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The Interpretation of Facial Expressions by Drawings: Problem 1

Description: This study deals with an analysis of facial characteristics and expressions and their interpretation through drawings. Through the past several years of teaching in a Dallas school where so many nationalities are represented and where the various peoples of the lowest privileged groups are segregated, the writer has become deeply interested in what is to be seen in the faces of children. The second problem of the study features an analysis of facial characteristics and expressions and their int… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Best, Alytiabel Johnston
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A Study of Juvenile Delinquency in Montague County, Texas, During 1947-1948

Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the following five factors related to juvenile delinquency in Montague County, Texas, during 1947 and 1948: first, causes and control of juvenile delinquency; second, personal data about thirty-three juvenile offenders; third, their offenses; fourth, disposition made of the charges by the judge of the juvenile court; and fifth, the present behavior status of the offenders.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Lauderdale, Virginia
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To Organize and Evaluate an Intramural Sports Program for Boys at Schreiner Institute

Description: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intramural sports program at Schreiner Institute, Kerrville, Texas, for the school year, 1947-48, to determine its adequacy in meeting the aims and objectives of a reorganized program of intramural sports set up in the school at the beginning of the year, 1947-48. Attention was directed to the special need for the program, to its aims and objectives, to its plan of procedure, and to the outcomes at the end of the year.
Date: 1949
Creator: Wheeler, R. H.
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The Materials and Methods Employed in the Pedagogy of Woodwind Instrument Classes at the College Level

Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to present some of the material to be employed in the pedagogy of the woodwind instrument classes at the college level in order that this material may serve as a useful and beneficial guide for the students and teachers of the woodwind instrument classes. This study has been prepared in the belief that a most serious obstacle in the teaching of woodwind instrument classes is the lack of a comprehensive text dealing with the fundamentals underlying the selection … more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Hudgins, Jack William, 1927-
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An Ensemble Brass Method for College Brass Classes.

Description: The primary objective of this study is to write a brass method which will give the college student a thorough foundation in articulation, tone production, intonation, and other factors involved in the playing of the trumpet, French horn, bass and trombone. This brass method will be written for college level brass classes.
Date: January 1949
Creator: Averyt, Alton Roger
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Personal Study and Comparative Analysis of the Track Men and the Football Men at North Texas State Teachers College for the Period of Ten Years (1930-1940)

Description: This study deals with an investigation of letterman in track in North Texas State Teachers College during the ten- year period of 1930-31 through 1939-40, as compared with football lettermen of the same period. More especially, it is a study of the program, the accomplishments, and the later occupations followed by the individual athletes who earned letters in track. The status of the athletes was considered from the standpoint of their athletic and scholastic attainments as well as their soci… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Brown, Elmer Arthur
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Allegro For Orchestra In C Minor

Description: The composer has earnestly sought to capture in this work, Allegra for Orchestra in C minor, the clarity and simplicity that is commonly associated with works of the Classic Period of musical composition. He has tried to accomplish this by making use of musical composition. He has tried to accomplish this by making use of present day approaches toward musical composition, yet trying to delete the cleverness, the bizarre effects, and the trite pomposity that one finds so prevalent in much of the… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Barringer, Louis Reed
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Fantasy For Orchestra

Description: Fantasy for Orchestra was first conceived as a symphony in one movement of about twenty minutes duration in sonata-allegra form. It was to include the diversity of moods and materials generally associated with the three, or four movement sonata, or symphony, as had my sonata for violin and piano. The plan of this previous work is as follows: A, Scherzo, B, Closing Theme, Development, A, Slow Movement, B, Closing Theme, Coda.
Date: January 1949
Creator: Fischer, Gilbert, 1917-
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A Transcription for Band of Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait From the Orchestral Score

Description: The problem of this study was to make a transcription of Lincoln Portrait for symphonic band. There is a drastic need for music of a better quality and music by modern composers for symphonic band.The problems of this study concern the following major phases: first, the instrumentation of the work;second an analysis from the point of view of the problem; third, a band transcription of Lincoln Portrait for symphonic band.
Date: June 1949
Creator: Williams, Johnnie N.
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Application of Certain Seashore Measures of Musical Talent and the Kuder Preference Record to the Building of a Music Program in Borger High School

Description: In this research, an attempt is made to evaluate the music program of a typical high school in terms of its contribution to the development of pupils who show evidence of possessing musical talent. One of the aims of modern education is to help pupils develop emotional stability, desirable attitudes, and worthy ideals. In other words, the purpose is to teach pupils to feel, as well as to know and do. Music can be powerful force in fulfilling this aim. The purpose of this report is to apply the … more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Harrison, Loma Groom
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The Development of an Elementary Class Method of Band Instruction and Theory

