Orlan J. Svingen
Jack Demmons discusses his life growing up in Bonner during the Great Depression and World War Two. He talks about his father, who was a river boss at the Bonner Mill until his death in 1950, Demmons describes the stepped-up activity in the mill during the war, and the Bonner community’s commitment to assist in the war effort.
Anaconda Company; Champion International Corporation; River boss; Bonner Mill; World War, 1939-1945; Immigration, Montana; Finnish immigrants; Scandinavian immigrants; Anaconda Copper Mining Company [ACM]; Bonner School District; Bonner School; Milltown, Montana; West Riverside, Montana; Armed forces
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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1 sound cassette (60 min.): analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Demmons, Jack L., "Jack L. Demmons Interview, May 6, 1984" (1984). Champion International Corporation Centennial Oral History Project. 3.