Interviewer

W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.

Project

Mining in Mexico

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Former employee of Peñoles Company smelter in Torreón, Mexico 1945-1984

Summary of Interview

Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; recounts general working conditions at Torreón smelter in late 1940s and 1950s; relations of foreign supervisors with Mexican workers in 1950s; changes at smelter after Mexicanization; demise of independent mining; increased awareness of effect of mining on environment.

Date of Interview

9-20-1995

Length of Interview

40 minutes

Tape Number

No. 902

Transcript Number

No. 902

Length of Transcript

23 pages

Interview Number

No. 902

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Interview in Spanish.

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