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The Lavender Tower: Institutions of Art and Education

Stewart Van Cleve

in Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter discusses the media coverage of queer participation in Minnesota’s academic, cultural, and youth-based institutions. Exposure to different kinds of queerness was essential in the late ... More


Dayton's Bluff to Harvard

Tinsley E. Yarbrough

in Harry A. Blackmun: The Outsider Justice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195141238
eISBN:
9780199851577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141238.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Because Harry Blackmun's mother, Theo Blackmun, decided that she did not want to have the baby on her own in the flat she rented with her husband in Minneapolis, she decided to give birth to the ... More


Writing the Book

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the seven years of work csrried out by Thomas Sandler Roberts and his associates in the creation of The Birds of Minnesota. In 1927, his wife Jennie had a stroke which ... More


The Preparatory Years, 1938–1945

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174860
eISBN:
9780813174877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174860.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Young Stassen had many of the qualifications that aspiring politicians find so valuable in America’s presidential tradition. Prominent among them was a “log cabin” origin, which William Henry ... More


The Associate Curator

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the first few years of Thomas Sandler Roberts’s new career as professor of ornithology and as an associate curator of the Zoological Museum of the University of Minnesota. ... More


Building Mr. Bell’s Museum

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the birth of the Minnesota Natural History Museum. The museum at the zoology building was full due to the large dioramas. Unfortunately for Thomas Sandler Roberts, the state ... More


Acquiring an Eagle Eye

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes several game hunting trips and adventures taken by the sixteen-year old Thomas Sadler Roberts and his family and friends during the spring of 1874. Drawing from his journals, ... More


College Boy

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the years Thomas Sadler Roberts spent at the University of Minnesota. He enrolled in 1877, to a schedule of four hours of lecture a day and military drills in the afternoon. ... More


A Gypsy Life

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Thomas Sadler Roberts’ career after his time at University of Minnesota. During this time he was both a writer for magazines and as land examiner. The fall of 1879 provided ... More


Against Heroism

John Conley

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that graduate workers need unions that can win gains and exert collective worker power on the job. At the same time, they should not underestimate some of the real and accumulated ... More


A Florida Interlude

Sue Leaf

in A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides an account of a trip to Florida made by Thomas Sandler Roberts in 1914. Roberts was on medical duty during the trip guarding his patient James Stroud Bell, the chief executive ... More


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