GSMT President Portrait, Frank E. Wise

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245 10|aGSMT President Portrait, Frank E. Wise
260 |aNew York (State)--New York|g1919
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 |aFrank 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.
540 |aCreative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 - for more info see
600 1 |aWise, Frank E., 1852-1936
650 1 |aMechanics' institutes
650 1 |aPresidents
650 1 |aPortrait photography
650 |aNineteen tens
651 7|aNew York (State)--New York
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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