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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 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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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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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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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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Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Date: 1940
Creator: Rohrer, Lois Young
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas.
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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 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 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 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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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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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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Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1948
Creator: Harris, Jimmie Nell
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the riboflavin intake in food and the excretion in the urine and feces of young college women living in the home management house and eating a self selected diet from a common food supply.
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Selection of Ready-to-Wear Dresses by Women in Denver City, Texas

Selection of Ready-to-Wear Dresses by Women in Denver City, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Smith, Texie Addington
Description: "The purpose of the present study is to observe how the consumers select ready-to-wear dresses in a small oil town, which had a population of 3,336 in June, 1940...A brief summary of the entire study follows. (1) Of the 215 customers, 60 percent were sales customers and 60 percent stated the price they wished to pay. (2) The 135 dresses purchased were about equally distributed among $7.95, $10.95,$16.95 and $29.95 values. (3) The color desired was specified by 83 percent of the customers. Navy and tan were the two leading colors. (4) While 97 percent of the women designated the size they needed, only 83 percent purchased the size requested. Size 16 was bought by more women than any other size. (5) Customers had little knowledge regarding trade names and materials. Of the dresses sold, 64 percent were rayon. (6) About 90 percent of the women designated in some manner the type of dress they desired. Almost 50 percent of the purchasers selected tailored garments. (7) Slightly less than half of the customers check on the quality of workmanship or the material in the dress. Only 15 percent of the women asked for a guarantee of any type. (8) Ten ...
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Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch

Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch

Date: August 1959
Creator: Key, Merlene Hunnicutt
Description: The purpose of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting the sale of the plate lunch in six of the one hundred twenty-nine Dallas Public School lunchrooms, two each of predominantly Mexican, white and Negro enrollment, when the time is extended to include the entire school year of one hundred eighty school days.
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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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