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This political cartoon depicts Harrisburg as a tired old man awoken by the shouts of Philadelphia, Scranton, and other Pennsylvania cities. These cities were observing the Campaign of Improvement.

"A Comic Valentine for Harrisburg"
1901
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An Important Meeting Jan 13 1902 Court House.jpg
An important meeting to the Campaign for Improvement was held at the Harrisburg court house with Judge Simonton presiding.

"An Important Meeting"
1-13-1902
The Telegraph

Jan 11 1902 Big Meeting Court House.jpg

A meeting was held for the public discussing the Campaign for Improvement and the effects it would have on the city.

"Big Meeting"
January 11, 1902
The Telegraph

Feb 3 Big Meetings.jpg
A big meeting was held by the Municipal League at the Union Square Auditorium in Allison Hill.

"Big Meeting"
2-3-1902
The Telegraph

1902 Board Jan 15 Telegraph.jpg
Board of Trade unanimously endorses and approves of the plans proposed by the Municipal Improvement League.

"Board of Trade Heartily Endorses Improvements
1-15-1902
The Telegraph

Jan 21 THe Telegraph Civic Club.jpg
The Civic Club supports the Municipal League and their efforts in making Harrisburg nobler and happier in a warfare against public dirt, disease, and selfishness.

"Civic Club in Line With Municipal Improvements"
1-21-1902
The Telegraph

Feb 2 Read the Whole Plan.jpg
This article from The Telegraph encouraged residents of Harrisburg to read and consider the entire Campaign for Improvement as oppose to disapproving of a specific portion.

"Do Not Vote Against Whole Because You Oppose a Part"
2-2-1901

Feb 4 1902 The Telegraph East Harrisburg.jpg
East Harrisburg supports the Campaign for Improvements launched by the city's Municipal League.

"East Harrisburg is for Improvements"
The Telegraph
2-4-1902

Feb 1 Eighth Ward Meeting.jpg
This article shows the Eight Ward holding a meeting with many present at Wesley A.M.E. Church for the Campaign for Improvements.

"Eighth Ward Meeting"
1-1-1902
The Telegraph

Jan 28 Sixth Ward Aroused Eight Warders To Learn.jpg
The Eight Ward held a meeting at Wesley AME Union Zion with J. McFarland presiding.

"Eight Warders to Learn of City Improvements"
1-28-1902
The Telegraph
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