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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Degree Discipline: Economics
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The Present Status of Sociology in Texas High Schools

The Present Status of Sociology in Texas High Schools

Date: 1940
Creator: Bryant, Stella Senor
Description: It is the purpose of this study to classify the high schools in the State of Texas offering accredited courses in sociology, and to make an analysis and evaluation of the textbooks that are on the recommended list for use in the secondary schools.
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Some Aspects of Consumer Credit in the United States

Some Aspects of Consumer Credit in the United States

Date: 1940
Creator: Daniel, Benge R.
Description: This study attempts to present a brief survey of the major aspects of consumer credit in the United States today: credit institutions in general, co-operative and non cooperative consumer credit agencies, and the regulation of such agencies. A special chapter is devoted to consumer credit in Texas, with emphasis upon the fight which certain Texas cities are making against the loan-shark evil.
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The Weatherford Municipal Light and Power Plant

The Weatherford Municipal Light and Power Plant

Date: 1940
Creator: Shumaker, Charles S.
Description: This thesis is a study of the Weatherford Municipal Light and Power Plant. An attempt has been made to trace the history of electric service in Weatherford, Texas, and to reveal why this present, and previous, service has culminated in a municipally owned system.
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The Social and Economic Implications of Education in the Civilian Conservation Corps

The Social and Economic Implications of Education in the Civilian Conservation Corps

Date: June 1940
Creator: Williams, Sidney A.
Description: "The purpose of this study will be to picture the three-fold aspect of the C.C.C. educational program. This will be done in five chapters. This, the first chapter, will describe the conditions leading up to the creation of the C.C.C. It will show how education became the prime motivation of the whole C.C.C. and it will show how the permanency of the C.C.C. depends on the type of education that is evolved. Then, chapters two, three and four will analyze the three phases of C.C.C. education. These chapters will be concerned with (1) leisure time activities, (2) vocational education, and (3) academic education. The final chapter will deal with the social and economic results of the three-fold educational program in the C.C.C. Through the entire study there will be a definite attempt to establish certain results and to evaluate them according to the gains that have been made in C.C.C. education since the beginning in 1933."-- leaves 1-2.
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Social Trends and Civic Education

Social Trends and Civic Education

Date: 1941
Creator: Evans, Frank Bowen
Description: This thesis attempts to answer the following questions: How is democracy threatened today? What are some of the specific issues of domestic and foreign policy which the American people face? Are citizens prepared to make intelligent choices on such matters? How does propaganda complicate the political process? Are the schools doing their part in preparing citizens for self-government? If not, why?
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Some Economic and Political Factors Involved in the Legislative Controversy Over the Submission of Senate Joint Resolution Number 12 of the Forty Sixth Legislature

Some Economic and Political Factors Involved in the Legislative Controversy Over the Submission of Senate Joint Resolution Number 12 of the Forty Sixth Legislature

Date: 1941
Creator: Skiles, Joe
Description: It is hoped that this paper can establish by such documentary evidence as is available, the following: 1. The program for financing social security advocated by W. Lee O'Daniel during his first term as Governor of Texas; 2. The program for old age assistance advocated by O'Daniel during the Forty-Sixth Legislature of Texas; 3. The activities of the minority group credited by the Governor with defeating "all efforts to finance social security" during the Forty-Sixth Legislature; 4. The explanation of Senate Joint Resolution 12; 5. The record, based on personal experience and the reported evidence, of the various groups and individuals working for the passage of Senate Joint Resolution 12.
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A History of the Labor Movement in the Oil Industry

A History of the Labor Movement in the Oil Industry

Date: 1942
Creator: Mullennix, Grady L.
Description: This is a study of the labor movement in the oil industry from an historical approach.
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The Labor Policy of the Ford Motor Company at Dallas, Texas

The Labor Policy of the Ford Motor Company at Dallas, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Sumner, Vance Davidson
Description: A study of the labor policy of the Ford motor company at Dallas, Texas.
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A Report on Studies Made by Various Agencies and Individuals Relative to Certain Effects of the Depression upon Education in the United States

A Report on Studies Made by Various Agencies and Individuals Relative to Certain Effects of the Depression upon Education in the United States

Date: 1942
Creator: Floyd, Faye
Description: Primarily, the purpose of the study was to show the immediate effects of the depression on the educational program in the United States. Secondarily, the writer hoped to encourage teachers not only to ward off another similar catastrophe but also to make the present educational program take care of the devastating effects of the past depression as far as possible.
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The Need for Co-Operation Among Independent Food Retailers of Denton, Texas

The Need for Co-Operation Among Independent Food Retailers of Denton, Texas

Date: June 1942
Creator: Cook, Herschell D.
Description: It has become more and more evident that independent food retailers must co-ordinate their individual efforts if they are to gain an operating efficiency paralleling that of the corporate multiple-unit or chain system. Such co-ordination largely has taken three courses: (1) group buying clubs, (2) wholesale- sponsored voluntary chains, and (3) retailer-owned co-operative warehouses. It is the last of these that this study suggests as the most appropriate course for Denton independent retailers.
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Appeals Made to Employees to Influence Their Decision Regarding Collective Bargaining

Appeals Made to Employees to Influence Their Decision Regarding Collective Bargaining

