Donald MacKenzie gives a short speech to members of the Walford Senior Center in Missoula, Montana, about his days as a logger. MacKenzie talks about working for the Big Blackfoot Milling Company and the Anaconda Copper Mining Company during the 1910s and 1920s. He describes the logging activities that occurred in the Nine Mile area of Montana and on the Blackfoot River. MacKenzie recalls the low pay, the long hours, and general daily activities of loggers during that time.
Nine Mile, Montana; Nine Mile Valley, Montana; Blackfoot River; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Big Blackfoot Milling Company; Logging, Montana; Loggers, Montana; Donald Grant MacKenzie, Montana
Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 reel-to-reel (unknown length) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
MacKenzie, Donald Grant, "Donald Grant "Don" MacKenzie Speech, circa 1970s" (1970). Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Interviews Oral History Collection. 6.