Michelle G. Benavides
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Wife of retired mining engineer; accompanied to mining sites in Mexico; South Africa, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Nicaragua, and Bolivia.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; childhood recounts experiences moving with her husband to Mexico; details of housing, social activities in Mexican mining camp; decisions of move to South Africa; racial tensions there; relocation to other mining camps throughout the world.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
2 hours and 30 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Kathryn Byrd by Michelle G. Benavides, 1996, "Interview no.912," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.