Ida Tarbell was an American journalist whose investigative reporting led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Company’s monopoly. Learn more at Biography.com.

Ida Tarbell was an American journalist whose investigative reporting led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Company’s monopoly. Learn more at Biography.com.

https://flic.kr/p/V8YnhS | 0ctopus 2017 | This November 5th will be the 160th anniversary of Ida Tarbell's birth.  March 5th was Frank Norris' 147th.  Lordy, we could use them both today!  Unlike the leopard, both the octopus and Mr. Trump can change their spots, quickly and radically, whenever they need to appear to be something which they are not.

https://flic.kr/p/V8YnhS | 0ctopus 2017 | This November 5th will be the 160th anniversary of Ida Tarbell's birth. March 5th was Frank Norris' 147th. Lordy, we could use them both today! Unlike the leopard, both the octopus and Mr. Trump can change their spots, quickly and radically, whenever they need to appear to be something which they are not.

The Eloquent Woman: Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman: Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business--and Won!

Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business--and Won

Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business--and Won!

Crawford Messenger: Ida Tarbell's Influence on National Geographic Magazine

Crawford Messenger: Ida Tarbell's Influence on National Geographic Magazine

Ida Tarbell (1857-1944) was an investigative journalist who took on the Gilded Age tycoons of Standard Oil. Her exposé of their unfair business practices led to a SCOTUS ruling that broke up Standard's monopoly.

The Woman Who Took on the Tycoon

Ida Tarbell (1857-1944) was an investigative journalist who took on the Gilded Age tycoons of Standard Oil. Her exposé of their unfair business practices led to a SCOTUS ruling that broke up Standard's monopoly.

The oil boom in Titusville, PA starting in 1859 created vast fortunes for many in the area and drove a building boom in Titusville and nearby Meadville. The Oil Region Alliance works to preserve the Ida Tarbell House as well as supports Tourism in the oil region.

The oil boom in Titusville, PA starting in 1859 created vast fortunes for many in the area and drove a building boom in Titusville and nearby Meadville. The Oil Region Alliance works to preserve the Ida Tarbell House as well as supports Tourism in the oil region.

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