Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


To set up a health and physical education program for Negro youth at the Southward School, Mineola, Texas.

A health program that is concerned with the development of healthful behavior, desirable attitudes, and the understanding of such knowledge as will give a basis for intelligent self-direction.

A physical education program planned for the instruction and participation in big muscle activities.

The program is planned to take in all health and physical activities for boys and girls covering the nine months school term. This thesis will be limited to fit the desired needs of the Negro youth at the Mineola Public School, Mineola, Texas, grades from the first through the tenth.

The sources of data were records of the Mineola School, the homes of some of the students, and medical records. 1. Examining of present school records 2. Questioning of parents 3. Examining of home medical records 4. Discussion with teachers 5. References of the Prairie View and Jarvis College Libraries

Committee Chair/Advisor

W. J. Nicks


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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