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A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas

A Study of Soil Erosion and its Control in the United States with Special Reference to Texas

Date: June 1939
Creator: Merrell, Jesse Byron
Description: A study of soil erosion in the United States, especially in Texas, which brings attention to the causes of soil erosion under the existing system of farm management. The material gathered and compiled and arranged under certail main heading. Two chapters deal with present and immediate causes of erosions and their results. One full chapter takes up the history of the conservation movement and attempts to show how slow Texans have been in comparison with some of the other states of the United States. The study calls for further research, teaching of better land-use, raising awareness of soil erosion causes and conditions.
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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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