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An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

An Evaluation of the Equality of Educational Opportunity

Date: August 1939
Creator: Larsen, Ross Harold
Description: This thesis examines the equality of physical education, health, and recreation for middle school boys in Amarillo, Texas. Data gathered at three schools in the city informed the author's conclusions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Study to Determine the Need for and Interest in an Electricity-Electronics Course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School

A Study to Determine the Need for and Interest in an Electricity-Electronics Course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School

Date: August 1969
Creator: Hicks, Jacky C.
Description: This study was made to gather information and data concerning the electrical industry of Amarillo, Texas, and to determine the desirability of an electricity-electronics course in the Industrial Arts Department of Amarillo High School, Amarillo, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene

A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene

Date: 1940
Creator: Sims, Bessie
Description: The purpose of this study was to discover and record the present dental conditions of the pupils in the Wolflin Elementary School, Amarillo, Texas, and to use this as an informative basis for the establishment of a concentrated dental program.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Comparative Study of Intelligence Quotients and Achievement Scores and Marks in Social Studies, Arithmetic, Physical Education, Elementary Science, and Language Arts in the Sixth Grade of Wolflin School, Amarillo

A Comparative Study of Intelligence Quotients and Achievement Scores and Marks in Social Studies, Arithmetic, Physical Education, Elementary Science, and Language Arts in the Sixth Grade of Wolflin School, Amarillo

Date: 1946
Creator: Peters, Ruby Gray
Description: As a sixth grade teacher in Wolfin School, Amarillo, Texas the writer is interested in determining to what extent academic success my be predicted by the use of intelligence tests.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Survey of Employment Criteria and Recommended Adult Commercial Education Program at Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas

Survey of Employment Criteria and Recommended Adult Commercial Education Program at Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Balderston, John F.
Description: The purpose of this study is to attempt establishment of ways by which Amarillo College, as a community junior college, can further extend its benefits to the adults of the community through its commercial curriculum.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Helium Monument

Helium Monument

Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Front cover of the summer 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features the Helium Monument in Amarillo, Texas. The visible portion of this monument is a metal sculpture of a helium molecule hanging from the center of a structure of metal bars. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and a description of the Helium Monument.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
[Jim Lee with Horse]

[Jim Lee with Horse]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Jim Lee with a horse. He wears a suit with a stetson hat, and he holds the horse's lead.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Jim Lee with Horse]

[Jim Lee with Horse]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Jim Lee with a horse. He wears a suit with a stetson hat, and he holds the horse's lead.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Students' Recreational Program in the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, and the Teachers' Recreational Program in Amarillo, Texas

Date: 1941
Creator: Teal, William Rufus
Description: This study is a comparative analysis of the recreational activities and facilities of 150 students attending the North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas, during the summer of 1940 and of 150 teachers in service in the public schools of Amarillo, Texas during 1940-41. The three-fold purpose of this investigation was to compare the recreational activities in which teachers in service and students in college participated, to secure from each subject a ranking of activities as to his choice for participation, and to determine the adequacy of recreational facilities for both groups.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Panhandle Boys monument]

[Panhandle Boys monument]

Date: [1928..1966]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Description: Photograph of a monument in honor of the "Panhandle Boys" standing outside of The Amarillo Municipal Auditorium. The text on the base of the monument reads, "IN HONOR OF THE PANHANDLE BOYS OF THE WORLD WAR. ERECTED BY LLANO ESTACADO CHAPTER, DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. DEDICATED ARMISTICE DAY 1928." The statue has since been relocated to Ellwood Park in Amarillo, TX.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Conley returns]

[News Script: Conley returns]

Date: July 26, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Louis Bob Conley being released from jail and being reunited with his daughter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Drouth]

[News Script: Drouth]

Date: December 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the devastating drought faced by the southern states in 1953. President Eisenhower visited Amarillo to discuss the problem.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Ike in Texas to talk drouth]

[News Script: Ike in Texas to talk drouth]

Date: July 10, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a visit to Amarillo by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to meet with several state governors to discuss the current severe drought conditions in the Southwest.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Buffaloes]

[News Script: Buffaloes]

Date: September 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Palo Duro State Park near Amarillo asking for donations to help feed its captive buffalo population.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Snow in Amarillo]

[News Script: Snow in Amarillo]

Date: May 14, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about snow and freezing weather in Amarillo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Mrs. Ezell wins golf tourney]

[News Script: Mrs. Ezell wins golf tourney]

Date: June 21, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a women's golf tournament in Amarillo, won by Mrs. Gloria Ezell of Midland.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Bank suspect to seek lie test]

[News Script: Bank suspect to seek lie test]

Date: April 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a former bank employee, James Blaine Sewell, denying the embezzlement of $75 thousand from an Amarillo bank. Sewell previously admitted to embezzling $24 thousand from the Texas Bank and Trust Company in Dallas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Oral History Interview with John Connolly, June 22, 2010

Oral History Interview with John Connolly, June 22, 2010

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Date: June 22, 2010
Creator: Moye, Todd & Connolly, John
Description: Interview with John Connolly, veteran of the Civilian Conservation Corps. The interview includes Connolly's personal experiences of childhood in Whitney and Amarillo, Texas, Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Cleburne and Hillsboro, Texas, and Grand Junction, Colorado, as well as his World War II-era experience in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Additionally, Connolly discusses his family's difficulties in the Great Depression, his decision to enroll in the Civilian Conservation Corps, his work as a tool and dye manufacturer, and Republican Party politics in Dallas County.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
The Relationship between Identifiable Attributes and Decision-Making Ability of Purchasing Personnel as Measured by the Results of a Management Game

The Relationship between Identifiable Attributes and Decision-Making Ability of Purchasing Personnel as Measured by the Results of a Management Game

Date: May 1973
Creator: Ellis, Norman Dean, 1933-
Description: This study investigated the relationship between certain biographical and personality characteristics and decision-making ability of purchasing personnel as measured by the results achieved in a complex management game.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[News Script: The week in review]

[News Script: The week in review]

Date: December 21, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the major news stories of the past week, including a housefire in Dallas that left one sleeping man dead, a collision between two Air Force jets over Lake Whitney that ended in a crash killing one pilot, the collapse of a ceiling at a Dallas cafe with no one injured, the arrest of an escaped convict at a Dallas tavern, an investigation of bribery between a Dallas insurance executive and a state insurance investigator, and the ongoing search for a new football coach at Texas A&M University.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
External Environmental Radiation Measurements in the United States

External Environmental Radiation Measurements in the United States

Date: March 11, 1958
Creator: Solon, Leonard R.; Lowder, Wayne M.; Zila, Albert; LeVine, H. D.; Blatz, Hanson & Eisenbud, Merril
Description: Report regarding ion chamber measurements made of the external environmental radiation in various location in the United States during the summer of 1957.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department