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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Year: 1940
American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

Date: 1940
Creator: Doty, Fern Marie
Description: The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life.
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An Analysis and Evaluation of the Elementary Science Curricula in the State Universities and Leading Teachers Colleges in the United States

An Analysis and Evaluation of the Elementary Science Curricula in the State Universities and Leading Teachers Colleges in the United States

Date: 1940
Creator: Sanders, Agnes Ruth
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the status of elementary science curricula in the different state universities and the leading teachers colleges in the United States.
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An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

An Analysis and Evaluation of Two Methods of Teaching Language Arts

Date: August 1940
Creator: Harrell, Ruth
Description: This study compares and and provides an evaluation of language arts progress made by elementary school children using two different methods of instruction. One traditional method stressed grammar and the other experimentally focused on mechanics.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with School Progress

Date: 1940
Creator: Tribble, Percy G.
Description: This thesis is an analysis of certain factors associated with school progress of students of the graduating class of the Hillsboro Junior High School for 1940. The study is limited to considering the effect of age, attendance, environment, and economic status on progress during four years that these students attended junior high school.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teachers' Use of Credit

An Analysis of Certain Factors Associated with Teachers' Use of Credit

Date: 1940
Creator: Wooden, Henry A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what factors make it necessary for teachers to seek credit, how the credit needs of teachers are now being met, and possible solutions for the problems that exist because of these conditions.
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Analysis of Data Used in Introducing Radio in the School

Analysis of Data Used in Introducing Radio in the School

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Eula
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what writers in the field consider essential information for a school administrator to have in inaugurating radio in the school.
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An Analysis of Educational Equalization Legislation in Texas

An Analysis of Educational Equalization Legislation in Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rogers, D. K.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to make the following investigations: (1) to trace briefly the historical background of equalization in the United States; (2) to present briefly a cross-section of the plans of equalization used by representative states in the United States; (3) to analyze the principal legal provisions of the equalization laws of Texas for the purpose of showing the growth and development of the State's equalization policy; and (4) to present a summary, to draw conclusions, and to make certain recommendations in the light of the information derived from the study.
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An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects

An Analysis of Factors which will Determine the Application of Design to Industrial Arts Projects

Date: 1940
Creator: Welborn, James David
Description: This study discusses a particular phase of industrial arts education, that of industrial arts design. It presents an analysis of design in the industrial arts program for the purpose of education for esthetic appreciation.
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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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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

An Analysis of the Dallas Morning News Used Car Advertisements of Twenty Automobile Dealers for the Month of April

Date: August 1940
Creator: Evans, Ralph L.
Description: "It is the purpose of this study to determine the type of appeal, the size and cost, the plan of insertions, and the extent superlatives are used in The Dallas Morning News used car advertisements of twenty automobile dealers during the month of April. Fourteen advertising appeals were used by the twenty automobile dealers advertising in The Dallas Morning News in the month of April. The fourteen appeals used were: efficiency, friendliness, style, curiosity, safety, convenience-comfort, economy reliability-reputation, durability-dependability, social distinction, fear-caution, ambition, pleasure, and family affection. The economy was the one most used appeal by the dealer. As shown in Table 12, the number of advertising appeals used corresponds or exceeds very little the total number of advertising insertions. Excepting one case, the dealers place the largest advertisements in the Sunday paper. The general procedure was that of placing large advertisements in the Sunday paper and smaller ones throughout the week. The total cost for the twenty automobile dealers was $6,452.08. The total advertising cost per dealer ranged from $38.20 to $1613.81. Only nine of the twenty dealers used superlatives in advertising during the month of April. The nine dealers used nine different superlatives for a total of 281 ...
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Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Analysis of the Distribution of the Public School Funds

Date: 1940
Creator: Bentley, Jack C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the present laws for distributing the public school funds meet certain criteria set up for apportioning the public school funds of Texas.
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Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Analysis of the Interscholastic League Activities in the Elementary Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Webb, Escoe Lamar
Description: The purpose of this study is to present an analysis of University Interscholastic League activities in the light of modern objectives and principles and to evaluate the reaction of the elementary school teachers and principals to the League activities as they affect children, teachers, and the community. It will attempt to point out and analyze the objectives and principles for elementary school activities. It is hoped that it will cause elementary school teachers and principals of the state to cooperate in solving the problem of Interscholastic League activities in the elementary schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the School News Appearing in Seven Navarro County Newspapers in so far as the News Pertains to Twelve School Districts

