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Adjusting the Commercial Curriculum of Denton Senior High School, Denton, Texas, to the Needs of the Community

Description: This study was made: first, to determine the vocational opportunities for commercial graduates of Denton Senior High School as a basis for more effective guidance; second, to determine whether the commercial training program in the local high school is providing adequate vocational preparation for the principal commercial positions in Denton, Texas, third, to discover the chief commercial weaknesses of the present employees in Denton, Texas; fourth, to secure information necessary for appropriate commercial curriculum for the local high school. It is the further aim of this investigation to determine the social as well as the personal business needs of the average individuals." --leaf 1
Date: June 1939
Creator: Hodge, James
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An Analysis of Evaluation Techniques for an Activity Program

Description: This thesis is an examination of the techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of activities planned by elementary school teachers. The reasoning, functions, and adequacy of evaluation are among the covered topics.
Date: May 1939
Creator: Mathis, A. D.
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An Analysis of Money Spent by Certain Boarding Houses Patronized by Men and Women of the North Texas State Teachers College

Description: 1. A study was made of the food habits of college students. 2. Nine women's and five men's boarding houses contributed data over a period of 15 to 84 consecutive days regarding food purchases and the number served. 3. The individual houses reported from 24 to 323 students fed daily. 4. In no case was the food expenditure for fruits and vegetables less than 20 per cent, the range being 21 to 38 per cent. 5. The money spent for milk and milk products was greater for the men's houses than for the women's; five of the eight women's houses exceeded the 20 per cent mark while two of the five men's houses exceeded it. 6. The portion of the food dollar spent for meat, fish, eggs, and poultry on the whole was high, the range being 18 to 40 per cent. 7. None of the houses spent a fifth of the food expenditure for bread and cereals, the range being 4 to 14 per cent. 8. The large amount of money spent by women's houses for oleomargarine tended to increase the proportion of the food dollar spent for adjuncts. Two of the men's houses reported no money spent for oleomargarine. 9. The cost range per day per person for the entire study was 11 to 36 cents. 10. The average cost of feeding a man student was 4 and 1/2 cents more per day than that of feeding a woman student.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Fenn, Edna
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An Analysis of the Hobbies of the Fifth Grade Boys of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas

Description: "The purpose of this study was to determine the percent of boys who had hobbies; what influenced their choice of hobbies; what types of hobbies were selected; what were their recreational, educational, and vocational values; and what were their environmental influences...One hundred and ninety-eight questionnaires were filed out in the schools that were in the high economic districts, one hundred ninety-one in the medium districts, and one hundred ninety-seven in the low districts. This made a total of five hundred and sixty-five questionnaires used in the analysis... Comparisons and analyses of all the groups were made by means of numbers, percentages, and averages. "-- leaves 3,7
Date: August 1939
Creator: Dittrich, Cedonia E.
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An Analysis of the Problem of the Insecurity of Children

Description: This study is an attempt to find causes and indications of insecurity in elementary school children. Possible solutions and ways to increase security are also explored.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Little, Edith
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An Attempt to Produce a High Octane Gasoline from C4 Hydrocarbons

Description: This thesis presents the results of an experiment conducted to discover if selenic acid or monazite sand are possible catalysts that can be used for the alkylation of isobutane and isobutene.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Scott, Howard Winfred
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The Certification of Teachers in Texas

Description: This study examines the developmental history of teacher's certifications in Texas as a means to highlight needed improvements.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Lowe, Frank Jr.
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A Chemical Analysis of Yellow Dent Corn

Description: This study examines history, climate, and distribution in relation to the chemical content of yellow dent corn.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Hamby, R. B.
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Chlorosulfonic Acid Reactions with Saturated Hydrocarbons

Description: This thesis examines the reactions of hydrocarbons exposed to chlorosulfonic acid in order to establish the reaction rate and associated molecular structure of each compound.
Date: May 1939
Creator: Stubblefield, H. L.
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Colonization of the East Texas Timber Region Before 1848

Description: For many years adventurers from Spain and France had explored Texas. For about fifty years Spain had tried to civilize and Christianize the Indians in East Texas. Finally the Spanish government had abolished the missions and presidios. During the following fifty years, very little had been done toward colonization in Texas. In 1821, Texas was an almost uninhabited country, with the exception of savage Indians. The Anglo-Americans came and changed it into a great state. The East Texas Timber Region has been the gateway through which most of the settlers came to Texas. The settlers who stopped there did their part in establishing the present state of Texas. The East Texans did their part in helping to win freedom from Mexico so they could lay a foundation for American civilization there.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Baker, Willie Gene
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A Comparative Quantitative Study of the Common Elements Found in the Post Oak and Willow

Description: This thesis explores the chemical contents of post oak and willow trees. Samples of each tree are compared to determine the amount of sulfur, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, silicon, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and manganese in them. Results indicated usefulness of each tree to humans.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Clark, James L.
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The Conflicts in the American Labor Movement During the 1929 to 1939 Depression Period

Description: This thesis is an examination of organized labor in the United States during the 1930s. Activities of the American Federation of Labor, Industrial Workers of the World, and Congress of Industrial Workers during the decade are compared and contrasted throughout.
Date: August 1939
Creator: Freeman, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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