Tag: John D. Rockefeller

John D. Rockefeller: Judson Memorial’s Chief Benefactor

John D. Rockefeller was a determined man who ascended from very humble beginnings to unrivaled wealth and productivity after the Civil War.

They Lived on West 9th Street: Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was a trailblazing writer and investigative journalist –  although she famously did not like the term “muckraker” — who is best known for exposing the corrupt business practices of John D. …

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Anarchy in the East Village! The Ferrer Modern School

The East Village was the first home of the Ferrer Modern School of New York City. First located at 6 St. Marks Place, this school was based on the European model of the Esquela Moderna founded by Catalan educator and …

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