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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States: 1931

Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Date: 1933
Creator: Adams, William W.; Geyer, L. E. & Chenoweth, L.
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The Development of an Electrolytic Method for the Determination of Inclusions in Plain-Carbon Steels

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the specifications and development of methods used in plain-carbon steel production. Proposed methods and experiment results are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and photographs.
Date: May 1933
Creator: Fitterer, G. R.; Sockman, B. E.; Krockenberger, E. A.; Meneilly, R. B.; Marshall, E. W., Jr. & Eckel, J. F.
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Explosion Tests of Pittsburgh Coal Dust in the Experimental Mine, 1925 to 1932, Inclusive

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "The first of these was Bulletin 353, dealing with the tests of rock-dust barriers; the second is the present paper, which reports tests made to determine the effect on the explosibility of Pittsburgh coal dust of altering conditions under which the tests were made; the third, dealing with tests of dust prepared from approximately 20 coals taken from beds in mines in different parts of the United States, will follow after the completion of testing in progress at the time of writing."
Date: 1933
Creator: Rice, George S.; Greenwald, H. P. & Howarth, H. C.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1931

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.). This report covers 1931, which was the safest year for the industry since 1913; the data represents all states of the quarrying industry and figures are based on returns representing 1,530 quarries.
Date: 1933
Creator: Adams, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Silicosis and Tuberculosis Among Miners of the Tri-State District of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri--[Part] 1: For the Year Ended June 30, 1928

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the occurrence of tuberculosis and silicosis among mine workers of the Tri-State district including Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. Past history of the diseases are presented, as well as the standard means of examination of miners. This report includes a map, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sayers, R. R.; Meriwether, F. V.; Lanza, A. J. & Adams, W. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department