Diann E. Wiesner
Ole Bodin talks about mining for gold in Quartz Creek near Rivulet, Montana and how he and some of his fellow loggers moved to Montana after the Monroe, Washington logging camps closed. He goes on to discuss moving to Superior, Montana, and the odd jobs that he did including working for a road maintenance company between Superior and Missoula. Bodin describes the bootlegging that took place around St. Regis, the process of mining gold in Deep Creek, and resuming his work as a sawyer after World War Two. He recalls working during his later years as a ranch hand in Montana, and he compare his life in the United States to his life in Sweden before he emigrated.
Quartz Creek, Montana; Rivulet, Montana; Deep Creek, Montana; Logging, Washington; Gold mining, Montana; World War (1939-1945); Bootlegging, Montana; Superior, Montana; Sweden; Immigration, United States
Ole Bodin Interviews Oral History Project, OH 041, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (33 p.: 28 cm.)
Bodin, Ole, "Ole Bodin Interview, August 1, 1978" (1978). Ole Bodin Interviews Oral History Project. 3.