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 Decade: 1930-1939
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A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

A Study of Some of the Factors Influencing the Achievement of Elementary School Children in Denton County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Jones, Robert Elzie
Description: "There are many factors that influence the achievement of school children; however it is rather difficult to determine the effect of each because of the close relationship and probable overlapping of the various factors. The problem in this study is to determine what effect the size of the school, training and qualifications of the teachers, and sex have upon the achievement of elementary school children in Denton County. A few of the main factors involved in this study will be examined and statistically presented, so as to show their relation to the achievement of the rural children in Denton County, as revealed through the Harlow achievement tests."-- leaf 1.
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A Study of the Arthurian Legends as Treated by Tennyson, Arnold, and Robinson

A Study of the Arthurian Legends as Treated by Tennyson, Arnold, and Robinson

Date: August 1938
Creator: Kay, Iva Stuart
Description: In studying the early history of the legends, the author have found that it could be divided into three periods: 1) the period of origins, 2) the period of literary creation, and 3) the period of translation and adaptation. The last period may be said to have never reached a conclusion, for writers of many nations are still finding in the ancient legends material for poem and song.
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A Study of the Early Maturation Stages in the Male and Female Homophron Americanum

A Study of the Early Maturation Stages in the Male and Female Homophron Americanum

Date: August 1938
Creator: Lipscomb, Joe Lloyd
Description: This thesis presents the results of an investigation conducted to determine the maturation stages and chromosomal composition of the Homophron americanum (Sand Beetle) found in North Texas.
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A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

A Study of the Effect of Teacher - Pupil Ratio upon the Child's Achievement

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tate, Curtis Baxter
Description: This study examines the impact that classroom size makes on the development of secondary students. To gather data, the author focused on Leverett's Chapel School near Kilgore, Texas.
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A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

A Study of the Needs of Second Grade Children and an Evaluation of the Methods Used in Meeting These Needs in One Second Grade Room of the Horace Mann School, Amarillo, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Johnston, Joe
Description: This thesis examines the personality, social, and physical needs of children attending the second grade at Horace Mann School in Amarillo, Texas.
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A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

Date: July 1937
Creator: Wade, Irma E.
Description: "It is the purpose of this investigation to discover and report how the women of Dallas, Texas, spend their time when not engaged in their daily occupation. ... it attempts to disclose the trend of interest of various groups according to age, salary, and occupation; the influence of previous training; the reasons for non-participation in the activities in which they desire to take part. It is a further purpose to formulate various plans which are to evaluate academically or non-academically the activities that should be included in the program for the modern girl in the secondary school."-- leaf 1.
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A Study of the Phytoplankton Population of Lake Dallas

A Study of the Phytoplankton Population of Lake Dallas

Date: June 1938
Creator: Bagwell, Russell L.
Description: The limnological investigation of any body of water is undertaken in order to secure more accurate information concerning the factors which play an important role in fish production or sanitation. This study shows the qualitative and quantitative planktonic algae in Lake Dallas, for the year 1937-38.
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A Study of the Poetry of Emily Dickinson

A Study of the Poetry of Emily Dickinson

Date: August 1937
Creator: Dickinson, George Truett
Description: This discussion purports to be an original study of the poetry of Emily Dickinson, a study based chiefly on the poems themselves and not on a digest of critical views and opinions.
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A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

A Study of the Principals in Texas Secondary Schools Having an Enrollment of two Hundred Fifty or More

Date: August 1936
Creator: McCallum, William J.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the principals in Texas secondary school having an enrollment of 250 or more. The data were gathered from 147 principals in Texas high schools having an enrollment of 250 or more and the study made recommendations that are needed as found by comparison with the standards set up by eminent authorities.
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A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

A Study of the Procedures by which the Value and Effectiveness of Geography Teaching May be Improved in the Elementary Grades of Collin County

Date: August 1936
Creator: Ownbey, Ethel B.
Description: This study aimed to secure and evaluate the current practices in teaching of geography within the rural school system of Colon County, Texas. The objectives of the study were also to learn from the County rural supervisors of the state the procedures they are using together with their recommendations for the present needs in geography teaching.
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A Study of the Quantitative Determination of Nitrogen

A Study of the Quantitative Determination of Nitrogen

Date: June 1938
Creator: Willard, John Gordon
Description: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the Kjeldahl method of nitrogen determination.
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A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

A Study of the Ratio of Achievement of Factual Material to the Ability to Learn of Intermediate Children when Taught the Seperate Subjects as Compared with Those Taught in Correlated Core Area Fields

