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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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A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

Date: 1942
Creator: Lewis, Amber Loreta
Description: It is the purpose of the study to determine if the addition of Vita Yam as a source of vitamin A to the daily diet improves the dark adaptation of college-age students.
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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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A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

Date: 1942
Creator: Hull, Janie B. Kellett
Description: This study is a comparison of the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing beef protein with the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing peanuts as the source of protein.
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A Study of the Influence of Sociological Variables on Personal, Family, and Community Relationships Curriculum Interests of High School Negro Girls in Medium Communities

A Study of the Influence of Sociological Variables on Personal, Family, and Community Relationships Curriculum Interests of High School Negro Girls in Medium Communities

Date: 1958
Creator: Hunt, Louvenia Bell
Description: It is the purpose of this study to investigate the influence of age, siblings, family structure, religious beliefs, mother's occupation, father's occupation, homemaking courses taken, status of parents, number of rooms in home, and students' work hours after school on the Negro girl's interest in curriculum items on personal, family and community relationships.
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A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

Date: 1942
Creator: Hoff, Hannah Pauline
Description: The study herein described was made of the seventy-nine girls in the junior and senior high school (grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) of the Public School of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The study was made with the purpose of finding the interests of this group of girls in the activities required of them in their homes, so that the writer might use the information gained in building a more successfully functioning program of homemaking in the Cranfills Gap Public School.
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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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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 W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

Date: 1942
Creator: Newton, Emma Pearl Saunders
Description: The purpose of this study is to follow the W P A lunch program in the Williams High School District of Brown County, Texas during the school year 1941-1942, and the effect of this program upon the height, weight, attendance and grades of the children participating.
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Weight Loss Maintenance and Physical and Emotional Effects in Obese Subjects Treated with a Protein-Sparing Modified Fast

Weight Loss Maintenance and Physical and Emotional Effects in Obese Subjects Treated with a Protein-Sparing Modified Fast

Date: August 1978
Creator: Jacobs, Hilarie H.
Description: Weight loss maintenance and emotional and physical problems were investigated in subjects on a protein-sparing modified fast. Four months following a weight reduction program using the protein-sparing modified fast, twenty of the forty-two subjects were contacted. Each was asked to complete a questionnaire related to emotional and physical effects of the diet and a diet history checksheet. Each subject was weighed to determine if weight loss had been maintained. Results of the questionnaire, diet history, and blood chemistry analysis indicate that for these subjects, the modified fast may be safe and effective in reducing and maintaining weight loss over a short time period under close supervision by a physician.
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