GSMT President Portrait, Edmund F. Rattey

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245 10|aGSMT President Portrait, Edmund F. Rattey
260 |aNew York (State)--New York|g1924
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 |aEdmund 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.
540 |aNo Known Copyright - for more info see 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 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.
600 1 |aRattey, Edmund F., 1870-1943
650 1 |aMechanics' institutes
650 1 |aPresidents
650 1 |aPortrait photography
650 |aNineteen twenties
651 7|aNew York (State)--New York
655 7|aportraits|2aat
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