Orlan J. Svingen
George Neff discusses logging camps, equipment and conditions, and labor-management problems at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company [ACM] before and after its sale to the Champion International Corporation. He describes how World War Two and the Korean War impacted production at the company. Neff recalls how the company changed overtime, from the 1940s to 1977 when Neff retired. He also provides an in-depth discussion of lumber production of lumber in a sawmill.
Anaconda Company; Anaconda Copper Mining Company [ACM]; Champion International Corporation; Logging; Montana logging history; Montana history; Bonner, Montana; Butte, Montana; Sawmill; Plywood plant; Plywood production; Lumber production; Korean War; World War, 1939-1945
Champion International Corporation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 119, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 119-002, 003
2 sound cassettes (60 min. each): analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)
Neff, George, "George Neff Interview, May 8, 1984" (1984). Champion International Corporation Centennial Oral History Project. 2.