Dennis E. Pleasant Interview, September 14, 2007


Dennis E. Pleasant


Caitlin DeSilvey and Minie Smith



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Dennis "Lefty" Pleasant lived most of his life in Bonner (house #36) until he and his wife built a house near Turah in 1961. Pleasant discusses his childhood in Bonner and the types of activities he participated in. He has memories of the Clark Mill before it was demolished as well as the Anaconda Mill where both his father and he worked. He describes his various jobs at the mill, ending as a supervisor. He gives his opinions on the changes in Bonner and Milltown over the last 50 years.

Document Type

Oral History


Milltown Dam, Milltown, Montana; Pleasant, Dennis, 1928-;

Original Date

Fall 9-14-2007

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Milltown Oral History Project OH-419, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 419-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (47 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (31 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

47 minutes

Local Filename

OH_419_004.mp3; OH_419_004.pdf

Dennis E. Pleasant Interview, September 14, 2007
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