Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
1932 Mining Engineering graduate of Texas College of Mines, worked as mining engineer in Bolivia and Argentina, and in mines in San Luis Potosi and Santa Bárbara, Mexico.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; refugee of Mexican Revolution; student days at Texas College of Mines; discusses job experiences in Bolovia including supervising underground mining crew of 60 Bolivian women and witnessing a revolution; his job in the Santa Bárbara mines; Mexicanization of foreign-owned companies; mining union activity in Mexico.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
3 hours and 30 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Ramón Rosas Lugo by Samuel Benavides, 1996, "Interview no. 917," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.