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Don Staysa: East Bay Regional Park District Parkland Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Staysa, Don
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Don Staysa: East Bay Regional Park District Parkland Oral History Project
Abstract:
Don Staysa is an East Bay native who grew up in a ranching family. In this interview, he discusses his early life, family, involvement in the rodeo circuit, working with the Livermore Rodeo Association and the East Bay Regional Park District, the Hugh Walker ranch, his work for the non-profit wing of the rodeo, the evolution of the rodeo, the development of the East Bay, and importance of the rodeo.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2017
Project:
East Bay Regional Park District
Rights:
Don Staysa, “Don Staysa: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project” conducted by Shanna Farrell in 2017, Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2019.