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A Study of McKinney's School System with Reference to the Financial Status, the Educational Plant, the Educational Staff and the Pupils

Description: "The purpose of this study is to determine the present status of the McKinney school system in regard to the financial ability, the school plant, the teaching staff, and the pupils by making a profound comparison with general practices and statndards set up by accepted authorities and offering constructive criticism and recommendations that are needed, as obviously shown by comparison."--leaf 2
Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Arlin Albert
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A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a comparative study of compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were given to six classes of pupils enrolled in seventh-grade arithmetic and to determine, within the limits established for this study, the relative effectiveness of each of the two teaching methods employed: traditional and experience.
Date: 1951
Creator: Burrus, Aleta H.
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Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: McKinney

Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from McKinney Texas from the years 1880 to 1936. Titles included in this dataset include: Collin County Mercury, McKinney Weekly Democrat-Gazette, The Daily Courier, The Daily Gazette, The Democrat, The Democrat-Gazette, The Lion Roar, The McKinney Advocate, The McKinney Examiner, The McKinney Gazette, The Semi-Weekly Courier, The Southern Jerseyite, and The Weekly Democrat-Gazette. In all there are 1,568 issues comprised of 12,975 pages of text.
Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
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Description: The following document is an envelope from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The envelop has a handwritten name and a location on the front below a printed name. It says "Gateman McKinney, Texas" below the name S. J. Hanson. The back of the envelope has financial calculation. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Straight Democracy, November 6, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is a political broadside. In this document, members of political parties are identified as participating in unbecoming behavior. The identified members of the Straight Democrat party are noted to have been electioneering with African American voters. This supposed electioneering took place somewhere near the fair grounds. Supper, free whiskey, and music by the Greenville String Band were provided for the attendees of this event. Members of the Ringtail party were also identified in this broadside as participating in this political happening. The throwaway described this event as drunken debauchery. The stated objective was to halt the practice of electioneering and the political influencing which occurs at events like these.
Date: November 6, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal entries, April 1857]

Description: This document includes journal entries from April 4 to April 11 in an unidentified year. In the entries, Moore writes about a camping trip that is cut short by a "norther." The cold and snowy weather damaged the wheat and corn crops. He details his trip into McKinney in the snow and the snowball a group of boys were rolling in town. The next morning, on the 12, the winter weather had cleared up and by noon the snow was nearly all gone.
Date: April 1857
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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[Memo from J. M Pearson to Charles B. Moore, October 30, 1901]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. it is a memo written by J. M Pearson to Moore discussing Moore's will. Pearson states that Moore must have his will probated and include a clause that makes Moore's wife an executor of his will without bond or expense except to probate will, file inventory, and appraisal of the estate. He includes a clause that should be used by Moore in his will. In the memo's closing remarks, Pearson encloses the will and states that he sends his best wishes for Moore's present and future well-being. The memo is dated October 30, 1901.
Date: October 30, 1901
Creator: Pearson, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Money receipt, October 23, 1889]

Description: Money receipt for three hundred and five dollars and eighty cents received from C. B. Moore and addressed to J. K. Dodd in Pauls Valley. The back of the document gives information on the services available from Wells, Fargo, and Company's Express.
Date: October 23, 1889
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