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Microflora Found in a Selected Group of Food Products Enclosed in a Protective Wrapper

Microflora Found in a Selected Group of Food Products Enclosed in a Protective Wrapper

Date: 1949
Creator: Ogden, William H.
Description: The purposes of this study are, first, to determine relative numbers and predominant types of bacterial organisms in the various food products studied; second, to evaluate the efficiency of the paper coverings of these foods; and third, to determine whether these products are potential sources of food poisoning.
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A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

Date: 1949
Creator: Reeve, Charles A.
Description: The specific purposes of this study may be briefly stated as follows: (1) to determine the present status of administrative certification in the United States; (2) to determine whether the various states have set up requirements which will insure that their public schools shall have administrators who are capable of directing and supervising the educational program; (3) to indicate the degree of uniformity of requirements in the various states; (4) to secure recommendations for the certification of public school administrators from leading educators in the United States; and, on the basis of such data, (5) to make certain recommendations for a sound administrative certification program.
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An Evaluation of Fifteen Fourth-Grade Readers

An Evaluation of Fifteen Fourth-Grade Readers

Date: 1949
Creator: Price, Mary Ann
Description: The purpose of this study is to set up criteria for judging the mechanical features and the content of fourth-grade readers and to determine if the fifteen fourth-grade readers of this study fit these criteria.
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Hawthorne's Use of the Supernatural in Three Romances

Hawthorne's Use of the Supernatural in Three Romances

Date: 1949
Creator: Reeves, Eunice
Description: This thesis is a study of three of Hawthorne's long romances, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, and The Marble Faun, with particular attention to his use of phenomena having the appearance of the supernatural as a means of exemplifying the theme of his romances.
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How Shakespeare Used His Sources in Richard II

How Shakespeare Used His Sources in Richard II

Date: 1949
Creator: Quinn, Florence Kell
Description: The subject of this investigation is how Shakespeare used his sources in Richard II. The sources to be investigated are Edward Hall's History of England, Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Ireland and Scotland; The Civil Wars between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York, by Samuel Daniel; and The First Part of the Reign of King Richard the Second: Or Thomas of Woodstock, an anonymous manuscript play.
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The Determination of Persistent Life Situations in a Public Relations Program

The Determination of Persistent Life Situations in a Public Relations Program

Date: 1949
Creator: Poe, Claude D.
Description: In this study the problem may be stated as follows: to determine persistent life situations in a Public Relations Program. The problem involves a survey of school-community-public relations in the areas of family living, recreational living, occupational living and community living as developed in practice and in educational literature; the establishing of sound criteria for such a program; the application of the criteria to the techniques of the program; and the evaluation of the program once it has been established.
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A Study of a Selected Number of Stories Suitable for Dramatization in the Third Grade

A Study of a Selected Number of Stories Suitable for Dramatization in the Third Grade

Date: 1948
Creator: Putnam, Gustave
Description: The writer purposes to discover the types of stories that appeal to the interest and imagination of children of the third grade, and to determine whether the literary qualities and the dramatic possibilities of the stories are within the understanding and ability of the group.
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Glazes for Metals

Glazes for Metals

Date: August 1949
Creator: Floyd, Emma Lou
Description: The purpose of this study was to endeavor to find through experimentation satisfactory glazes for metals which would be available to the amateur craftsman. Attention was given to reasons for the experimental research, to the metals best suited for glazing, and to the development of satisfactory inexpensive glazes.
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A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

Date: August 1949
Creator: Edmondson, O. K.
Description: The investigator undertook a study to determine the validity of the Brace Football Achievement Tests as a measure of real playing ability of individual members of the 1948 football squads of the high schools of Quanah and Childress, Texas.
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Polk and the Mexican War: a Study in Motives and War Policies

Polk and the Mexican War: a Study in Motives and War Policies

Date: August 1945
Creator: Bradford, Willard R.
Description: This paper discusses James K. Polk and his stance on the annexation of Texas as well as the different war plans and policies he originated during the Mexican War.
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Hawthorne's Use of Symbolism in Four Romances

Hawthorne's Use of Symbolism in Four Romances

Date: September 1943
Creator: Goldsmith, Oma Kathryn
Description: This thesis is a study of the four long romances, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, and The Marble Faun, with emphasis upon Hawthorne's use of symbolism as a means of presenting the basic moral and spiritual truths of human life. The first chapter explains the nature of symbolism and the reasons why Hawthorne used it so extensively. In each of the last four chapters, the symbolism in a single romance is considered for the purpose of discovering the manner and effectiveness of its use in exemplifying the central theme of that particular story. Although Hawthorne's short stories are extremely rich in symbolism, it was not possible to include them in the present study.
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Types of Maladjustment Found in Elementary School Children as Determined by Interviews with Fifty Elementary Teachers

Types of Maladjustment Found in Elementary School Children as Determined by Interviews with Fifty Elementary Teachers

Date: August 1942
Creator: Woodrum, Mildred M.
Description: The purpose of this study is three-fold: 1. To determine the types, causes, and effects of maladjustments found in elementary children. 2. To suggest means of helping maladjusted children adjust themselves to a complex life. 3. To leave data on file for future reference and the use of future elementary teachers who will be confronted with the problems of maladjusted children.
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A History of the Schools of Cooke County, Texas

