Interviewee

Joseph De Bastiani

Interviewer

W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.

Project

Mining in Mexico

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Miner in Canada; engineer for Eagle Picher mines in Parral; owner of mine contracting service in Mexico.

Summary of Interview

Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project ; recounts experience as underground miner in Canada; discusses changes after Mexicanization of mining industry; compares operating practice of Canadian mines to Mexican mines in late 1940s and early 1950s; Eagle Picher sale of Mexican labor secretary Adolfo Lopez Mateos, later president of Mexico.

Date of Interview

9-22-1995

Length of Interview

1 hour

Tape Number

No. 906

Transcript Number

No. 906

Length of Transcript

23 pages

Interview Number

No. 906

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

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