What Changes in the Decatur Elementary School Curriculum should be Made to Meet the Needs of the Maladjusted Child

What Changes in the Decatur Elementary School Curriculum should be Made to Meet the Needs of the Maladjusted Child

Date: August 1950
Creator: Morris, Eval, P.
Description: The problem of this thesis is to study the types, causes, and effects of maladjustments found in analyzing certain pupils of the sixth grade. Also the problem seeks to determine why the present curriculum is not meeting the needs of these maladjusted children of the Decatur Elementary School.
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A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

A Comparative Study of the Personality of Town Pupils and School Bus Pupils in the Elementary Grades

Date: 1940
Creator: Crockett, Dixie
Description: The major purpose of the study is to reveal, by means of comparison, the extent to which the Town Group of pupils and the School Bus Group of pupils of the elementary grades (fourth to seventh inclusive) of the Decatur, Texas, Public School are adjusting to the problems and conditions which confront them in the Decatur school and community, and the extent to which they are developing a normal, happy, and socially effective personality.
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The Destruction of Enterobacteriaceae by the Sewage Plants of Decatur, Texas.

The Destruction of Enterobacteriaceae by the Sewage Plants of Decatur, Texas.

Date: 1949
Creator: Gettys, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1921-2007
Description: The nature of this problem divides itself into two parts, that is, a study of the old sewage plants in operation through the summer of 1947 and a study of the new plant put in operation during the fall of the same year.
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The Influence of Departmentalization on the Achievement and Social Adjustment of Fifth-Grade Pupils in the Decatur Public School

The Influence of Departmentalization on the Achievement and Social Adjustment of Fifth-Grade Pupils in the Decatur Public School

Date: 1950
Creator: James, Elouise Mauldin
Description: The purpose of this study is to offer some proof toward helping to determine the effect of departmentalization on achievement and social adjustment of fifth-grade pupils, and to determine the best possible means by which pupils in the fifth grade may become well-rounded, socially adjusted individuals, capable of self-expression, independent thinking, and proper attitudes.
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An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

An Analysis of Teachers' Ratings of Pupils as Bright or Dull

Date: August 1940
Creator: Lovelace, William True
Description: This thesis resulted from an examination conducted to determine teacher ability to identify individual student capability based on rapport between the two parties.
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An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

An Evaluation of Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings of Boys and Girls in the Fourth Grade

Date: 1950
Creator: Doyle, Melba Buttrill
Description: The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the total achievement scores and teacher ratings of pupils in three fourth grades in Chico and Decatur elementary schools to determine differences, if any, in the rate of progress between boys and girls and in teacher ratings. A secondary purpose was to make a study of individual differences in achievement and to make a number of case studies of pupils in one school.
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[News Script: Old Folks]

[News Script: Old Folks]

Date: October 3, 1956
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 few elderly people visiting Decatur for the Wise County Centennial. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ross and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Sedgewick visit the festival.
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Oral History Interview with Bertha Rosenzweig, November 15, 1979

Oral History Interview with Bertha Rosenzweig, November 15, 1979

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Date: November 15, 1979
Creator: Jenkins, Floyd & Rosenzweig, Bertha
Description: Interview with Bertha Rosenzweig, co-founder of Tex-Glass, Inc. in Decatur, Texas. The interview includes Rosenzweig's personal experiences about her education in New York, and having a teaching career. Rosenzweig talks about her family background, her knowledge of her husband's family background and his life in Europe during the Hitler era, his technical training, work in glass factories, starting his own glass factory in Vienna, fleeing Nazis and migrating to Greece, the Jewish underground in Central Europe, fleeing to Egypt, Palestine, and his migration to the U.S. Additionally, Rosenzweig talks about their meeting and marriage, work in Canada and Mexico, opening a glass factory in Athens, Texas, moving to Decatur, employee relations, products and the production process, the distribution system, financing methods, her managing the business, sale of the business, and reparations from the Austrian government.
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