W Noel McAnulty, Jr.
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former employee of Peñoles Company smelter in Torreón, Mexico 1945-1984
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; recounts general working conditions at Torreón smelter in late 1940s and 1950s; relations of foreign supervisors with Mexican workers in 1950s; changes at smelter after Mexicanization; demise of independent mining; increased awareness of effect of mining on environment.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Wilfredo García Reyes by W Noel McAnulty, Jr., 1995, "Interview no. 902," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.