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Anne Rockwell: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Rockwell, Anne
Interviewer(s):
Farrell, Shanna
Title:
Anne Rockwell: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project
Abstract:
Anne Rockwell was a longtime East Bay Regional Park District employee. In this interview, she discusses her early life, family, education, moving to California, attending UC Berkeley in the 1970s, getting hired by the district in the 1970s, rising through the ranks and becoming a manager, working as a women in the district, balancing family and a career, specific sites and projects that she worked on, the evolution of the department, her retirement in 2013, volunteering with the district’s archives, and reflections on her career.
Subject area(s):
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
2017
Project:
East Bay Regional Park District
Rights:
Anne Rockwell, “Anne Rockwell: East Bay Park District Parkland Oral History Project” conducted by Shanna Farrell in 2018, Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2019.