An Analysis of the School News Appearing in Seven Navarro County Newspapers in so far as the News Pertains to Twelve School Districts

Date: 1940
Creator: Ross, Clyde H.
Description: The problem in this study is to determine and evaluate the practices of twelve small town schools in Navarro County in giving information about the schools to the people of the communities through the newspapers of the county.
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An Analysis of the Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids

An Analysis of the Seasonal Food Habits of Two Species of Texas Centrarchids

Date: August 1940
Creator: Faggard, John M.
Description: This thesis explores the feeding habits of sunfish and bluegill in Texas lakes. Data gathered for this study is aimed to aid conservation of these pan fish by making a contribution toward a greater life history understanding of each species.
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An Analysis of the Utilization of Community Resources in the Educational Program of Wise County, Texas

An Analysis of the Utilization of Community Resources in the Educational Program of Wise County, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Woodard, John Allen
Description: The problem forming the basis of this study has to do with an analysis of the degree of utilization of the community resources in the educational programs of the independent school districts of Wise County, Texas, for the purpose of determining how adequately these resources are being utilized by the schools for the enrichment of their curricula to the end that pupils may be released into their respective communities well-prepared to assume the duties and responsibilities of efficient, functioning citizens.
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The Application of Democratic Cooperative Procedures to the Administration of Curriculum Revision

The Application of Democratic Cooperative Procedures to the Administration of Curriculum Revision

Date: 1940
Creator: Shands, Janie Hopson
Description: The purpose of this study is to select procedures based on principles of cooperation implied in American democracy, and to apply these democratic cooperative procedures to the administration of curriculum revision.
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An Appraisal of the Poor Quality of Reading of the Work-Silent Type Done by One Hundred Seventy-Seven Upper Classmen at the North Texas State Teachers College

An Appraisal of the Poor Quality of Reading of the Work-Silent Type Done by One Hundred Seventy-Seven Upper Classmen at the North Texas State Teachers College

Date: August 1940
Creator: Ratchford, Mary Dorothy
Description: "During the first term of the 1938 summer session at the North Texas State Teachers College, under the auspices of the reading laboratory, the Nelson-Denny Silent Reading Test was administered to students enrolled in four sections of a course in the psychology of teaching reading in the grades...For this purpose, this endeavor to analyze the existing condition has been made in order to assist in at least some small measure any future steps in alleviating this deplorable state."--1-2.
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The Authorship of 1 Henry VI Considered in Relation to the Sources of the Play

The Authorship of 1 Henry VI Considered in Relation to the Sources of the Play

Date: 1940
Creator: Brashears, Evelyn McFatridge
Description: Through an investigation of the problem of the authorship of 1 Henry VI, the author endeavors to present some new evidence concerning the play's authorship. The problem is examined from the standpoint of the relationship between authorship and sources.
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A Bio-Chemical Comparative Study of the Plankton in Lake Dallas and Pecan Creek

A Bio-Chemical Comparative Study of the Plankton in Lake Dallas and Pecan Creek

Date: 1940
Creator: Brooks, Benjy Frances
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to compare the dissolved and suspended organic material in Lake Dallas to that coming into the lake through Pecan Creek.
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Bottom Fauna of Lake Worth

Bottom Fauna of Lake Worth

Date: August 1940
Creator: Jenkins, Jesse Denney
Description: This thesis describes the vertical distribution, quality, and quantity of the fauna found at the bottom of Lake Worth in Texas.
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The Catalytic Pyrolysis of Benzene

The Catalytic Pyrolysis of Benzene

Date: August 1940
Creator: Escue, Richard Byrd
Description: This thesis resulted from tests conducted to determine the nature of benzene pyrolysis during chemical reactions created to increase the stability of gasoline.
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Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Certain Ideas of Child-Parent Companionship as Expressed by Second-Grade Pupils in the Sam Houston School, Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rogers, Roberta
Description: This purposes of this study were to discover what the second grade children seemed to consider as desirable companionship between themselves and their parents, and to recognize the apparent needs for parental companionship that seemed to exist among the pupils.
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A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat

A Chemical Analysis of Soft Wheat

Date: 1940
Creator: Truitt, Jack
Description: The purpose of this piece of research is to determine the chemical composition of soft winter wheat, and to make a comparative study of it. A study is also made concerning its possibilities as a balanced food.
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