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Collection Details


Collection Name: Mining in Mexico: The El Paso Connection
Repository Name: University of Texas, El Paso. Library. Special Collections Department. Institute for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: El Paso, Texas, United States
URL: http://www.dmc.utep.edu/oralh/Mining.html
Description: Interviews explore the development of the mining industry in northern Mexico from the 1930s to the present. Topics include life in mining camps, working conditions, labor unrest, the function of foreign capital, political events that influenced the industry, and mining technology. These interviews, in both English and Spanish, constitute a significant archive providing rich primary source material to researchers and scholars in a variety of disciplines.
Broad Subjects: Economics
ASP Subjects: Labor; Mexican-American Border Region; Mexico; Mexico--Politics and government; Mine safety; Mineral industries; Mines and mineral resources; Oral history; Work; Work environment
Other Subjects: Working conditions
Collection Code: OHC0002134