Michelle G. Benavides
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former secretary for ASARCO in Mexican mining camps.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; describes 43 years working experiences as secretary in Charcas, San Luis Potosí; discusses mine accidents; occupational hazards, effect of payment changes from U.S. dollars to Mexican pesos at the time Mexicanization; describes housing and camp social activities.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 10 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Amelia Rosas De Valdez by Michelle G. Benavides, 1996, "Interview no.915," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.