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 Department: Department of Home Economics
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas

A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: McWhirter, Velma
Description: The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas.
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An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl

An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl

Date: 1940
Creator: Burks, Jasmine Rudd
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not.
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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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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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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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A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels

A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels

Date: 1943
Creator: Griffith, Nona L.
Description: The present study is to compare the fading properties due to home laundering methods of certain percales bearing printed labels, "Guaranteed Fast Color," with samples representing similar colors labeled, "Fast to Washing."
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A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys

A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys

Date: 1941
Creator: Williams, Ollie Ann
Description: The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents.
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The Use of the Bio-Photometer in Determining the Dark Adaptation of Pre-School Age Children

The Use of the Bio-Photometer in Determining the Dark Adaptation of Pre-School Age Children

Date: 1941
Creator: Wright, Mary Lou McCauley
Description: Because of the paucity of evidence with regard to dark adaptation and the vitamin A status of pre-school children, this study is made. The purpose, therefore, is to add to the available data on this subject through an investigation of the bio-photometer as a means of detecting vitamin A deficiency in pre-school children.
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Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Date: 1942
Creator: Ballew, Jewell Elizabeth
Description: The purpose of the present study was to compare the amounts of vitamin A in sweet potato flour with that of carrot flour and dehydrated carrots by using the biological assay method.
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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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The Ascorbic Acid Content of Orange Marmalade Made With and Without Commercial Pectin

The Ascorbic Acid Content of Orange Marmalade Made With and Without Commercial Pectin

Date: 1943
Creator: Burt, Dorthy Farris
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the ascorbic acid values of orange marmalades made with and without commercial pectin; and to compare these values with those obtained by testing random samples of home and commercial prepared orange marmalades.
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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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Vitamin A Administration and Dark Adaption of Second and Third Grade Children

Vitamin A Administration and Dark Adaption of Second and Third Grade Children

Date: 1940
Creator: Silk, Maurice Raper
Description: This study was formulated for the following purposes: (1) To determine if a learning factor is involved when repeated tests are made with a dark adaption instrument, (2) To determine if the dark adaption of a group of second and third grade children showing poor dark adaption can be improved by the daily administration of Haliver oil capsules, (3) To obtain a dark adaption curve for two hundred twenty-three grade children of Denton, Texas.
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A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity

A Three Months' Study of the Dark Adaptation of a Texas Family During Activity

Date: 1941
Creator: Wade, Alice Mays
Description: Recent studies have offered an abundance of evidence which indicates that night blindness is caused by vitamin A deficiency. Both adults and children have been used to investigate the relationship between vitamin A deficiency and night blindness.
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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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An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid

An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid

Date: 1945
Creator: Drew, Bennie P.
Description: In this study, an appraisal of the nutritional status of eighty-eight school children has been made, using the Wetzel Index with the Baldwin-Wood Index and the Pryor Index for the determinations.
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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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A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education

A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education

Date: 1940
Creator: Amos, Charlcie N.
Description: The purpose of this study is to consider the playback as a consumer educational material, and to test its usefulness in transmitting and securing acceptance of consumer information when presented to selected groups of individuals. Another purpose of the study is to make a contribution to the sum total of results obtained by the Institute for Consumer Education in its experimentation with the playback.
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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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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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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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A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs

A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs

Date: 1948
Creator: Borth, Helen Agnes
Description: The purpose of this study is to further the effective utilization of films by developing an instrument for their selection from descriptions in catalogs.
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The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety

The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety

Date: 1941
Creator: James, Catherine
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine by biological method of assay the vitamin A content of Puerto Rico sweet potatoes which were dehydrated immediately after harvesting.
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The Ascorbic Acid Content of School Lunches Served at the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School During March and April, 1944

The Ascorbic Acid Content of School Lunches Served at the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School During March and April, 1944

Date: 1944
Creator: Bryan, Ada Ruth
Description: The purposes of the present study are to determine the ascorbic acid values of foods served in the lunch room of North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School at the time food preparation is completed, at the beginning of the serving period, and at the end of the serving period; to ascertain the loss of ascorbic acid during these intervals; and to determine the quantity of ascorbic acid present in the size portions served primary, elementary, and high school students.
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