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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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History of Railway Development in China

History of Railway Development in China

Date: May 1939
Creator: Dawson, Homer W.
Description: This study has not been able to comprehend to any extent the wide range or scope of the entire subject. Rather the limitations imposed by time and requirements of the subject-matter have limited the work more to a detailed analysis of material gathered from various sources and to an orderly presentation of facts and figures regarding railway construction in China. Fundamental causes underlying many present-day conditions have been briefly noted, and it is hoped that a sufficiently broad outline of the work has been laid down to inspire others to work out specif problems along the many different lines indicated.
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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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Development of the Oil Industry in Texas

Development of the Oil Industry in Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Roberts, Grace
Description: "The object of writing this thesis was to present a brief though fairly detailed history of the oil industry in Texas. The material and facts contained herein were gathered from various sources including books, newspapers, magazines, bulletins, radio programs, letters, and authorized conversations. The main body of this thesis is composed of seven chapters, each of which deals with a certain phase of the oil industry of its effects."--leaf iii
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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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The Development of Russian Industry

The Development of Russian Industry

Date: 1940
Creator: Rowden, W. C.
Description: This thesis examines the development of Russian industry, and includes chapters on Russian manufacturing prior to the world war, heavy industry, light industry, sources of supplies, hindrances to manufacturing, and working and housing conditions.
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The Influence of William Jennings Bryan on the Democratic Party

The Influence of William Jennings Bryan on the Democratic Party

Date: 1940
Creator: Campbell, Lola M.
Description: This thesis looks at the life and political influence of William Jennings Bryan, and his work as a champion of the rights of the common man.
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The Status of the German Woman from 1871 to 1938

The Status of the German Woman from 1871 to 1938

Date: 1940
Creator: Saunders, Venezuela
Description: The story of the rise and fall of the German woman abounds with interest to those who understand her battle for emancipation from traditional bondage. In the earliest days, her life was one of semi-slavery and subjugation to domestic duties. The World War added new and heavy responsibilities; the organization of the Weimar Republic brought a new-found freedom; but Hitler's regime meant a return to subjugation. This study is a brief resume of her journey.
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A Survey of the Educational, Vocational, and Social Rehabilitation Efforts for the Blind in the United States

A Survey of the Educational, Vocational, and Social Rehabilitation Efforts for the Blind in the United States

Date: 1940
Creator: Bass, Charles A.
Description: Defines blindness and discusses the advances made in recent history to help blind people participate more actively in society. Specific emphasis on education and vocational rehabilitation.
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The History of the Texas Negro and His Development Since 1900

The History of the Texas Negro and His Development Since 1900

Date: August 1940
Creator: Chambers, Bill
Description: This thesis is a descriptive account of the history of Negroes in Texas including how they came to reside in Texas, their population trends, and the developments they have made since 1900 in areas such as politics, education, and the work force.
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The Importance of Red River in the History of the Southwest

The Importance of Red River in the History of the Southwest

Date: August 1940
Creator: Rains, Cleo
Description: For four hundred years the Red River Valley has been the battleground between contending Indian tribes and European races, and for almost three hundred of these years the river has been a disputed boundary line, either between rival nations, or between neighboring states of our country. The river has never been of much importance as a commercial route, yet very few rivers in all the United States have played so an important and persistent a part in this history of their sections as the Red River has played in the history of the Southwest.
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European Agriculture During the Middle Ages and How it was Influenced by the Monastery

European Agriculture During the Middle Ages and How it was Influenced by the Monastery

Date: 1941
Creator: Flesher, Virgil
Description: This study will discuss agriculture from the time the manor appeared through the time of its decline in those countries, England, France, and Germany, which dominated that part of the world during the Middle Ages.
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Franco-German Diplomatic Relations 1871-1939

