Strength to Your Sword Arm: Selected Writings

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Passionate and iconoclastic, these 80 articles and essays represent Ueland's entirely original view of the moral, social, and political issues of Midwestern, and American life. "Her personality leaps off the page in all its quirky intensity."--Wilson Library Bulletin
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Passionate and iconoclastic, these 80 articles and essays represent Ueland's entirely original view of the moral, social, and political issues of Midwestern, and American life. "Her personality leaps off the page in all its quirky intensity."--Wilson Library Bulletin
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  • ISBN-13: 9780930100506
  • Publisher: Holy Cow! Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
I Minneapolis Scene
What Makes a House Beautiful 3
My House on 44th Street 4
Remodeling My House and the Workmen 7
On Roses 9
Opening Day 11
A Baseball Game at Nicollet Park 13
The Best Boys 16
Minnesota vs Nebraska at Memorial Stadium 18
The Ice Follies 21
The Circus Unloading in the Meadow... 23
Elaine Norden and Women as Tycoons 25
Girls Working on the Railroad 27
Olden Times 30
II Portraits
Robert Penn Warren 32
Paul Robeson 34
John S. Pillsbury 37
Colonel Ole Reistad 39
Countess Mary (Part I & Part II) 43
Carl Sandburg 47
Officer Joe Ryan 50
Dr. Francis Bull 52
Dr. Piet Kolthoff 56
Dr. William O'Brien 59
Kate Tucker 62
Kieth Emery 65
My Brother Torvald (Part I & Part II) 68
Mr. Bruce Carlson of The Schubert Club 75
III Children
Children: How to Be Good to Them 80
Discipline and Children 82
On Scolding Children 85
Until All Teachers Are Angels 88
There is No Resting Place Down Here 89
Parents Must Be More Fun 91
My Advice to a Boy of 18 94
Gaby, Sandra and Graduation 96
IV Feminism
The Regrettable Herd Instinct 105
A History of Women 108
20 Million Hunters: An Aspect of Feminism 118
Fat and Thin Women 124
Abortion 132
On Prostitution 135
Fallen Women 138
V Animals
My Dear, Dear Cat Friends 141
Florence Murphy and Sam 147
Pogo 148
Lion Farm 149
Report on the Poor Animals 151
Bullfighting and Rodeo Riders 155
The Least of These 157
"Humane" Societies 160
The Victims 163
The Medical Scientist's Worst Enemy 168
Fireflies 173
How to Cut the Throat Properly 175
VI Speculations: Spiritual and Philosophical
What Do I Believe? 178
Walter Russell, the Sculptor 180
Dr. Henry M. Simmons 182
Monsignor Fulton Sheen 187
Scandinavian-American Banquet and Kierkegaard 190
The Art Institute Show 193
One of the Very Few Masculine Feminists 196
Different Ways of Praying 198
VII Well-Being
On Making Choices 200
Tell Me More 205
On Using New Words 211
On Fighting and Bravery 213
Being an Optimist 216
On Drinking, Nags, and Scolds 218
Why Men are Cross When They Come Home 220
Confessions of a Badly Dressed Woman 223
Confessions of a Secret Teetotaller 227
On Two Kinds of Moderation 234
New Year's Resolution 235
A Spree on Gasoline 237
On Running Up Pike's Peak 240
My Failure at Pike's Peak 243
On Walking 246
Bill Roessler and How to Walk, Dance 248
Every Fine Garden Had Such Things 251
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