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 Decade: 1930-1939
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Colonization of the East Texas Timber Region Before 1848

Colonization of the East Texas Timber Region Before 1848

Date: August 1939
Creator: Baker, Willie Gene
Description: For many years adventurers from Spain and France had explored Texas. For about fifty years Spain had tried to civilize and Christianize the Indians in East Texas. Finally the Spanish government had abolished the missions and presidios. During the following fifty years, very little had been done toward colonization in Texas. In 1821, Texas was an almost uninhabited country, with the exception of savage Indians. The Anglo-Americans came and changed it into a great state. The East Texas Timber Region has been the gateway through which most of the settlers came to Texas. The settlers who stopped there did their part in establishing the present state of Texas. The East Texans did their part in helping to win freedom from Mexico so they could lay a foundation for American civilization there.
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Methods and Procedures in Determining a Recreation Program for the City of Denton, Texas

Methods and Procedures in Determining a Recreation Program for the City of Denton, Texas

Date: August 1938
Creator: Bales, Marguerite
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the existing Recreation Program of Denton, Texas provides for the leisure time needs of the citizens of Denton. After the existing program was surveyed, the results were compared with the standards set up by the National Recreation Association for a city the size of Denton. From a comparison of the present program and the standards, an effort was made to formulate a program that would meet the leisure time needs of the citizenship of Denton.
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The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

The Analysis and Some of the Factors Associated with High School Transfers in Hill County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Ballew, Harvey Conway
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the thirteen accredited high schools in Hill County to determine some of the factors associated with high school transfers in Hill County, and their results.
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History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

History of the Development of the Junior Colleges in Texas

Date: August 1936
Creator: Barnard, Hilliard
Description: In the main there are three questions to be answered in this investigation: First, what are the motives that have controlled the growth and development of the junior colleges in Texas? Second, what are the leading events in this development? Third, what is the present state of development of the junior college movement in Texas? A survey of the existing junior college situation in Texas is presented in the first chapter, while a more detailed history of development is outlined in the later chapters.
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Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Erath County, Texas

Quantitative Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Erath County, Texas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Barnes, Benjamin F.
Description: A chemical analysis of representative samples of Windthorst sand, Denton sand, and Denton clay has been made, and this analysis shows that their composition has a strict correlation with respect to their geological origins. The analyses of the different soils have shown the Windthorst sand to be highly deficient in all of the essential elements, whereas the Denton sand is deficient in only one; namely, phosphorus. The analysis of the Denton clay showed it to be highly fertile. From the consideration of the pH and the lime content, it has been determined to some extent what crops will grow in each of the soils.
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To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

To Determine the Adequacy of the Facilities and of the Health and Recreational Program of the Schools of Wise County

Date: August 1938
Creator: Baugh, V. S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine what facilities are needed and what changes in the present course of study in physical education of the schools of Wise County must be made in order to carry out an enriched program, functioning for the entire student population. The facilities of the present, the teaching procedure, the administration of physical education, and the latest proposed programs in this field will be considered. It is hoped that a study of this kind will be of value to the curriculum builder in the small or rural schools.
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The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

The Disruption of the Social Order in the South During the Reconstruction Era

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bennett, Leo
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to define wherein the social order of the South was disrupted, --- the conditions that brought about such a sweeping transformation of social structures --- and to show the growth of new social attitudes and practices evolving from the chaotic dismemberment of the old. Although primary significance is placed upon changes in the social order, it is necessary to consider certain political and economic trends that were interwoven into the fabric of social life during Reconstruction --- factors influencing, determining, or evolving from, social changes. In the first chapter is sketched briefly the ante-bellum society of the South, and in following chapters is shown the evolution of social culture during the first twelve years following the Civil War.
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A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bevill, Glenda Pearl
Description: This study attemts to compare, among other things, the non-affiliated Physical Education program with affiliated program in the Texas High Schools to determine the value of such affiliation as a sound educational requirement.
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The Influence of Emile Zola's Naturalism on the Novels of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez

The Influence of Emile Zola's Naturalism on the Novels of Vicente Blasco Ibáñez

Date: August 1938
Creator: Blackburn, Carolee
Description: It is my purpose in this thesis to show any influence that Emile Zola's Naturalism had on the novels of Blasco Ibáñez.. Because the novels of the Spanish author contain many suggestions of the Zolaesque theory of Naturalism, many literary critics have assumed that he did obtain much of his inspiration from this source; they have even called him the "Spanish Zola." I shall try to determine how much he imitated Zola's Naturalism, and to show to what extent it is correct to call him the "Spanish Zola."
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Electrodeposition of Cadmium

