A Study of the Relationship between the Running Broad Jump and the Standing Broad Jump and of the Validity of the Three Trial Method

A Study of the Relationship between the Running Broad Jump and the Standing Broad Jump and of the Validity of the Three Trial Method

Date: August 1965
Creator: Sneed, Clara Janis
Description: The investigation proposes a comparative study to determine whether or not there is a relationship between the running broad jump and the standing broad jump based upon the results of the performances of two hundred and seventy girls enrolled in Jefferson Junior High School, Abilene, Texas, and to determine whether or not one of the three allowed performances consistently results in the greatest distance.
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A Comparison of Academically At-Risk Students in Coordinated Vocational Academic Education Cooperative Education Programs With Non-Vocational Academically At-Risk Students

A Comparison of Academically At-Risk Students in Coordinated Vocational Academic Education Cooperative Education Programs With Non-Vocational Academically At-Risk Students

Date: December 1989
Creator: Mosier, Virginia L. (Virginia Lou)
Description: The research problem was to determine the perceived mean self-concept attitudes of academically at-risk students in Coordinated Vocational Academic Education (CVAE) cooperative education programs with at-risk students in regular academic programs as measured by the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale.
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Pumps

Pumps

Date: 1937
Creator: Johansen Shoes
Description: Pumps of white suede and black leather segments. The shoes of white suede are designed with a slightly pointed toe, open at front with a small inverted "V" shape, the front of the toe-box overlaid with a black leather trim. The instep with black narrow leather lace-up details and bow. Wedge heel of white suede with black leather horizontal bands. Designer's stamp inside left shoe: "by Johansen / Smartest Since 1876" Retailer's stamp inside right shoe: "Ernest Grissom's / Abilene"
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Early Identification of Dropout-Prone Students and Early Intervention Strategies to Improve Student Retention at a Private University

Early Identification of Dropout-Prone Students and Early Intervention Strategies to Improve Student Retention at a Private University

Date: December 1985
Creator: Bray, Carolyn Scott
Description: The problem of this study was first year student retention at a private university. The purpose of the study was to identify high risk students (dropout prone) by use of the Stratil Counseling Inventory -_ College Form (SCI-C) in order to initiate early intervention counseling and advising. Intrusive counseling was started within the first six weeks of the 1984 fall semester to facilitate the students' transition to college. The population of the study was first-time full-time freshmen students in attendance at Freshmen Orientation the week prior to the beginning of the 1984 academic year. SCI-C instrument consisted of six scales designed to elicit attrition-related information about the firsttime, freshmen students. The scales identified students who were in need of assistance, and they provided a profile of their problem areas. This information, available within ten days after the beginning of classes enabled Student Development personnel to select the students out of the freshman class who needed help and to refer them to university resources for assistance. The conclusions drawn from the analysis of the SCI-C data were: (1) students who needed assistance to integrate into the academic and social envrionment of the university were identified by the SCI-C; (2) students at ...
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John Christopher Stevens: a Study of his Presidential Administration at Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas, 1969-1981

John Christopher Stevens: a Study of his Presidential Administration at Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas, 1969-1981

Date: December 1994
Creator: Roach, James Kenneth, 1935-
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine historically the presidential administration of John Christopher Stevens at Abilene Christian University from 1969 to 1981. During this time the institution grew in enrollment, faculty, facilities, endowment, and quality of educational opportunity. Limited to selected experiences and accomplishments, this dissertation examines Stevens' personal and administrative characteristics through interviews with him and those who worked with him. Materials were also used from Stevens' Presidential Archives in the Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections of the Herman and Margaret Brown Library at Abilene Christian University.
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Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Abilene

Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Abilene

Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from Abilene Texas from the years 1888 to 1923. Titles included in this dataset include: Abilene Daily Reporter, Abilene Morning Reporter, Abilene Semi-Weekly Farm Reporter, Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter, Abilene Weekly Reporter, The Abilene Reporter, The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter, and the Abilene Weekly Reporter. In all there are 7,208 issues comprised of 62,871 pages of text.
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[News Script: Torch]

[News Script: Torch]

Date: November 24, 1955
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 pep rally and relay leading up to the Abilene Christian College and Howard Payne University football game.
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The Attitudes of Non-Elective City Administrators toward their Publics: a Study of Cases in Two Cities

The Attitudes of Non-Elective City Administrators toward their Publics: a Study of Cases in Two Cities

Date: August 1967
Creator: Marshall, Ray Stephen
Description: This essay explores the question of what role does the public play in the operations of government, especially considering the bureaucracy of a democratic government.
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A Study of the Basic Tendencies of Life as Related to Various Vocational Goals

A Study of the Basic Tendencies of Life as Related to Various Vocational Goals

Date: August 1966
Creator: Taylor, William Byron
Description: The present study was concerned with differences between four groups of college students with various vocational goals. The impetus for this study stems from the development of a new instrument designed to scientifically measure the underlying factors of basic goals in life.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1952
Creator: Sandy of Dallas (Dallas, Texas)
Description: Hat of natural colored braided straw. The hat is formed of a flat oval of braided straw, turned up at back, trimmed with a small bouquet of red and blue silk flowers. At the back of the hat, on the segment that is turned up, is applied a black velvet ribbon bow. Extending to either side from the center, beneath the flowers, are black velvet ribbons to tie the hat under the wearer's chin. Designer's label on underside of hat: "Sandy Dallas" Worn by Frances Virginia Parramore Thinnes in 1952 at an event in Abilene, Texas.
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