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 Decade: 1940-1949
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
To Determine the Physical Activity Interests of the Junior High School Boys of Amarillo, Texas, to be Used as a Basis for a Physical Education Program

To Determine the Physical Activity Interests of the Junior High School Boys of Amarillo, Texas, to be Used as a Basis for a Physical Education Program

Date: 1940
Creator: Cearley, Jess E.
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an analysis of the physical activity interests of the junior high school boys of Amarillo, Texas, in order better to determine the content of the physical education program based on the physical activities in which boys indicated they were interested.
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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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A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

Date: 1940
Creator: Crockett, Dixie
Description: The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality.
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A Study of the Social Background of the Characters in O. Henry's New York Short Stories

A Study of the Social Background of the Characters in O. Henry's New York Short Stories

Date: 1940
Creator: Connally, Lucy Belle
Description: The problem of this research is to determine whether or not O. Henry pictured the existing social conditions of the period in his New York stories and whether his characters are representative of people who actually lived at that time.
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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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A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils

A Comparative Study of Environmental Conditions and their Relations to Achievement, Personality, and Intelligence of Fifth Grade Pupils

Date: 1940
Creator: Clark, J. Frances
Description: This study has the purpose to compare the relationships between personality, environment, achievement, and intelligence and discover the effect, if any, of environment upon the personality, achievement, and intelligence of a group of fifth grade pupils.
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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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Predicting Degree of Achievement in Industrial Subjects by the Use of Stenquist Mechanical Aptitude Tests

Predicting Degree of Achievement in Industrial Subjects by the Use of Stenquist Mechanical Aptitude Tests

Date: 1940
Creator: Davis, Wallace Earl
Description: The aim of the writer in giving the Stenquist Mechanical Aptitude Test as a basis for this study was to try to find a reliable method of selecting the boys to be admitted to the shop classes in vocational and technical high schools.
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American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

American Background in Longfellow's "The Song of Hiawatha"

Date: 1940
Creator: Doty, Fern Marie
Description: The background for "The Song of Hiawatha" is explicitly American, for Longfellow has preserved many legends, traditions, and customs of the aborigines with fidelity. As a whole, "The Song of Hiawatha" is a successful delineation of the aborigines of North America. Longfellow preserved the most interesting legends and supplemented them with accounts of Indian life.
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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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