From Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker by Kathleen Brady:
"There was a new writer on staff [at McClure's Magazine], a former teacher in her late twenties, who had lived in Virginia and Nebraska and acquired the worst accents of both. Only McClure and Roseboro liked her. The rest thought Willa Cather a disgruntle
Click here to see a picture of Cather with Ida Tarbell taken years later in 1924 when Cather was 51 and Tarbell 67.