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2 edition of history of the Standard Oil Company. found in the catalog.

history of the Standard Oil Company.

Ida Minerva Tarbell

history of the Standard Oil Company.

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Standard Oil Company.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of edition published: Harper and Row, 1966.

    SeriesThe Norton Library
    ContributionsChalmers, David M. 1927-
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13794814M

    Prices fluctuated dramatically, as oil production waxed and waned during this period. Supreme Court ruled in that the company was violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. She died in Connecticut inat the age of He put down his pipes, and the railroad sent a force of armed men to the spot, tore up the pipes, fortified their position and prepared to hold the fort. Rockafeller's patience and determination, conjoined with his very loyal team, exposed all the weakness of poor leadership, impatience, lack of mission and over zealous vengeance.

    The two principal witnesses of the oil men were E. Their claim was that the charters under which the Pennsylvania Transportation Company expected to operate would not allow them to lay such a pipe-line. Her story, serialized by McClure's in andtells the history of John D. She became one of the most influential muckrakers of the Gilded Agehelping to usher in that age of political, economic and industrial reform known as the Progressive Era. Brady, Kathleen. Tarbell actually objected to the term, for she felt it belittled work she believed to be of historical importance.

    Period Ida M. The oil men began to seek an independent outlet to the sea. Who is entitled to better rebates from a railroad, those who give it for transportation 5, barrels a day, or those who give barrels—or 50 barrels? Their claim was that the charters under which the Pennsylvania Transportation Company expected to operate would not allow them to lay such a pipe-line. The search began in Decemberwhen a person exploratory team sailed from San Francisco to Bondoc Peninsula in the Philippines, followed by a freighter carrying 1, tons of equipment. Library of Congress By the early s,John D.


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History of the Standard Oil Company. book

In aid of his bill a House investigation was asked. Socal subsequently made discoveries in the U. The first successful oil well in California, Pico No. Up to this time the pipe lines had been used merely to gather the oil and carry it to the railroads.

West Coast market. There never was a more patient man, or one who could dare more while he waited. Her work was a sensation and the installments became a two-volume book entitled, The History of the Standard Oil Company, published in She did not condemn capitalism itself, but "the open disregard of decent ethical business practices by capitalists.

Their certificates were refused on the market, and in November a receiver was appointed. After this initial success, her shift turned to John D.

The company entered the Canadian market in when Standard Oil Co. Of the railroad men, only one appeared, and he refused to answer the questions asked or to furnish the documents demanded.

Supreme Court ruled in that the company was violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. It is simply optional with them how much to give us for what we produce. David Hostetter of Pittsburgh. When the supply of natural rubber from Southeast Asia was cut off, the company erected a plant at El Segundo to supply butadiene for synthetic rubber.

For almost two years, she painstakingly looked through volumes of public records, including court testimony, state and federal reports and newspaper coverage. This was a rumor that the company was financially embarrassed.

The first logo contained the company name against a backdrop of wooden derricks set among the Santa Susana Mountains that loomed over Pico Canyon. Hostetter leased the line to three young Independent oil men. And nothing was too small: the corner grocery in Browntown, the humble refining still on Oil Creek, the shortest private pipe line.

During the s and s, Rockefeller sought to expand Standard Oil's influence. And nothing was too small: the corner grocery in Browntown, the humble refining still on Oil Creek, the shortest private pipe line.THE HISTORY OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY.

Written by journalist Ida Tarbell inThe History of the Standard Oil Company was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, the richest figure in America's history.

This muckraking classic, which eventually led to regulation of the Standard Oil Company, was the inaugural work for crusading journalists whose mission was to expose corruption and abuse during the early 20th century.

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History of The Standard Oil Company () Book written by muckraker Ida Tarbell as an expose of the Standard Oil Company. This book led to Stand Oil between dismantled by the Supreme Court in Apr 14,  · The history of the Standard Oil Company by Ida Minerva Tarbell,Accessible book, History, Petroleum industry and trade, Standard Oil Company.

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