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 Department: Department of Physical Education
 Decade: 1940-1949
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A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Jessyee
Description: This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them.
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A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools

A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools

Date: 1940
Creator: Welch, Elizabeth
Description: The purpose of this survey was to make a critical study of (a) educational philosophies, (b) the place of auditorium activities, (c) the purpose of auditorium activities, and (d) the value of auditorium activities in the whole scheme of educational procedures.
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The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Varnell, Pansy Lena
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the economic and educational values of a banking program in a public school system. The program as employed in the city schools of Dallas, Texas, has been used as the subject for consideration.
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An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

Date: 1940
Creator: Hendrick, Tommie W.
Description: The purpose of this study was to record the results of experiments made in the construction of archery equipment at North Texas State Teachers College in the school sessions from 1938 to 1940.
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The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

Date: 1940
Creator: Jacob, Violet Benito
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of the dental hygiene program of the elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, in creating interest, lending knowledge, and promoting habits of proper care of the teeth.
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A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Gregory, Lyman
Description: The purpose of this study is three-fold; first, to make a census of the 1939-40 head football coaches in the AA high schools of Texas; second, to present facts that might be useful in the vocational and educational guidance of young men who contemplate a coaching career; and third, to preserve brief histories of the head coaches who aided in the formulation and execution of the AA high school football program in Texas during 1939-40.
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A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas

A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Fenn, William Marvin
Description: The purpose of this study was to accumulate and interpret information relative to the duties, the responsibilities, the professional status, the academic status, and the social and personal relationships of the men high school physical education directors in a selected group of schools and to make certain recommendations to young men who might contemplate careers in this particular field.
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A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene

A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene

Date: 1940
Creator: Sims, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this study was to discover and record the present dental conditions of the pupils in the Wolflin Elementary School, Amarillo, Texas, and to use this as an informative basis for the establishment of a concentrated dental program.
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A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association

A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Lola Ethel
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a survey of the programs of health and physical education for girls in the senior high schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association. The writer sought to determine the status of health and physical education for girls in this district as compared to the program outlined in the "Tentative Course of Study for Health, Physical Education, and Safety," published by the State Department of Education.
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A Comparative Study of the 1939-40 Living Conditions of Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Men Attending North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

A Comparative Study of the 1939-40 Living Conditions of Dormitory and Non-Dormitory Men Attending North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1940
Creator: Walker, DeVere B.
Description: "The purpose of the study is two-fold: (1) to compare the 1939-40 living conditions that prevailed in the men's college dormitory with living conditions that existed in sixteen college-supervised residences for men; (2) to compare the living conditions that existed in 1939-40 in both the men's dormitory and the college-supervised residences for men with standards set up by authorities in the field of college student housing."--1.
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A History of the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School

A History of the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School

Date: August 1940
Creator: Martin, Doris M.
Description: Covers the development of training schools, the history of the North Texas State Teachers College demonstration school, facilities and personnel, curriculum, and a comparison with other studies.
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A Survey of the Growth and the Development of Extra-Curricular Activities in North Texas State Teachers College, 1919-1939

A Survey of the Growth and the Development of Extra-Curricular Activities in North Texas State Teachers College, 1919-1939

Date: August 1940
Creator: Davis, Dorothy Marie
Description: "This survey of extra-curricular activates in North Texas State Teachers College from 1919 to 1939 was made to determine when and how extra-curricular activates made their appearances and developed in this institution."--v.
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A Survey of the Required Physical Education Programs for Women in the Senior Colleges of  Texas

A Survey of the Required Physical Education Programs for Women in the Senior Colleges of Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Hill, Mary Frances
Description: The study is a survey of the required physical education programs in senior Texas colleges with physical education departments for women.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home

An Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home

Date: June 1941
Creator: Smyers, John D.
Description: "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the program of physical education, health, and recreation of the Waco State School from 1933 to 1940...In view of these definite results, the conclusion is made that the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home has been successful in the following respects: 1. It has developed normal, happy children who have a chance to become useful, self-supporting children. 2. The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program of the Home has met and exceeded in many respects the educational standards for such activities. 3. The Waco State Home has performed a great educational service in remolding warped, underprivileged children."--leaf 2.
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A Survey of the Leisure Time Activities of the Senior High School Girls of Big Spring, Texas

A Survey of the Leisure Time Activities of the Senior High School Girls of Big Spring, Texas

Date: August 1941
Creator: Ratliff, Mildred Mitchell
Description: "This study has two-fold purpose: (1) to determine how the senior high school girls of Big Spring, Texas spend their leisure time and the relation, if any, of certain home and community facilities and instruction as factors which govern the amount and type of leisure activities, (2) to determine whether the public schools are preparing the students for the wise use of leisure time. "-- leaf 3.
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The Development of an Intramural Program for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas

The Development of an Intramural Program for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Williams, J. R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop plans for an intramural program for boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas.
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Methods and Procedures Employed in the Operation of the Centralized System of Athletics in the White Senior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940

Methods and Procedures Employed in the Operation of the Centralized System of Athletics in the White Senior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940

Date: 1942
Creator: Cowley, Herman A.
Description: The purpose of this study was to record and interpret the methods and procedures employed in the operation of the centralized system of the athletic program in the white senior high schools of Dallas, Texas, for the years 1931 through 1940.
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Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas

Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Wake, Dorothy M.
Description: This study of the readjustment of problem children was undertaken as an integral part of the physical education program of the city schools of Gladewater, Texas, to determine if physical education in itself is, or can become, a positive factor in reshaping the lives of such children.
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An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1943
Creator: Piester, Kathleen
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies.
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Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

Date: 1943
Creator: Perryman, Martha Lois
Description: The problem of this investigation is three-fold in its objectives: (1) to discover what authorities in the field of education believe about personality in relation to home and school influences, (2) to determine the personality characteristics and the home status of a group of third-grade children in the Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas, and (3) to make analyses and comparisons in an effort to determine whether any perceptible relationships exist between home status and the degree of self and social adjustment possessed by the pupils.
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A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College

A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College

Date: 1945
Creator: Segrist, Herman B.
Description: The purpose in writing the handbook of instruction is two-fold: 1. To provide physical training instructors with essential and functional information concerning the aim, objectives, activities, and procedures for the administration and conduct of the selected physical training program of the 308th College Training Detachment at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. 2. To obtain uniformity in the conduct of the physical training program by various instructors.
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A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944

A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944

Date: 1945
Creator: Bray, Margaret Urite (Marguerite)
Description: The purpose of this study was to evaluate some of the achievements of the camp in furthering the social development of the campers as a means of directing future procedures used in the camp.
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A Personnel Study of Members of Undefeated Basketball Teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College from 1934 Through 1938

A Personnel Study of Members of Undefeated Basketball Teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College from 1934 Through 1938

Date: 1946
Creator: Hughes, James Marshall
Description: The investigator undertook to make a personnel study of the members of undefeated basketball teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College through a period of years extending from 1934 through 1938. The purpose of the study is to make an investigation of the scholastic activities, athletic activities, and the extra-curricular activities of these athletes through the period designated.
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The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

Date: August 1946
Creator: Kelsay, Jolly Franklin
Description: This study was made to show the growth and development of the recreation movement; the acquisition of property, and improvements; costs; facilities; activities; and participation from the beginning of the movement in the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946.
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