GSMT President Portrait, Frank E. Wise

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Title Information
Title
GSMT President Portrait, Frank E. Wise
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
Wise, Frank E., 1852-1936
Subject (fast)
Geographic
New York (State)--New York
Subject (fast)
Temporal
Nineteen tens
Origin Information
Date Created (encoding="w3cdtf", keyDate="yes")
1919
Place
Place Term: Text
New York (State)--New York
Abstract
Frank E. Wise (1852-1936); Initiated: 1911; Trade: Building Materials. A New Yorker, Mr. Wise entered the building industry as a member of his father’s firm, Nathaniel Wise Company, and subsequently headed his own firm, Frank E. Wise & Son. He built extensively on the West Side of Manhattan. Besides his presidential year, he served the General Society in official capacities as Second Vice President (1917) and Vice President (1918). His work on Standing Committees included the Library Committee (1912-1916), Literary Committee (1913-1916), Sinking Fund Committee (1915-1916 [Chairman]), Finance Committee (1920-1922, 1924-1926, 1928-1930, 1930-1932), Nominating Committee (1921), Membership Committee (1923) and Pension Committee (1931) with a grand total of twenty-four years of service. He also made contributions to other organizations, such as being a trustee with the Building Materials Exchange and with the Harlem Savings Bank, as a trustee beginning in 1892 and service as Vice President in 1927.
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
Related Item: Host (displayLabel="Collection")
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 https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/
Note: ownership
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
Identifier: Local
gsmt_icc_349
Record Information
languageOfCataloging
Language Term: Code (ISO639-2B)
eng
Related Item: Host (displayLabel="DCMNY.org Islandora Object", href="http://dcmny.org/islandora/object/gsmt:263")
Identifier: Local
gsmt:263