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A History of Credit Unions in the United States

A History of Credit Unions in the United States

Date: 1945
Creator: Hester, Henry Beason
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a history of the founding, operation, and growth of the credit union movement in the United States, with special emphasis placed on the benefits and services such an organization can render to the thousands and thousands of employees who are classed in the realm of small or moderate income brackets.
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The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

The Relations Between the Legal Provisions for Education in Texas and Public School Administration

Date: 1942
Creator: Browning, Voyd
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the relation between the legal provisions for education in Texas and the public school administration, to determine, if possible, whether these provisions provide for an adequate program meeting the educational needs of the children of the state. Legal provisions, in this instance, comprise both the constitutional provisions for education and the school laws passed to carry out these provisions.
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The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

The Function of Mental Hygiene in the Curriculum of the Elementary School

Date: 1942
Creator: Brashears, Willie Pearl
Description: The problem of this investigation is to determine the part that mental hygiene should and could assume in promoting the general efficiency of the educational program in the elementary grades.
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A Critical Analysis of Pre-Primers, Primers, and First Readers of Ten Series of Books Published Since 1938

A Critical Analysis of Pre-Primers, Primers, and First Readers of Ten Series of Books Published Since 1938

Date: 1941
Creator: Tacker, Floy Alberta
Description: The problem of this thesis is to make a critical analysis of pre-primers, primers, and first readers of ten series of books published since 1938. Examination of books will be made from the standpoint of unusual interest to children, teachability, psychological, and educational soundness of their construction in promoting growth of the individual pupil and his ultimate good as a person and as a member of a social group.
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A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors

A Comparative Study of Personalities of Elementary and Secondary Education Majors

Date: 1941
Creator: Walker, Elsie Meine
Description: The problem in this investigation has a three-fold purpose; namely, (1) to reveal, by means of comparison, the likenesses and differences in the personalities of elementary and secondary education majors of N. T. S. T. C.; (2) to determine to what extent the individual is adjusting himself to the problems and conditions confronting him, and how these problems are affecting the development of a normal, happy, and socially effective personality; (3) to interpret the data collected correctly, in order that better adjusted personalities may be developed.
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An Evaluation of the Common Schools of Hardeman County, Texas

An Evaluation of the Common Schools of Hardeman County, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Sweatmon, Marvin M.
Description: The problem set forth for this study is to evaluate the common schools of Hardeman County, Texas. The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the schools, and to offer suggestions for improvement.
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A Study of Absolutism : Plato as an Absolutist and His Influence on Modern Education

A Study of Absolutism : Plato as an Absolutist and His Influence on Modern Education

Date: 1945
Creator: Blackwell, Lizzie Lena
Description: This thesis is a study of Plato as an absolutist and his influence on modern education.
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A History of the Allen Military Academy

A History of the Allen Military Academy

Date: 1944
Creator: Williams, Erlene Oneal
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to preserve in an interesting, narrative form the facts connected with the founding and establishment of Allen Military Academy.
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A Program of Films for Teaching in the Primary Grades of the Louisiana Public Schools

A Program of Films for Teaching in the Primary Grades of the Louisiana Public Schools

Date: 1945
Creator: Field, Thelma L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a compiled list of Louisiana primary motion pictures and their locations for the Louisiana primary teachers.
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The History of Acadia Baptist Academy

The History of Acadia Baptist Academy

Date: 1945
Creator: Boyett, Evelyn S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to give a brief history of Acadia Baptist Academy, giving some facts essential to the development, and to evaluate the curriculum of the Academy.
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The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School

The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School

Date: 1945
Creator: Chapel, Hazel Hester
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation into the studies made and judgment expressed concerning the function of dramatization in the elementary school.
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The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

The Life, Work, and Imprint of Elisabet Ney

Date: 1941
Creator: Bailey, Joe Harden
Description: This thesis discusses the life and influence of sculptor Elisabet Ney.
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An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

An Evaluation of an Adequate Finance System for Extracurricular Activities

Date: 1941
Creator: Alvis, James C.
Description: It is the purpose of this study to discover and report educationally sound practices of activity financing and administration, with special emphasis placed on accounting. This investigation will attempt to disclose present-day common practices in financing the activities and accounting in regard to activity finances, and where advisable to make recommendations to secure more adequate procedures.
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An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

