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A newspaper article discussing filtration in Harrisburg as a preventative measure against Typhoid.

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This article discusses the need for a filtration system in Harrisburg.

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This newspaper article discusses how to eliminate the threat of Typhoid in Harrisburg.

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A newspaper article reporting some recent developments in Typhoid in Harrisburg

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This is the cover of a report of the Executive Committee on the Proposed Municipal Improvements for Harrisburg, Pa

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A newspaper article discussing Vance McCormick's intention to run for mayor if named.

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"Vote for the Public Improvement" was a song created by George F. Ross to the tune of "Marching Through Georgia". It appeared in a pamphlet distributed by the Harrisburg League for Municipal Improvement.

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Page 53 of Harrisburg's 1894 report describes the social activities and celebrations at Reservoir Park, indicating the success of a green space before the City Beautiful Movement began.

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Page 73 of Harrisburg's 1897 report shows pictures of Reservoir Park, which had been maintained for its vast crowds. Prior to the City Beautiful Movement, there was a civic awareness of the great impact of green spaces like Reservoir Park.

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A map of the preliminary plans for the rapid filter plant
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