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McClure's Magazine, May 1903, Vol. XXI, No. 1 - The History of the Standard Oil Company (Chapter VII) / Pittsburgh Corruption / New York's Street Waifs

By: Tarbell, Ida; Steffens, Lincoln; Poole, Ernest

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: USA, The S.S. McClure Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 329h2789

Condition: Fair


A very rare copy of this, the first appearance of chapter seven, The Crisis of 1878, of Ida Tarbell's ground-breaking History of the Standard Oil Company. This feature of 16 pages includes photos of: the company's tank farm at Olean, NY; John L. McKinney; Torpedoed oil wells with side-flow and upright flow; A.J. Cassatt; M.N. Allen; a 25,000 oil tank on fire; and a one-page illustration of the hanging in effigy of "Buck" McCandless. With this work, Tarbell invented what we know today as investigative journalism. She was motivated to expose the methods of J.D. Rockefeller's Standard... View more info