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 Decade: 1950-1959
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Certain Physical Traits as Factors in Social Acceptance

Certain Physical Traits as Factors in Social Acceptance

Date: 1955
Creator: House, Charles Wesley, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is fourfold: (1) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and specific physique types; (2) to determine the relationship between personal appearance and sociometric status; (3) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and physical defects; (4) to determine the relationship between sociometric status and chronic absenteeism.
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Strong Verbs in English

Strong Verbs in English

Date: 1955
Creator: Pearson, Sharon M.
Description: The purpose of this study is to give a brief history of the strong verbs in Old English and to trace their development in Middle English and in Modern English, concentrating on the last period. In Modern English two lines of development are of particular interest and importance: the confusion of children and illiterates in using strong verb forms and the treatment of strong verbs in recent grammars. It is hoped that this study will show the pertinence of these verbs and that from this study recommendations can be made as to the simplest procedure for teaching them.
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A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

Date: 1955
Creator: McPherson, James R.
Description: The investigator had the following purposes in undertaking the present study: 1. To determine administrative practices for the conduct of Interscholastic League baseball programs. 2. To determine common practices in coaching baseball in Conference A high schools in Texas. 3. To determine the organization of baseball practice periods.
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Charles Ives and a Stylistic Analysis of his Three Piano Sonatas

Charles Ives and a Stylistic Analysis of his Three Piano Sonatas

Date: 1955
Creator: Harer, Carolyn Bertha
Description: This thesis has been written with several goals in mind. The first purpose has been to inform the reader about the life of Charles Ives and the influences he experienced that gave him the impetus to experiment and write music of a nature thirty years ahead of its time, while the rest of the world was basking in the waning light of Romanticism. The second purpose has been to describe in a short space general characteristics that may be found throughout the entire musical output of Ives. The third purpose has been to analyze in greater detail the major portion of his contributions to piano literature, the three piano sonatas, so that the student may better understand the complexities which will face him in performance of these compositions. Perhaps the strongest motivation for the present study has been the hope that it might induce more students to be explorers themselves and become familiar with this music of Ives.
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Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Professional Terms for a Special Education Teacher

Date: 1950
Creator: Blount, Vena Sloan
Description: The problem of this study is to compile a list of professional terms, with their definitions, and a bibliography of reading material for the beginning teacher in special education.
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An Evaluation of Social Guidance in Junior High School Home Rooms

An Evaluation of Social Guidance in Junior High School Home Rooms

Date: 1950
Creator: Bell, Lois C.
Description: The purposes of this study are: (1) to make an investigation of the home-room programs of the junior high schools in Wichita Falls, Texas, to discover what social guidance, if any, is offered to students; (2) to set up criteria for evaluating a social guidance program in a junior high school; and (3) to evaluate the social guidance programs of the home rooms in the junior high schools in Wichita Falls, Texas, in terms of the criteria set up for evaluation.
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Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: 1950
Creator: Bartlett, J. Harold
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the school plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, in regards to health and safety environment.
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Derivatives of Sulfonamide

Derivatives of Sulfonamide

Date: 1951
Creator: Zachry, David R.
Description: This thesis describes experiments in creating derivatives of sulfonamide. The derivatives were then submitted for testing for anti-tubercular activity.
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Needed Improvements in the Office Management of the Goodyear Retail Stores

Needed Improvements in the Office Management of the Goodyear Retail Stores

Date: 1952
Creator: McDow, J. B.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to analyze certain basic problems of office operations and personnel administration in the Goodyear Retail Stores, and to make recommendations as to improvements most needed. Specifically, this study is undertaken with the intention of determining to what extent proper planning, more efficient operating procedures, and improved personnel relationships can aid in the success of office management in the Goodyear stores.
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A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

Date: 1952
Creator: Carley, W. Ted
Description: The investigator undertook to make a study of the management of a selected number of private summer camps for children in Kerr County, Texas, because of the growing interest in camping and the need for an informed public regarding the possibilities of wholesome recreation for children in summer camps.
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