GSMT President Portrait, Edmund F. Rattey

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Title
GSMT President Portrait, Edmund F. Rattey
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
Rattey, Edmund F., 1870-1943
Subject (fast)
Geographic
New York (State)--New York
Subject (fast)
Temporal
Nineteen twenties
Origin Information
Date Created (encoding="w3cdtf", keyDate="yes")
1924
Place
Place Term: Text
New York (State)--New York
Abstract
Edmund F. Rattey (1870-1943); Initiated: 1903; Trade: Wire & Brass Worker. Born in New York City, Edmund F. Rattey attended public schools and the College of the City of New York. Upon graduation, he entered the business of his father, German-born Emil Rattey, at the Eagle Wire and Brass Works, established in 1861. During the First World War, he was the Chairman of the Liberty Loan and Red Cross Campaign for the United Wire Work Industry. He was a member of the General Society for forty years. Besides his presidential year he served in the offices of Second Vice President (1922) and Vice President (1923). Additional service included work on the Membership Committee (1904-1917, Chairman 1918-1921, 1928), Finance Committee (1925-1927), Nominating Committee (Secretary, 1928), Literary Committee (1932) and Library Committee (1933-1939). Mr. Rattey was also affiliated with the Building Trades Employers Association, the Allied Building Metal Industry (Treasurer), and the Rotary Club of New York.
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
No Known Copyright - for more info see http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NKC/1.0 The organization that has made the Item available reasonably believes that the Item is not restricted by copyright or related rights, but a conclusive determination could not be made. Please contact the Society at (212) 840-1840 or archivist@generalsociety.org for more information. You are free to use this item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. Acknowledgment of "The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen" as the source for this digitized object will be appreciated.
Note: ownership
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Museum
Identifier: Local
gsmt_icc_354
Record Information
languageOfCataloging
Language Term: Code (ISO639-2B)
eng
Related Item: Host (displayLabel="DCMNY.org Islandora Object", href="http://dcmny.org/islandora/object/gsmt:268")
Identifier: Local
gsmt:268