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Siliceous dust in relation to pulmonary disease among miners in the Joplin District : Missouri Bulletin 132

Higgins, Edwin, A.J. Lanza, F.B. Laney and George S. Rice / Department of the Interior ; Franklin K. Lane / Bureau of Mines ; Van H. Manning

Published by Washington Government Printing Office 1917 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT, 1917

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137 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. extol the glories of life in early Joplin, the wealth to be made in the mines, and the beauty of the architectural showplaces that lined Joplin's streets. This document paints a vastly different picture, one that details, in uncompromisingly clear language and sophisticated scientific measurements, the horrifying cost to the miners and their families of all this burgeoning prosperity. The Federal Bureau of Mines investigators came to Joplin in the last months of 1914 and stayed until mid-July 1915. The result of their field work is this report, which stands today not only as our most comprehensive description of the actual mining operation but also as a stunning catalog of the health and safety dangers present in Joplin's zinc and lead mines. Illustrated with maps, charts and black and white photos. Modern archival reprint of original edition, no other publication date marked. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5022008

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Title: Siliceous dust in relation to pulmonary ...

Publisher: Washington Government Printing Office 1917 / Reprint / FBRE Ltd., A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Scarce Title.

Illustrator: Fully Illustrated

Edition: C: clean and unmarked Text.

Book Type: Early History / America / USA

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