Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Jo Ellen & Rick Smith

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

Interview conducted and produced by Jenn Hooker.
Recorded at Scotts Valley Branch Library, Scotts Valley, CA on October 3, 2019.

Jo Ellen and Rick Smith are local business owners and active members of the Santa Cruz county community. Jo Ellen has been a resident since 1974, and Rick since 1978.

Creator: Smith, Jo Ellen; Smith, Rick; Hooker, Jenn
Date: 2019-10-03
  • 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-LN-SMITH


Smith, Jo Ellen, Rick Smith, and Jenn Hooker. “Epicenter: A Loma Prieta Earthquake Story with Jo Ellen & Rick Smith.” 2019-10-03. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/135876. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.