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An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

An Evaluation of the Los Fresnos Elementary School, Los Fresnos, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: James, Albert S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to present the appraisal of the Los Fresnos Elementary School in terms of the criteria in the Handbook for Self-Appraisal and Improvement of Elementary Schools as made by a committee of twelve teachers of that school. Attention is given to the seven major areas of the school and to certain subtopics under each heading.
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The Role of the State Supervisor in Business Education

The Role of the State Supervisor in Business Education

Date: 1951
Creator: Kemper, Troy David
Description: This study is designed to present information on the supervision of business education as revealed through research and personal observations. Included in this study of state supervision of business education are such phases as proposed qualifications and duties of a state supervisor of business education, a brief study of supervisory programs now in effect in other states, the need for a state supervisor in Texas, and a proposed program for supervision of business education in Texas.
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A Continuously Sensitive Cloud Chamber

A Continuously Sensitive Cloud Chamber

Date: 1951
Creator: Hughes, James E.
Description: A continuous cloud chamber would be a valuable asset to laboratory work in nuclear and atomic physics. For this reason the construction and investigation of a continuously sensitive diffusion cloud chamber has been undertaken. It is the purpose of this paper to report the design and operating characteristics of such a chamber.
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Equipment for Junior-High-School Art Rooms in the Corpus Christi, Texas, Schools

Equipment for Junior-High-School Art Rooms in the Corpus Christi, Texas, Schools

Date: 1951
Creator: Kerr, Lou Brock
Description: This study considers the equipment needed for the art rooms of the three junior high schools of Corpus Christi, Texas. It discusses the special problems encountered by the teacher-committee that had to determine the minimum list of tools and other equipment necessary to carry out a well-rounded art program.
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The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets

The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets

Date: 1951
Creator: Holley, Bennie Caraway
Description: The purpose of this study is to show how much of the thiamin content of the noon and evening meals is contributed by meats and meat dishes which appear on the cafeteria menu, as well as the thiamin contribution of the breakfast meal to the total daily intake.
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Weaving with Materials Native to the Texas Gulf Coast

Weaving with Materials Native to the Texas Gulf Coast

Date: 1951
Creator: Kerr, Thomas William
Description: The present study explores some of the materials native to the Texas Gulf Coast between Corpus Christi and Beaumont relative to their adaptability to weaving. The problem is three-fold: first, to collect and identify the indigenous materials which might prove suitable for weaving; second, to determine the range of uses which each might serve in a weaving program; and third, to test further each selected specimen by making a sample into a finished woven product.
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The Mercury-Sensitized Photochemical Reactions of Isopropyl Benzene and Methylcyclohexane

The Mercury-Sensitized Photochemical Reactions of Isopropyl Benzene and Methylcyclohexane

Date: 1951
Creator: Holland, Walter
Description: This thesis describes the theoretical results of mercury-sensitized photochemical reactions of isopropyl benzene and methylcyclohexane. The reactions are carried out and the results are analyzed.
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A Study to Develop and Evaluate a Sound Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program for Girls

A Study to Develop and Evaluate a Sound Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program for Girls

Date: 1951
Creator: King, Dorothy Scott
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an analysis of the program of health, physical education, and recreation for girls in the Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Texas. The aim was to develop a program that will function in the lives of the pupils. In order to provide a basis for the improvement of the existing program, an effort was made to evaluate the program for the purpose of improving the health of the pupils and the quality of the services rendered by the school in the areas of health, physical education, and recreation. Finally, the program was evaluated in the light of certain criteria that were set up as guiding principles.
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Personnel Policies for Salesmen in Nash Automobile Dealerships in Texas

Personnel Policies for Salesmen in Nash Automobile Dealerships in Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Laney, Samuel Duke
Description: The automobile dealership is one of the more important types of small business. The operation of such a business is an integral part of the economy of the country, and conditions existing in the automobile field are usually fairly representative of those in other types of small business; therefore, the general personnel policies of an automobile dealership are basically similar to personnel policies of other small businesses in the distributive field. A study of personnel policies in this field will be of some use to anyone interested in the problems of small business.
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A Comparison of Boys' and Girls' Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings

A Comparison of Boys' and Girls' Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings

Date: 1951
Creator: Kilpatrick, Inez Speer
Description: It is the primary purpose of this study to determine any differences in the achievement abilities and teacher ratings of the boys and girls of equal intelligence quotients in the fifth, sixth, and seventh grades of the Alvord Elementary School, Alvord, Texas. A secondary purpose is to make a study of the environmental background of a number of pupils in order to determine certain other factors that might be considered as producing some influence upon the success or failure of the boy or girl.
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A Microbial Survey of Raw Ingredients Used in Finished Products at Kraft Foods Company, Garland, Texas

