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 Department: Department of Home Economics
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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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A Study of the Foods Served and Purchased in a Fort Worth School Cafeteria Duing the Year 1943-1944

A Study of the Foods Served and Purchased in a Fort Worth School Cafeteria Duing the Year 1943-1944

Date: 1944
Creator: Bailey, Katherine W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to show what foods were made available to the children in the year 1943-1944; what foods the children chose from the available foods; what nutritive value the chosen foods possessed; and what the chosen lunches cost the children.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Background Variables Affecting the Clothing Interests of High School Girls in Metropolitan Groups

Background Variables Affecting the Clothing Interests of High School Girls in Metropolitan Groups

Date: 1958
Creator: Boswell, Mary Middleton
Description: Using the data collected in the CYS (5), it is the purpose of the present study to show the relationships of certain background variables to the clothing interests of high school girls in metropolitan groups. Specifically, it proposes to answer the question, does the student's age, the number of siblings, the father's education, or the father's occupation influence these interests?
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A Study of the Requirements for Household Employment in Waelder, Texas

A Study of the Requirements for Household Employment in Waelder, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Bradfield, Arldia Westbrook
Description: The study herein described was made in twenty-four white homes in Waelder, Texas, in which there were household employees. The study was made for the purpose of finding the requirements for household employment in Waelder, Texas.
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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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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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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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Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Date: 1942
Creator: Collins, Mary Margaret
Description: The present study is a part of a long-time cooperative study of the Home Economics Department of the 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 of the same children in 1941 and in 1942. Also included in this study is the comparison of a group of freshmen college men made in 1940 with a group of twenty-five men made in 1942. An attempt is also made to determine whether an individual has higher dark adaptation on sunshiny days than on cloudy days.
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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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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 Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

Date: 1942
Creator: Eakle, Dorothy
Description: Since sweet potatoes, which also furnish vitamin A, are a common food in the popular diets of Texas and are so generally grown over the state, the purpose of this study is (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in eight of the varieties most commonly grown and (2) to determine the effect of the three most popular methods of cooking (boiling, baking, and candying) on the vitamin C content of these varieties of sweet potatoes.
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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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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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A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables

A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables

Date: 1948
Creator: Foster, Lillian B.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the practicality of quick-frozen, fresh and canned vegetables in quantity feeding operations of a college residence hall cafeteria.
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Total Nicotinic Acid Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Total Nicotinic Acid Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1952
Creator: Fuller, Golda Faye Graham
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the nicotinic acid values of the food consumed and the urinary and fecal excretions of young college women on self-selected diets.
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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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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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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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