Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. W. H. Thompson

Second Advisor

Dr. L. N. Garlough


The purpose of this investigation is to study the out-of-school activities of the seventh and eighth grade children as reported by them, in relation to sex, economic status, race, and reading ability. The specific aim is to compare the activities of children to determine; 1. The nature of the out-of-school activities of the children selected for the study. 2. The relationship of economic status, sex, race, and reading ability to the character of their leisure-time pursuits.


A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the Department of Psychology Municipal University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1948, Mayme O. Carpenter

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