A Microbial Survey of Raw Ingredients Used in Finished Products at Kraft Foods Company, Garland, Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Langston, Clarence Walter, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine through routine checks the number of organisms present in the various raw ingredients used for the preparation of foods. The problem has consisted of, first, a determination of the total bacterial population by numbers; second, a determination of the incidence of colon bacteria in the samples examined; third, a determination of the presence of yeasts and molds; and fourth, an attempt to utilize this information obtained in judging the methods of handling the raw ingredients before they are used in the processing of foods.
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An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

An Evaluation of Fourteen State-Adopted Readers for Sixth Grade with Respect to Certain Criteria

Date: 1951
Creator: Pickard, Mary Virginia
Description: The purpose of this study is to set up criteria for judging the mechanical features and content of sixth-grade readers and to determine whether or not the fourteen sixth-grade readers of this study fit these criteria.
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The Evolution of the Cornice

The Evolution of the Cornice

Date: 1951
Creator: Vaught, Neeley Reed
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an investigation into the historical development and evolution of the cornice as an element in architectural design.
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A Comparison of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's Treatments of the Troilus-Cressida Story

A Comparison of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's Treatments of the Troilus-Cressida Story

Date: 1951
Creator: Taylor, Merwin Elvin
Description: The purpose of this study is to trace the changes that the story of Troilus-Cressida underwent from age to age and to discover how these came about and how they influenced the form and concept of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's versions of the tale.
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The Development of a Theory of Agricultural Price Administration Since 1930

The Development of a Theory of Agricultural Price Administration Since 1930

Date: 1951
Creator: Spears, McGehee H. (McGehee Harrod),1929-
Description: This thesis is concerned with the problems of agricultural price administration. It is an examination of the different agricultural price administration experiments that have been used. These administered price experiments are the topics of discussion.
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Social and Political Conservatism in Joseph Conrad's Fiction

Social and Political Conservatism in Joseph Conrad's Fiction

Date: 1951
Creator: Taylor, Ouita Winona
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the evidences of Conrad's conservative tastes and beliefs as indicated by his way of life and his associations, and to show, further, that this conservatism is revealed directly and indirectly in his stories and novels.
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A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress

A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress

Date: 1951
Creator: Weatherred, Bernice Allene
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the progress made by a group of bus and town pupils in the second grade and should indicate whether or not riding the school bus is detrimental to the academic achievement, behavior development, and personality development of the individual.
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The Effectivness of a Specialized Unit in Improving the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students

The Effectivness of a Specialized Unit in Improving the Social Adjustment of Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Wester, Edna Dean
Description: The investigator attempted to measure the effectiveness of a specialized unit on personal development in improving the social adjustment of homemaking girls.
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A Study of Student-Personnel Organization Used in the Junior High School Industrial Arts Programs in Texas

A Study of Student-Personnel Organization Used in the Junior High School Industrial Arts Programs in Texas

Date: 1951
Creator: Wetsel, Chester Wilson
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the types of classroom organization and the extent of their use in the junior high school industrial arts programs.
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The Economic and Social Influences of European Immigration to the United States Since 1882

The Economic and Social Influences of European Immigration to the United States Since 1882

Date: 1951
Creator: Prestridge, Lorene
Description: This thesis is a study of early European immigration, the new immigrant in his relations to American economic life, the new immigrant as an economic and social factor in urbanization, social and cultural adjustments of the new immigrant, and the problem of admitting the "displaced person."
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An Evaluation of School Experiences in the Fourth Grade of Lancaster School

An Evaluation of School Experiences in the Fourth Grade of Lancaster School

Date: 1951
Creator: Roach, Ruth
Description: This study is an evaluation of school experiences in the fourth grade of Lancaster School.
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A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Certain Methods for Developing Reading Readiness

A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Certain Methods for Developing Reading Readiness

Date: 1951
Creator: Rutherford, Mary Mildred Lupher
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether certain methods employed for the development of reading readiness among first-grade pupils in the Washington Elementary School of Sherman, Texas were effective. Careful evaluation was made by means of standardized tests for the purpose of ascertaining the results accomplished in the course of a school year by the methods used for the development of reading readiness.
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Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures

Date: 1951
Creator: Reeves, Isla Davidson
Description: The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures.
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Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups

Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups

Date: 1951
Creator: Sellers, Robert Dale
Description: Many types of groups have been studied by sociometrists but to the time of the present study, church youth groups have not been measured to determine the extent of morale and the conditions or factors that influence the degree of morale. In an effort to provide this information to students of group relations and to religious leaders, this study has been conceived and conducted.
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