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The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes

The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1941
Creator: Dozier, Vera
Description: The purpose of this present study is to determine the amount of vitamin A in the dehydrated sweet potato made from the yellow Puerto Rico variety grown in Texas by using a reference oil.
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Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Date: 1942
Creator: Merrett, Mary Jo
Description: The purpose of this study is to present a concise and practical method of applying diet management in health and in some common diseases.
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The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping

The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping

Date: 1943
Creator: Kellar, Loren
Description: The purpose of this study is an attempt to determine the food habits of a group of light housekeeping students enrolled in the North Texas State Teachers College in the spring of 1939, using the inventory method.
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The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women

The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women

Date: 1950
Creator: McCarty, Faye A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the disappearance of crude fiber and lignin from the digestive tracts of healthy young college women consuming a self-selected diet.
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The Effect of Certain Poster Presentations on the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

The Effect of Certain Poster Presentations on the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

Date: 1948
Creator: McMahan, Ruby Nell
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: 1. to determine whether or not certain poster presentations affect the food acceptance of elementary school children, and 2. to determine which method of presenting a poster had the most affect upon the child's food acceptance.
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The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products

The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products

Date: 1943
Creator: Herd, Ruby Lee
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of cooking on the vitamin A value of "Vita-Yam" candy and cookies.
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The Effect of Salad Dressings Upon the Ascorbic Acid Content of Raw Shredded Cabbage

The Effect of Salad Dressings Upon the Ascorbic Acid Content of Raw Shredded Cabbage

Date: 1944
Creator: Quinn, Veta Pearl
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid content of raw cabbage salads as influenced by the method of shredding and by the kind of salad dressing used.
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The Effect of Storage on the Ascorbic Acid Content of Four Varieties of Canned Fruit Juice

The Effect of Storage on the Ascorbic Acid Content of Four Varieties of Canned Fruit Juice

Date: 1943
Creator: Willard, Helen
Description: The purposes of this study are (1) to determine the ascorbic acid content of a variety of fruit juices available in Denton, Texas, during March to July, 1943; (2) to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid when canned grapefruit, orange, pineapple, and apple juices are opened and stored in the home refrigerator for several days' use; and (3) by means of data obtained, to make recommendations as to the most advantageous ways of using one's "points" in purchasing canned fruit juices for their ascorbic acid value.
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Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

Date: 1950
Creator: Hapke, Bettie Mead
Description: Planned on the realization that teen-agers have a strong influence on younger children, this experiment proposes to use high school girls to assist with a foods unit developed by the use of films and designed to improve food acceptance and reduce plate waste in some of the elementary grades.
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Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, Frances Basye
Description: This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students.
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Effects of a Split Semester on Personal and Social Adjustment of Adolescents

Effects of a Split Semester on Personal and Social Adjustment of Adolescents

Date: August 1960
Creator: Black, Verlin Harmon
Description: The purpose of this study is to measure and compare the degree of personal and social adjustment which high school girls exhibited during a "split semester" and a "continuous semester."
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The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels

The Effects of Oat Fiber and Corn Bran on Blood Serum Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels

Date: August 1985
Creator: Broeder, Craig E. (Craig Elliot)
Description: Forty Sprague Dawley rats were randomly placed in five groups with eight rats per group. Each group varied in dietary composition for fiber type and carbohydrate source. Groups one and two received oat fiber and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Groups three and four received corn bran as the fiber source and either sucrose or corn starch as the carbohydrate source. Group five (considered the control group), received Purina standard rat chow. Analysis of variance showed only significant differences for food intake, and the control group had a significantly higher food intake. Weight gain, serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels showed no significant differences.
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Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program

Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Evans, Mary Elizabeth
Description: It is the purpose of this study to evaluate certain aspects of growth in the pupils of Wylie High School who participated in the twelve months homemaking program during the period of time extending from September 1, 1948, until September 1, 1949.
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An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit

An Evaluation of Student Growth When the Goal-Seeking Method is Employed in Teaching a Foods Unit

Date: 1948
Creator: Lindley, Edith Ross
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the extent of certain aspects of growth in foods units in homemaking classes through several evaluative methods, such as: pre-tests and tests, anecdotal records, self-evaluations of students, and student and teacher planned devices.
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An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

Date: 1949
Creator: Morrow, Annie Launa
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine how the pupils' participation in certain lunchroom activities for a two-weeks period affected their acceptance of foods.
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Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects

Fasting Hour Excretion Test for Riboflavin Using College Women as Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Beard, Gertrude Ophelia
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine reserves of riboflavin in urine of college women.
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The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Whitley, Annie Doris
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test."
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Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children

Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children

Date: 1941
Creator: Gary, Lois W.
Description: The present study is part of a long time cooperative study of the Education and Home Economics Departments of North Texas State Teachers College begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third grade children made in 1940 with those made in 1941, and to determine also the dark adaptation of a group of fifth and sixth grade children receiving vitamin A concentrate.
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Home Mechanics in Industrial Arts for High School Girls

Home Mechanics in Industrial Arts for High School Girls

Date: May 1937
Creator: Rohrer, Alice Brooks
Description: The purpose of this study is to ascertain the extent to which industrial arts is offering home mechanics to girls and there by determine the extent of coordination of this phase of industrial arts for girls with home economics.
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The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management

The Influence of the Concerns of Metropolitan Negro High School Girls on their Curriculum Interest in Money Management

Date: 1958
Creator: Haynes, Ethel Britt
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine whether or not the metropolitan Negro girl's concerns and attitudes are factors in her interest in curriculum items of money management. The concerns and attitudes include authoritarian discipline, family tensions, resentment to family life style, financial troubles, family problems, self inadequacy, personal adjustment, and resentment to dependency.
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Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash

Date: 1941
Creator: Woodruff, Reba N.
Description: The general food supply is usually the source of vitamin C for many people, and since squash is a common food in the popular diets of Texans and is so generally grown over the state, this study has a two-fold purpose: (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in the two varieties of squash most commonly used as food in Texas, and (2) to determine the effect of various methods of cooking upon the vitamin C content of these two varieties of squash.
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A Plate Waste Study Made in a Small Type "A" Lunchroom

A Plate Waste Study Made in a Small Type "A" Lunchroom

Date: 1948
Creator: Boren, Mabel Adelia
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the plate waste from the type "A" lunch served to the children in the Collinsville School Lunchroom during the school year of 1947-1948.
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A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

Date: 1942
Creator: Hunter, Margaret
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yellow and white corn meal, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt pork, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets.
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Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls

Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls

Date: 1950
Creator: Fagg, Carmen Bernice
Description: The question as to whether to teach personality development as a separate unit or to include it as an integral part of the total homemaking program became a problem which required careful investigation. It became the purpose of this study, therefore, to determine whether more measurable growth in personality is achieved by teaching a special unit in personality than by including such subject matter as an integral part of the homemaking program.
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