Brooklyn Volume 1

Brooklyn Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Attorney. ARTHUR S. SOMERS, Secy. and Treas., F. L. Lavanburg & Co. WM. H. TODD, President Todd Shipbuilding Corporation. CHARLES F. TUTTLE, Tuttle & Bailey Manufacturing Co. WALTER F. WE1.Ls, Vice-Pres., Brooklyn Edison Co.. Inc. J. H/tnvtzv VlLLtAtlS, President, J. H. Williams 8: Co. EDWARD H. WILSON. Attorney. HAMMIT1', Vice-President, Frederick THE SECOND YEAR CLOSES The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has closed its second year. Organized two years ago in the midst of the world war by an optimistic group of citizens who realized the urgent need of a communit_v clearing house for the civic, commercial and industrial activities of this borough, the Chamber has steadily expanded and developed until it now has a rapidly growing membership. large and attractive quarters, and more than a score ot active committees engaged on community problems. There were no established policies to guide the Chattiber's activities; these had to be determined. There were no statistics or compilation of data to serve as a basis of studies and conclusions; these had to be compiled. There was no well defined body of opinions on these civic and industrial problems; this had to be ascertained. So that during these two years the Chamber has h.Id the task of organizing itself, getting its bearings. collecting initial information oII a great variety of local quietions and issues, and trying to determine what are the important problems which a comnIunit_v organization of this kind should attempt to solve. The Chamber cannot produce a lottg list of definite accomplishments; no two-year-old organization can. or is expected to do this, and especially in a borough as large as Brooklyn and a metropolis the size of New York: but the officers and members...show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881907
  • 9781236881908