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Title
Loma Prieta Oral History of Skip Young
Creator
Loma Prieta Oral History Project
Date Created and/or Issued
1989-10-27
Contributing Institution
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Collection
California Revealed from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Rights Information
Copyrighted. Rights are owned by California Department of Transportation. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Description
In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. Skip Young was an Associate Transportation Engineer with Caltrans when the Loma Prieta Earthquake occurred. The night of the earthquake he worked alongside other Caltrans personnel such as Harry Yahata to get the emergency generators running at the Oak Street Office which was functioning as the Command Center. The weeks following the earthquake Skip served as an aide to the personnel in the Office of Maintenance.
Type
sound
Format
Original
Sound
Audio cassette
Extent
1 Tape of 1
00:15:00
Identifier
casadt_000219
Provenance
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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