Crow, Jane H.

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Historic houses of Beaufort County, North Carolina, 1744-1899 1982 1997 The overall purpose of the study was to compile a written and visual record of historic houses in Beaufort County, North Carolina and to analyze the significance of various influencing factors on the design of historic houses. Houses from the earlies...
Factors influencing the use of economic resources for family living among selected low-income urban families in North Carolina 1973 131 This was an exploratory study among 105 low-income families in a Turnkey III housing project in Charlotte, North Carolina for factors influencing the use of economic resources and thereby contributing to or blocking their economic well-being. Its obj...
Values, satisfaction, aspirations and goal commitment among multiunit housing residents 1976 126 This exploratory study identified among apartment and condominium residents: (1) their perceived housing values and satisfactions and/or dissatisfactions with present housing, (2) their housing aspirations and willingness to commit resources to achie...
Effect on resident's attitudes of social, physical, and environmental aspects of high-rise condominium living in metropolitan San Juan 1981 107 This exploratory study analyzed residents' attitudes toward high-rise condominium living in relation to: (1) socioeconomic and housing-related characteristics, and (2) social, physical and environmental aspects of the condominium. The random sample c...
Attitudes toward feminism and patterns of family economic decision-making 1976 53 The primary purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between attitudes toward feminism and patterns of economic decision-making. In addition, these other related topics were investigated: (1) the difference between the wife's attitude...
Husbands' time allocation in household production : effects of economic, socio-psychological, and situational factors 1980 118 The primary purpose of the study was to investigate the relationship between husbands' time inputs into household production and selected economic, socio-psychological, and situational factors. A simultaneous equations model of family time allocation...
Factors related to ownership and use of electric blenders 1967 17 Purposes of the study were to determine the frequency of use, to identify kinds of uses, satisfactions and dissatisfactions with use, and to evaluate factors possibly related to frequency and/or variety of use of the blender. Data collection was by q...
Economic aspects of a selected group of tenth and eleventh grade dropouts 1968 19 This study of a group of selected tenth and eleventh grade dropouts had as objectives: to determine occupational classification and job remuneration, to identify self-interpreted reasons for dropping out of school, to determine whether and what train...
A comparison of wear and cost of selected wood floor finishes 1967 10 Blocks of quarter-sawn, strip red oak flooring, finished with eight different wood floor finishes and a factory-finished block were field tested to determine the degree of wear of the finishes and the degree of wear under three surface conditions: un...
Comparison of space and facilities in mobile homes and public housing by selected recommended standards 1969 6 The objectives of this study were to (1) investigate the facilities available in mobile home units currently on the market and in existing public housing units in Greensboro, North Carolina, (2) evaluate these housing units for adequacy of space in r...
Costs and cost components of mobile home living in owner-occupied units 1969 8 The objectives of this study were to identify: (a) costs of the mobile home unit, (b) sources utilized in financing mobile homes, (c) costs of renting or buying sites in mobile home parks in relation to the size of the mobile home, (d) facilities or ...
Laboratory testing for wear performance of selected wood floor finishes 1971 28 Eight wood floor finishes were applied to quarter-sawn, red oak flooring blocks and, along with a factory finished block, were tested under laboratory conditions to determine the degree of wear of each of the finishes. A loss in film thickness of the...
Performance factors of selected wood floor finishes 1971 3 This study contributed to research of the Agricultural Experiment Station Southern Regional Housing Project S-54 through a second period of field testing. Field testing was continued on specimens used in an earlier study to determine the subsequent d...
Values and other factors which influence consumer choice of a portable lamp 1972 10 The purpose of this study was to determine: 1) the relative importance of personal, practical, and esthetic values as these related to the selection of a portable lamp; 2) the forms of deliberation preceding the purchase of the lamp; 3) the satisfact...
The use of building materials and structural systems in the architectural environment 1972 3 From every direction today one hears the alarming news of the deteriorating quality of our natural environment—destruction of wildlife habitat; depletion of our natural resources; over population; pollution of the air and water. With this recognition...
Home management practices of twenty-five homemakers employed with rotating work hours 1972 5 The general purpose of this exploratory study of twenty-five homemakers who were employed fulltime on rotating shifts was to ascertain and compare their home management practices and associated problems, satisfactions, and desired changes when on eac...
Values of low-income homemakers as they relate to the physical design of the house 1973 9 The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the housing values of low-income families as they relate to the physical design of the house, and (2) to compare housing values of black and white subjects. The values were further compared to determine ...
Living arrangements and housing conditions of selected old age assistance recipients in three Mississippi counties, 1965-1973 1973 17 The purpose of the study was to determine the living arrangements and housing conditions of forty Old Age Assistance recipients in three Mississippi counties—Copiah, Hinds, and Madison—who participated in a 1965 study made by Crocker. Data were colle...
Teacher attitudes toward use and teaching of consumer credit and relationships to consumer credit content of secondary school home economic classes 1974 14 The purpose of this study was to (1) compare the consumer credit content of North Carolina secondary school home economics classes with the content recommended by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction, (2) identify teacher attitud...
Adequacy of lighting in the home study areas of junior high school students in Greensboro, North Carolina 1974 30 The purpose of this study was to identify areas in the home where students study and to evaluate the adequacy of lighting in those areas. Standards for adequacy of lighting and for factors relating to lamps, luminaires, and study place were a composi...
Geographic mobility and religious attitudes 1974 4 The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between adult religious attitudes and (1) childhood geographic mobility, (2) adulthood geographic mobility, (3) lifelong long distance mobility, and (4) residence in a foreign country. A sur...
Space planning for converting under utilized areas of the home into family living space 1976 2 Over the years families have often adapted to available housing space instead of adapting spatial arrangements to particular needs of family members. New concepts of space use and alternate spatial arrangements in the home are often necessary to meet...
Revitalization of a neighborhood business district 1977 6 The purpose of this exploratory study was to develop a set of proposals for three blocks of neighborhood business properties bordering an architecturally and historically significant redeveloped area in Raleigh, North Carolina. Collected data indicat...
Home improvements in Durham, North Carolina, during years 1959-68 1969 7 The objectives were to determine the forms of improvement made to exciting single dwelling structures, to identify the extent to which each form of improvement was utilized, to develop a cost classification, and to identify trends in home improvement...