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The Bethlehem Steel works were once the largest in the world, an industrial sprawl on the Sparrows Point peninsula that employed some 30,000 people, several thousand of whom lived in an adjoining company town.Lessons From Bessemer: What Amazon’s Union Defeat Means for the American Labor Movement|by Alec MacGillis|April 13, 2021|ProPublica
Text at the beginning of the film tells us that in 2011, faced with a declining demand for sheetrock, US Gypsum shut its plant in Empire, Nevada, which had been a company town for 88 years.
On Chicago’s Far South Side, the historic Pullman neighborhood was founded in the late 19th century as a company town for laborers who assembled luxury passenger railcars.These Cities Tried to Tackle Disinvestment. Here Are Lessons From What Happened.|by Haru Coryne and Tony Briscoe|December 30, 2020|ProPublica
Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”
“The cyber attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment was not just an attack against a company and its employees,” he said.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, although he works here in the old town, he lives in the new part of the city where he walks his dog in the morning.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their bodies were later found incinerated and buried in mass graves outside of town.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
The garrison of the town and fortress was nearly three thousand strong.
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their numbers.
Of course it is only the hardiest Ferns which can be expected to grow well in the town garden.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin