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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Year: 1937
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Administrative Problems of W. C. C. Claiborne, First Anglo-American Governor of Louisiana

Administrative Problems of W. C. C. Claiborne, First Anglo-American Governor of Louisiana

Date: August 1937
Creator: Lowe, Ellene
Description: This study attempted to depict and portray the problems which confronted W. C. C. Claiborne in his governing of Louisiana. From the time of Lousiana purchased in 1803 until 1812, when the territorial governor and from 1812 until 1816 he served as the first state governor. These problems have been summarized from reading the personal letters of Governor Claiborne written during his term of office.
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Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Analysis of Certain Wealth in Texas to Determine Possible Sources of Taxation for Educational Purposes

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hedgpeth, Armo T.
Description: This study revelaed that the rank of Texas with other state in the United States in the expenditure for schools per pupil is thrty-fifth. It further discussed that there are possible sources of taxation in the properties. However, there is a wide variation that needs to be studied. It further justify that present administrative and legislative trends in searching for new source of taxation makes the problem an important one.
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An Analysis of Elementary Science Material Included in Certain Courses of Study and Text Books

An Analysis of Elementary Science Material Included in Certain Courses of Study and Text Books

Date: August 1937
Creator: Maurice, Katherine
Description: The purpose of this study is to assess the contribution of elementary science to the curriculum. The finding of the investigation summarized in table form.
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An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

An Analysis of Some Factors Associated with Pupil Achievement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Rucker, John Allman
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if any effect upon pupil achievement is shown by four factors: classification of teachers in terms of semester hours, small and large schools, single and married women teachers, men and women teachers.
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Application of Concentration, Adsorption and pH in the Precipitation of the Metal Ions of Groups II and III

Application of Concentration, Adsorption and pH in the Precipitation of the Metal Ions of Groups II and III

Date: June 1937
Creator: Cockerell, Leone Doris
Description: In this thesis, the process involved in the precipitations and separations of the metal of Group II and Group III studied. Suggestions have also been offered whereby students can make an analysis without loosing metals in the initial precepitation.
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Bacterial Survey of Representative Denton County Wells with Special Reference to Sanitation

Bacterial Survey of Representative Denton County Wells with Special Reference to Sanitation

Date: June 1937
Creator: Roberts, Sally Stevens
Description: This thesis aimed to study the seventy-two representative wells of Denton County and to determine the possibilities of infection with typhoid organism. The sanitary survey and the test for Colon-Aerogenes bacteria show that 55% of the 72 wells studied are unsanitary, 27% are sanitary, and 18% are doubtful.
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A Comparative Investigation of the Water of Lake Bridgeport with Reference to Plant and Animal Life

A Comparative Investigation of the Water of Lake Bridgeport with Reference to Plant and Animal Life

Date: August 1937
Creator: Woods, Alethea Marie
Description: The investigation of the waters of Lake Bridgeport is to obtain data essential for a satisfactory understanding of the physical and chemical factors on the aquatic life. These factors detremine the kinds of food available for life there.
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A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bevill, Glenda Pearl
Description: This study attemts to compare, among other things, the non-affiliated Physical Education program with affiliated program in the Texas High Schools to determine the value of such affiliation as a sound educational requirement.
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A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bryson, Lida Kate
Description: This comparative study of the old physical training and modern physical education was made to determine the status of an original physical activity program as an integral part of modern education. It also discuss
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A Comparison of the Eleven Grade School System of Texarkana, Texas and the Twelve Grade School System of Texarkana, Arkansas

A Comparison of the Eleven Grade School System of Texarkana, Texas and the Twelve Grade School System of Texarkana, Arkansas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Lamb, Hugh Lawrence
Description: The purpose of this study is: 1) To point out some similarities and differences of the two school systems in the twin cities. 2)To determine the comparative readiness of the students finalizing the seventh grade in Texas and those finishing eighth grade in Arkansas to pursue high school work. 3) To make a comparative study of the progress made during the Freshman year in high school by these same students. 4) To determine the difference in achievement of students in the two school systems by making a study of the graduating seniors of the session 1936-1937.
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A Correlation of the Habitat Factors with the Quantity of Bacterial Colonies as Observed by the Direct Microscopic Method on Twenty Soils of Denton County, Texas

A Correlation of the Habitat Factors with the Quantity of Bacterial Colonies as Observed by the Direct Microscopic Method on Twenty Soils of Denton County, Texas

Date: August 1937
Creator: Roach, Cornelia Ann
Description: The aim of this study is to determine what factors are most important in controlling the number of bacterial colonies found in twent represntative Denton County (Texas) soils during the growing season.
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The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

The Determination of the Adequacy of Facilities for Carrying on a Given Physical Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Smith, William Elliott
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are necessary to cary out the approved and adopted program of physical education in the public school of Denton, Texas.
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The Development of the Sulphur Industry in Texas.

