Mike Nelson  and Linda Schultz Nelson Interview, October 1, 2007


Caitlin DeSilvey and Minie Smith



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Mike Nelson was born in Milltown, as were his parents. His grandfather and father worked at the Anaconda mill. Mike worked only one year at the mill, then went to work for the Montana Highway Department. Except for a few months in Alaska, he lived all his life in Milltown until he and his wife moved to East Missoula in 1972. He still owns the house in Milltown he grew up in. Nelson recalls his early life in Milltown and describes the people and businesses in Milltown. He talks about the coming of the Interstate through Milltown, and the effects that had.

Document Type

Oral History


Milltown Dam, Milltown, Montana; Nelson, Mike, 1944-;

Original Date

Fall 10-1-2007

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 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 419-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (54 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (51 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

54 minutes

Local Filename

OH_419_005.mp3; OH_419_005.pdf

Mike Nelson  and Linda Schultz Nelson Interview, October 1, 2007
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