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jones, W. Prentiss
Description: This study used achievement and the ability to learn to measure the success of two teaching methods. One method focused on factual information alone and the other related material to specific subjects. of the ratio of achievement of factual material to the ability to learn of intermediate children when taught the separate subjects as compared with those taught in correlated core area fields.
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A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Atkins, Elmer L.
Description: This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties).
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A Study of the Ways in Which the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market Members Earned and Used Their Income 1931 - 1938

A Study of the Ways in Which the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market Members Earned and Used Their Income 1931 - 1938

Date: August 1939
Creator: Thompson, Harvey Anne
Description: This study examines the membership of the Canadian County Oklahoma Farm Women's Home Demonstration Club Market and its funding usage between the years 1931 and 1938.
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A Study to Determine Why Students Withdraw From High Schools in Freestone County.

A Study to Determine Why Students Withdraw From High Schools in Freestone County.

Date: August 1939
Creator: Welmaker, Henry Edward.
Description: A study to determine why students withdrew from high wchools in Freestone county.
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Survey of Bookkeeping Systems Being Used in Sixty-Six Retail and Eight Wholesale Businesses of Denton, Texas, with Recommendations for Improvements

Survey of Bookkeeping Systems Being Used in Sixty-Six Retail and Eight Wholesale Businesses of Denton, Texas, with Recommendations for Improvements

Date: June 1938
Creator: Brookshear, Garland R.
Description: This study aim to determine the bookkeeping systems in use in the retail and wholesale businesses in Denton, Texas, and to determine what improvements could be made in the bookkeeping systems of these businesses.
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Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Survey of Practices and Procedures of the Administration of the University Interscholastic League of Texas to Determine the Educational Value of Such Procedures

Date: August 1938
Creator: Simpson, Lee Edwin
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the educational value of the University Interscholastic League to the school child of Texas in relation to the expenditure of time and means.
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A Survey of the Activities of the High School Students and Adults in the Community Bounded by the School District of Springtown, Texas, to Determine the Economic, Physical, Religious, and Social Standards of the Community

A Survey of the Activities of the High School Students and Adults in the Community Bounded by the School District of Springtown, Texas, to Determine the Economic, Physical, Religious, and Social Standards of the Community

Date: August 1939
Creator: Zeretzke, Albert
Description: "...This interest developed into a four-fold problem: (1) to discover and report the history of the Springtown Independent School District, (2) to show the growth of this school district (3) to discover and report the activities in which the adults and high school students of this community participate and those in which they would like to take part; and (4) to determine the religious, social, and economic standards of the community."
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A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

Date: 1939
Creator: Venable, Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to make a survey of the growth and development of safety. Safety-consciousness in the individual may be developed by determining the educational contributions that have been made in the field of safety by industrial and social organizations.
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Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Survey of the Intramural Athletic Program of Brackenridge High School, San Antonio, Texas, to Determine the Status of this Program as Compared with Standards Set by Previous Studies

Date: August 1939
Creator: Forehand, George W.
Description: This thesis is the result of an examination of a recently added intramural sports program at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio, Texas. Value and benefits are explored while, also, describing the planning and implementation of the program.
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A Survey of the Physical Education Programs for Girls in the Affiliated Schools within a Radius of Sixty Miles of Denton Texas

A Survey of the Physical Education Programs for Girls in the Affiliated Schools within a Radius of Sixty Miles of Denton Texas

Date: June 1939
Creator: Morriss, May
Description: A survey of the physical education programs for high school girls near Denton, Texas to determine the extent of compliance with state law for physical education, the facilities for the program, training of the teachers, type of physical education program, and teaching load of physical education teachers.
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A Survey of the Social, Mental, and Economic Status of a Group of Adamson High School Boys and Girls Who Come From Broken Homes

A Survey of the Social, Mental, and Economic Status of a Group of Adamson High School Boys and Girls Who Come From Broken Homes

Date: August 1939
Creator: Noah, Winton Eugene
Description: A study to gather information on living conditions of boys and girls in Adamson High School who come from broken homes, in order to discover the individual needs of the students in order to promote greater interest and develop better citizenship.
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Teacher Tenure

Teacher Tenure

Date: August 1938
Creator: White, W. D.
Description: This study examines teacher tenure and the effect it has on education, children, and the public in order to determine whether or not legislation is needed.
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Test Materials for Fundamental Elements in Clerical and Secreterial Subject Matter

Test Materials for Fundamental Elements in Clerical and Secreterial Subject Matter

Date: August 1939
Creator: Evans, Louise
Description: This thesis presents an overview and analysis of tests conducted to measure the quality of clerical and secreterial skills obtained by commerce education students and concludes with suggestions for future testing.
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