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Judi Bank: East Bay Regional Park District Parkland Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Bank, Judi
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Judi Bank: East Bay Regional Park District Parkland Oral History Project
Abstract:
Judi Bank is an equestrian who volunteered with the East Bay Regional Park District for horse shows in the parks, including Skyline, which later became Redwood Arena, and Sequoia Arena. She was born and raised in West Chester, Pennsylvannia, where she grew up riding horses, before moving to the East Bay in the 1960s. In this interview, she discusses her early life, developing an interest in horses and learning to ride, her education, moving West, and work with the EBRPD to coordinate show events, as well as the community of equestrians who rode in the parks.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2017
Project:
East Bay Regional Park District
Rights:
Judi Bank, “Judi Bank: East Bay Regional Park District Parkland Oral History Project” conducted by Shanna Farrell in 2017, Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2019.