A History of the Schools of Cooke County, Texas

Date: August 1944
Creator: O'Brien, Randolph
Description: "This is an effort to tell the story of public education in Cooke County, Texas...."-- leaf 1.
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A Tabulation of Art Songs for Women Voices That Do Not Contain the Romantic or Religious Motif

A Tabulation of Art Songs for Women Voices That Do Not Contain the Romantic or Religious Motif

Date: August 1946
Creator: Haug, Eddie Lou
Description: The problem of the investigator is the compilation of an exhaustive list of art songs other than those dealing with subjects of a romantic or religious nature.
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The Musical Setting of Eight Choruses for Typical Music Classes of Grades Four to Six

The Musical Setting of Eight Choruses for Typical Music Classes of Grades Four to Six

Date: September 1942
Creator: Hamilton, Mary Joe
Description: These eight were selected as typical lyrics to meet the diverse interests of students in the intermediate grades and to aid the teachers of those students in transmitting desired precepts and ideals. The poems are short and varied in verse form. The subject matter ranges from pirates and fairies to one's own conscience and Christmas; the moods, from whimsicality and nonsense to patriotism and reverence. The marked poetic devices influencing the choice of these particular lyrics are their rhythmical and alliterative quality; their rich, lively, yet correct language; their vivid imagery; their emotional appeal; and in a few cases their narrative quality.
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An Historical Study of the Carol "In Dulci Jubilo"

An Historical Study of the Carol "In Dulci Jubilo"

Date: August 1945
Creator: Parker, Mabel, 1909-
Description: A study of the carol form immediately leads into the field of the hymn; each is a form of praise or worship. The hymn is as instinctive as life itself, and as universal as the air man breathes. Hymns to the sun god, to the many Babylonian deities, to the Great Spirit of the American Indian - these are found, along with others in all ancient literature.
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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 Study of Musical Achievement in the Public Schools of Texas

A Study of Musical Achievement in the Public Schools of Texas

Date: August 1942
Creator: Walters, Willard Gibson, 1911-
Description: The study at hand has purposes as follows: 1. To measure through a special test the musical knowledge achievement of secondary school music organizations in the state of Texas. 2. To determine the influence of private music instruction upon music knowledge achievement. 3. To determine the influence of family musical propensities upon music knowledge scores. 4. To determine the relation between music knowledge scores on the one hand and type of music organization and size of school enrollment on the other. 5. To compare ratings in music performance with music knowledge achievement.
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Social and Economic Factors Involved in the Reconstruction of the South Following the Civil War

Social and Economic Factors Involved in the Reconstruction of the South Following the Civil War

Date: August 1944
Creator: Rowan, Nell
Description: This thesis discusses the Reconstruction period in the southern United States, including the events leading up to Reconstruction, the socioeconomic factors of Reconstruction itself, and the effect it had on both black and white societies.
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Discovering Some Constructive Ways of Promoting Social Cooperation in the First Grade Child

Discovering Some Constructive Ways of Promoting Social Cooperation in the First Grade Child

Date: August 1945
Creator: Newsom, Jewell
Description: From the first day when the child enters school it should be the teacher's aim to help him "achieve maximum development and at the same time to live harmoniously with others." It is the purpose of this study to provide for the realization of this aim through discovering: 1. In what ways the normal first grade child is lacking in social cooperation and background contributing to this lack; 2. How this lack of social cooperation affects the child's behavior in the daily activities in which he engages at school and suggestions in literature for eliminating social maladjustments; and 3. How the elimination of social maladjustments will help the child to become a happier, better adjusted participant in all of the daily activities in which he engages.
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Experimental Investigation of the Relation Between Intelligence Quotients, English Scores, Reading Scores, and English Marks at N.T.S.T.C.; and a Suggestion for the Use of These Instruments in Predicting Academic Success in English

Experimental Investigation of the Relation Between Intelligence Quotients, English Scores, Reading Scores, and English Marks at N.T.S.T.C.; and a Suggestion for the Use of These Instruments in Predicting Academic Success in English

Date: August 1945
Creator: Phillips, Annie Pearl
Description: "The problem here is to determine the scholastic prediction in English at the college freshman level by means of the correlation coefficients of the following test scores and marks at North Texas State Teachers College..."--1.
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An American Edition of the Bach "St. Matthew Passion" Part I

An American Edition of the Bach "St. Matthew Passion" Part I

Date: August 1943
Creator: Payne, Virginia S. (Virginia St. Clair), 1920-
Description: This subject has been chosen by the writer for the purpose of discussing these problems of performance, arising with the composition, the St. Matthew Passion, by J. S. Bach. Since Bach was a German and wrote in that language, the edition used is called the American edition. The performances in America are, with few exceptions, based upon translations which must be accurately edited so as not to obscure Bach's intentions.
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The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

Date: August 1946
Creator: Kelsay, Jolly Franklin
Description: This study was made to show the growth and development of the recreation movement; the acquisition of property, and improvements; costs; facilities; activities; and participation from the beginning of the movement in the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946.
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A Study to Determine the Social Attitudes and Behavior Problems in a Given Elementary School

A Study to Determine the Social Attitudes and Behavior Problems in a Given Elementary School

Date: August 1944
Creator: Scott, Gladys M.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to study a given school situation with which the writer is familiar to determine as objectively as possible the various social attitudes present and their resultant behavior. To what extent these attitudes depend upon the home environment of the child is to be studied. The influence of the age-grade range in the development of various attitudes is to be considered, and the influence of the school environment as a factor in the process of attitude formation and social adjustment is to be determined.
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