John W. Price Interview, November 5, 2007


John W. Price


Caitlin DeSilvey and Minie Smith



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John Price worked for Anaconda Operations in Butte before moving to Bonner with his family in 1962 as a draftsman for the Anaconda Products Plant. They lived in the Bonner housing. He also managed the Bonner and Milltown properties for Anaconda and later Champion. He worked for Champion in the engineering department until he retired in 1993. Price discusses the houses and how they were maintained. He relates his experiences bringing up a family in Bonner and later West Riverside where they moved in 1993. Price touches on a number of subjects including the Milltown Dam, the coming of the Interstate, and the lack of change in the Bonner community. He also discusses the current wood supply situation of the Stimpson Mill.


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Document Type

Oral History


Milltown Dam, Milltown, Montana; Price, John, 1935-;

Original Date

Fall 11-5-2007

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 419-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (46 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (30 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

47 minutes

Local Filename

OH_419_007.mp3; OH_419_007.pdf

John W. Price Interview, November 5, 2007
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