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An Anthropometrical Study in the Nutrition of Children, Using the Wetzel Grid
In this study, an appraisal of the nutritional status of eighty-eight school children has been made, using the Wetzel Index with the Baldwin-Wood Index and the Pryor Index for the determinations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75397/
Relative Effectiveness of Two Methods of Teaching Personal Development to Homemaking Girls
The question as to whether to teach personality development as a separate unit or to include it as an integral part of the total homemaking program became a problem which required careful investigation. It became the purpose of this study, therefore, to determine whether more measurable growth in personality is achieved by teaching a special unit in personality than by including such subject matter as an integral part of the homemaking program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130210/
The Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches and "Second" Servings when a Multi-Purpose Food is Used as a Substitute or as a Supplement
This thesis examines the protein content of nursery school lunches and "second" servings when a multi-purpose food is used as a substitute or as a supplement. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130322/
Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting the sale of the plate lunch in six of the one hundred twenty-nine Dallas Public School lunchrooms, two each of predominantly Mexican, white and Negro enrollment, when the time is extended to include the entire school year of one hundred eighty school days. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108056/
Subject Matter and Class Section as Factors in the Development of Personality Traits in College Students of Social Fundamentals
The purpose of the present study is to determine whether subject matter and the class section are factors in the development of certain personality traits in college students of social fundamentals. Specifically, the purposes are: (1) to determine whether subject matter field and class section are factors in the development of personality traits referred to as objectivity, agreeableness, and co-operativeness; and (2) to determine which subject matter fields and class sections are responsible for group differences. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130406/
The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effectiveness of sociometric groupings in bringing about improved social status of rejected girls in eighth-grade homemaking classes. Specifically, the study seeks to answer to the questions: Do significant changes occur in personal and social adjustment when pupils are placed in groups according to their choice? Is there evidence of improved social status of rejected pupils when sociometric groupings are used throughout the year? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130318/
A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein
This study is a comparison of the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing beef protein with the growth of albino rats fed on a diet containing peanuts as the source of protein. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53336/
A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them
The study herein described was made of the seventy-nine girls in the junior and senior high school (grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) of the Public School of Cranfills Gap, Texas. The study was made with the purpose of finding the interests of this group of girls in the activities required of them in their homes, so that the writer might use the information gained in building a more successfully functioning program of homemaking in the Cranfills Gap Public School. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53333/
Toy Preference of Pre-School Children
The purpose of this study is to determine toy preference of pre-school-age children as a guide for parents and for homemaking students in the selection of toys. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130404/
Some Factors in the Development of Personality Traits in College Students Enrolled in Social Fundamentals Classes
Working with students in social fundamentals classes in which social comprehension has been found to influence the development of these traits, this study attempts to determine whether sex, college classification and subject-matter are factors in the development of objectivity, agreeableness, and cooperativeness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130384/
A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools
The purpose of this study was to discover the statistically significant relationships between selected background variables and the clothing interest scores of Negro girls and to indicate their nature. The variables selected for study were residence, age, number of siblings, father's occupation, marital status of parents, and family structure. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108128/
An Analysis of the Background Variables of Negro High School Youth in the Texas Cooperative Youth Study
The purpose of the Texas Cooperative Youth Study was to gather basic data on the problems and interests of youth from youth themselves, their teachers, and their parents in the stages of early, middle, and late adolescence. The study was made to determine interests, attitudes, and concerns of youth in relation to home and family life; to determine whether homemaking education in the school takes into account these concerns and attitudes; and to find out whether interest in homemaking education is related to selected background and sociological variables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130450/
Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The purpose of the present study is to determine the nitrogen intake and output (in both urine and feces) of two groups of Texas college women living in the Home Management House at North Texas State College. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53606/
A One-Year Study of Job Stability in the Lunchrooms of the Dallas Independent School District
The present study was undertaken to investigate some of the factors influencing job stability among the women employees of the Dallas Independent School District's lunchrooms. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130464/
Carotene and Vitamin A Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The object of this study is to determine the intake (in food) and output (in feces) of vitamin A and carotene of several groups of college women living in the Home Management House. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75552/
