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 Decade: 1940-1949
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The Public Lands of Texas and Their Use for the Benefit of Education

The Public Lands of Texas and Their Use for the Benefit of Education

Date: August 1949
Creator: Webb, John W., Jr.
Description: When a new government is established, sovereign and national in its character, all of the land within its jurisdiction belongs to the people, not as individuals, but as a whole, except that which may have been theretofore acquired by individuals under such rights as may be respected by the new government. The land which has not been acquired by individuals is known as the public domain, and is subject to such disposition as the new government might determine. This thesis will review the public lands of Texas and how those lands have been used with a strong focus on the endowment of these lands to the public education system.
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Repetitions in the Most Popular Works of Mark Twain

Repetitions in the Most Popular Works of Mark Twain

Date: August 1949
Creator: Chambers, Nettie Jackson
Description: This paper is a study of the repetitions in the works of Mark Twain.The author has chosen repetitions which are most nearly alike and most representative of Mark Twain. The study was limited to repetitions of his own experiences repeated in his works, to repetitions of descriptions of the beautiful and the horrible, and to repetitions which are a result of his humor and a desire to save man from himself.
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, During 1947-1948

A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, During 1947-1948

Date: August 1949
Creator: Lauderdale, Virginia
Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the following five factors related to juvenile delinquency in Montague County, Texas, during 1947 and 1948: first, causes and control of juvenile delinquency; second, personal data about thirty-three juvenile offenders; third, their offenses; fourth, disposition made of the charges by the judge of the juvenile court; and fifth, the present behavior status of the offenders.
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A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

A Study of the Validity of Brace's Football Achievement Tests as a Measure of Real Playing Ability of Individual Players of the Quanah and Childress High Schools

Date: August 1949
Creator: Edmondson, O. K.
Description: The investigator undertook a study to determine the validity of the Brace Football Achievement Tests as a measure of real playing ability of individual members of the 1948 football squads of the high schools of Quanah and Childress, Texas.
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A Study of the Ways in Which the Boys and Girls of Waxahachie Spend Their Leisure Time

A Study of the Ways in Which the Boys and Girls of Waxahachie Spend Their Leisure Time

Date: August 1949
Creator: McClure, Louise
Description: "The study will attempt to show how the boys and girls of Waxahachie spend their leisure time. It will also indicate the need for more direction in the proper use of leisure time. Furthermore, it will show that much should be done by the adults of Waxahachie to help these boys and girls live a fuller, happier life, and prepare healthy minds and bodies to carry on life in a democratic society."-- leaf 3.
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Teaching Syllabus for the Junior High School General Music Class

Teaching Syllabus for the Junior High School General Music Class

Date: August 1949
Creator: Iles, Mary Ann Frank
Description: To further the effectiveness of music in the schools, to create a more meaningful and enjoyable musical experience in the junior high school -- these are the ideals that prompted the writing of this thesis. The need for this work is set forth in three subordinate needs. First, there is need for uniformity in aspects of music to be taught at the junior high school level. Second is the need for emphasis on certain aspects of music which carry over into future life. Last to consider is the need for organization of material to insure the proper background or further music study.
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To Determine a Sound Curriculum for the Junior High School Based on the Psychological, Sociological, and Democratic Needs of Youth

To Determine a Sound Curriculum for the Junior High School Based on the Psychological, Sociological, and Democratic Needs of Youth

Date: August 1949
Creator: Manire, Charles O.
Description: The purpose of this study is to provide a sound curriculum for the junior high school based on the psychological, sociological, and democratic needs of youth. One of several reason given for the establishment of the junior high school was to adjust the curriculum to the needs of youth.
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Women in the Theater of Juan Ruiz de Alarcon

Women in the Theater of Juan Ruiz de Alarcon

Date: August 1949
Creator: Dawson, Mildred Catherine McCarty
Description: Until the time of Lope de Vega and the Golden Age of Spanish literature, women had always had secondary roles in the Spanish drama. There were two reasons for this: 1) Women were not fully appreciated in the society of the times. 2) Women were prohibited from appearing on the stage for many years, and boys usually took their parts. With the advent of Lope de Vega and his arte nuevo de hacer comedies, the situation was changed. The great genius, Lope de Vega, set the pattern for the drama of the Golden Age.
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A Comparative Study of the Personality Traits of Handicapped and Normal Children

A Comparative Study of the Personality Traits of Handicapped and Normal Children

Date: June 1949
Creator: Eager, Mary Floy
Description: The purpose of this study is to compare the personality traits of the physically handicapped children with the personality traits of normal children. An attempt will be made to answer two questions. First, how do physically defective children compare with Physically normal children in self-adjustment and social-adjustment? Second, is there an associated emotional or personality pattern which accompanies physical handicaps?
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An Evaluation of Motion Picture Films for Use in Music Education

An Evaluation of Motion Picture Films for Use in Music Education

Date: June 1949
Creator: Bolin, Carl B.
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present an evaluated list of motion picture films which are related to the field of music and the teaching of music in order that both teacher and student of music may become familiar with the films which are available for use in music education and with the relative merit of each film.
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The Origin and Development of the Solo Cantata

