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The collection comprises the papers of Peter Tiernan, a painter who was involved with San Francisco District Council of Painters No. 8, Painters Union Local 83, and Bay Area Painters and Taper Trust Funds. It includes election flyers and leaflets, articles, letters, drawings, legal exhibits, publications, and one pen.
Peter Tiernan was a painter in the San Francisco Bay Area who was active in various painters' unions. He was a Delegate and President of the District Council of Painters No. 8, the President of Painters Union Local 83, a Business Agent and Trustee of the Bay Area Painters and Tapers Trust Funds, a member of the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades, and an advisor and chair of the Work Preservation Fund. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco, attended graduate school at Golden Gate University, and completed a Labor Studies Program at San Francisco City College. He also completed a seminar about collective bargaining in the private sector at the Center for Labor Research and Education, Institute of Industrial Relations at the University of California, Berkeley, and a course about organizing in the construction industry at the George Meany Center for Labor Studies.
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There are no access restrictions on this collection except for one file comprising financial documents.