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Elois Thornton: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Thornton, Elois
Interviewer(s):
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
Elois Thornton: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project
Abstract:
Elois Thornton was born and raised in Los Angeles. She attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate and earned her master’s in city planning there in 1984. Upon graduation she was hired by the City of Oakland. In the 1990s she began working on base closures in Oakland through the redevelopment agency. In this interview, Thornton discusses the process of base closure and realignment.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
2008
Project:
Oakland Army Base
Oskicat record:
b17721103
Rights:
Thornton, Elois. "Elois Thornton: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2008. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2009.