Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate. The crusading american journalist ida minerva tarbell (1857-1944) is known as the muckraker who cracked the oil trust she was also an outstanding biographer of abraham lincolnida tarbell was born on. Ida m tarbell: investigative journalist par excellence by arthur l lowrie, allegheny college class of 1955 investigative journalism is the contemporary journalist’s path to fame and fortune and the competition is fierce. Ida tarbell's dogged demand for facts set the standard for investigative reporting by kathleen brady courtesy: the ida m tarbell collection, pelletier library, allegheny college, meadville pa. Ida m tarbell aka ida minerva tarbell born: 5-nov-1857 birthplace: hatch hollow, pa died: 6-jan-1944 location of death: bethel, ct cause of death: pneumonia remains: buried, woodlawn cemetery, titusville, pa gender: female religion: agnostic race or ethnicity: white occupation: journalist nationality: united states executive summary: history of the standard oil company.
All in the day's work an autobiography the only woman of the original 13 muckrackers, and the first woman on staff at mcclure's magazine, ida tarbell continues to be viewed as one of america’s most important women and journalists in this frank and informative autobiography, the veteran investigative journalist ida m tarbell looks back on her nearly fifty-year career. Ida tarbell was born in the middle of raw capitalistic endeavor in the oil region of pennsylvania in 1857 her father, an ardent republican, had made a living in the frontier community by devising a tank to hold the oil that gushed daily from the wooded hills near cherry run, pennsylvania. Ida tarbell was a muckracking journalist whose book on the standard oil company helped bring about its breakup selected ida tarbell quotations. The history of the standard oil company is a 1904 book by journalist ida tarbell it is an exposé about the standard oil company, run at the time by oil tycoon john d rockefeller , the richest figure in american history.
On the standard oil company __ida m tarbell, 1902-1904 __john d rockefeller, 1909 __us supreme court, 1911 john d rockefeller ida m tarbell john d rockefeller, random reminiscences of men and events, 1909 (pub 1933) i ascribe the success of the standard oil company to. Ida minerva tarbell was born on a farm in erie county, pennsylvania, on november 5, 1857, to esther ann (née mccullough), a teacher, and franklin summer tarbell, a teacher and a joiner and later an oilman. These two factors come together in the life of ida m tarbell daughter of an early oil entrepreneur, ida and her parents decided she should receive a solid education rejecting the traditional roles available to women, she embarked on a career as a journalist and writer. Definition of ida m tarbell in the audioenglishorg dictionary meaning of ida m tarbell who is/who was ida m tarbell proper usage and pronunciation (in phonetic transcription) of the word ida m tarbell information about ida m tarbell in the audioenglishorg dictionary, synonyms and antonyms. Ida m tarbell was an investigative journalist, a lecturer, and a chronicler of american industry she is best known for her classic the history of the standard oil company , published in 1904 ida minerva tarbell was born in erie county, pennsylvania, on november 5, 1857.
The collage on the ida m tarbell stamp features a black-and-white photograph of tarbell to the right of the photograph is a portion of the headline “the history of the standard oil company,” as well as a portion of the mcclure’s magazine header, both from page 3 of the magazine’s november 1902 issue. Tarbell, ida m (ida minerva), 1857-1944: abraham lincoln an address delivered by miss ida tarbell for the students' lecture association of the university of michigan, friday evening, february the twelfth, 1909, in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of lincoln's birth. Born in 1857 and raised in oil country, ida m tarbell was one of the first investigative journalists and probably the most influential in her time. Ida m tarbell, 1904 ida minerva tarbell (november 5, 1857 – january 6, 1944) was a teacher, an author and journalist she was known as one of the leading muckrakers of her day, work known in modern times as investigative journalism. Born in 1857 and raised in oil country, ida m tarbell was one of the first investigative journalists and probably the most influential in her time her series of articles on the standard oil trust, a complicated business empire run by john d rockefeller, revealed to readers the underhanded, even illegal practices that had led to rockefeller's.
View the profiles of people named ida m tarbell join facebook to connect with ida m tarbell and others you may know facebook gives people the power to. Ida m tarbell, ca 1905-1945 – library of congress, prints and photographs division, harris & ewing collection by andy piascik muckraking journalism emerged at the end of the 19th century largely in response to the excesses of the gilded age, and ida tarbell was one of the most famous of the muckrakers. Ida tarbell helped transform journalism by introducing what is called today investigative journalism through her achievements, she not only helped to expand the role of the newspaper in modern society and stimulate the progressive reform movement, but she also became a role model for women wishing to become professional journalists.
Ida tarbell, in full ida minerva tarbell, (born november 5, 1857, erie county, pennsylvania, us—died january 6, 1944, bridgeport, connecticut), investigative journalist, lecturer, and chronicler of american industry, best known for her classic the history of the standard oil company (1904. Ida m tarbell (2009) “the history of the standard oil company”, p269, cosimo, inc 29 copy quote it is not alone that justice is wounded by denying women a part in the making of the civilized world - a more immediate wrong is the way the movement for a fuller, freer life for all human beings is hampered ida tarbell. Ida m tarbell—best known today as a muckraker (a term coined by theodore roosevelt to describe journalists who exposed abuses in american business and government)—was born in 1857 in erie county, pennsylvania she received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from allegheny college. Ida tarbell had been one of the first investigative reporters to be labeled a muckraker but rather than reveling in the controversial compliment, she eschewed the term and stated, i was convinced that in the long run the public they were trying to stir would weary of vituperation, that if you were to secure permanent results the mind must be.
Tarbell was born in western pennsylvania, where — the only woman in the class of 1880 — she received ab and ma degrees from allegheny college in 1891 she moved to paris, continuing her studies at the sorbonne while supporting herself as a journalist. The nationalizing of business, 1878-1898 (a history of american life volix) by ida m tarbell and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.