Michelle G. Benavides
Mining in Mexico
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
El Paso educated wife of independent mining contractor.
Summary of Interview
Part of Mining in Mexico Oral History Project; biographical data; discusses social activities and education offered at mining camps in Mexico, particularly El Esmeralda Mine (Eagle Picher) and La Prieta and Santa Bárbara (ASARCO); her childrens' bi-cultural identification; social responsabilities and obligations of mine mangers' wives.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
12 hours and 25 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with María Del Refugio Solis De Bastiani by Michelle G. Benavides, 1996, "Interview no. 922," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.