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Webisode 10: 1886-1931 Page: 1 | 2

Ida Tarbell
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Ida Tarbell
A jaunty Ida Tarbell is captured by the camera around 1900, in the years when she was writing for MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE.



John D. Rockefeller
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John D. Rockefeller
Shown here in the 1890s, at the beginning of his public troubles, John D. Rockefeller has not yet encountered Ida Tarbell.


McClure's Magazine
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McClure's Magazine
This Christmas 1907 edition of MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE included a section of Ida Tarbell's unfolding HISTORY OF STANDARD OIL.


Inside the Tenement
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Inside the Tenement
People similar to these, shown inside their New York City tenement, were deeply affected by the depression of the 1890s.


J.S. Coxey Behind the Bars
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"J.S. Coxey Behind the Bars"
Here is the labor reformer Jacob Coxey after his imprisonment in 1894 for the crime of trespassing on the grass outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


Grover Cleveland
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Grover Cleveland
President Grover Cleveland is shown here at his White House desk on November 23, 1896.


Crushing the Pullman Strike
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Crushing the Pullman Strike
Federal troops pose on top of a Pullman engine after being sent to restore order during the 1894 Pullman railroad workers strike outside Chicago.


J.P. Morgan
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J.P. Morgan
J.P. Morgan, seen here in New York City in 1911, is the large man in the top hat surrounded by cohorts.


William Jennings Bryan
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William Jennings Bryan
Here is William Jennings Bryan as he appeared in 1900 at the time of his second bid for president. Once again he was soundly beaten by William McKinley, this time running as an incumbent President.


William McKinley
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William McKinley
Here is William McKinley as he looked in 1896 at the time of his first campaign for president. [The copyright date of 1901 is several years after the picture was taken.]



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