Regional Oral History Office

WORKER STORIES (1933-1936)

Bay Area Historians Gather Stories For Bay Bridge Project

Ever since the new span was in the works, the Regional Oral History Office of the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley has been collecting interesting stories from people who worked on the old eastern span.


port chicago

Berkeley Oral History Project Seeks Survivors Of Port Chicago Explosion

Historians have launched a search to gather survivor accounts of a deadly World War II incident at a Contra Costa shipyard that contributed to the eventual desegregation of the military.