Ida Minerva Tarbell


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  • ''The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me ...''
    Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944), U.S. author. All in the Day's Work, ch. 5 (1939). On other women's reactions when she decided to leave a secure but limited job at The Chautauquan, a magazine, to go to Paris as a free-lance journalist.
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