Implications for the Homemaking Program Found in the Home Activities of Junior High School Girls
The purposes of this study are these: (1) To determine the types of home activities carried on by junior high school girls; (2) To determine the time spent on these activities; (3) To determine the extent to which the activities are self-directed; (4) To point out some implications which these activities have for the school homemaking program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75619/
Ascorbic Acid and Vitamin A Content of Lunches Served Nursery School Children
The present study was made in an attempt to determine what contributions the mid-morning feeding and the noon meal served children in a nursery school make toward the day's total intake of vitamin C and vitamin A. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75652/
The Effect of Relationship Films on the Attitudes of Homemaking Girls
Films have been used with varying degrees of success to influence the attitudes of pupils of different ages and interests. Little has been done, however, to measure the attitudes of girls in high school homemaking classes. It is the purpose of this study to use films as an integral part of a group relationships unit and to determine what attitude changes, if any, are directly attributable to film content. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163806/
An Analysis of Grooming Problems of the High School Girl
The purpose of this study is to analyze the grooming problems of high school girls in Oakwood High School, and to compare the grooming problems of girls who have had a clothing course in Home Economics to those who have not. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70253/
Relationships Between the Differential Aptitude Test and Achievement Scores of Home Economics Education Majors
It is the purpose of this study to contribute to the information essential to sound guidance by determining whether the aptitudes of college students in Home Economics, as measured by the Differential Aptitude Test, are reflected in the actual achievement grades of these students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130424/
Iron and Copper Metabolism of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets
The object of this study is to determine the copper and iron intake in food and the output in the urine and feces of women students living in the Home Management House eating a self-selected diet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75614/
Are the Dress Manufacturers of Dallas, Texas, Meeting the Needs of the Tall Women?
The purpose of the present study is to determine what per cent of dresses manufactured by Dallas dress manufacturers is produced to meet the needs of tall women. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75540/
A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas
The purpose of the present study is to compare the growth-promoting properties of four varieties of the green cowpea: the blackeye, the red and white crowder, the brown crowder and the cream cowpea. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75449/
Vitamin A Administration and Dark Adaption of Second and Third Grade Children
This study was formulated for the following purposes: (1) To determine if a learning factor is involved when repeated tests are made with a dark adaption instrument, (2) To determine if the dark adaption of a group of second and third grade children showing poor dark adaption can be improved by the daily administration of Haliver oil capsules, (3) To obtain a dark adaption curve for two hundred twenty-three grade children of Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75605/
A Study of the Use of the Playback in Consumer Education
The purpose of this study is to consider the playback as a consumer educational material, and to test its usefulness in transmitting and securing acceptance of consumer information when presented to selected groups of individuals. Another purpose of the study is to make a contribution to the sum total of results obtained by the Institute for Consumer Education in its experimentation with the playback. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75586/
Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases
The purpose of this study is to present a concise and practical method of applying diet management in health and in some common diseases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53377/
A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42
The purpose of this study is to follow the W P A lunch program in the Williams High School District of Brown County, Texas during the school year 1941-1942, and the effect of this program upon the height, weight, attendance and grades of the children participating. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53388/
A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls
It is the purpose of the study to determine if the addition of Vita Yam as a source of vitamin A to the daily diet improves the dark adaptation of college-age students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53344/
Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children
The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53316/
A Study of the Effect of Three "Non-Rinsing" Compounds on the Tensile Strength of Cotton Percale
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of three "non-rinse" washing compounds upon the tensile strength of cotton percale, in order to have some basis for recommendation as to use when teaching laundering to homemaking students and homemakers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96952/
The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping
The purpose of this study is an attempt to determine the food habits of a group of light housekeeping students enrolled in the North Texas State Teachers College in the spring of 1939, using the inventory method. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75490/
The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes
The purpose of this present study is to determine the amount of vitamin A in the dehydrated sweet potato made from the yellow Puerto Rico variety grown in Texas by using a reference oil. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70297/
Further Studies on the Dark Adaptation of Elementary School Children