The Development of the Sulphur Industry in Texas.

Date: May 1937
Creator: Posey, Earl Olin
Description: This thesis aimed to study the historical phase of the sulphur industry in Texas and highlights the critical role of Sulphur in the future economic development of Texas.
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The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bennett, Leo
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to define wherein the social order of the South was disrupted, --- the conditions that brought about such a sweeping transformation of social structures --- and to show the growth of new social attitudes and practices evolving from the chaotic dismemberment of the old. Although primary significance is placed upon changes in the social order, it is necessary to consider certain political and economic trends that were interwoven into the fabric of social life during Reconstruction --- factors influencing, determining, or evolving from, social changes. In the first chapter is sketched briefly the ante-bellum society of the South, and in following chapters is shown the evolution of social culture during the first twelve years following the Civil War.
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The Ecology of Chlorohydra Viridissima in a Small Perennial Pond

The Ecology of Chlorohydra Viridissima in a Small Perennial Pond

Date: August 1937
Creator: Graham, Elizabeth Coffee
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the influence of chemical, physical, and bilogical factors on th seasonal variation in population and on reproduction of Chlorohydra Viridissima (Schulze) in a small pernnial pond.
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Electrodeposit of Nickel

Electrodeposit of Nickel

Date: August 1937
Creator: Rohrer, Charles Stephen
Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate the varying conditions in types of solutions, concentrations of solutions, hydrogen-ion concentration, current densities and potentials in the electro deposition of nickel.
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Evidences of the Need of Speech Training for School Administrators

Evidences of the Need of Speech Training for School Administrators

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hotaling, Eugene
Description: This thesis tabulated five hundred and twenty correct criteria checking points. Based on the analysis of rating scale, the data show that the fourty adminstrators (subjects) made an average of 3724 speches a year (about 93 per school adminstrator), and the findings presented some evidences of the need of speech training for school administrators.
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An Experimental Study of the Electrodeposition of Lead

An Experimental Study of the Electrodeposition of Lead

Date: June 1937
Creator: Roberts, Ira Clifford
Description: This thesis aimed to study some of the general principles underlying electrodeposition together with experimental facts regarding the effects of changing constituents of the plating solutions, variations in hydrogen-ion concentrations, and variation in current density used in the electrodeposition of lead.
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Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Factors Related to Academic Achievement in a Sunshine Room

Date: August 1937
Creator: Nickles, Dorothy Deane
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between various factors and the academic achievement of the children in the sunshine Room established at Diamond Hill, Fort Worth, Texas. The factors under consideration are health improvements, behavior ratings obtained from the use of a rating scale and intelligence quotients.
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A Historical Study of Agricultural Education with Special Application to Denton County

A Historical Study of Agricultural Education with Special Application to Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Norman, Lee Weldon
Description: In this study the activities contributing to the welfare of the farmers of Denton County will be confined to the experiment farm or station and the county extension service. These two educational agencies have proved that adult education can be very successful. Although there is no direct relation between the two, most of the information learned in experimental research is imparted through the extension service.
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A History of the Development of the Curriculum of Texas State Teachers Colleges

A History of the Development of the Curriculum of Texas State Teachers Colleges

Date: August 1937
Creator: Harbison, James J.
Description: Without regard to the merits of the philosophy and practices of these two schools of educational thought, it is the purpose of this study to observe the progress of each as indicated by an examination of certain college curricula, as shown below.
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Home Mechanics in Industrial Arts for High School Girls

Home Mechanics in Industrial Arts for High School Girls

Date: May 1937
Creator: Rohrer, Alice Brooks
Description: The purpose of this study is to ascertain the extent to which industrial arts is offering home mechanics to girls and there by determine the extent of coordination of this phase of industrial arts for girls with home economics.
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How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

How Some of the Problems Connected with the Teaching of Reading to Spanish-American Children are Being Met by Schools of the Southwest

Date: August 1937
Creator: Young, Alma
Description: This study attempted to detremine some of the outstanding problems arising in the teaching of reading to first-grade Spanish-American children, and to discover and evaluate methods and materials used by administrators and first-grade teachers in attempting to solve these problems.
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Methods and Procedures in Directing Extra-Curricular Activities

Methods and Procedures in Directing Extra-Curricular Activities

Date: August 1937
Creator: Hostetter, Virginia Woody
Description: The purpose of this study is to discover and report the best practices of selecting, organizing, and administering the extra-curricular activitiy program in elementary and secondary schools.
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