General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, Industry and Culture Collection

Established in 1785, The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen (GSMT) is a non-profit organization serving the people of the City of New York for over two centuries, through educational, cultural and philanthropic programs. The 364 objects in the Industry and Culture Collection highlight items of institutional, metropolitan and national history held in the Society’s archival and museum collections.

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"And There I See a Little Keg"
"And There They Had a Swamping Gun"
"And There Was General Washington"
"Father and I Went Down to Camp"
"It Scared Me So, I Streaked It Off"
"The Minute Man" Sons of Liberty
"The Troopers Too Would Gallop Up"
"When Freedom from her Mountain Height the Banner in the Sky"
'News And Opinion', Building Trades Employer's Association, 1961
A. G. Hagstrom Death Notice Clipping, New York Times
A. G. Hagstrom Mechanics' Institute Instructor Information Card
A. G. Hagstrom Mechanics' Institute Registration Card
AAMI 25th Anniversary Banquet "Last Call" Announcement
AAMI 25th Anniversary Banquet & Dance Program
AAMI Annual Dinner "Blueprint" Announcement, 1914
AAMI Annual Dinner "Blueprint" Announcement, 1915
AAMI Annual Dinner "Blueprint" Announcement, 1916
AAMI Annual Dinner "Blueprint" Announcement, 1920
AAMI Annual Dinner Announcement, 1917
AAMI Annual Dinner Menu, 1909
AAMI Annual Dinner Menu, 1910
AAMI Annual Dinner Menu, 1912
AAMI Dinner Palette "Broadside" Announcement
AAMI First Annual Dinner Menu, 1904
AAMI Mechanics' Institute Alumni Club Room
AAMI Pin Palette
AAMI Stag Dinner Brochure, 1932
Abraham Lincoln Correspondence
Action of "Serapis" and "Bon Homme Richard"
Apprentices Library Rules, 1832
Apprentices School Committee, 1826
Art Exhibition Brochure for Mechanics' Institute Student Edward Gustave Jacobsson
Assault on Fort Washington
Battle of Bennington
Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Bunker Hill
Battle of Camden
Battle of Cowpens
Battle of Eutaw Springs
Battle of Germantown
Battle of Harlem Heights
Battle of Kings Mountain
Battle of Lexington
Battle of Long Island
Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Princeton
Battle of Saratoga
Battle of Trenton
Bayoneting of General Mercer at Battle of Princeton


Islandora Bookmark