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Bacterial Survey of Representative Denton County Wells with Special Reference to Sanitation

Description: This thesis aimed to study the seventy-two representative wells of Denton County and to determine the possibilities of infection with typhoid organism. The sanitary survey and the test for Colon-Aerogenes bacteria show that 55% of the 72 wells studied are unsanitary, 27% are sanitary, and 18% are doubtful.
Date: June 1937
Creator: Roberts, Sally Stevens
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The boundaries of Texas

Description: The boundaries of Texas were the cause of disputes between the French, the Spanish, Mexico, and later the United States of America. The intensity of these disputes threatened to disrupt the Union itself, and caused a war between the United States and Mexico.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Wilkinson, C. A.
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Can the Administration of the Common Schools of District Four be Improved Under the Present "Set-Up"

Description: This study focused on determining whether the adminstration of the common schools of District Four in Texas can be made to function more effectively without changing the external structure of the administrative organization and to determine whether the administrative duties are being performed in a fairly uniform manner.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Jones, Carrol Madison
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Character Development in the Quintero Brothers' Plays

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the importance of characterization in the Quinteros in developing their characters into figures possessing human qualities which give them charm and reality. In nine of the twenty plays studied, the characters are used in emphasizing other elements such as love and atmosphere, or to prove a thesis. However, the importance of characterization is shown by the fact that eleven of the plays are concerned with the character development.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Kelley, Fay Elois
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A Chemical Analysis of the Soils of Denton County, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to analyze the different soils in Denton, Texas. For the purpose of this study, the soils of Denton County are divided into three general groups with respect to origin: 1)those formed in place by the weathering of consolidated rocks, 2) those formed from the weathering of unconsolidated rocks, and 3) alluvial soils. A chemical analysis of representative samples of Bell Clay, Kirvin fine sandy loam, and San Saba clay has been made, and shown to have a strict correlation with their respective geological origins.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Wilson, Curtis
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Children's Preferences Between Realistic and Fantastic Stories in the First and Second Grades

Description: The purpose of this study was to find the type of stories in which the children in the first and second grades were most interested. The writer wanted to determine whether or not there was a preference for fantastic or realistic stories in these grades, whether or not boys preferred one type of stories and girls another, and whether or not age and intelligence entered in as determining factors.
Date: June 1938
Creator: Ragland, Eulelia
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Colonization of the East Texas Timber Region Before 1848

Description: For many years adventurers from Spain and France had explored Texas. For about fifty years Spain had tried to civilize and Christianize the Indians in East Texas. Finally the Spanish government had abolished the missions and presidios. During the following fifty years, very little had been done toward colonization in Texas. In 1821, Texas was an almost uninhabited country, with the exception of savage Indians. The Anglo-Americans came and changed it into a great state. The East Texas Timber Region has been the gateway through which most of the settlers came to Texas. The settlers who stopped there did their part in establishing the present state of Texas. The East Texans did their part in helping to win freedom from Mexico so they could lay a foundation for American civilization there.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Baker, Willie Gene
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A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Post Oak and Willow

Description: This thesis explores the chemical contents of post oak and willow trees. Samples of each tree are compared to determine the amount of sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, silicon, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and manganese in them. Results indicated usefulness of each tree to humans.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Clark, James L.
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A comparative study of certain phases of the home economics and industrial education graduates with the regular men and women graduates of North Texas State Teachers College for the years of 1919,1923, 1927, and 1931

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the status of Industrial Education graduates and Home Economics graduates as compared with the status of all men and women graduates of North Texas State Teachers College, with reference to background before entering college, high school status, college status, college entrance and graduation ages, number and percentage of transfers, grades, major fields, amount of transiency and tenure.
Date: August 1936
Creator: Ray, Elizabeth Gibson
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A Comparative Study of Errors in Chemistry and English Found in Examination Papers of Freshman Chemistry

Description: This study attempts to discover what types of errors are commonly made by students in freshman chemistry classes. It considers the errors resulting from the students' lack of knowledge of the subject taught, and errors attributed to their failure to use correct English in their expression of ideas.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Phillips, Annie
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A Comparative Study of the Affiliated and Non-Affiliated Physical Education Programs in the Texas High Schools to Determine the Value of Such Affiliation as a sound Educational Requirement

Description: This study attemts to compare, among other things, the non-affiliated Physical Education program with affiliated program in the Texas High Schools to determine the value of such affiliation as a sound educational requirement.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Bevill, Glenda Pearl
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A Comparative Study of the Annual Instructional Pupil-Subject Cost in Five Class A High Schoolswith the Standard Cost Over the State, Together with an Attempt to Determine the Factors that Affect Pupil-Subject Cost

Description: The subject of this study is the comparison of the annual instructional pupil-subject cost in five class a high schools and a determination of the factors in each schools which affects its instructional cost, and finally, an attempt to set up criterion for determining the annual pupil-subject instructional cost in a high school in a city of from 5,000 to 25,000 population.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Wallace, Morris Sheppard
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A Comparative Study of the Bottom Fauna of four Texas Lakes

Description: This thesis attempted to study the bottom productivity both qualitatively and quantitatively with reference to the distribution of bonthos. The study of the bottom fauna in large reservior lakes is a relatively new field. This work will give more information on an unknown field than previously existed, although its scope is not intend to be exhaustive.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Lamb, Leonard D.
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