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 Decade: 1920-1929
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1919

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1919

Date: 1920
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1919: and Coal-Mine Statistics Supplementing Those Published in Bulletin 115

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1919: and Coal-Mine Statistics Supplementing Those Published in Bulletin 115

Date: 1920
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Description: Supplementary report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding fatalities in coal mines located in the United States: "In addition to giving monthly fatality tables for 1919, this report includes several tables that were published in various monthly statements since 1914, thus making available in one publication all of the data compiled since that time" (p. 9).
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Efflux of Gases Through Small Orifices

Efflux of Gases Through Small Orifices

Date: January 28, 1920
Creator: Buckingham, Edgar & Edwards, Junius David
Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on gas effusion rates. The methods used and the results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
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A New Interferential Dilatometer

A New Interferential Dilatometer

Date: February 28, 1920
Creator: Priest, Irwin G.
Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over development of a dilatometer. The instrument is used in tests of thermal expansion. The methods are presented and discussed. This paper includes an illustration.
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The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Various Colored Glasses

The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Various Colored Glasses

Date: March 19, 1920
Creator: Gibson, K. S.; Tyndall, E. P. T. & McNicholas, H. J.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on transmissions of ultra-violet energy through different colored glasses. As stated in the introduction, "in the present paper are given the transmissions for the visible and ultra-violet of a large number of glasses, mostly colored, which are not used primarily for eye protection, but which are useful for various other purposes" (p. 3). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs.
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The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States

The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States

Date: July 1920
Creator: Wells, Arthur Edward & Fogg, Donald E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of sulfuric acid. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin was prepared to cover the main facts in regard to the industry in this country, including a discussion of the supplies of sulfur-bearing raw materials, the situation of the acid plants, the principal points in regard to manufacturing processes, and the uses of the acid" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
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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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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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Annual Report of the Director [of] the Bureau of Standards to the Secretary of Commerce for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1921

Annual Report of the Director [of] the Bureau of Standards to the Secretary of Commerce for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1921

Date: 1921
Creator: United States. Bureau of Standards.
Description: Report describing the functions and operations of the United States Bureau of Commerce and its divisions during the fiscal year.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1919

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1919

Date: 1921
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over quarry accidents reported during the year of 1919. The results of the accident reports collected are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables.
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Petroleum Laws of All America

Petroleum Laws of All America

Date: March 1921
Creator: Thompson, Joseph Wesley
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines covering petroleum laws of the U.S. and surrounding oil producing countries. As stated in the preface, "this bulletin includes the petroleum laws of (1) United States; (2) the several oil-producing States; (3) Canada; (4) Mexico; (5) the Republics of Central and South America" (p. iv).
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Fire Tests of Building Columns

Fire Tests of Building Columns

Date: April 21, 1921
Creator: Ingberg, S. H.; Griffin, H. K.; Robinson, W. C. & Wilson, R. E.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on fire resistance on building columns. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this investigation is to ascertain (1) the ultimate resistance against fire, of protected and unprotected columns as used in the interior of buildings; (2) their resistance against impact and sudden cooling from hose streams when in a highly heated condition" (p. 12). This paper includes tables, illustrations.
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Gas Masks for Gases Met in Fighting Fires

Gas Masks for Gases Met in Fighting Fires

Date: August 1921
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Katz, Sidney H. & Kinney, Selwyne P.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of gas masks designed for fighting fires. The characteristics of the different types of masks in development are presented. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Treatment of the Tungsten Ores of Boulder County, Colo.

Treatment of the Tungsten Ores of Boulder County, Colo.

Date: October 1921
Creator: Bonardi, J. P. & Williams, J. C.
Description: Report discussing the the development of milling practice in Boulder County, the ore-dressing methods in use, and the local manufacture of ferrotungsten and tungstic oxide. Figures giving the production of tungsten concentrates in the Boulder district, in the United States, and in the world; data on the buying of tungsten ores; costs of production; and the normal tungsten requirements in this country are presented.
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A Biological Survey of Alabama

A Biological Survey of Alabama

Date: October 28, 1921
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
Description: Booklet describing the biology of Alabama in two sections: (1) physiography and life zones, and (2) mammals. It also includes an annotated species list of mammals, bibliography, and index starting on page 81.
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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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Annual Report of the Director of the Bureau of Standards to the Secretary of Commerce for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1922

Annual Report of the Director of the Bureau of Standards to the Secretary of Commerce for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1922

Date: 1922
Creator: Stratton, S. W.
Description: Annual report of the director of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards discussing the staff, facilities, and activities of the agency during the fiscal year 1921-1922.
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Preparation and Uses of Tar and its Simple Crude Derivatives

Preparation and Uses of Tar and its Simple Crude Derivatives

Date: February 1922
Creator: Odell, W. W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of coal tars. As stated in the introduction, "this paper discusses the uses to which some of the various tars are put and shows briefly the usual methods of working up tar into some of its simple or easily prepared derivatives, for which a market can generally be found" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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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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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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Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Date: May 1922
Creator: Kudlich, R. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over shaft sinking safety. Safe mechanical equipment and procedures are discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
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Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive

Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive

Date: June 1922
Creator: Rice, George S.; Jones, Lewis M.; Egy, Willard Leo & Greenwald, H. P.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on coal-dust explosions. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining

Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining

Date: June 1922
Creator: Janin, Charles
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over progress made for thawing gravel in placer mines. Different thawing tests are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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