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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1942
 Language: English
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The Age, Growth, and Food Habits of the Lake Dallas White Bass, Lepibema Chrysops (Rafinesque)

The Age, Growth, and Food Habits of the Lake Dallas White Bass, Lepibema Chrysops (Rafinesque)

Date: 1942
Creator: Micks, Don W.
Description: This study was made to secure certain new information concerning the food habits and growth of the white bass, Lepibema chrysops (Rafinesque), which is quite generally considered a good game and good fish.
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An Analysis of Relations of Popularity to Certain Factors in Learning

An Analysis of Relations of Popularity to Certain Factors in Learning

Date: 1942
Creator: Peery, Mary Glenn Frisby
Description: Today educators are faced with the task of shifting the aim of education from that of teaching subject matter to that of providing experiences that are effective in stimulating wholesome personality development. With this in mind the writer was interested in providing opportunities and experiences for the development of efficient, balanced, harmonious, dynamic personalities, and in observing the relationship existing between these factors, social acceptance, home environment or socio-economic status, and the intelligence quotient, and the effects of these relationships upon the child's school success or academic status.
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An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

An Analysis of Six Representative Women Characters in Edith Wharton's Novels

Date: 1942
Creator: Wheeler, Ferrel
Description: For this study, an analysis will be made of six of Edith Wharton's heroines: Lily Bart, the luxury-loving, aristocratic heroine of The House of Mirth, who was destroyed by her own class; Ellen Olenska, who neither lost nor sought an established place in New York society, since it belonged to her, and she stayed there by the sacrifice of instinct and happiness; Anna Leath, a typical product of puritan New York, who suffered from having learned so thoroughly the rules of her generation; Halo Tarrant, who took love into her own hands and defied society but felt the strength of the social convention which shuts out the woman who does not play the game according to the rules; Undine Spragg, the social adventurer, who represents ambition, which Mrs. Wharton had come to recognize as the dominant characteristic of the new woman of America; and Sophy Viner, an American girl who, yielding to temptation, is plunged into insecurity because she comes into contact with Anna Leath and the rules of her world.
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An Analysis of the Moral Content of Children's Literature from 1600 to 1940

An Analysis of the Moral Content of Children's Literature from 1600 to 1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Boyd, Grace
Description: It is the purpose of the present investigation to make an examination of the moral content of literature taught in the schools from 1600 to 1800, from 1800 to 1900, and from 1900 to 1940, and to draw conclusions as to the values of such literature. In the literature examined in this study, both the moral content and the methods used in presentation will be considered.
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An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

Date: 1942
Creator: Bradley, Grace
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the objectives and methods for teaching reading in the elementary grades as they appeared in the latest available courses of study in certain states for the purpose of determining their uniformity or lack of uniformity. An effort was made to compile data on teaching reading in order to determine certain modern trends as supplementary material for the writer's teaching aids.
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An Animal Study of Low-cost Texas Diets in Supporting Reproduction, Lactation, and Iodine Needs

An Animal Study of Low-cost Texas Diets in Supporting Reproduction, Lactation, and Iodine Needs

Date: 1942
Creator: Hicks, Gladys
Description: A study of low-cost Texas diets to support reproduction, lactation, and iodine needs in animals.
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The Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

The Association of Sex, Age, and Environment to Children's Interests in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas, 1940-1941

Date: 1942
Creator: Herring, Evelyn
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the association of sex, age, and environment to children's interests in the third, fourth, fifth, and seventh grades of the Lometa Independent School, Lampasas County, Texas.
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Attitudes of Public School Administrators Toward the Instrumental Music Program

Attitudes of Public School Administrators Toward the Instrumental Music Program

Date: August 1942
Creator: Lawhon, Hardin N. (Hardin Norris)
Description: The purpose of the present study is three-fold in its nature: (1). To determine, by means of interviews and questionnaires, the attitudes of school administrators toward the various aspects of the instrumental music program; (2). To interpret these attitudes in the light of modern music education; (3). To make recommendations for the improvement of the instrumental music program with respect to the findings of the study.
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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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The Cantor Ternary Set and Certain of its Generalizations and Applications

The Cantor Ternary Set and Certain of its Generalizations and Applications

Date: 1942
Creator: Hembree, Gwendolyn
Description: This thesis covers the Cantor Ternary Set and generalizations of the Cantor Set, and gives a complete existential theory for three set properties: denumerability, exhaustibility, and zero measure.
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A Chemical, Physical, and Biological Investigation of the Total Suspended and Dissolved Substances in Lake Dallas with Emphasis on Sanitation

A Chemical, Physical, and Biological Investigation of the Total Suspended and Dissolved Substances in Lake Dallas with Emphasis on Sanitation

