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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.

A stylistic and structural analysis of the Grieg Piano concerto in A minor

Description: This problem has been limited to a study of the largest form among Grieg's piano compositions, the Piano Concert in A Minor. References are made to his smaller piano pieces, for the concerto has proved representative of his style of composition and, being one of his earlier works, it reflects a vigor and enthusiasm not present in his later work. Rhythm is discussed with relationship to the harmony and melody in the sections devoted to these two elements. The present study does not include consideration of the orchestral score and its relationship to the piano part.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Gurnee, Nell Frances

Analysis of Verdi's choral style as found in the Manzoni Requiem

Description: This study of Verdi's choral style in the Manzoni Requiem includes an investigation of the bibliography pertaining to the subject, and a detailed study of the score to determine and verify the characteristics of each stylistic component, tabulating statistical material and listing examples demonstrating the various characteristics.
Date: August 1946
Creator: Bevill, Ruby Lee

The use of the bio-photometer in determining the dark adaptation of pre-school age children

Description: The degree to which the normal eye can adapt to the dark is related to or dependent upon the eye's ability to regenerate visual purple. The relationship of vitamin A to the visual cycle has caused much development in improved methods of detecting vitamin A deficiency. For the most part these methods have been applied to adults and school age children. This study seeks to analyze this method as applied to pre-school age children.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Wright, Mary Lou McCauley

An analysis of teachers' incomes and expenditures in ten Texas cities

Description: The immediate purpose of this thesis is to show incomes and current living costs of teachers by geographical areas and to draw justified conclusions based upon statistical data regarding necessary and desirable teachers' salaries. Since the survey made by the Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas, included such widely separated cities as Corpus Christi, Austin, Tyler, El Paso, Lubbock, and Abilene, the different sections of the state are well represented.
Date: August 1942
Creator: Buechel, Frederick A.

The indigenous architecture of Fredericksburg, Texas

Description: In this study sixteen early stone buildings at Fredericksburg, Texas, are described and evaluated as examples of indigenous architecture. Chapter II presents a brief history of the founding of Fredericksburg. Chapter III presents a description of the town site and a discussion of the native materials as used by the pioneer immigrants in the construction of residences and other buildings. Chapter IV is devoted to a detailed description of fourteen buildings as specific examples of the indigenous architecture. Representative photographs of the buildings as they now appear, as well as floor plans, illustrate the text. Two early churches of the indigenous type, accompanied by photographs and floor plans, are discussed in Chapter V. In Chapter VI a summary of the study is given and conclusions are presented.
Date: June 1942
Creator: Hanna, Edith Margaret