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Ida Tarbell

portrait of a muckraker

by Kathleen Brady

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Tarbell, Ida M. 1857-1944,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKathleen Brady.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4874.T23 B7 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination286 p. ;
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2216839M
      ISBN 100822958074
      LC Control Number89040207
      OCLC/WorldCa19920767

        In this first definitive biography of Ida Tarbell, Kathleen Brady has written a readable and widely acclaimed book about one of America’s great journalists. Ida Tarbell’s generation called her “a muckraker” (the term was Theodore Roosevelt’s, and he didn’t intend it as a compliment), but in our time she would have been known as Brand: Open Road Distribution. 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. Born on the oil frontier.

        Ida Tarbell went to great lengths to gather information on her subjects, and her immersive reporting for McClure’s magazine—which Stephanie Gorton chronicles in Citizen Reporters—laid the.   Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), Title: The History of the Standard Oil Company Language: English: LoC Class: HD: Social sciences: Economic history and conditions, Production: Subject: Standard Oil Company -- History Subject: Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: Nov 15 Cited by:

      Looking for books by Ida Minerva Tarbell? See all books authored by Ida Minerva Tarbell, including The History of the Standard Oil Company, and The History of the Standard Oil Company: Briefer Version, and more on   As the muckraking journalist of McClure's Magazine who helped focus national attention on the trust problem in the first decade of the twentieth century, Ida M. Tarbell is forever linked with the reforming spirit of the Progressive Era. Like many others at that time, Tarbell was disturbed by the effect of rapid industrialization on workers.


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Ida Tarbell was an American journalist born on November 5,in Erie County, Pennsylvania. She was the only woman in her graduating class at Allegheny College in Born: Ida Tarbell, investigative journalist, lecturer, and chronicler of American industry, best known for her classic The History of the Standard Oil Company (), which helped define the trend to investigation, expose, and crusading in liberal journals of the day that came to be known as muckraking.

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Tarbell, ca. - 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.

Ida Tarbell (November 5, –January 6, ) was a critic of corporate power and muckraking for her exposés of corporate America and for biographies of Abraham Lincoln, Tarbell was added to the National Women's Hall of Fame in Inwhen NYU's Department of Journalism ranked important works of journalism from the 20th century, Ida Tarbell's.

Born in a log home in Hatch Hollow, northwestern Pennsylvania, on November 5,Ida Minerva Tarbell grew up amid the derricks of the Oil Region. Her father, Frank Tarbell, built wooden oil Author: American Experience. Ida Minerva Tarbell was born inin a log cabin in Hatch Hollow, in Western Pennsylvania’s oil region.

Her father, Frank Tarbell, spent years Author: Gilbert King. By Ida M. Tarbell Author of “The History of the Standard Oil Company,” “Life of Lincoln,” ETC. Illustrated with Portraits “A prince should earnestly endeavor to gain the reputation of kindness, clemency, piety, justice, and fidelity to his engagements.

InIda Tarbell got a headmistress’ job, at Poland Union Seminary, Ohio and started teaching. But she came back to Pennsylvania in and took up writing for ‘The Chautauquan’, which was a teaching aid for correspondence courses. ByTarbell was the managing editor there. I loved Gorton's nuanced portrayals of Sam McClure and Ida Tarbell, the book's two main characters.

McClure is, well, crazy, but also brilliant at finding and publishing talent. Tarbell, who decided to forego marriage at would seem a feminist model, yet she didn't support women's suffrage/5.

Through the stories of Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens, ground breaking investigative journalism takes on Standard Oil, Meat Packers and Political Corruption Teddy Roosevelt called them Muckrakers, out of frustration The book closes with the achievements of Edward R Murrow, Rachel Carson, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and.

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Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books Ida M. Tarbell Limited preview - The History of the Standard Oil Company/5(5). More than anyone else, Ida Tarbell demonstrated what such journalism could really accomplish. In a part series published between November and October she produced a.

Ida Tarbell (), the sole woman who matriculated in and graduated in Allegheny College’s class of [see additional note below], was America’s first great woman journalist. She set an example that today’s practitioners would do well to emulate. Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, – January 6, ) was an American writer, investigative journalist, biographer and lecturer.

She was one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and pioneered investigative journalism. By any description, Ida Tarbell was one of the most powerful women of her time in the United States: admired, feared, hated.

When her History of the Standard Oil Company was published, first in McClure’s Magazine and then as a book (), it shook the Rockefeller interests, caused national outrage, and led the Supreme Court to fragment the Cited by: 8.

Collection of original, unabridged magazine and newspaper articles by Ida Tarbell Home. New Books: Historical Briefs Bookman/April, A Great Photographer McClure’s Magazine/May, Some Great Portraits of Lincoln McClure’s Magazine/February, Ida Tarbell | Creative Commons.

Tarbell is named after the pioneering investigative journalist and lecturer Ida Minerva Tarbell. Born in Pennsylvania inTarbell was known as one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Tarbell is best known for taking on Standard Oil. by J. Ida Tarbell was a muckraker, which was a person who searched for and exposed scandals and corruption. She was America’s first journalist who was a woman, and in the popular magazine, McClure’s, Tarbell published many articles in which she criticized the Standard Oil Company.

During her time, many women did not have many social or political rights. Ida Tarbell was the lone woman to enter Allegheny in the fall of Coeducation was still an experiment, and there were only four other women students.

But by Miss Tarbell's senior year, the girls were at Allegheny to stay, thanks to the erection of the first women's dormitory, growing out of a "coeducation campaign" in which Miss Tarbell. Ida Tarbell published 20 books and many articles throughout her career. Her autobiography, All in a Day’s Work was completed in Awards and Honors.

Posthumously inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.The encounter between Ida Tarbell, a historian and journalist, and the Standard Oil Company, controlled by J.D. Rockefeller, set a precedent for using journalism to challenge popular beliefs and becoming the voice of the public.

Ida Tarbell. Born in November 5thIda was the first child of Franklin Summer and Ann McCulloch Tarbell.InTarbell, along with fellow investigative reporters Lincoln Steffens and Ray Stannard Baker, left McClure's and bought the American Magazine, which she co-edited and wrote for until Later in life, she became a popular lecturer for almost 20 years on the Chautauqua circuit, and also wrote many other books, including nine about Lincoln.