The Origin and Development of the Solo Cantata

Date: May 1949
Creator: Taliaferro, Rowena Turney
Description: This thesis is designed to acquaint vocalists with the history of the solo cantata and to give a bibliography of available cantatas. Very few singers know that solo cantatas exist and little material is available on the subject in comparison to the material available on other musical forms.This work endeavors to aid the vocalist by compiling the solo cantata material that is available in the North Texas State College Library.
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Acetophenone Derivatives; N-Diphenylmethyl and N-Fluorenyl Piperidines

Acetophenone Derivatives; N-Diphenylmethyl and N-Fluorenyl Piperidines

Date: 1949
Creator: Middleton, William J.
Description: This thesis is a study of α-(4-aminophenylsulfonyl)-acetophenone derivatives; n-diphenylmethyl and n-fluorenyl piperidines.
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Advertising and Promotional Procedure as Practiced by Five Dallas Department Stores

Advertising and Promotional Procedure as Practiced by Five Dallas Department Stores

Date: 1949
Creator: Drake, Jerry E.
Description: The problem with which this paper is concerned is to observe and appraise the retail advertising and promotional procedure of five of the Dallas department stores. After observing their advertising methods, an attempt will be made to conclude whether their efficiency might be increased through use of different advertising and promotional policies.
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The American in the Novels of Henry James

The American in the Novels of Henry James

Date: 1949
Creator: Speegle, Katherine Sloan
Description: For the purpose of analyzing James' interpretation of the American character, it is first necessary to study his individual Americans.
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American Influence on the French Revolution

American Influence on the French Revolution

Date: 1949
Creator: Holladay, Joe T.
Description: This thesis examines some of the influences America had on France in the late eighteenth century, and argues that they contributed to the French Revolution.
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An Analysis and Evaluation of the Recreation Program of the Callisburg Public School and Community

An Analysis and Evaluation of the Recreation Program of the Callisburg Public School and Community

Date: 1949
Creator: Welch, Virgil L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the recreation program of the Callisburg community in Cook County, Texas, to determine the extent to which it meets accepted standards for a community recreation program.
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An Analysis, as Revealed by the Wire Recorder, of the Methods Used by Ten Selected Business Mathematics Students in Solving Stated Problems

An Analysis, as Revealed by the Wire Recorder, of the Methods Used by Ten Selected Business Mathematics Students in Solving Stated Problems

Date: 1949
Creator: Jones, Donald M.
Description: Many studies have been made concerning the difficulties which business mathematics students have in solving stated problems. Such studies have been made by analyzing the student's errors as they appear on written solutions to problems, and, as a result, many errors are overlooked. Errors in the thinking process, and failure to read the problem a sufficient number of times are responsible for many errors made by students. Such errors are not apparent on written solutions, but would be revealed through oral solutions as recorded on a wire recorder. The purpose of this study, then, is to analyze the errors revealed by a wire recorder, along with errors on written solutions, and to classify and tabulate the errors from both sources.
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An Analysis of a First Year of Participation in the Texas Health Education Program by the Sanger School

An Analysis of a First Year of Participation in the Texas Health Education Program by the Sanger School

Date: 1949
Creator: Lockhart, Cleo M.
Description: The main purpose of this study is to analyze the values and results of one year's participation of the Sanger School in a three-year Texas Health Education Program (Texas Extended School and Community Health Program) in order to determine an adequate basis for making recommendations for the further development of this program.
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Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Analysis of Age-Grade and other Indices of Pupil Progress in the Primary Grades

Date: 1949
Creator: Dodd, Serena
Description: The problem set forth in this study is to determine the causes of delay in school progress in the Bowie, Texas, elementary schools, and in which grade or grades the delay occurs.
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An Analysis of Certain Factors Related to the Freedom of Teaching in Texas

An Analysis of Certain Factors Related to the Freedom of Teaching in Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Cokendolpher, Floyd W.
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of certain factors as they are related to freedom of teaching in Texas. This study will include community relations as well as the conditions within the classroom, as for example, the freedom in discussing controversial ideas.
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An Analysis of Relation Between International Cooperation and Secondary Education

An Analysis of Relation Between International Cooperation and Secondary Education

Date: 1949
Creator: Inkman, Will W.
Description: In this study an attempt is made to answer the following questions: (1) Can international cooperation be helped through the proper employment of the tool called secondary education? (2) What constitutes such proper employment? (3) What effect, if any, will a sound system of secondary education have upon the objective of world peace, international understanding and good will, and better international, intercultural and interracial relations and friendship?
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An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

An Analysis of the Enrollment in the Academic and Non-Academic Courses in the Senior High Schools of Texas, 1947-1948

Date: 1949
Creator: Hollis, David Pierre, Jr.
Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze the enrollment in the academic and non-academic courses taught in the senior high schools of Texas.
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An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

An Analysis of the Function of Handicrafts in Education for Life Adjustment Situations

Date: 1949
Creator: Brenholtz, Gerald S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to find the function of handicrafts in life adjustment education. It should also help in determining sound methods of organizing and teaching handicrafts.
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An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

An Analysis of the Health Program, to Determine its Adequacy in Meeting the Child's Needs, of the Elementary Schools of Cities the Size of Cleburne, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Boggs, Durward
Description: This study is for the purpose of making a critical analysis of the health program of the white elementary public schools of Cleburne, Texas with implications for other other cities of corresponding size. This analysis is to evaluate the effectiveness of such a health program in light of certain evaluative criteria. It is intended to call attention to the existing facilities for adequate health instruction, the need, if any, for more and better facilities and the need for teacher training in this field.
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