Tarbell Ida Minerva

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Ida Tarbell
photographed c. 1920

Tar·bell

 (tär′bəl), Ida Minerva 1857-1944.
American muckraking writer and editor remembered for her investigations of industry, including History of the Standard Oil Company (1904).
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