Description: The purpose of this study is to create a curriculum for beginning instrumentalists who have no background in music and are young students not yet capable of deciphering highly technical and academic sentences, phrases, and terms. This method is designed to give the student a foundation in theory without taking undue time from the instrumental phase of the curriculum and at the same time to increase the tempo of training in both phases.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Ford, Benjamin D.
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A History of Land Grants to Texas Railroads 1852 to 1882

Description: This study examines the history of federal land grants given to railroads in Texas upon their admittance to the Union in the "Iron Horse Age" of Texas. Covering the rise of the land grant idea, the first period of special land grants, the period of the first general land grant act, the period of prohibition of land grants, and finally last of the land grant periods,
Date: August 1949
Creator: Ramsey, Volney E.
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The Suitability of Five Denton County Clays for Use in High School Ceramics Classes

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the suitability of five clays from the vicinity of Denton, Texas for use in high-school ceramics classes. The abundance of natural clays in Denton County and throughout the state of Texas, the ease with which clays may be obtained, and the ease with which they may be refined for use provide almost unlimited teaching possibilities in high-school art classes. This study of five Denton County clays has proved informative in several respects. It has shown t… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Tooley, Martin P.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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History, Organization, and Unit Costs of the North Texas State College Bookbindery

Description: This study is a discussion and description of the history, organization, and unit costs of the North Texas State College bookbindery, together with a comparison of these unit costs with charges made by commercial bookbinders for similar services. These are the three outstanding purposes of this problem: 1. to record briefly a history of the North Texas State College Bookbindery, 2. to describe the organization of the N. T. S. C. Bookbindery, including the personnel policies and clerical routine… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Hardesty, W. Kyle
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The Songs of Ravel

Description: This study examines the history of the French solo, Ravel's influences,and the characteristics and relationships of his own music.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Crump, Grace Camille
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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… more
Date: June 1949
Creator: Wood, Bess
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[The Suitability of Five Denton County Clays for Use in High School Ceramics Classes: Plates]

Description: Plates of ceramic samples to accompany a thesis studying the suitability of five clays from the vicinity of Denton, Texas for use in high-school ceramics classes. The abundance of natural clays in Denton County and throughout the state of Texas, the ease with which clays may be obtained, and the ease with which they may be refined for use provide almost unlimited teaching possibilities in high-school art classes. This study of five Denton County clays has proved informative in several respects.… more
Date: August 1949
Creator: Tooley, Martin P.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Glazes for Metals

Description: The purpose of this study was to endeavor to find through experimentation satisfactory glazes for metals which would be available to the amateur craftsman. Attention was given to reasons for the experimental research, to the metals best suited for glazing, and to the development of satisfactory inexpensive glazes.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Floyd, Emma Lou
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An Evaluation of Motion Picture Films for Use in Music Education

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to present an evaluated list of motion picture films which are related to the field of music and the teaching of music in order that both teacher and student of music may become familiar with the films which are available for use in music education and with the relative merit of each film.
Date: June 1949
Creator: Bolin, Carl B.
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Pre-Marital Environment as a Factor in the Declining Birth Rate of College Women

Description: This study is concerned with the pre-marital environmental factors that might influence the declining birth rate among college women. There have been some studies made on this subject, but none of them has taken into consideration so many variables, to the writer's knowledge, as are recognized in this survey.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Hackett, Bettye Curry
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Repetitions in the Most Popular Works of Mark Twain

Description: This paper is a study of the repetitions in the works of Mark Twain.The author has chosen repetitions which are most nearly alike and most representative of Mark Twain. The study was limited to repetitions of his own experiences repeated in his works, to repetitions of descriptions of the beautiful and the horrible, and to repetitions which are a result of his humor and a desire to save man from himself.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Chambers, Nettie Jackson
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The Texas Reformatory System with Emphasis on the Gatesville School for Boys

Description: At least one state function is handled differently in most all of the forty-eight sovereign states. This function is that of juvenile control, or the care of juvenile delinquents. The states vary a great deal in their methods of combating juvenile delinquency and in the operation of their reformatories, and most of these systems are in crying need of reform. Many are the forgotten chore of state administrators, and others are the thorn in the side of the state's political administration. The la… more
Date: January 1949
Creator: Johnson, Samuel Maurice
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A Union List of Musical Literature in North Texas Regional Libraries, 1946

Description: It is the purpose of the study to make a survey of the larger libraries in this region and to compile a list of the holdings of books about music. With the impetus of the North Texas Regional Union List of Serials, 1943; Comprising the libraries of North Texas State Teachers College. Southern Methodist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Texas Christian University Texas State College for Women, and the Public Libraries of Dallas and Fort Worth, and its two supplements of 1943… more
Date: January 1949
Creator: Henderson, George R. (George Robert), 1918-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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