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The growth and development of the recreation program of Fort Worth, Texas as a related factor to the growth of the city from 1888 to 1947

Description: This study was made to show the relationship of the growth and development of the city, and the park system to the recreation movement of Fort Worth, Texas from 1873-1947. This information was gathered from the following sources: annexation files of the city secretary and city engineer, annual reports of the city of Fort Worth, Texas, the charter of the city of Fort Worth, Texas, the History of Fort Worth Park system, the minutes of Public Recreation Board, and the personnel of city officials.
Date: August 1947
Creator: Vick, Harold V.

Sonata form in Haydn's piano sonatas

Description: The problem undertaken in this paper is a study of sonata form in regard to the number, types, and key schemes of movements in the pre-Haydn sonatas and a comparison of these with the sonata form as Haydn established it. Finally, a detailed analysis of the Haydn E-Flat Major sonata is presented showing typical formal characteristics.
Date: August 1947
Creator: Grear, Shirley Anne

A study of superstitions and customs affecting health practices among the people of Starr County, Texas

Description: The superstitions and customs considered in this thesis are limited to those found in Starr County, Texas, and to those that most deeply affect and shape the lives of the people of the county. It is necessary to probe into the background of their lives from many angles; namely, history, geography, economic conditions and health conditions.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Longoria, Gladys L.

Chamber music for children

Description: This study is a progressive series of string quartets for children ages six to eight. A picture and a story for the child accompany each of the twenty lessons. The stories are written about animals, birds, and incidents that exist in the child's world. They are designed to arouse associations between familiar subjects or incidents and unfamiliar problems at hand.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Cornelius, Marjory Lunt

The materials and methods employed in the pedagogy of woodwind instrument classes at the college level

Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to present some of the material to be employed in the pedagogy of the woodwind instrument classes at the college level in order that this material may serve as a useful and beneficial guide for the students and teachers of the woodwind instrument classes.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Hudgins, Jack William, 1927-

A proposed physical education program for the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys in the two elementary schools of Arlington, Texas

Description: The problem of this study was to formulate a proposed physical education program for the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys in the two elementary schools of Arlington, Texas. The plan will be based upon accepted educational purposes and sound physical education concepts.
Date: August 1946
Creator: Chrisman, Doyle E.

A critical analysis of the harmonic idiom of songs of Claude Debussy and its influence on compositions of Charles Loeffler and John Alden Carpenter

Description: The main purpose of this study will be to analyze the impressionistic style and techniques of Debussy, how the idiom came to be, and the influence of this particular idiom on two American composers, Charles Loeffler and John Alden Carpenter.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Connor, Patricia (Patricia Josephine)

Leathercraft which may be applied in the industrial arts program of junior and senior high schools

Description: The ultimate aim of this thesis is twofold: first, to present the sterling attributes of leathercraft to those who have never worked with leather; secondly, to give both the beginner and the advanced craftsman a valuable book of designs and patterns.The first section of this thesis depicts the history of leatherwork. Following this section is a number of designs and projects accompanied by instructions developed by the writer as a recommended course for junior and senior high schools.
Date: August 1946
Creator: Norris, Lonnie L.

The history of the growth and development of the health service program of North Texas State Teachers College from November 1918 through August 1941

Description: The purpose of this study is to trace the growth and development of the health service program of the North Texas State Teachers College from 1918-1941 through Campus Chat files, the Minute Book of the Board of Regents of the Teachers College, college records, hospital records, and personal interviews with staff members of North Texas State Teachers college who have been affiliated with the program since its beginning in 1918.
Date: May 1942
Creator: Vick, Mildred Wilkerson

The integration of a fifth-grade curriculum through language-arts subjects in the Stonewall Jackson Elementary School, Denton, Texas

Description: This thesis seeks to determine whether an integrated program provided a progressive enlargement of experience or participation in social situations; whether it placed value upon service to others through social participation; whether it resulted in personal satisfactions through the development and use of the capacity of each individual; whether it provided for the development of functional knowledge, skills, attitudes, and appreciations by which the problems were solved in situations which were real, meaningful, and worthwhile.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Williams, Maude Ann

A chemical, physical and biological investigation of the total suspended and dissolved substances in Lake Dallas with emphasis on sanitation

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to determine the suspended organic matter and the total phosphorus in the waters of Lake Dallas and to evaluate these findings. Since organic matter floating in lakes is largely comprised of minute plants, animals, and detritus derived from animals and plants, the fertilizing effect of phosphorus must be considered as an integral part of this problem.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Eads, Ewin A.

The experimental preparation of earth pigments of Denton County, Texas

Description: This study is a report of a series of experiments, the purposes of which were to determine what natural pigments are available in Denton County, Texas, the variety, quality and quantity of the native pigments as compared with standard commercial pigments, and the sustainability of these native pigments for use in the preparation of artists' colors.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Gough, Ray

Popular choices in modern printed textiles on the Dallas market

Description: In order to develop a program whereby people can be educated to appreciate and choose the best contemporary designs among the many textiles that are available, it is necessary to know which types of textiles, if any, among those designed in the modern manner, the public accepts, which it rejects, and the factors that influence selection. This study was made to discover those factors -- such as color, subject matter, and utility -- that determine popular choices in a representative group of well-designed modern printed textiles which were available on the Dallas market. The textiles were placed on public exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.
Date: June 1949
Creator: Wood, Bess

Methods and procedures employed in the operation of the centralized system of athletics in the white senior high schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940

Description: The purpose of this study was to record and interpret the methods and procedures employed in the operation of the centralized system of the athletic program in the white senior high schools of Dallas, Texas, for the years 1931 through 1940.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Cowley, Herman A.