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Harrisburg: The City Beautiful


The secondary sources for the 1893 World's Fair include Peter Geoffrey Hall's book Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century, and Tamara Wolski's essay The World's Colombian Exposition's Lasting Effect on Chicago. The primary sources include the articles "The Great Fair Opens" in the San Saba County newspaper from May 12, 1893, and "Chicago's Great Day" in The Evening World from October 21, 1892. The secondary souces for Washington D.C. include Sue A. Kohler and Pamela Scott's book Designing the Nation's Capital: The 1901 Plan for Washington, the primary sources include the article "Building Plan for Washington" in the Boston Herald from March 1904.