The death rate in the insanitary towns was so high, especially among children, that they could not have flourished without this steady inflow of man and woman power.
Until the 1840s, there was a ceiling to growth, which condemned people to the misery of subsisting in crowded, insanitary cities or rural hovels.
The temporary living accommodation was inadequate and insanitary , so that half the workers preferred to commute from Detroit.
With whole families living side by side, often crammed into a few square feet of space, the communities are now crowded and insanitary dots of green in a vast inland sea.
In the great, insanitary cities of newly industrializing Europe and America, opportunities for infection were legion.
Tackling insanitary , overcrowded living conditions, installing clean water and sewage systems, and proper public hygiene regimes are other key steps.
Their health also suffered from insanitary conditions, overcrowding, and a poor diet due to lack of cooking facilities.
Diseases from insanitary drinking water killed thousands each year.
Newspaper leading articles stressed the dangers of the insanitary conditions in the city.
It was held that the sanitary condition of those cottages - or rather their insanitary condition - was a matter of public interest.