Franco-German Diplomatic Relations 1871-1939

Date: 1941
Creator: Madeley, Henry
Description: My purpose is to sketch briefly the diplomatic background of the existing relations between France and Germany from 1871 to 1939. I have told the story chronologically, because I believe that we must follow events as they unfold themselves if we are to understand why statesmen made their decisions. I have attempted to mass all the important facts that I could find on Franco-German Diplomatic Relations from 1871 to 1939 without self-interests or prejudices to either of the two nations. My intentions were to seek a general knowledge of the drift of Franco-German Diplomatic affairs during this period of seventy years.
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The Growth of German Militarism

The Growth of German Militarism

Date: 1941
Creator: Williams, Preston Buckner
Description: A study of the history of Germany as a militaristic country.
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The Rebirth of Poland

The Rebirth of Poland

Date: 1941
Creator: McCarty, Tom R.
Description: A study of the rebirth and development of Poland after World War I.
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The Rise of the National Socialist Party in Germany

The Rise of the National Socialist Party in Germany

Date: 1941
Creator: Looney, Droel H.
Description: Study gives an interpretation of the materials relevant to the birth and growth of National Socialist Party in Germany as of 1941.
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Social Reform Movements of the 1830's and the 1930's: a Comparative Study

Social Reform Movements of the 1830's and the 1930's: a Comparative Study

Date: 1941
Creator: Attebery, Wilma Pace
Description: This thesis discusses the social reforms of the 1830s and 1930s with regards to spiritual and humanitarian movements, as well as militants and other social reformers.
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A History of the Education of Spanish-Speaking People in Texas

A History of the Education of Spanish-Speaking People in Texas

Date: June 1941
Creator: Dorsey, Georgia Lee
Description: This thesis is a study of the history of the education of Spanish-speaking people in Texas. The study covers a long period of time, from the middle of the seventeenth century to the present time.
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Early Settlement of the Concho Country

Early Settlement of the Concho Country

Date: August 1941
Creator: Allen, S. T.
Description: Early general history up to 1900. "I have listened to the stories told about it by the old time cowboys, by the old settlers, and by some of the old Fort Concho soldiers themselves. As a result of this experience, I have wanted to go into its past more carefully and search for more facts regarding the region, its first inhabitants, and its early history in general."-- leaf iii.
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Civil Service Reform in the United States during the Nineteenth Century

Civil Service Reform in the United States during the Nineteenth Century

Date: 1942
Creator: Debenham, James A.
Description: This thesis traces the reform of civil service through the nineteenth century from the development and growth of the spoils system to the death of William McKinley in 1901.
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The National Policy toward Reclamation and Conservation of Natural Resources since 1900

The National Policy toward Reclamation and Conservation of Natural Resources since 1900

Date: 1942
Creator: Rutledge, Jo Clark
Description: This thesis presents the history of conservation and reclamation of the natural resources of the United States in the areas of soil conservation, forestry and grazing, wildlife and scenic beauty, minerals, and water power.
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The Position of Texas in the Relations Between the United States and Mexico from 1876 to 1910

The Position of Texas in the Relations Between the United States and Mexico from 1876 to 1910

Date: June 1942
Creator: Alexander, Gladys M.
Description: "The purpose of this study was to show the position of Texas in the relations between the United States and Mexico from 1876 to 1910. With this thought in mind, the general problem has been to link the two countries through Texas. The Texas border relations between the United States and Mexico during this period were interesting because they showed the continued success of the efforts of the past years in building up better principles of settlement. " --leaf 129
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Theodore Roosevelt and His Foreign Policies

Theodore Roosevelt and His Foreign Policies

Date: 1943
Creator: Lowrance, Mary Lois
Description: A study of the foreign policies of Theodore Roosevelt.
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The United States-Mexico Oil Relations

The United States-Mexico Oil Relations

Date: 1943
Creator: Watkins, Carrie May
Description: This thesis presents a brief history of oil drilling and the oil industry in the United States and in Mexico, and the diplomatic and political challenges that arose between the two nations as the industry grew.
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