Philosophy V: The Country Manufacturing Plant: A Solution of One Aspect of Housing the Poor, December 16, 1902

Davis assesses the unfortunate state of city tenements and proposes one line of help to relieve congestion, moving manufacturing to the country, with company supplied housing. He provides extensive detail about the housing supplied by the Talbot Mills in North Billerica, Massachusetts.



It is perhaps worth noting that the housing that Davis discusses in this 1902 paper is now–in the 2020s–part of the National Register of Historic Places. Below is a recent picture of one of the houses that Davis discusses.