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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Date: May 1930
Creator: Brandenthaler, R. R.; Morris, W. S. & Bopp, C. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over engineering studies conducted on Oklahoma oil fields. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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The National Safety Competition of 1929

The National Safety Competition of 1929

Date: May 1930
Creator: Adams, William Waugh
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the fifth annual national safety competition. The states represented in the competition are listed. Accident-frequency rates are presented as well. This report includes tables.
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Accelerated Laboratory Test for Determination of Slacking Characteristics of Coal

Accelerated Laboratory Test for Determination of Slacking Characteristics of Coal

Date: November 1930
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Selvig, W. A. & Frederic, W. H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on laboratory testing developed to measure the slacking of coals. Testing methods and results are presented. This report includes tables and graphs.
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in December, 1930

Coal-Mine Fatalities in December, 1930

Date: January 1931
Creator: Adams, William Waugh & Chenoweth, L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths during December, 1930. The number of fatalities and the causes are presented. This report includes tables.
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in February, 1931

Coal-Mine Fatalities in February, 1931

Date: March 1931
Creator: Adams, William Waugh & Chenoweth, L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths during the month of February, 1931. The number of fatalities and the causes of each are presented. This report includes tables.
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Development and Production History on the Salt Flat and Other Fault Fields of East Central Texas

Development and Production History on the Salt Flat and Other Fault Fields of East Central Texas

Date: March 1931
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn; Bauserman, E. V. H. & Carpenter, C. B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Salt Flat fields in East Central Texas. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals with the development and production history of the Salt Flat field and gives comparative data on five outstanding fault fields. Two of these fields are producing from limestone and three from sandstone reservoirs" (p. 2-3). This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in March, 1931

Coal-Mine Fatalities in March, 1931

Date: April 1931
Creator: Adams, William Waugh & Chenoweth, L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths that occurred during the month of March, 1931. The number of fatalities and their causes are listed. This report includes tables.
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