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Gas Masks for Gases Met in Fighting Fires

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.
Date: August 1921
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Katz, Sidney H. & Kinney, Selwyne P.
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Utilization of Manganiferous Iron Ores

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of manganese with iron ore. Different uses of the ore are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1926
Creator: Joseph, T. L.; Royster, P. H. & Kinney, Selwyne P.
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Natural Gas Manual for the Home

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing a manual written for individuals who use natural gas in the home. As stated in the introduction, "its purpose is to tell about the supply, production, and distribution of natural gas, so that the necessity for preventing waste will be better understood" (p. 1). This report includes a map, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1922
Creator: Cattell, R. A.
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Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Description: Revised 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.
Date: 1924
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
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The Gasoline Situation

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the demands on the oil industry due to an increase in automobiles in the United States. Improvements in drilling methods and refinery practices are presented. This report includes a table.
Date: March 1926
Creator: Hill, Harry H.
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Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
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A Biological Survey of North Dakota

Description: Summary of physiography and life zones and mammals of North Dakota.
Date: December 1926
Creator: Bailey, Vernon
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Voles of the Genus Phenacomys

Description: Nests, young, food, habits, and enemies of the voles of the genus Phenacomys.
Date: October 12, 1926
Creator: Howell, A. Brazier
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A Biological Survey of Alabama

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.
Date: October 28, 1921
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
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A Biological Survey of the Pribilof, Alaska

Description: Brief summary of the geographic distribution, habits, and habitats of the birds, mammals, insects, arachnids, and chilopods of the Pribilof Islands.
Date: June 20, 1923
Creator: Preble, Edward A. & McAtee, W. L.
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Revision of the American Pikas (Genus Ochotona)

Description: Discusses distribution, habitat, habits, pelage, molt, specimens, history, and nomenclature of pikas. Provides descriptions, locations, and a key for species and subspecies.
Date: August 21, 1924
Creator: Howell, Arthur H.
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Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment

Description: Report discussing the design of accessories used in mining outfits, including the good and bad features of the various designs, for the purpose of encouraging continued improvement in the apparatus and to advance the cause of mine safety.
Date: 1926
Creator: Ilsley, L. C. & Gleim, E. J.
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Technology and Uses of Silica and Sand

Description: Report discussing the technology for mining silica and the various uses of silica in industry and the arts.
Date: 1927
Creator: Weigel, W. M.
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Treatment of the Tungsten Ores of Boulder County, Colo.

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.
Date: October 1921
Creator: Bonardi, J. P. & Williams, J. C.
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Electric Brass Furnace Practice

Description: Report discussing 1) the pertinent information available on what electric furnaces can do to assist prospective users in selecting a furnace that fits their requirements and 2) the gradual evolution of the present commercial types of electric furnaces. Also discusses some of the fundamental principles in the design, construction, and operation of electric furnaces.
Date: July 1922
Creator: Gillett, H. W. & Mack, E. L.
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Comparison of American, British, and German Standards for Metal Fits

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards discussing the comparison of American, British, and German metal fit standards. The comparisons between national standards of the three countries are presented and described. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1927
Creator: Fullmer, Irvin H.
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Fire Tests of Building Columns

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.
Date: April 21, 1921
Creator: Ingberg, S. H.; Griffin, H. K.; Robinson, W. C. & Wilson, R. E.
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Tests of Large Columns with H-Shaped Sections

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on h-shaped columns. Physical and chemical tests were conducted on different types of columns. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 11, 1926
Creator: Tuckerman, L. B. & Stang, A. H.
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Use of Sulphite Cellulose Extract as a Tanning Material

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Standards over chemicals used for tanning leather hides. As stated in the introduction: "an investigation was conducted to determine the suitability of sulfite cellulose extracts, derived from the waste liquors discharged from paper pulp mills, for use in tanning hides for the manufacture of leather" (p. 309). This report includes tables, and photographs.
Date: November 1, 1926
Creator: Wallace, E. L. & Bowker, Roy Clement
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The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Various Colored Glasses

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.
Date: March 19, 1920
Creator: Gibson, K. S.; Tyndall, E. P. T. & McNicholas, H. J.
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