Batawa, Ontario

Batawa, Ontario

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Batawa is a small community in South-Eastern Ontario, Canada. This planned hamlet was founded by Thomas J. Bata in the 1930s near the city of Trenton and is today part of the city of Quinte West. It is the site of the Bata Shoe Company's old shoe factory, which began operation in 1940.Tomas Bata was a believer in the 'commune' concept for manufacturing. The Bata company owned the town, providing accommodations at a reasonable rate to its workers. The company controlled virtually all aspects of the village. Many of the residents were immigrants from Bata's homeland, Czechoslovakia.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136535343
  • 9786136535340