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Background to City Beautiful
The State Capitol Fire
The Reforming Network
Campaign for Change
The Campaign for Improvements
The City Votes
Green Spaces and Conservation
Harrisburg's Old Eighth Ward (external site)
The Kipona Festival
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Collection: Parks, Roads, and Buildings
Dedication to a Formal City
Entrance to the city of Harrisburg capitol. This entrance was created under the guidance of the Civic Club of Harrisburg.
West State Street
West State street, in front of the Capitol, that shows the one-hundred and twenty street long grass central grass plot.
The proposed tax increase led to the creation of Reservoir Park, the picnic ground showed in this picture.
Riverside park, North Front street, shows the depressed path along the river break.
Outdoor gymansium and wading pool at Twelfth Street playground created under the municipal improvements during the City Beautiful Movement.
Wetzel's Swamp Beeches
Wetzel's Swamp that now included new park renovations that led to the creation of Wildwood Park
Improvements on Cameron Parkway made along Spring Creek, a six mile-long stream that connects to the Susquehanna River in Dauphin County.
Grass-Plot and School Building
Grass plot attached to a School House in 1905
School-house in Harrisburg, showing the improved trimming for the school.
Improvements made in Reservoir Park in 1906 that led to the creation of new tennis courts.