Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science


Arts and Science


Purpose: This study is an outgrowth of the "Educational Conference which meets annually at Prairie View College. The Principal of Prairie View State College discovered that some of the high school graduates attended college but more did not. This survey was made in order to aid him in finding out how many did not go to college, what they were doing, and the reasons for their not attending college. The survey further sought to determine the influence of the school upon the vocational status of the graduates and to discover what influence these graduates exert upon the community. Scope:This survey includes 190 persons graduating from Douglass High School of San Antonio, Texas in the years 1932 and 1933, and from Phyllis Wheatley High School of San Antonio, Texas in the years 1934 and 1935 who were not in a recognized institution of higher learning the first semester of 1535-1936. In this report, all graduates will be referred to as Phyllis Wheatley graduates. Method: Several seniors were selected to make the survey in various towns of Texas. Ester lee n Summers, Leila Landry, Bernice Beverly, and Ernest Bailey were selected to make the survey in San Antonio, Texas, The questionnaire-interview method was used in securing all necessary information. The survey was conducted six days, February 3, through February 8,


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Date of Digitization


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John B Coleman Library

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Prairie View





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