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"For Improvements, The Jewish Association Has Taken A Hand In Pushing Harrisburg to the Front as a Modern City"

Reverend David Goldberg held a meeting with the Jewish Association of Harrisburg. He explained the ideas of the movement and the…

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East Harrisburg supports the Campaign for Improvements launched by the city's Municipal League.

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

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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

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An article about the ballots for the improvements.

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Found in Mira Lloyd Dock's collection of proposed improvements, this photo shows the poor conditions of the creek and the surrounding area before the improvements. Owned by Mira Lloyd Dock.

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Found in Mira Lloyd Dock's collection images related to proposed improvements, this photo shows the poor conditions of the Paxtang creek and the surrounding area before the improvements. The conditions many wanted to improve upon during the early…

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An image of the Manada Funrace ruins outside of Harrisburg. These ruins were one of the improvement projects that were chosen to be worked on by the City Beautiful Movement. This is an example of the movement's focus on maintaining landmarks.

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A picture of a large gathering of Harrisburg residents enjoying the new park.

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A picture of a forestation program that was part of the City Beautiful movement.

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A picture of a garden school created by the movement to teach Harrisburg residents ways in effective agriculture.
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