An Evaluation of the Training and Preparation of Elementary-School Principals in the Light of Certain Duties They Perform

Date: 1941
Creator: Bennett, Lowell Dean
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine the value of the academic preparation and the in-service experience of the elementary-school principals as it pertains to three phases of the principals' duties--organization and administration, supervision, and community relationships.
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A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

A Study of Pragmatism: its Influence on Certain Modern Trends in Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Adams, Donald Quincy
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to show that the pragmatic philosophy is basically responsible for present-day developments in various teaching techniques.
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A Study to Determine the Relative Value of Gains in Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Community Civics as Compared with Those in Traditional Eighth-Grade History

A Study to Determine the Relative Value of Gains in Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Community Civics as Compared with Those in Traditional Eighth-Grade History

Date: 1940
Creator: Ray, Mabel Burks
Description: The problem reported in this thesis was one whose purpose was to determine, if possible, the relative value of gains in civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes growing out of a course in eighth-grade community civics as compared with those derived from a course in traditional eighth-grade history. An interesting phase of the study was the tabulation of losses in civic knowledge, skills, and attitudes and an attempt on the part of the writer to account for them. Chiefly, however, the study concerns itself with progress in social and civic thinking on the part of eighth-grade pupils.
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Some Factors Influencing Social Acceptance Among School Children

Some Factors Influencing Social Acceptance Among School Children

Date: 1941
Creator: Jones, Francis L.
Description: The study examines social acceptance factors among elementary school-aged children.
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To Determine Methods of Planning more Effectively with Students in Shop Work

To Determine Methods of Planning more Effectively with Students in Shop Work

Date: 1941
Creator: Bird, Roy E.
Description: This study tries to evaluate more effective ways of assisting students in planning projects in industrial arts classes.
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To Determine Whether There is Parallel Advancement in Industrial Arts and Industry in Texas

To Determine Whether There is Parallel Advancement in Industrial Arts and Industry in Texas

Date: 1944
Creator: Greer, William David
Description: A study to determine whether there is parallel advancement in industrial arts and industry in Texas.
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A Partial Expansion of the 980 Division of the Dewey Decimal Classification Including a Spanish Version of the Tables

A Partial Expansion of the 980 Division of the Dewey Decimal Classification Including a Spanish Version of the Tables

Date: 1944
Creator: Clarke, Virginia
Description: The problem of this study is (1) to expand the 980 division (designated by the term History: South America, Latin America, Spanish America) of the Dewey Decimal Classification for the history of Latin America as a whole and for national histories of several typical countries, and (2) to translate the expanded tables into Spanish.
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The Child of Foreign Parentage

The Child of Foreign Parentage

Date: 1944
Creator: Gill, Mary Sodd
Description: It is the purpose of this study to take a group of first, second, and third grade children of foreign parentage who are in a segregated school in Fort Worth, Texas, and a group who are in a non-segregated school and compare them.
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The Relationship of Speech Defects with the Personality Development of Elementary School Children

The Relationship of Speech Defects with the Personality Development of Elementary School Children

Date: 1944
Creator: Garrish, Eunice
Description: The purpose of this study is to aid in the personal development of abnormal speech defective personalities by determining the effects of crippled speech upon certain individuals.
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The Relation of Drawing to Behavior Problems in Children

The Relation of Drawing to Behavior Problems in Children

Date: 1944
Creator: Thomas, Martha Jewell
Description: This study was made to determine to what extent behavior problems in fourth grade children in the Palo Pinto Common School, Palo Pinto, Texas, were revealed in their drawings.
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The History of the Growth and Development of the Health Education and Health Service Program in the Tyler Public Schools, 1931-1943

The History of the Growth and Development of the Health Education and Health Service Program in the Tyler Public Schools, 1931-1943

Date: 1944
Creator: Holt, Alma Erwin
Description: The purpose of this paper is an attempt to show the development, growth, and some of the outstanding accomplishments with methods used in control of communicable diseases in Tyler's School Health Program from 1931-1944.
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