The present study is part of a long time cooperative study of the Education and Home Economics Departments of North Texas State Teachers College begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third grade children made in 1940 with those made in 1941, and to determine also the dark adaptation of a group of fifth and sixth grade children receiving vitamin A concentrate. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70304/
A Study of the Requirements for Household Employment in Waelder, Texas
The study herein described was made in twenty-four white homes in Waelder, Texas, in which there were household employees. The study was made for the purpose of finding the requirements for household employment in Waelder, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75472/
A Study of Colorfastness to Laundering of Certain Percales Bearing Two Different Labels
The present study is to compare the fading properties due to home laundering methods of certain percales bearing printed labels, "Guaranteed Fast Color," with samples representing similar colors labeled, "Fast to Washing." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75483/
The Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin A Value of Two Dehydrated Sweet Potato Products
The purpose of the present study is to determine the effect of cooking on the vitamin A value of "Vita-Yam" candy and cookies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75488/
Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods
The purpose of the present study was to compare the amounts of vitamin A in sweet potato flour with that of carrot flour and dehydrated carrots by using the biological assay method. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75349/
A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets
The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yello and whit dent corn, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt port, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75357/
The Vitamin A Content of Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from the Freshly Harvested Puerto Rico Variety
The purpose of this study was to determine by biological method of assay the vitamin A content of Puerto Rico sweet potatoes which were dehydrated immediately after harvesting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75296/
The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women
The purpose of this study is to investigate the disappearance of crude fiber and lignin from the digestive tracts of healthy young college women consuming a self-selected diet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96898/
Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students
This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96982/
The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects
The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70365/
Losses of Vitamin C Content During the Cooking of Summer Squash
The general food supply is usually the source of vitamin C for many people, and since squash is a common food in the popular diets of Texans and is so generally grown over the state, this study has a two-fold purpose: (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in the two varieties of squash most commonly used as food in Texas, and (2) to determine the effect of various methods of cooking upon the vitamin C content of these two varieties of squash. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75346/
A Study of Dark Adaption of Freshman High School Girls and Boys
The children in this study were tested in their normal environment and without any effort to change this environment. It was felt that only through such an experiment could any evidence be gained regarding the influence of climatic conditions on the dark adaption of adolescents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75345/
The Use of the Bio-Photometer in Determining the Dark Adaptation of Pre-School Age Children
Because of the paucity of evidence with regard to dark adaptation and the vitamin A status of pre-school children, this study is made. The purpose, therefore, is to add to the available data on this subject through an investigation of the bio-photometer as a means of detecting vitamin A deficiency in pre-school children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75347/
Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer
The present study is a part of a long-time cooperative study of the Home Economics Department of the North Texas State Teachers College, begun in 1940. The purpose is to compare the dark adaptations of second and third-grade children made in 1940 with those made of the same children in 1941 and in 1942. Also included in this study is the comparison of a group of freshmen college men made in 1940 with a group of twenty-five men made in 1942. An attempt is also made to determine whether an individual has higher dark adaptation on sunshiny days than on cloudy days. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70333/
A Study of Housing Conditions of 108 Farm Families in the Wellman Consolidated Independent School District of Wellman, Texas
The purpose of this study was to obtain a better understanding of housing conditions of the 108 occupied rural homes in the school district known as Wellman Consolidated Independent School District, which is located in Terry County in West Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70323/
The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content
Since sweet potatoes, which also furnish vitamin A, are a common food in the popular diets of Texas and are so generally grown over the state, the purpose of this study is (1) to ascertain the amount of vitamin C in eight of the varieties most commonly grown and (2) to determine the effect of the three most popular methods of cooking (boiling, baking, and candying) on the vitamin C content of these varieties of sweet potatoes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70337/
The Effectiveness of Relationship Films in Changing Attitudes of Adult Homemakers
It is the purpose of this study to determine whether the use of sound films alone, shown to homemakers in adult homemaking classes, is effective in improving attitudes relative to family and social relationships, civic responsibility, and the use of leisure time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83705/
The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets
The purpose of this study is to show how much of the thiamin content of the noon and evening meals is contributed by meats and meat dishes which appear on the cafeteria menu, as well as the thiamin contribution of the breakfast meal to the total daily intake. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97018/
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