W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.
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
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Interview with Joseph De Bastiani by W. Noel McAunulty, Jr., 1995, "Interview no.906," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.