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Julie Haselden: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Haselden, Julie
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Julie Haselden: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project
Abstract:
Julie Haselden was a longtime East Bay Regional Park District employee. In this interview, she discusses her early life, early jobs, getting hired by the EBRPD in 1980 as a truck driver and forklift operator, working as the only women in her department, enrolling in the carpenter’s apprenticeship program, affirmative action in the district, becoming a journeyman in 1989, involvement in the union, memorable projects and sites, suffering significant injuries on the job, retiring in 2011, volunteering for the EBRPD and running the retirees association, and the meaning of her career with the district.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2017
Project:
East Bay Regional Park District
Rights:
Julie Haselden, “Julie Haselden: 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.