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Frank Hererra Oral History Interview


Frank Hererra Oral History Interview

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Frank Herrera joined the United Brotherhood Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 1353 Santa Fe New Mexico in 1964 and now carries his 50 year card. Herrera worked with his tools for 12 years at jobs in Northern New Mexico. He worked on many State of NM buildings in Santa Fe as well as hotels: the Hilton and the Eldorado. Herrera taught carpentry at Santa Fe High and then started work with the Union’s Apprenticeship program in 1978. After Joe Espinosa left to work in Albuquerque, Herrera took over as Business Agent for Local 1353. Working with many apprentices over the years, he is proud of those who advanced to positions of Foreman and Superintendent on jobsites. Being a Union member has provided him and his family with a good life.

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 1353 Santa Fe NM, Business Agent and Trustee, commercial work, good living, journeyman training, LANL, woman apprentice, working with my tools.


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Frank Hererra Oral History Interview