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The Chemical Analysis of the Mebane Cottonseed Kernel

The Chemical Analysis of the Mebane Cottonseed Kernel

Date: 1941
Creator: Hanna, Alvis Nelson
Description: The purpose of this work is to make a fairly complete chemical analysis of the Mebane 804-50 cottonseed kernel. A brief history of cotton plant and the economic value of its products are also presented.
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Seasonal Variations in the Microflora of Four Denton County, Texas, Sandy Soils

Seasonal Variations in the Microflora of Four Denton County, Texas, Sandy Soils

Date: 1941
Creator: Emerson, Robert L.
Description: This investigation has been made to see whether there is a correlation between microorganisms present and the water content and temperature of four Denton County, Texas, sandy soils.
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The Determination of the Vocational Opportunities for Commercial Graduates of the Smaller and Medium-Sized High Schools, Together with Suggestions for Changes in the Curricula of the High Schools for Lafayette County, Missouri

The Determination of the Vocational Opportunities for Commercial Graduates of the Smaller and Medium-Sized High Schools, Together with Suggestions for Changes in the Curricula of the High Schools for Lafayette County, Missouri

Date: 1941
Creator: Donohew, Leo E.
Description: The aim of this study was to suggest adjustments for the commercial curricula of Lafayette County and to determine the vocational opportunities for commercial graduates of the smaller and medium-sized high schools in a small section of central Missouri.
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An Evaluation of the Public-Relations Programs of the Four-Year Affiliated High School Districts in McLennan County, Texas

An Evaluation of the Public-Relations Programs of the Four-Year Affiliated High School Districts in McLennan County, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: England, Sidney, H.
Description: In this study, the purpose is to ascertain the types and media of public-relations programs in effect, to determine the uses being made of these types and media, to evaluate the findings of the methods in use, and to make suggestions and recommendations for an effective public-school relations program in the schools included in the survey.
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How the Senior Colleges of Texas are Meeting their Student-Teaching Problems

How the Senior Colleges of Texas are Meeting their Student-Teaching Problems

Date: 1941
Creator: Hawkins, James V.
Description: The purpose of this study was to discover how the senior colleges of Texas are meeting their student-teaching problems.
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Evaluation of Trends in Teaching Elementary Literature as Found in Articles in The Elementary English Review, Years 1929 to 1939

Evaluation of Trends in Teaching Elementary Literature as Found in Articles in The Elementary English Review, Years 1929 to 1939

Date: 1941
Creator: Davis, Florence Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the trends in the teaching of literature in the upper elementary grades as outlined in articles in The Elementary English Review, volume VII to XVI, years 1930 to 1939, inclusive.
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Citizens' Understanding of the Utilization of Public School Buildings as Community Centers as Interpreted by Eighty-Four Citizens of the District

Citizens' Understanding of the Utilization of Public School Buildings as Community Centers as Interpreted by Eighty-Four Citizens of the District

Date: 1940
Creator: Whitmore, C. W.
Description: The problem of this study is to determine the extent to which public school buildings were used as community centers in 1939-40, and the degree to which certain citizens understood this utilization. The study is limited to the county seats in Deputy State Superintendent's District Number Seventeen of Texas, which includes the following counties: Angelina, Cherokee, Shelby, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Sabine, and San Augustine.
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A Chemical Analysis of the Blackeyed Pea

A Chemical Analysis of the Blackeyed Pea

Date: 1941
Creator: Davis, Stanley F.
Description: The purpose of this research problem is to determine the chemical composition of the blackeyed pea and to make a comparative study of the results. The value of the blackeyed pea as food, its chemical nature, and possible industrial uses are studied and recorded.
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An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

Date: 1940
Creator: Woods, Izetta Lee
Description: The problem of this study was to determine what influence intelligence and school achievements, personality traits, physical achievements, physical attractiveness, general health, home background, and number of times absent have upon the popularity of students.
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An Experimental Comparison of Pupil Progress in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic on the Basis of the Formal and the Activity Programs of Teaching Procedure

An Experimental Comparison of Pupil Progress in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic on the Basis of the Formal and the Activity Programs of Teaching Procedure

Date: 1941
Creator: Graham, Esta Willine
Description: This thesis describes the experiment made by the author in two of her seventh-grade arithmetic classes comparing the effectiveness of the formal and activity methods of teaching on the progress of the students.
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To Determine as Many Distinguishing Characteristics as Possible of Wood-Carving Designs of Other Nations

To Determine as Many Distinguishing Characteristics as Possible of Wood-Carving Designs of Other Nations

