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IDA TARBELL #100travelHERS

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Birth: November 5, 1857; Amity Township, Pennsylvania

Death: January 6, 1944; Brideport, Connecticut

Occupation: Teacher, biographer, “muckraker journalist”

 

Notable journeys: In 1890, moved to riot-plagued Paris to write about the city’s struggles with anarchists for McClure’s. Also wrote a biography about Madame Roland, a French intellectual executed during the Revolution.

 

Notable work: Madame Roland, A Biographical Study; All in a Day’s Work: An Autobiography; The History of the Standard Oil Company

 

Quote: “Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists–with it all things are possible.”

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Uploaded on February 7, 2017