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Strikes and lockouts -- Zinc Mining -- New Mexico

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Chicano Student Movement at Western New Mexico University Oral History Project

Identifier: MSS-599-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of seven (7) interviews, five of which are recorded on six (6), ninety-minute cassette tapes. The interviews were conducted by Mario A. R. Carreon with the following individuals: Johnny Arzola, Juan Castanoa, Maria Gutierrez-Spencer, David Maestas, Luis Nolasco, Mike M. Ordaz, and Saul Ramos. There are tape logs for all interviews, however, there are no original cassette tapes for interviews with Johnny Arzola and Juan Castanoa. The collection also contains background...
Dates: 1965-1991 ( bulk, 1991)

Lorenzo Torrez papers

Identifier: Ms-0384
Abstract Miner and labor organizer. Born in Gila, New Mexico. Worked as a miner in the Southwest for 25 years and was a participant in the Empire Zinc Strike in Grant County, New Mexico during the early 1950s. Torrez was the head of the Arizona district for the Communist Party, USA. The collection contains personal information about Torrez, publications, information about social activism and Chicano identity, clippings, newsletters, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1959-2000