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A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

A Study of the Effect of Feeding High Vitamin A Foods Upon the Dark Adaptation of College Girls

Date: 1942
Creator: Lewis, Amber Loreta
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

A Study of the Growth-Promoting Qualities of the Peanut Protein

Date: 1942
Creator: Hull, Janie B. Kellett
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

A Study of the Interest of Junior and Senior High School Girls in the Various Home Activities Performed by Them

Date: 1942
Creator: Hoff, Hannah Pauline
Description: 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.
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Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Dark Adaptation of Second and Third Grade Children

Date: 1940
Creator: Rohrer, Lois Young
Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the dark adaptation of second grade children in Denton, Texas.
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Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Nitrogen Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1947
Creator: Boshart, Gayle Jewel
Description: 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.
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Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Diet in Relation to Health and Some Common Diseases

Date: 1942
Creator: Merrett, Mary Jo
Description: The purpose of this study is to present a concise and practical method of applying diet management in health and in some common diseases.
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A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

A Study of the W P A Lunches Served in a Rural Consolidated School During the Year 1941-42

Date: 1942
Creator: Newton, Emma Pearl Saunders
Description: 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.
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A Study of Adolescents' Concepts of Their Relationship with Their Families

A Study of Adolescents' Concepts of Their Relationship with Their Families

Date: August 1962
Creator: Williams, Rubye L.
Description: This study was conducted in an effort to examine: (1) adolescents' concepts of their relationships with their families, (2) possible correlations between adolescents' percentile ranks indicated in family relationships with a limited number of other factors which appear to be associated with personal and social adjustment, and (3) any significant differences in responses of adolescent girls enrolled in homemaking education and those not currently enrolled in homemaking.
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A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools

A Study of Background Variables as Possible Factors in the Clothing Interests of Negro Girls in Metropolitan High Schools

Date: January 1961
Creator: Thomas, Mildred Winston
Description: 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.
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Crude Fiber and Laxation of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Crude Fiber and Laxation of Young College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1949
Creator: Collier, Charlotte Collins
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the amount of crude fiber in the diet and the laxation rate of college women consuming self-selected diets.
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A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables

A Study of Frozen, Fresh, and Canned Vegetables

Date: 1948
Creator: Foster, Lillian B.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the practicality of quick-frozen, fresh and canned vegetables in quantity feeding operations of a college residence hall cafeteria.
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An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

An Evaluation of the Effect of Participation in Certain Lunchroom Activities upon the Acceptance of Food by Elementary School Children

Date: 1949
Creator: Morrow, Annie Launa
Description: It is the purpose of this study to determine how the pupils' participation in certain lunchroom activities for a two-weeks period affected their acceptance of foods.
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Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program

Evaluation of a Twelve Months Homemaking Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Evans, Mary Elizabeth
Description: It is the purpose of this study to evaluate certain aspects of growth in the pupils of Wylie High School who participated in the twelve months homemaking program during the period of time extending from September 1, 1948, until September 1, 1949.
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Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

Effectiveness of a Film Unit in Improving the Food Acceptance of Elementary School Children

Date: 1950
Creator: Hapke, Bettie Mead
Description: Planned on the realization that teen-agers have a strong influence on younger children, this experiment proposes to use high school girls to assist with a foods unit developed by the use of films and designed to improve food acceptance and reduce plate waste in some of the elementary grades.
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Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Riboflavin Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1948
Creator: Harris, Jimmie Nell
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the riboflavin intake in food and the excretion in the urine and feces of young college women living in the home management house and eating a self selected diet from a common food supply.
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The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

The "Fasting Hour" Test for Thiamine Using College Women for Subjects

Date: 1945
Creator: Whitley, Annie Doris
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the thiamine values of college women using Najjar and Holt's "fasting hour test."
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The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women

The Disappearance of Crude Fiber and Lignin from the Digestive Tracts of Young College Women

Date: 1950
Creator: McCarty, Faye A.
Description: 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.
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The Effectiveness of Relationship Films in Changing Attitudes of Adult Homemakers

The Effectiveness of Relationship Films in Changing Attitudes of Adult Homemakers

Date: 1950
Creator: Hall, Avis Moran
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Effect of Three "Non-Rinsing" Compounds on the Tensile Strength of Cotton Percale

A Study of the Effect of Three "Non-Rinsing" Compounds on the Tensile Strength of Cotton Percale

Date: 1951
Creator: Bell, Mildred L.
Description: 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.
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Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students

Date: 1951
Creator: Baker, Frances Basye
Description: 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.
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A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

A Rat-Growth Study of Typical Low-Cost Texas Diets

Date: 1942
Creator: Hunter, Margaret
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the individual and accumulative effect of yellow and white corn meal, cowpeas (black-eyes), fortified oleomargarine, salt pork, molasses, peanuts, cabbage, irradiated evaporated milk, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes upon the nutritional value of the resulting diets.
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Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Dark Adaptation Studies with Adults and Children, Using the Biophotometer

Date: 1942
Creator: Collins, Mary Margaret
Description: 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.
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The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

The Vitamin C Content of Eight Varieties of Sweet Potatoes and the Effect of Cooking on the Vitamin Content

Date: 1942
Creator: Eakle, Dorothy
Description: 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.
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Socio-Economic Status and Problems of Anglo-American and Latin-American High School Girls

Socio-Economic Status and Problems of Anglo-American and Latin-American High School Girls

Date: 1955
Creator: Davis, Eddith Mantooth
Description: The purpose of the present study is to study the problems of Anglo-American and Latin-American girls in relation to their socio-economic status.
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