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A History of the Cooke County Library, Gainesville, Texas

Description: "...a brief though fairly detailed, history of the Cooke County Library and it is hoped that this material will be of interest to friends of the library and that it will serve, not only as a history of its establishment and maintenance, but that it will also be an inspiration for future achievements...The facts herein were taken from newspapers, professional journals, notes kept by the late Lillian Gunter, the records of the Cooke County Library, and by word of mouth from citizens of Gainesville, Texas who helped in the establishment of the library."--leaf 1.
Date: May 1945
Creator: Self, Hazel
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Comparative First Year College Music Theory

Description: The problem of this study is to set forth some principles of teaching beginning music theory in Texas colleges; to survey and evaluate critically a sampling of standard theory textbooks basing the evaluation on the principles outlined; and to recommend a methodology for teaching beginning college theory.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Wheat, Margaret Anne, 1922-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Some Basic Techniques of Successful Management in the Small Office

Description: The problem undertaken is a study of certain basic techniques of office management as they apply to the efficient supervision of a small office. The study deals with such fundamental functions of management as the selection and guidance of office personnel, the handling of correspondence and transcription, the manipulation of office files, and the choice of equipment and supplies within the range of a limited budget. It is a survey of existing office practices.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Grantham, Edward R.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Critical Evaluation of Two-Piano Music Available in American Publication

Description: Th study of two-piano music was prompted by an active interest in that field and a recognized need for a knowledge of its literature on the part of the writer, who, for the past five years, has devoted most of her time to two-piano work. After careful investigation it becomes apparent that no other study similar to this has yet been made, and it is hoped that it may be helpful to others with interests in common. Much remains to be done and further study would prove profitable. More information might be gained from interviews with prominent duo-pianists, as well as from examination of foreign catalogues and of recital programs given in Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, and similar music centers.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Bridenthal, Dorothy
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Stylistic Analysis of the Twenty-Four Piano Preludes by Dmitri Shostakovich

Description: The study of the twenty-four preludes of Shostakovitch [sic] has a three-fold significance. First, it deals with a body of music literature representing important aspects of twentieth-century music. Secondly, it is an original study since no detailed analysis of these preludes has been made. Very little has been written about this collection of short pieces, and no material is available along the line of a technical, scientific analysis. Thirdly, our subject deals with a collection of compositions written by one of the foremost living composers of today, not only of Russia, but of the entire musical world -- a man who is in the public eye at present, and in whose works the Soviet ideology is reflected.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Provence, Ethelston
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Proposed Plan to Teach College Students How to Tune Pianos

Description: It is the belief of many tuners that the best education for the young tuner is to do apprentice work in a piano factory where he must learn all the construction of the piano from the frame work of the case to the final setting of the tuning pins. It appears that most tuners are men now in the late forties to late fifties and were either factory-trained or apprentice-trained by an experienced tuner. The situation has changed and the apprenticeship method of training professional men such as lawyers and physicians has long since been discarded as a method of education. It is now the generally accepted plan to go to a college or university where such specialized training is given or offered under the direction and tutelage of specialists, and where students learn other essential subjects, the knowledge of which is necessary to the success of any educated man or woman.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Truax, Glenn A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Improvement of Musically Deficient Children at the Elementary Level in the East Van Zandt School, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: The presence of musically deficient children in the music classes of elementary public schools is a well-known and a widespread situation. The problem of this study was to determine which of two methods of giving special attention to such pupils would be the more successful in assisting them to improve musically.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Montgomery, Willie Fayette
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Appeals Made to Employees to Influence Their Decision Regarding Collective Bargaining

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the types of appeals made to employees by employers and labor organizations for the purpose of influencing the employees' decision with respect to accepting or rejecting collective bargaining, and classifying, as near as possible, the types of appeals.
Date: 1945
Creator: Boyd, Sulton J.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Function of Dramatization in the Elementary School

Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation into the studies made and judgment expressed concerning the function of dramatization in the elementary school.
Date: 1945
Creator: Chapel, Hazel Hester
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Henry David Thoreau as a Social Critic

Description: A study of Henry David Thoreau's opinions on religion, economics, politics, government, and major political issues of his time.
Date: 1945
Creator: Fussell, Myra Beth
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A Study of Relationships Between Socio-Economic Status, Popularity, Achievement, and Personality in the Fifth Grade of the Sanger Public School, Sanger, Texas

Description: The purpose which guided the writer in the conducting of this study was a desire to determine the existence of any relationships which might be perceptible among such traits and considerations as socio-economic status, popularity at school, general scholastic achievement, and traits of personality as they were found in a group of fifth-grade pupils enrolled in the public school of Sanger, Texas.
Date: 1945
Creator: Gentle, Mary Cathlene
Partner: UNT Libraries
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To Determine the Status, Methods of Conducting, Functions, and Desirability of Literary Activities in the Programs of Secondary Schools of Central West-Texas

Description: This study was made for the purpose of determining the status and methods of conducting non-athletic extra-curricular activities in the secondary schools of Central West-Texas with the hope that the findings may prove valuable to school boards and administrators in setting up standards for evaluating their activity programs.
Date: 1945
Creator: James, Thomas McCurry
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Study of the Elementary Science Programs in Leading Schools of Texas and Other Southern States as Compared with the Course of Study from the Thirty-First Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education

Description: The problem, to make a study of the elementary science programs in leading schools of Texas and other Southern states as compared with the course of study from the Thirty-first Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, was chosen as a result of the realization that elementary science has not been given the place in the curriculum that it should have.
Date: 1945
Creator: Kindred, Josie V.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Study of the Laws Governing the Acquisition, Construction, and Use of School Property in Texas

Description: The primary purpose of this study is to gather and organize facts that will be beneficial to those who have the responsibility of directing the affairs of the community in the interest of public education. Superintendents of schools and boards of education will secure a better solution to their problems by studying the laws and the interpretations of law given by the courts. This study has been made in order that this information might be made more available to the interest of school people.
Date: 1945
Creator: Massey, Gabe Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Taxonomic Significance of the Foliar Epidermal Hairs of Several Families of Dicotyledons

Description: The present investigation deals with the study of non-glandular epidermal hairs from the leaves of two hundred representative dicotyledons of forty-eight families in the Central North Texas area. Special attention has been given to the Compositae and Leguminosae in an effort to find a possible correlation between epidermal hair morphology and the taxonomic position of the plants concerned.
Date: 1945
Creator: McCarty, Faye A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College

Description: The purpose in writing the handbook of instruction is two-fold: 1. To provide physical training instructors with essential and functional information concerning the aim, objectives, activities, and procedures for the administration and conduct of the selected physical training program of the 308th College Training Detachment at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. 2. To obtain uniformity in the conduct of the physical training program by various instructors.
Date: 1945
Creator: Segrist, Herman B.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The History of Acadia Baptist Academy

Description: The purpose of this study is to give a brief history of Acadia Baptist Academy, giving some facts essential to the development, and to evaluate the curriculum of the Academy.
Date: 1945
Creator: Boyett, Evelyn S.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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