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 Decade: 1940-1949
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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 Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions

The Dyadic Operator Approach to a Study in Conics, with some Extensions to Higher Dimensions

Date: 1940
Creator: Shawn, James Loyd
Description: The discovery of a new truth in the older fields of mathematics is a rare event. Here an investigator may hope at best to secure greater elegance in method or notation, or to extend known results by some process of generalization. It is our purpose to make a study of conic sections in the spirit of the above remark, using the symbolism developed by Josiah Williard Gibbs.
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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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Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times

Edgar Allan Poe in Relation to his Times

Date: 1940
Creator: Young, Sallie Sue McCarty
Description: This study is based upon the prose works of Poe and covers the topis of politics and social reforms, contemporary attitudes toward death, customs, science and pseudo-science, and contemporary literature. The thesis attempts to prove that Poe's works show manifest evidences of his being a product of his times.
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The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

The Elementary Transcendental Functions of a Complex Variable as Defined by Integration

Date: 1940
Creator: Wilson, Carroll K.
Description: The object of this paper is to define the elementary transcendental functions of a complex variable by means of integrals, and to discuss their properties.
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English Utopias

English Utopias

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Stella Parker
Description: This thesis discusses Utopian thought and compares the Utopias of Plato, Sir Thomas More, Sir Francis Bacon, and Jonathan Swift in the areas of government, education, and social problems.
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Evaluation in Soil Moisture in Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Denton, Texas

Evaluation in Soil Moisture in Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Denton, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Rylander, Halley G.
Description: This investigation has attempted to show that soil and water conservation practices do increase the amount of soil moisture in five of Denton County, Texas soils: Denton clay, Durant clay, San Saba clay, Kirvin fine sandy loam, and Tabor fine sandy loam.
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An Evaluation of some Curriculum Principles in Terms of Certain Basic Philosophic Concepts

An Evaluation of some Curriculum Principles in Terms of Certain Basic Philosophic Concepts

Date: 1940
Creator: Ray, Mary Tom
Description: The writer's problem as reported in this thesis is to make an analysis of certain curriculum principles in terms of five selected basic philosophic concepts: pragmatism, instrumentalism, humanism, rationalism, and idealism.
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An Evaluation of the Burleson High School, Burleson, Texas

An Evaluation of the Burleson High School, Burleson, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Stubbs, Bill C.
Description: This study is an evaluation of the Burleson Secondary School of Burleson, Texas. Its purpose is to determine how well this school has measured up to the criteria developed by the Cooperative Study of Secondary School Standards.
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An Evaluation of the Educational Qualifications and Functions of the Business Managers in the School Systems of Texas with a Scholastic Population of One Thousand or More

An Evaluation of the Educational Qualifications and Functions of the Business Managers in the School Systems of Texas with a Scholastic Population of One Thousand or More

Date: 1940
Creator: Corse, Chancy H.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the educational qualifications and functions of the business managers in the school systems of Texas with a scholastic population of one thousand or more. This study attempts to determine from the findings what the business managers' duties should be and the needed qualifications, educational and otherwise, for performing these duties.
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An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

An Evaluation of the Influence of Certain Factors upon Popularity

Date: 1940
Creator: Woods, Izetta Lee
Description: The problem of this study was to determine what influence intelligence and school achievements, personality traits, physical achievements, physical attractiveness, general health, home background, and number of times absent have upon the popularity of students.
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An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School

An Evaluation of the New Boston Secondary School

Date: 1940
Creator: Clay, William G.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong point of the secondary school in New Boston, Texas, and to offer suggestions for improvement.
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An Evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas

An Evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Clell Rice
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the San Saba Elementary School, San Saba, Texas. The strong and weak points of the school were considered, and suggestions were made for improvements where they are needed.
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An Evaluation of the Theory, Method, and Content of Latin in the Public Schools from 1900 to 1940

An Evaluation of the Theory, Method, and Content of Latin in the Public Schools from 1900 to 1940

Date: 1940
Creator: Spencer, Anne
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the changes that have been made in teaching Latin from 1900 to 1940. Such a survey, it is felt, may present the matter in a more forceful light and call attention anew to some of the inherent values of Latin not found in any other subject.
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An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

An Evaluation of the Tolar Elementary School, Tolar, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Jones, Louis B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the weak points and the strong points of the Tolar Elementary School, and to offer suggestions for improvement where needed.
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The Evolution and Present Form of Automobile Insurance in the State of Texas

The Evolution and Present Form of Automobile Insurance in the State of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Callaway, Louis F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the evolution and present form of automobile insurance in the State of Texas.
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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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An Experimental Course in Elementary Science for the Intermediate Grades

An Experimental Course in Elementary Science for the Intermediate Grades

Date: 1940
Creator: Copeland, Robert H.
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to show as nearly as possible how a course in elementary science was worked out and carried on to meet the interests and needs of the pupils in a small rural school.
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Factors and Techniques Involved in Teacher Selection in Texas

Factors and Techniques Involved in Teacher Selection in Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Roberts, James Brodie
Description: Since one of the most important responsibilities of school administrators is the selection and appointment of teachers, this study was made to attempt to determine what factors most affect teacher selection in Texas and what techniques are employed in making these selections.
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Factors Associated with School Relationships

Factors Associated with School Relationships

Date: 1940
Creator: Conlee, R. C.
Description: The problem of this investigation was to make a rating of the following factors which pertain to boys in three distinct residential districts of the W. C. Stripling Junior High School, Fort Worth, Texas: (1) intelligence quotient, (2) civic attitude, (3) academic achievements, (4) Sunday school attendance, (5) club membership, (6) after-school employment, and (7) the number of broken homes.
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Henry David Thoreau: a Study of Character

Henry David Thoreau: a Study of Character

Date: 1940
Creator: Parsons, Sabra
Description: This thesis looks at the characteristics of Henry David Thoreau through his writings rather than through what other critics have written.
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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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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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Integration of Business Training with Business in Wellington, Texas

Integration of Business Training with Business in Wellington, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Allen, O. C.
Description: Studies whether or not the Wellington High School Commercial Department was meeting the probable future needs of business employers and employees of Wellington, Texas.
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