W. Noel McAunulty, Jr.
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former general manager at mining units in Taxco, Guerrero, Santa Bárbara, Chihuahua, and La Prieta, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; recounts first jobs as junior engineer at Charcas and shift boss at Huayapa Mine; Taxco; describes and compare working and living conditions at O'OKiep Mine, South Africa to those in Mexican mines; describes mining units at La Prieta and Santa Bárbara; experiences at Bonanza Mine, Nicaragua, during Sandinista rebellion; later experiences in Bolivian tin mines.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Robert C. Byrd by W. Noel McAunulty, Jr., 1996, "Interview no.893," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.