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Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration.
Date: 1911
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Data on Pumping at the Anthracite Mines of Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of pumping at anthracite mines in Pennsylvania. The study was conducted in order to solve anthracite mine-water problems. The report includes maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: September 1950
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Eaton, W. L.; Gilbert, Joseph C.; James, H. M.; Jenkins, Hayden E.; Kennedy, D. O. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Cambria County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on estimates of known deposits of coking coal in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. Studies on the properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. The report includes maps and tables.
Date: October 1950
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Cooper, H. M.; Abernethy, R. F.; Reynolds, D. A. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the estimates of known reserves of coking coal deposits in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. The properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. The report includes tables and maps.
Date: July 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the estimate of the known reserves of coking coal in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The report evaluates the properties of coal and coal blends from the area, and includes tables, and maps.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the known reserves of coking coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Studies on the properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. This report contains tables, and maps.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report of investigations issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines evaluating the known reserves of coking coal in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. The properties of coal and coal blends from the area are analyzed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: January 1952
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the known deposits of coking coal in Indiana County. The properties and characteristics of the coal and coal blends sampled are presented. The report includes tables and maps.
Date: December 1950
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Cooper, H. M.; Abernethy, R. F.; Reynolds, D. A. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Facts and Problems: 1960 Edition

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mineral characteristics, uses, and problems. Descriptions of common minerals and their uses are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Underground Combustion Oil-Recovery Experiment in the Venango First Sand, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report by the Bureau of Mines over oil-recovery methods and experiments conducted in Warren County. Preparation, methods, and results of the experiments are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1963
Creator: Caspero, N. A.; Wertman, W. T. & Eckard, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preparation Characteristics of Pennsylvania Anthracite from the Bottom Red Ash Bed, Northern Field

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the anthracite coal in the Bottom Red Ash Bed in Pennsylvania. The coal samples were analyzed for thickness and geologic structure. The amount of recoverable coal was also estimated. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Sanner, William S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of Mine and Car Samples of Coal Collected in the Fiscal Years 1911 to 1913

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coal samples collected from 1911 to 1913. The analyses and descriptions of the samples are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1914
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Smith, Howard I.; Fay, Albert H. & Sanford, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Facts and Problems, 1956

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mineral characteristics, uses, and problems. Descriptions of common minerals and their uses are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geologic Factors in Predicting Coal Mine Roof-Rock Stability in the Upper Kittanning Coalbed, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the geology of roof-rock stability in coal mines. The distribution, frequency, and magnitude of roof falls in U.S. coal mines are discussed. This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1981
Creator: Iannacchione, A. T.; Ulery, J. P.; Hyman, D. M. & Chase, F. E.
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Wedding Shoes

Description: Pair of ladies' white heavy satin wedding shoes. Designed with pointed toes, the shoes have a fastening strap across instep with a single domed opalescent/milky white glass button. Across vamp is applied white satin bow with decorative gilt metal rectangular buckle with lobed ends. One buckle missing. Lined in white fabric. Sole of natural brown leather, heel covered in white satin. Medium-height heel with rounded sides and back, curving inwards and then flaring out to base, similar to a Louis heel. Stamped inside shoe in gilt: "C.A. Verner / Pittsburgh" Worn by Bess McChord (1874-1903) at her wedding to Clifford Dunnells, January 1, 1901.
Date: 1901
Creator: C.A. Verner Co. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Cloche

Description: Cloche hat of lace and velvet. The deep, domed crown is of peach satin (?) overlaid with a silver metallic lace. At the front of the crown are applied leaf shapes of dark pink velvet that form a fan-motif. The lowest leaves on each side extend to become a shallow brim for the hat, also formed of the dark pink velvet. The leaves and the brim are quilted with metallic silver stitching. The hat is lined in pink satin(?). Label sewn inside crown: "Pittsburgh / Character Hats / New York / Trade Mark Reg. / U.S. Pat. Office"
Date: 1925
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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