Michelle G. Benavides
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former elementary school teacher in mining colony of San Francisco del Oro.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; biographical background; describes living conditions of mining camp including housing, furnishing, schooling, social activities, and medical facilities; details teaching experiences; comments about Mexicanization of foreign-owned mining companies.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 20 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Mary Navarro De Barssé by Michelle G. Benavides, 1996, "Interview no. 919," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.