Date: 1941
Creator: Bush, Zelphia
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the characteristic wood-carving designs of England, France, Italy, Germany, and China. It attempts to present the findings in a form which will be of assistance to both college and public school teachers of wood-carving and to aid in classification of typical types of furniture.
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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 Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

Date: 1940
Creator: Wilson, Carroll K.
Description: The object of this paper is to define the elementary transcendental functions of a complex variable by means of integrals, and to discuss their properties.
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The Growth of the Concept of Right and Wrong

The Growth of the Concept of Right and Wrong

Date: 1945
Creator: Wheeler, James E.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to gather and compare representative moral philosophies with the view to selecting that philosophy which seems best suited to fit the needs of man as he strives to become a more efficient social being.
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A Quantitative and Qualitative Bacterial Analysis of Pecan Creek

A Quantitative and Qualitative Bacterial Analysis of Pecan Creek

Date: 1946
Creator: Cook, Vernice
Description: Since Pecan Creek receives sewage wastes from an obviously inadequate disposal system, it seemed possible that it could receive pathogenic bacteria. The fact that these might be present in numbers sufficient to cause epidemics, provided the proper natural vectors were present, stimulated an interest in and the pursuance of this study.
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The Romantic Movement and Methodism

The Romantic Movement and Methodism

Date: 1946
Creator: Bush, Lorraine
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to explore the relationship between romanticism in literature and Methodism in religion, and to learn whether their common qualities are a matter of cause and effect or are merely parallel developments with a common source.
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Some Significant Concepts and Implications of the God Idea

Some Significant Concepts and Implications of the God Idea

Date: 1946
Creator: Baker, Ruth
Description: The problem of this thesis is to show that a humanistic, pragmatic, and instrumental concept of God would help man in his life, at the present stage of development in the western world, more than an authoritarian or absolute concept. This thesis endeavors to show that the confusion and instability in the moral and religious life is caused by a great need of change of attitude and beliefs towards the concept of God and religion.
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Administrative Activities of High School and Elementary School Principals with Respect to some Democratic Procedures

Administrative Activities of High School and Elementary School Principals with Respect to some Democratic Procedures

Date: 1947
Creator: Clayton, Irvin
Description: The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to determine democratic procedures as they apply to administrative activities, and (2) to compare the activities of high school principals with those of elementary school principals with respect to democratic procedures.
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Weaving in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico

Weaving in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico

Date: 1946
Creator: Leach, Georgia Belle
Description: A study of the history of weaving in Guanajuato, Mexico.
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A Position-Classification Plan in the Public Service Contrasted with Position-Classification in a State Institution of Higher Learning

A Position-Classification Plan in the Public Service Contrasted with Position-Classification in a State Institution of Higher Learning

Date: 1946
Creator: Crow, Herman L.
Description: This thesis discusses the similarities and differences between position classifications in public service and a state institution of higher learning.
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A Plan for Adequate Guidance in Small Secondary Schools

A Plan for Adequate Guidance in Small Secondary Schools

Date: 1941
Creator: Cox, Kathryn H.
Description: The underlying purpose of this thesis is to provide the best possible guidance for students in small secondary schools. The plan will consider the limitations which exist in small secondary schools. It is not the ideal plan, but the necessarily practical plan which this thesis will attempt.
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An Experimental Study of Student Progress in General Mathematics

An Experimental Study of Student Progress in General Mathematics

Date: 1947
Creator: Christian, Jewel Morris
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make an experimental study of the compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were administered to two groups of general mathematics students during one semester; and to determine, if possible, by the scores, whether the prescribed course in mathematics makes for any significant increases, or losses in student progress.
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Chemical and Physiological Properties of an Antibiotic Produced by a Variant of the Penicillium Notatum-Chrysogenum Group

Chemical and Physiological Properties of an Antibiotic Produced by a Variant of the Penicillium Notatum-Chrysogenum Group

Date: 1947
Creator: Conyers, Loyd, W.
Description: The present study of the production and properties of an antibiotic was undertaken in the hope that some useful information could be contributed to a long-range investigation program being carried on at North Texas State Teachers College. This program is concerned with the production of a useful antibiotic from a variant of the Penicillium notatum-chysogenum group of molds.
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The Status of Salary Schedules for Public School Teachers

The Status of Salary Schedules for Public School Teachers

Date: 1946
Creator: Bounds, Vallie
Description: The purpose of this study is to gain a knowledge of the salary schedule situation in the teaching profession, and to determine how this situation can be improved if teachers become interested and will furnish the leadership necessary in helping to construct schedules in the school systems.
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