Howard R. Dix photographs, 1952-1953

Dix, Howard R.,. 1900-1997


46 color glass slide images.
This collection includes forty-six color glass slide images of Anaconda Copper Mining Company logging sites in Montana and Idaho, ACM Camp #9 and #12, parts of a mill probably in Bonner, Mont., including the mill dam at high and low water, log slips, loaded rail cars, and other logging images, 1952-1953.
Howard Rolland "Ron" Dix was born on 6 Nov. 1900. He graduated from the University of Montana's School of Forestry in Missoula in 1929. He lived in Montana for most of his life, working for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Helena, Stevensville, Anaconda, Butte, and Bonner. In 1952 he was the sales manager for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company Lumber Department in Bonner. By the early 1960s he resided in Missoula, Mont., where he served on the board of directors for Community Hospital and was a director of the Missoula Chamber of Commerce. In 1963 the Missoula City Council appointed Dix as mayor after the sitting mayor resigned. Voters elected him to a two year term in 1965 but he did not run for the following term. He and his wife Zula moved to Woodburn, Or., in 1980. Dix died on 6 Jan. 1997.
The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the K. Ross Toole Archives, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana--Missoula.
Collection is open for research.
Materials in English.
Finding aid available in the repository and on the Internet.

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