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This political cartoon depicts Harrisburg as a tired old man awoken by the shouts of Philadelphia, Scranton, and other Pennsylvania cities. These cities were observing the Campaign of Improvement.

"A Comic Valentine for Harrisburg"

Jan 21 THe Telegraph Civic Club.jpg
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"
The Telegraph

Feb 2 Read the Whole Plan.jpg
This article from The Telegraph encouraged residents of Harrisburg to read and consider the entire Campaign for Improvement as oppose to disapproving of a specific portion.

"Do Not Vote Against Whole Because You Oppose a Part"

Feb 4 1902 The Telegraph East Harrisburg.jpg
East Harrisburg supports the Campaign for Improvements launched by the city's Municipal League.

"East Harrisburg is for Improvements"
The Telegraph

This is a cartoon depicting the Municipal Improvement as a woman holding a large umbrella welcoming in the wards of Harrisburg protecting them from the rain. Note which ward is first.

"Everybody Come In"
The Telegraph

Telegraph Jan 25 02 First Ward On Board.jpg
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"
The Telegraph

Feb 3 No plans.jpg
The Telegraph reassures the residents of Harrisburg that this plan is no scheme to improve Front Street.

"Harrisburg Plan No Scheme to Improve Front Street"
The Telegraph

Phila Press Jan 11 1902 Lawyers Endorse.jpg
The Bar Association of Harrisburg praises, endorses, and passes a resolution supporting the Campaign for Improvements.

"Lawyers Endorse the Plans"
Philadelphia Press

Feb 11 Telegraph Opinions of Citizens.jpg
The Telegraph released an article featuring the opinions of Harrisburg residents on the Campaign for Improvement. They featured no negative opinions.

"Here Are A Few Opinions of Our Residents"
The Telegraph

January 27 The Telegraph In Response.jpg
The Telegraph warns renters in Harrisburg to not listen to the false allegations others are making against the campaign regarding an increase in taxes and living.

"Renters Must Not Listen to the Croaker"
The Telegraph

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