Date: 1942
Creator: Eads, Ewin A.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine the suspended organic matter and the total phosphorus in the waters of Lake Dallas and to evaluate these findings. Since organic matter floating in lakes is largely composed of minute plants, animals, and detritus derived from animals and plants, the fertilizing effect of phosphorus must be considered as an integral part of this problem.
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Civil Service Reform in the United States during the Nineteenth Century

Civil Service Reform in the United States during the Nineteenth Century

Date: 1942
Creator: Debenham, James A.
Description: This thesis traces the reform of civil service through the nineteenth century from the development and growth of the spoils system to the death of William McKinley in 1901.
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The Classroom Library in Action in an Integrated Elementary School Program

The Classroom Library in Action in an Integrated Elementary School Program

Date: 1942
Creator: Sweatmon, Mamie Lee
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the library needs of the elementary-grade children of the Willow View School and to develop an activity program to meet their needs.
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A Comparative Critical Analysis of Beginning Piano Methods

A Comparative Critical Analysis of Beginning Piano Methods

Date: August 1942
Creator: Hollis, Mabel Gertrude
Description: It has been the purpose of this study to examine representative beginning piano methods, as found available in published form, and to compare and evaluate them according to musical, psychological, physical, and educational standards.
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A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

Date: 1942
Creator: Wilson, Eileen P.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea.
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Comparative Studies in Geography -- Textbook and Free Materials Versus Textbook and Library Supplements

Comparative Studies in Geography -- Textbook and Free Materials Versus Textbook and Library Supplements

Date: 1942
Creator: Kelsay, Laura E.
Description: The problem involved in this study was to carry on an experiment of two methods of teaching eighth-grade geography and to compare the two. Briefly stated, the problem of this thesis was to determine the value of the use of free materials as compared with library supplements.
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A Comparative Study of Pupil-Teacher Ratings of the Amount of Democracy Practiced in the William James Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

A Comparative Study of Pupil-Teacher Ratings of the Amount of Democracy Practiced in the William James Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Mayo, Vera
Description: This study undertakes to measure by means of a questionnaire the spirit of democracy in the William James Junior High School of Fort Worth, Texas. The problem was the outgrowth of a personal interest in the boys and girls in the public schools of our nation and a feeling that strict application of the principles of democracy to school practices would result in happier school relationships.
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A Comparative Study of the Elementary-School Handwriting Program as Offered in Five State Courses of Study

A Comparative Study of the Elementary-School Handwriting Program as Offered in Five State Courses of Study

Date: 1942
Creator: Priddy, Bettie Ward
Description: The problem of this investigation is a comparative study of the elementary-school handwriting program as outlined in the courses of study offered by the State Departments of Education in five states.
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A Comparative Study of Two Methods Used in the Teaching of Arithmetic in the Seventh Grade

A Comparative Study of Two Methods Used in the Teaching of Arithmetic in the Seventh Grade

Date: 1942
Creator: Maury, Mary Elizabeth
Description: This comparative study of methods used in teaching arithmetic was carried out in the La Vega Public School, McLennan County, Texas, during the 1941-1942 school term.
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Comparison of First-Hand and Vicarious Experiences in Promoting Reading Readiness

Comparison of First-Hand and Vicarious Experiences in Promoting Reading Readiness

Date: 1942
Creator: Looney, Betty Odell
Description: The purpose of this study is to compare first-hand and vicarious experiences as means of developing those factors or traits of reading readiness that may be improved through training. More specifically, it is an attempt to measure the amount of readiness gained through the two types of experiences by two groups of first-grade children in the San Angelo Public Schools.
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A Comparison of the Canzoni of Frescobaldi and Froberger

A Comparison of the Canzoni of Frescobaldi and Froberger

Date: September 1942
Creator: Baber, Nettie Maxine
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to discuss and compare the canzoni of Frescobaldi and Froberger and to show something of their influences on their successors.
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A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

Date: 1942
Creator: Womack, Vera
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.
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Contemporary Women Poets of Texas

Contemporary Women Poets of Texas

Date: August 1942
Creator: Heatly, Katherine Stafford
Description: As a teacher of American literature in high school, I have become conscious of the importance of teaching students of that age level the lore and poetry of their native state. Poems of nature or local color in their own country will hold their interest when material from more distant points seems dull and uninteresting. Through my teaching I have become interested in the poetry of the Southwest and have enjoyed reading the poetry and knowing the poets through personal interview or correspondence.
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Contribution of the Westminster Choir Movement to American Choral Music

Contribution of the Westminster Choir Movement to American Choral Music

Date: June 1942
Creator: Schmoyer, Helen Cecelia
Description: The purpose of this survey is to evaluate the contribution that the Westminster Choir movement has made to choral music in the United States today. It is hoped after the contributions have been stated by the investigator that the important position Westminster Choir College is occupying will be better understood.
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