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Correlation between Laboratory Test Scores and Practical Test Scores in Driver Education and Training

Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine the degree of relationship existing between laboratory test scores and practical test scores in driver education and training. The tests considered in this study are depth perception, visual acuity, reaction time, and field of vision.
Date: 1949
Creator: Pertuit, Ted L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

To Determine the Background of Delinquent and Non-Delinquent High School Boys of Beaumont, Texas, to Discover their Choices of Recreational Activities and to Propose an Expansion of the City Recreation Program Based on these Choices

Description: The purpose of this problem was: (1) to study the background of the high school boys of Beaumont, Texas, both those who come under the classification of juvenile delinquents and others that do not fall under this classification; (2) to find how the boys are using their leisure time; (3) what they would enjoy doing if the opportunity was afforded them; (4) to propose recommendations for an expanded recreation program of the City of Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1948
Creator: Shepard, Robert D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study of Dropouts in the Secondary Schools of Port Arthur, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the problem of dropouts or withdrawals among the pupils of the secondary schools of Port Arthur, Texas. It was hoped that some significant information could be compiled as to the reasons why such students in this particular city leave school before high-school graduation, and that academic, environmental, and personal factors might be identified in their relationship to the causation of dropouts or withdrawals.
Date: 1951
Creator: Arrington, Electa Carol
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Bulletin for Beginning Teachers

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine pertinent contents for a bulletin for beginning teachers in the public schools of Port Arthur, Texas. An effort is made to evaluate the findings and to make specific recommendations regarding the contents of such a bulletin.
Date: 1951
Creator: Mathews, Fronia
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Critical Analysis, Based on Evaluative Criteria, of the Housing Facilities Provided for Industrial Arts in Three Senior High Schools and Four Junior High Schools Located at Beaumont, Texas

Description: The purpose of the study is to determine whether or not the housing facilities provided for the industrial arts programs in the Beaumont Public Schools meet current recommendations concerning housing facilities as stated by five selected authorities in the field of school housing.
Date: 1953
Creator: Rushing, Irvin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Effectiveness of Sociometric Grouping in Improving the Social Status of Rejected Girls in Eighth-grade Homemaking Classes

Description: The purpose of the present study is to determine the effectiveness of sociometric groupings in bringing about improved social status of rejected girls in eighth-grade homemaking classes. Specifically, the study seeks to answer to the questions: Do significant changes occur in personal and social adjustment when pupils are placed in groups according to their choice? Is there evidence of improved social status of rejected pupils when sociometric groupings are used throughout the year?
Date: August 1953
Creator: Bissell, Mary Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Experimental Investigation of the Value of Music Workbooks in Junior High Music Classes

Description: This study is an experimental investigation of two groups of junior high school students in an effort to evaluate the advantages of workbooks in their music classes. The comparison was made with two classes composed of thirty-two students each from the two junior high schools in the Beaumont Independent School District. One class used the workbooks in conjunction with the regular singing and appreciation work, but the other class did not use formal workbooks. They discussed the theory and notation of the music in relation to the work they were doing.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Milam, Lena
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Two Boys at Beaumont AQHA Show]

Description: Photograph of two boys at the Beaumont AQHA shows. The background is a purple and pink sunset, one boy sits atop a horse and a younger boy stands on the ground next to him, holding a trophy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Oil well on college campus]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont giving up their baseball field to Stanolind oil company for drilling.
Date: July 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Texas League]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Texas League baseball organization debating whether to relocate the Beaumont baseball club or remain in the city. After residents pledge money to the team to encourage them, the League decides to keep the team in Beaumont.
Date: February 23, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Beaumont]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about storm damage. This b-roll footage shows workers examining debris and removing a damaged tree. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: May 21, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pillbox Hat

Description: Pillbox style hat of black velvet with 1/2" downward brim. Twisted black satin hatband encircling crown. Large rhinestone ball with encircled with pearls in center front as trim. Lined in black satin with black grosgrain ribbon inner headband. Manufacturer's label: "Stephen Anne / Custom Made" Retailer's label: "Millinery - Salon / White House / Beaumont"
Date: 1955~
Creator: Stephen Anne
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[News Script: Miss Texas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 1959 Miss Texas pageant held in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: July 26, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Zaharias Funeral]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the funeral services being held for famous female athlete Mildred "Babe" Didrickson Zaharias at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: September 28, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pickets]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about protests at Lamar State College, which recently integrated. The protests are peaceful, though police are present.
Date: October 11, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections