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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
The Meaning of Specifications for Gasoline and Kerosene

The Meaning of Specifications for Gasoline and Kerosene

Date: November 1926
Creator: Kraemer, A. J.
Description: Report on how to identify good gasoline and kerosene, written for the average citizen, with an explanation of purchaser and supplier relationships.
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Educational Agencies in Mining Communities

Educational Agencies in Mining Communities

Date: April 1920
Creator: Read, T. T.
Description: Report on the importance of industrial education in the mining sector. It explains general education and facilities for specialized education for proficiency in a given field.
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Reduction Mills in Montana in 1925

Reduction Mills in Montana in 1925

Date: March 1927
Creator: Gerry, C. N.
Description: List of reduction mills in Montana, compiled in the course of investigations of mineral resources of Montana. It includes information about each loaction including: the process, character of ore, when the mill was operated, and custom work; equipment and power used; and capacity in tons.
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Practical Underground Education of the Coal Miner

Practical Underground Education of the Coal Miner

Date: November 1927
Creator: Grove, G. W.
Description: Report describing information that should be provided for miners when they are first being trained on-site, as well as an explanation about the education program offered by the Practical Mining School at Dawson, New Mexico.
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Survey of Gravities of Domestic Crudes

Survey of Gravities of Domestic Crudes

Date: April 1929
Creator: Hopkins, G. R. & Coons, A. B.
Description: Report on the comparative gravities of oil extracted from different regions of the United States.
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Ocher and Ochery Earths

Ocher and Ochery Earths

Date: May 1929
Creator: Santmyers, R. M.
Description: Report about ocher or ochery earth, "a natural mineral pigment composed largely of clay permeated with hydrated iron (ferric oxide)" (p. 2). It includes information about the uses of choer, substitutes, artificial ocher, mining and local deposits, import and export of ocher, and related information.
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Regulations and Inspection Prevent Accidents from Falls of Roof

Regulations and Inspection Prevent Accidents from Falls of Roof

Date: November 1927
Creator: Paul, J. W.
Description: Report on the need for regulations and inspections to counter preventable mine roof collapses and resulting injuries and fatalities.
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The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

Date: December 1925
Creator: Davis, C. W.
Description: Report concerning stories about claims of a "white metal" extracted from an "ore" found packed around pieces of iron or steel. It includes information about various tests conducted about the validity of these claims and their findings.
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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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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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