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Symbolism in Leaves of Grass

Description: This thesis discusses the symbolism found in Walt Whitman's second poetic period, as found in the collection Leaves of Grass.
Date: 1943
Creator: Bell, Clara Pierce
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Nature in William Cullen Bryant's Poetry

Description: The purpose has been to discover from the study of Bryant's life and poetry the extent to which his work was influenced by nature and how he interpreted it.
Date: 1943
Creator: Littlejohn, Neva Jewell
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Evaluation of Integrated Teaching

Description: The purpose of this study is to examine integration in such a manner as to determine its true meaning, to analyze critically its ability to meet the challenge and produce the goals which society and the teacher have set up, and to conclude whether the utilization of integration, as conceived by the writer, will develop the child's capacity of self-expression, encourage critical thinking, develop individual aptitudes, and help him make wholesome adjustments to the group.
Date: 1943
Creator: Kilpatrick, Jewell
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Production of Material Suitable to the Reading Level of Dull-Normal First-Grade Children

Description: The purpose of the study was five-fold: (1) to discover what criteria have been set up by recognized authorities for teaching dull-normal children; (2) to determine the interests and needs of the dull-normal children under consideration; (3) to determine their vocabulary range; (4) to produce interesting, easy reading material for them and to determine their response to the reading material produced, based upon their activities and interests; and (5) to recommend a reading program for the dull-normal children in the Memphis, Texas, public school in the future.
Date: 1943
Creator: McElrath, Esta
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Humanism: Its Application to Religion, Literature, and Social Reform

Description: It is the purpose of this study to make an examination of critical comment on humanistic philosophy, and, thereby, get a response that will answer some of the questions which arise in the minds of those who are made conscious of intellectual wonder or curiosity within themselves.
Date: 1943
Creator: Nobles, Mary Elizabeth
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Evaluation of the Declamation Contest as an Educational Procedure

Description: The purpose of this study is to formulate criteria for the evaluation of the declamation, the selection of material for declamation, the method of coaching, the method of delivery, and the value of the declamation contest as a method of teaching.
Date: 1943
Creator: Frisby, Margret Jones
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Comparative Study of the Qualifications and Duties of City School Superintendents' Secretaries in Oklahoma

Description: The problem in this study is to make a comparison of the qualifications and duties of secretaries of city school superintendents in Oklahoma, with regard to academic training stenographic duties, duties pertaining to financial records and reports, banking duties, duties pertaining to general records and reports, duties pertaining to bus and transportation reports, teaching duties and miscellaneous duties.
Date: 1943
Creator: Glenn, Della Ola
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Story-Telling in the Primary Grades

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the philosophy, history, recent development and modern trends of story-telling in the primary grades.
Date: 1943
Creator: Hardeman, Grace Elese
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Evaluation of the Graham School System

Description: The purpose of the study is to compare the Graham School System with other school systems in the same area; to evaluate the Graham School System with accepted standards, on the phases of school activities studied; and to make constructive recommendations and suggestions for needed improvements as shown by the data collected.
Date: 1943
Creator: Hefner, Hubert A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

Description: The problem of this investigation is three-fold in its objectives: (1) to discover what authorities in the field of education believe about personality in relation to home and school influences, (2) to determine the personality characteristics and the home status of a group of third-grade children in the Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas, and (3) to make analyses and comparisons in an effort to determine whether any perceptible relationships exist between home status and the degree of self and social adjustment possessed by the pupils.
Date: 1943
Creator: Perryman, Martha Lois
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Sanitary Aspects of the Swimming Pool of North Texas State Teachers College, Denton, Texas

Description: This investigation was conducted in order to show that insanitary conditions may exist in the swimming pool at North Texas State Teachers College provided the proper precautions are not taken; and, in contrast that this pool can be sanitary and entirely safe when operated and used according to the necessary sanitary specifications.
Date: 1943
Creator: Self, Louise
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Analysis of the Guidance Needs and Problems Among the Women Students at North Texas State Teachers College

Description: The intent and purposes of this study are (1) to discover the extent of the guidance needs and problems which confront the women students in North Texas State Teachers College and the extent to which the students are adjusting and developing into normal and socially effective individuals; (2) to interpret the data collected from the individual questionnaires in order that plans for a more adequate and effective guidance program may be made, and to offer a functional basis for individual and group guidance; and (3) to measure their present needs and problems in relation to personal and social adjustments as individuals and as groups.
Date: 1943
Creator: Taylor, Myrtie Wooldridge
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The United States-Mexico Oil Relations

Description: This thesis presents a brief history of oil drilling and the oil industry in the United States and in Mexico, and the diplomatic and political challenges that arose between the two nations as the industry grew.
Date: 1943
Creator: Watkins, Carrie May
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Critical Analysis of the Community School Idea

Description: It is the purpose of this investigation to make a careful study of different community schools, and to determine to what extent they are promoting the education of the child and meeting the needs of the community in which he lives.
Date: 1943
Creator: McKissick, Elvira Francena
Partner: UNT Libraries
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