- Before the City Was Beautiful
- Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies
- Penn State University Press
- Volume 87, Number 1, Winter 2020
- pp. 92-96
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Harrisburg at the turn of the twentieth century was a locus of government and industry, but it was also a place that sorely felt the need for material and aesthetic improvements. The people and institutions who had developed the city would figure in its reformation.