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An Experimental Investigation of the Relation Between the Percentage of Possible Gain in Reading Comprehension and Academic Success in Major Fields of Study

Description: Determination of gains made in reading comprehension and the relationship of these gains to the academic success of 545 college freshmen of North Texas State Teachers College is the main consideration of this study.
Date: 1946
Creator: Porter, Thomas Warner
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The Preparation of Stones of Walker County, Texas for Use as Sets in Jewelry

Description: Since the East Texas area has many minerals in the categories which yield semiprecious stones of commercial value--jasper, wood agate, wood opal, and silicified stone, the author undertook this study to determine: (1) the extent which these minerals could be utilized as sources for gems; (2) the equipment necessary for cutting and polishing the stones; and (3) the techniques for finishing the gems.
Date: 1946
Creator: Pledger, Leon Monroe
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Comparison of Comprehension in Pre-Directed Informational Reading and in Non-Directed Informational Reading at the Primary Level, Based upon a Survey of Professional Literature in the Field

Description: The problem for consideration in this thesis is a comparison of comprehension in pre-directed informational reading and in non-directed informational reading at the primary level, based upon a survey of professional literature in the field.
Date: 1946
Creator: Smith, Ruby Sargent
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Reading Interests of Students of Newsome Dougherty Memorial High School, Gainesville, Texas, in the School Year 1944-1945

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to determine and summarize the various facts concerning the reading interests and library habits of the second, third, and fourth year students enrolled in the Newsome Dougherty Memorial High School of Gainesville, Texas, for the school year of 1944-1945 as revealed through data collected by questionnaires and from library records.
Date: 1946
Creator: Young, Martha Ruth
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Famous Peace Plans of History

Description: The purpose of the present thesis, is to trace the development of the idea of world organization to secure world peace. An endeavor is made to give a brief survey of the best known peace plans of history with a critical evaluation of the contribution of each to the ideas embodied in the League of Nations and the United Nations.
Date: 1946
Creator: Plummer, Marguerite K.
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The Decline of the Philosophy of Laissez-Faire

Description: The purpose of this study is not to offer any new political measures for consideration or to suggest any radical departures from the present plans of our government. Nor does it propose to advocate any new ideology, but to study trends in economic policies, and to suggest a philosophic approach to the appraisal of these trends.
Date: 1946
Creator: Grady, Margaret
Partner: UNT Libraries