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.