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Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Biological Assay of Vitamin A of Certain Texas Foods

Date: 1942
Creator: Ballew, Jewell Elizabeth
Description: 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.
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The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Content of Nursery School Lunches

The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Magnesium Content of Nursery School Lunches

Date: August 1953
Creator: Spence, Betty Daniels
Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium content of the composite food, mid-morning fruit juice, fluid milk, and "seconds" of nursery school lunches.
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The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches

The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches

Date: 1951
Creator: Davis, Addie Nell
Description: The problem of this study is to show the calcium, phosphorus, and protein content of nursery school lunches. Many studies have been made of the calcium and protein requirements of preschool children. Fewer studies have been made of the phosphorus requirements of normal preschool children.
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Career aspirations of high school home economics students in Palo Pinto County, Texas

Career aspirations of high school home economics students in Palo Pinto County, Texas

Date: December 1978
Creator: Singleton, Dawn A.
Description: 181 adolescent home economics students in Palo Pinto County, Texas, were surveyed. The questions examined the following: grades and self concept of academic ability, self concept of academic ability and occupational aspirations, school size and occupational aspirations, sex and occupational aspirations, race and occupational aspirations, parents' occupational aspirations, parents' educational levels and occupational aspirations. The data suggested that career aspirations are positively related to self concept of ability, school grades, school size, race, parents' education, and fathers' occupations. Students' sex and their mothers' occupations were not shown to be related to career aspirations.
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Carotene and Vitamin A Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Carotene and Vitamin A Metabolism of College Women on Self-Selected Diets

Date: 1947
Creator: Kelsay, June
Description: 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.
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A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs

A Check List for the Selection of Homemaking Films from Film Description Catalogs

Date: 1948
Creator: Borth, Helen Agnes
Description: The purpose of this study is to further the effective utilization of films by developing an instrument for their selection from descriptions in catalogs.
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Child Development Knowledge of 4-H Club Members and Non-4-H Club Members

Child Development Knowledge of 4-H Club Members and Non-4-H Club Members

Date: May 1979
Creator: Anderson, Jean Foster
Description: This thesis looks at child development based on membership in 4-H clubs.
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Child Development Knowledge of Adolescents

Child Development Knowledge of Adolescents

Date: May 1979
Creator: Harrison, Cheryl
Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate adolescent knowledge of physical, mental, social, and emotional development of babies and young children. The study was concerned with the effects of the following factors on adolescent knowledge of child development; geographic location, family size, ordinal position, and years of homemaking classes in school. Questionnaires were administered to 200 homemaking students in high schools in Parker and Tarrant counties. The only factor significant at the .05 level in affecting.adolescent knowledge was geographic location. Students from rural high schools obtained higher overall child development knowledge scores than students from urban high schools. Further research to compare the knowledge of students not enrolled in homemaking classes to the knowledge of students enrolled in homemaking classes is recommended.
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Clothing Preferences of Large-Size Women Who Shop in Large-Size Specialty Stores in the North Dallas Area

Clothing Preferences of Large-Size Women Who Shop in Large-Size Specialty Stores in the North Dallas Area

Date: May 1979
Creator: Meriwether, Judith
Description: This study investigated the clothing preferences of large-size women who shopped in selected large-size specialty stores in North Dallas. Questions were asked regarding the respondents' age, employment, income, dress size and degree of fashion-consciousness. Also investigated were preferences regarding apparel and shopping sources. A questionnaire was used to obtain the desired information. Based on the data obtained, it was found that large-size women have certain preferences concerning the clothing they purchase and the sources they shop.
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A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

A Comparative Nutritive Study of the Growth-Promoting Factors of Four Varieties of Cowpeas

Date: 1942
Creator: Wilson, Eileen P.
Description: 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.
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A Comparison of 4-H Youths' and Their Parents' Attitudes Concerning 4-H Competitive Events

A Comparison of 4-H Youths' and Their Parents' Attitudes Concerning 4-H Competitive Events

Date: May 1979
Creator: Sanders, Renee C.
Description: The purpose of the study was to compare the attitudes of 4-H youths and their parents concerning 4-H competitiveness. The sample was composed of seventy-nine 4-H youths and their parents from three North Texas Counties. The instruments, which consisted of an "Opinionnaire for Parents" and an "Opinionnaire for 4-H'ers," were designed to obtain the 4-H'ers' and parents' attitudes about 4-H competition. The study revealed no significant difference in competitive attitudes between 4-H youths' and their parents' or between younger and older 4-H'ers. 4-H boys were found to have more competitive attitudes than 4-H girls. No significant relationship was found between parents' level of competitiveness and length of 4-H service.
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A Comparison of the Calculated Creatinine Coefficients of Young College Women

A Comparison of the Calculated Creatinine Coefficients of Young College Women

Date: August 1963
Creator: Straughn, Dorothy M.
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare the calculated creatinine coefficients of young college women based on lean body mass weight with those based on actual body weight.
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A Comparison of Two Types of Home Project Report Forms

A Comparison of Two Types of Home Project Report Forms

Date: August 1952
Creator: Moore, Marian Buell
Description: The purpose of the present study is to compare two forms of home project reports and to determine the preferred form.
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The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets

The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets

Date: 1951
Creator: Holley, Bennie Caraway
Description: 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.
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Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Date: August 1952
Creator: Gresham, Ena McWilliams
Description: The purpose of this study is determine whether increased knowledge of social conduct is accompanied by the personal and social adjustment of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors; then to compare the adjustment progress of the college groups.
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The Copper and Iron Intake and Hemoglobin of Student Nurses

The Copper and Iron Intake and Hemoglobin of Student Nurses

Date: 1948
Creator: Badgett, Lula Mae Starnes
Description: The object of this study is to determine the effect, if any, of the copper and iron intake upon the hemoglobin levels of student nurses on self-chosen diets.
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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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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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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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A Descriptive Study of Sexual Child Abuse in Texas

A Descriptive Study of Sexual Child Abuse in Texas

Date: August 1979
Creator: Mitchell, Josephine G.
Description: Validated reports of sexually abused children from 1975 through 1977 were examined. Considered were the victim's age, sex, ethnic group, type of abuse, living arrangement, and relationship to perpetrator. Basic sources of data were the Texas Department of Human Resources' CANRIS reports and the U.S. Bureau of the Census population estimates. Validated sexual abuse consistently ranked third in physical abuse type and more than doubled between 1975 and 1977. Victims' mean age decreased each year and most were eleven years or over. Most sexual child abuse victims in Texas were of the Anglo ethnic group, living in their own home, and victimized by a parent. More than 85 per cent were female. Further research was recommended.
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The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes

The Determination of the Vitamin A Content of the Dehydrated Sweet Potato Made from Stored Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1941
Creator: Dozier, Vera
Description: 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.
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Determined Energy Value of Dormitory Meals

Determined Energy Value of Dormitory Meals

Date: August 1956
Creator: Robinson, Mary
Description: This thesis examines the caloric values of meals served in a college dormitory.
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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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The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping

The Dietary Habits of Fifty-Nine North Texas State Teachers College Students Doing Light Housekeeping

Date: 1943
Creator: Kellar, Loren
Description: 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.
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