Date: 1945
Creator: Boyd, Sulton J.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the types of appeals made to employees by employers and labor organizations for the purpose of influencing the employees' decision with respect to accepting or rejecting collective bargaining, and classifying, as near as possible, the types of appeals.
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Reciprocal Trade Agreements and our Latin American Neighbors

Reciprocal Trade Agreements and our Latin American Neighbors

Date: 1945
Creator: White, William Grady
Description: This investigation is a study of the principles and practices embodied in the Trade Agreements policy inaugurated by the United States in 1934 as it relates to Latin American trade.
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A Study of Grievance Procedure in Labor-Management Relations as it Operates within the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

A Study of Grievance Procedure in Labor-Management Relations as it Operates within the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Date: 1945
Creator: Martin, Marie G.
Description: This investigation is a study of grievance machinery in industrial relations, as it operates within the Eighth Regional War Labor Board, which serves the states of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. By grievance machinery is meant the formal procedure through which the worker or his representative must proceed in order to get a grievance or complaint about working conditions, wages, or other items, heard and settled.
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An Analysis of the Sources of Tax Revenue of the State of Texas

An Analysis of the Sources of Tax Revenue of the State of Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: McCloud, Leland W.
Description: The study proposes to analyze the tax sources of the State of Texas and to evaluate these sources on the basis of certain principles of sound taxation.
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Crude Oil Pipe Lines: A Study of Economic Control

Crude Oil Pipe Lines: A Study of Economic Control

Date: 1947
Creator: Bass, Carlyle McCoy
Description: The present study does not represent a general investigation of all the various divisions of the transportation phase of the petroleum industry but a very small segment of the industry, i.e., crude oil pipe lines. Rather than being an examination of the technical operations of the industry the study is directed towards a consideration of the instrumentalities of control of interstate pipe line facilities exercised at the hands of major or integrated companies.
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The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The Discount Operations of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Date: 1947
Creator: Richardson, Jean
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to give a factual presentation of the operation of the discount system of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas, covering the years 1914 through 1935.
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Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Disposition of Disputed Cases, Involving Non-Basic Wage, Union Security, and Non-Wage Issues of the Oil Refining Industry by the Eighth Regional War Labor Board

Date: 1947
Creator: Grubbs, Kenneth R.
Description: This investigation is a study of the issues involved in the disputed cases pertaining to the Oil Refining Industry which were certified to the Eighth Regional War Labor Board serving Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana during World War II.
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A Study of the Financial Condition of Veterans in School, with Emphasis on North Texas State College Students

A Study of the Financial Condition of Veterans in School, with Emphasis on North Texas State College Students

Date: August 1947
Creator: Vaughn, R. Boyd
Description: "It was the purpose of this writer to obtain such information in regards to the living costs of the students enrolled at North Texas State College as to suffice in making a comparative study with the living costs of students enrolled at other educational institutions over the nation."-- leaf 1.
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The Development of the River Resources of the United States is a Public Function

The Development of the River Resources of the United States is a Public Function

Date: 1948
Creator: Smith, Roger
Description: This investigation is an analysis of the social or economic effects of TVA electricity. It is the purpose of this endeavor to present a well-documented case supporting the thesis that the development of our water resources is a public function.
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The Development of the Theory of Economic Law Prior to Classical Economics

The Development of the Theory of Economic Law Prior to Classical Economics

Date: 1948
Creator: Pearson, John E.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the origin and development of economic law. In doing this we may better determine whether our present theory of economic law is an element of scientific data or whether it merely leads to confusion and inconsistency. The purpose of this thesis is to see from where our ideas came, in the belief that confusion in a society is the result of the failure of ideas to correspond with reality.
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Did the Construction of Lake Dallas Benefit or Injure Denton County from the Tax Valuation Standpoint

Did the Construction of Lake Dallas Benefit or Injure Denton County from the Tax Valuation Standpoint

Date: 1948
Creator: Millar, Abram A.
Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine whether or not Denton County gained or lost from the construction of Lake Dallas from the tax valuation standpoint.
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Monopolies and Wastes in the Steel Industry

Monopolies and Wastes in the Steel Industry

Date: 1948
Creator: Lentz, Oscar H., Jr.
Description: The general problem involved in this study is one of resource utilization. The specific approach of this study shall take the form of an inquiry into the relation between monopoly and waste.
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A History of the First State Bank of Gladewater, Texas, and Its Economic Relationship with the Community

A History of the First State Bank of Gladewater, Texas, and Its Economic Relationship with the Community

Date: June 1948
Creator: McLean, Billy B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present a history of the founding, operations, services, and growth of the First State Bank of Gladewater,Texas, with special emphasis placed on the economic relationships between the bank and the community. The general problem in this thesis is to gather all the material and data pertaining to the organization, operation, and functions of the bank, with relation to the growth of the community and to present them in a readable coherent manner.
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The Automatic Adjustment of Wages to Changes in Price Levels

The Automatic Adjustment of Wages to Changes in Price Levels

Date: 1949
Creator: Turpen, George William
Description: This study of automatic wage adjustments to changes in price levels will do the following: (1) give the historical background of cost-of-living wage adjustments to changes in price levels; (2) show whether there is a need for adjusting wages to changes in price levels; (3) show whether or not industry can afford to pay wages that are automatically adjusted to changes in price levels; (4) list some of the contracts between labor and capital that contain an example of the automatic cost-of-living wage adjustment; (5) summarize the problem and draw conclusions from the study as a whole.
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