Reflection on a Career

Baltimore Sun Jonathan Beckerman Dec 25, 1850 It is not easy to sum up 50 years of study, reporting, immersion in such a huge aspect of life in the United States. After spending your life following a story you almost don’t want there to be an end, you find yourself wishing that it could have…

Beginning of a New Era

Baltimore Sun Jonathan Beckerman Dec 10, 1850 There are not many people who write for fifty years like I have. I will admit that starting out I was not expecting to, yet somehow I have managed to spend my life writing about these “factories”. This being said, there are worse things to write about, I…

In the Midst of Factories

The Baltimore Sun Jan 17, 1835 Jonathan Beckerman Factories have moved from a small part of lives in the United States, to a huge part of our changing country. They are no longer interesting innovative ways of life, but a large part of our economy. As a nation, at first we were not all too…

Factories in a New World

The Baltimore Sun Nov 7, 1815 Jonathan Beckerman We live an ever changing world. Our country is still young and is constantly reshaping its very structure. Within the span of less than 50 years we have become a free nation, created government and started building a new country, all of which are achievements that should…

The Lowell Life

Jonathan Hodgkin 1835 Lowell, Massachusetts:   Hello to all, my name is Jonathan Hodgkin, I’m a journalist for The Baltimore Sun newspaper, and I’d like to give my appreciation to whomever is reading my article. Due to the many rural people from the unprofitable farming areas of the East leaving their lands to work in…