")
1908
Place
Place Term: Text
New York (State)--New York
Abstract
Frederick R. Usher (1859-1942); Initiated: 1903; Trade: Mason. Born in Troy, N. Y., Mr. Usher went to New York City at the age of 19 years, entered the building business and became a member of the firms of Robert L. Darragh Co., (GSMT member, 1860) which built the World Building on Park Row, and the John I. Downey (GSMT member, 1903) Company, which built the old Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. He retired in 1920. For many years he was a member of the arbitration board of the Building Trades Employers Association. His additional service with the General Society included the offices of Second Vice President (1906) and Vice President (1907) as well as participation on the Membership Committee (1919) and the Finance Committee (1920-1922). Notably, Mr. Usher also represented the Society in the Board of Trustees of the Webbs' Academy and Home for Shipbuilders (1914-1920).
Note
Digitized 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
Type of Resource
still image
Genre (aat)
portraits
Physical Description
Extent
1 portrait mounted and framed in glass ; 39cm x 33cm
Internet Media Type
image/jpeg
digitalOrigin
reformatted digital
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Title Information
Title
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Industry and Culture Collection
Access Condition
Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 - for more info see http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Note: ownership
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
Identifier: Local
gsmt_icc_339
Record Information
languageOfCataloging
Language Term: Code (ISO639-2B)
eng
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Identifier: Local
gsmt:253