Michelle G. Benavides
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Wife of former General Manager of San Francisco del Oro Mine 1950-1984.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; describes childhood in mining camps in New York and Honduras; life in mining camp as wife of mining engineer; social interaction of company management and mine workers; describes domestic activities, food procurement, birthing experiences, medical care, living conditions; tells about life in San Francisco del Oro in Chihuahua, including raising children there.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
2 hours and 15 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Margaret M. Humphreys by Michelle G. Benavides, 1996, "Interview no.907," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.