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Page 54 of Harrisburg's 1894 report describes the Reservoir Park's maintenance and improvements. The successful establishment of Reservoir Park would become a model for parks established during the City Beautiful Movement.

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Page 76 of Harrisburg's 1894 report describes how epidemics were present this year, marking a decrease in health several years before the start of the City Beautiful Movement.

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Page 5 of Harrisburg's 1886 report says that four miles of Harrisburg streets were paved using fire brick, indicating that prior to the City Beautiful Movement, Harrisburg officials were recognizing municipal needs and taking steps to correct them.

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Page 3 of Harrisburg's 1886 municipal report extols the good health of the city in the decades prior to the City Beautiful Movement.

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The First Ward rally for city improvements showing their support for the Campaign for Improvement at Calvary Church in Harrisburg.

"First Ward Rally for City Improvements"
1-25-1902
The Telegraph

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Harrisburg elite show interest in the movement following J. H. McFarland explaining how the city would be improved.

"Society Ladies and City Improvements"
January 17, 1902
The Telegraph

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High school boys volunteer for improvements by passing out pamphlets for the Municipal League.

January 31, 1902
The Telegraph

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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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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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"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 theā€¦
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