Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former personnel director for ASARCO's Santa Bárbara mines, 1940-1945 and La Prieta mines, 1945-1980.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; recalls work experiences; describes duties and responsibilities; discusses differences between housing provided for mine workers and for management; comments on American personnel, mining operations, equipment, and production; describes diseases specific to mining industry; social activities in mining communities.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 30 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Encarnación Sáenz Baca by Samuel Benavides, 1996, "Interview no. 920," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.