GSMT President Portrait, James Hopkins

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245 10|aGSMT President Portrait, James Hopkins
260 |aNew York (State)--New York|g1921
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 |aJames 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.
540 |aCreative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 - for more info see
600 1 |aHopkins, James 1869-1947
650 1 |aMechanics' institutes
650 1 |aPresidents
650 1 |aPortrait photography
650 |aNineteen twenties
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