GSMT President Portrait, James Hopkins

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Title Information
Title
GSMT President Portrait, James Hopkins
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
Hopkins, James 1869-1947
Subject (fast)
Geographic
New York (State)--New York
Subject (fast)
Temporal
Nineteen twenties
Origin Information
Date Created (encoding="w3cdtf", keyDate="yes")
1921
Place
Place Term: Text
New York (State)--New York
Abstract
James Hopkins (1869-1947); Initiated: 1900; Trade: Wire Maker. James Hopkins was born at 54 King Street in New York City. He received his education at Clark Street Grammar School, Thirteenth Street Grade School, The College of the City of New York and Spencer Business College. Since 1886, he was in charge of Hopkins & Co, fabricators of wire, which was founded by his grandfather, James Hopkins in 1840. He retired in 1932. He was a member of the General Society for forty-seven years. In addition to the presidency, Mr. Hopkins served in office as Second Vice President (1919) and Vice President (1920). His further contributions included service on the Audit Committee (1901-1918), the Finance Committee (1922-1924), the School Committee (1925-1940) and the Membership Committee (1945), and as Inspector of Elections (1946-1947). Mr. Hopkins other activities included being a trustee of the Dollar Savings Bank, a director of the Northern Dispensary, and memberships with the Veterans Association of the Seventh Regiment and the New York Athletic club.
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_351
Record Information
languageOfCataloging
Language Term: Code (ISO639-2B)
eng
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Identifier: Local
gsmt:265