Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Donna Barber

Epicenter: The Loma Prieta Earthquake 30th Anniversary Oral Histories Project

Interview conducted by Jenn Hooker and produced by Jenn Hooker.
Recorded at the Aptos Branch Library, Aptos, California on August 9, 2019.

Donna Barber was a young postal worker at the time of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, which occurred when she was at home in the shower. Her story includes a discussion of how she related to earthquakes as an east coast native.

Creator: Hooker, Jenn; Barber, Donna
Date: 2019-08-09
  • Santa Cruz (County)
  • 1980s
  • 2010s
Rights: Permission must be obtained before using this interview in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who want to make further use of this interview should contact Santa Cruz Public Libraries.
Identifier: LH-LP-BARBER


Hooker, Jenn and Donna Barber. “Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Donna Barber.” 2019-08-09. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/135782. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.