Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Industrial Education


Texas has "become known as an Industrial type state. Every city has felt the Influence of its industrial developments. There are more cars, airplanes, homes, public buildings, automatic machines, utility installations, ditch diggers, cotton pickers, tractors, and many other mechanical and fabricated items on the Texas market today than ever before. According to a Texas business review bulletin, "industrial expansion in Texas continues to be the most dynamic factor in the business situation. According to a Texas almanac, 163 new industries developed in the state in 1950.

There are many Industrial occupations that may be found throughout the state. Though the nature of the occupations may vary for different communities, it is felt that certain occupations can be found to be the major activities, in number employed, in all communities in Texas and that some occupations are only peculiar to certain communities. It is also felt that there are certain industrial occupations with more people engaged in them, a larger income in all communities than other industrial occupations. It is further felt that some occupations are less frequent in these communities and are forming trends whereby sooner or later they will no longer exist.

Committee Chair/Advisor

T. L. Holley

Committee Member

A. I . Thomas

Committee Member

A. I . Thomas

Committee Member

J. B. Mosby, S. M .James

Committee Member

S. M . Davis, A . A. Chaney


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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