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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Serial/Series Title: Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
Accident-Severity Rates For Certain Metal Mines

Accident-Severity Rates For Certain Metal Mines

Date: September 1926
Creator: Adams, William Waugh
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the severity of accidents in the metal-mine industry. 34 metal-mines documented the number and severity of all accidents over the course if one calendar year. This report includes tables.
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Carbon Tetrachloride Extinguisher of Electric Fires

Carbon Tetrachloride Extinguisher of Electric Fires

Date: July 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H.; Gleim, E. J. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: Report discussing "the extent and nature of the hazards to firefighters from gases and smoke resulting from the application of carbon tetrachloride extinguisher to electric arcs, burning insulation or fires such as may occur in electrical apparatus and machinery. The experiments described were made for the purpose of determining the nature of gases and smoke and ascertaining their toxic properties" (p. 1).
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in May, 1926

Coal-Mine Fatalities in May, 1926

Date: June 1926
Creator: Adams, William Waugh
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal-mining related deaths in May, 1926. The 126 accidents are documented and categorized. The accidents are analyzed in order to prevent future accidents, and to implement safety procedures. This report includes tables.
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Comparison of Gas Masks, Hose Masks, and Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus

Comparison of Gas Masks, Hose Masks, and Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus

Date: June 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H. & Bourquin, J. J.
Description: Report providing information about the most appropriate kinds of breathing apparatus -- gas masks, hose masks, or self-contained oxygen-breathing apparatus -- to use in different situations.
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Destructive Distillation of Mixtures of Oil and Coal

Destructive Distillation of Mixtures of Oil and Coal

Date: December 1921
Creator: Davis, Joseph D.; Place, Palmer B. & Scott, G. S.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the characteristics and behavior of oil and coal distillation processes. The effectiveness of the distillation processes and the properties of the oil and coal mixtures are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air

Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air

Date: March 1922
Creator: Harrington, D.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the air quality in metal-mines after using wet drills. Dust samples are collected and compared to samples collected from similar metal-mines in South Africa and Australia. This report includes tables.
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Future Timber Supply for Coal Mines: What One Company is Doing

Future Timber Supply for Coal Mines: What One Company is Doing

Date: November 1926
Creator: Tracy, L. D.
Description: Report discussing a case study of a coal company in Western Pennsylvania to show how mining companies might decrease their timber bills.
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Industrial Accidents in the California Oil Fields

Industrial Accidents in the California Oil Fields

Date: December 1923
Creator: Miller, H. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on a study of the causes of employee accidents in California oil fields during the year of 1921 - 1922. This investigation was conducted to develop safety procedures and future accident prevention. This report includes tables.
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Metal Mine Ventilation and its Relation to Safety and Efficiency in Mining Operations

Metal Mine Ventilation and its Relation to Safety and Efficiency in Mining Operations

Date: June 1920
Creator: Harrington, D.
Description: Report on mine ventilation and its relation to safety and efficiency.
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Recovery of Gasoline From Uncondensed Still Vapors

Recovery of Gasoline From Uncondensed Still Vapors

Date: April 1922
Creator: Dow, Donald B.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the possibilities of increasing fuel production from crude oil. Methods of recovering oil that is lost by remaining uncondensed are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Recovery of Gold from Black Sand Tailings

Recovery of Gold from Black Sand Tailings

Date: October 1920
Creator: Gross, John
Description: Report on the recovery of gold from black sand tailings, based on tests conducted at the U.S. Bureau of Mines' Alaska Station.
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The Recovery of Unburned Fuel from Boiler Furnace Refuse

The Recovery of Unburned Fuel from Boiler Furnace Refuse

Date: September 1921
Creator: Fraser, Thomas & Yancey, H. F.
Description: Report on recovering unburned fuel from boiler furnace refuse, based on processes used in Europe and tests in the United States.
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Results of Assays of the New Albany Oil-Shale

Results of Assays of the New Albany Oil-Shale

Date: June 1923
Creator: Reeves, John R.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on a survey of the New Albany oil-shale deposits in Indiana. The experimental procedures for surveying and sampling these shale deposits are presented in detail. This report includes tables, and graphs.
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Talc Mining in New York

Talc Mining in New York

Date: October 1920
Creator: Ladoo, Raymond B.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the talc deposits in New York state. The report includes details on the geology of the deposits, and the mining and milling of the talc. This report contains illustrations.
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Temperatures in Cabs of Freight Locomotives Passing Through Tunnels of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad

Temperatures in Cabs of Freight Locomotives Passing Through Tunnels of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad

Date: July 1924
Creator: Katz, S. H. & Meiter, Edward George
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on experiments conducted to improve the cab conditions of freight engines. The temperature, gas content, and other properties are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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The Use of Oxygen or Oxygenated Air in Metallurgical and Allied Processes: Report of the Committee for the Application of Oxygen or Oxygenated Air

The Use of Oxygen or Oxygenated Air in Metallurgical and Allied Processes: Report of the Committee for the Application of Oxygen or Oxygenated Air

Date: July 1923
Creator: Davis, F. W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the possibilities of applying oxygenated air during metallurgical and allied processes. The methods and results of applying oxygenated air to these processes are presented. This report includes tables and graphs.
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What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

Date: December 7, 1926
Creator: White, William Charles
Description: From title page: "For some years the Bureau of Mines, in connection with its investigations relating to efficiency in the combustion of fuels, as been engaged in a study of smoke prevention. Popular support for such work is usually based upon the injurious effects of smoke on the human ssytem, and this paper is published as a contribution to the literature dealing with that subject."
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