Electrodeposition of Cadmium

Date: August 1939
Creator: Bond, T. Jackson
Description: This thesis presents findings of experiments conducted to determine the most feasible method to electroplate metal.
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The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

The Relationship of the Turnover of Teachers and College Training

Date: August 1939
Creator: Boren, Clyde
Description: A study to determine whether there is any relationship between teacher training and college training, between turnover of teachers and departmental training, and between grade point average, honor society students, and turnover of teachers.
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An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

An Evaluation of Educational Guidance as Practiced in Texas Secondary Schools Administered by North Texas Teachers College Graduate Students

Date: August 1938
Creator: Boyd, Roy
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine,in a group of Texas secondary schools, the practices employed in educational guidance, and to compare these practices with those obtained in representative secondary schools of the United States.
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Visitor's Impressions of New Orleans Before 1860

Visitor's Impressions of New Orleans Before 1860

Date: May 1937
Creator: Boyles, Jane Russell
Description: This thesis depicts the growth and history of New Orlens before 1860 as it was seen by vistors from the outside.
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Survey of Bookkeeping Systems Being Used in Sixty-Six Retail and Eight Wholesale Businesses of Denton, Texas, with Recommendations for Improvements

Survey of Bookkeeping Systems Being Used in Sixty-Six Retail and Eight Wholesale Businesses of Denton, Texas, with Recommendations for Improvements

Date: June 1938
Creator: Brookshear, Garland R.
Description: This study aim to determine the bookkeeping systems in use in the retail and wholesale businesses in Denton, Texas, and to determine what improvements could be made in the bookkeeping systems of these businesses.
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An Evaluation of the Valley View High School, Valley View, Texas

An Evaluation of the Valley View High School, Valley View, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Brown, Hubert J.
Description: This study compares standards established by the Cooperative Study of Secondary Schools to the operation and functioning of the Valley View, Texas high school.
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The Legal Authority and Limitations of Teachers Contracts

The Legal Authority and Limitations of Teachers Contracts

Date: August 1938
Creator: Bryant, Alton Morris
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the nature and characteristics of the contractual relathionship between boards of education and public school teachers. The purpose is also to determine by analysis of a group of contract forms the nature of the stipulations found in the average contract.
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A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

A Comparative Study of the Old Physical Training and Modern Physical Education to Determine the Status of Physical Activity as an Integral Part of the Modern Education Program

Date: August 1937
Creator: Bryson, Lida Kate
Description: This comparative study of the old physical training and modern physical education was made to determine the status of an original physical activity program as an integral part of modern education. It also discuss
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Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Date: August 1938
Creator: Buice, Mary
Description: This study of recreational therapy was made in order to determine the use of physical education as a therapeutic for the mentally maladjusted student.
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The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

The Effect of Class Size on Achievement in Eighth Grade General Mathematics

Date: August 1938
Creator: Burks, J. L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether the size of class in eighth grade general mathematics affects the achievemnt of pupils in the class.
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To Determine the Varying Degrees of Growth in Worthy Civic Attitudes and in Scientific Thinking Attained by Students in the Secondary School

To Determine the Varying Degrees of Growth in Worthy Civic Attitudes and in Scientific Thinking Attained by Students in the Secondary School

Date: August 1939
Creator: Cagle, Claudia
Description: This thesis determines the growth of scientific thinking and civic attitudes attained by students in the Grandfalls Royalty High School in West Texas.
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Some phases of English Life as Revealed in Jonson's Early Comedies

Some phases of English Life as Revealed in Jonson's Early Comedies

Date: August 1937
Creator: Campbell, Mary Tom
Description: This thesis aimed to present Johnson's wide knowledge of his own age and to discuss his minute observation of contemporary life in England and to show the satirical and realistic means of detached castigation with which he mirrored his conclusions.
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The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

The Effect of Regular Employment of Mothers on three Phases of Student Progress in the Elementary School

Date: August 1938
Creator: Capps, Maud
Description: This study attempted to ansewer, among other issue, the following questions: Did out of the home employement of the mother have any effect upon the child? If it had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions?
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Indians of Southeast Texas

Indians of Southeast Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Carlton, Lessie
Description: The following account is written to give the history of the Indians who have at one time inhabited southeast Texas, and of those who still inhabit it. The account begins with the history of each tribe as far back as any facts can be found concerning them and continues through their stay in Texas.
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A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Post Oak and Willow

A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Post Oak and Willow

Date: August 1939
Creator: Clark, James L.
Description: This thesis explores the chemical contents of post oak and willow trees. Samples of each tree are compared to determine the amount of sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, silicon, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and manganese in them. Results indicated usefulness of each tree to humans.
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