Date of Award

Winter 2020

Document Type



The City Beautiful movement in Harrisburg benefited from the part- nership of two key reformers, J. Horace McFarland and Mira Lloyd Dock. A close reading of their correspondence offers insight into the nature of their relationship, their personal views, and reflections on the long-term effects of City Beautiful.


Originally published as:

Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies , Vol. 87, No. 1, SPECIAL ISSUE: HARRISBURG, DIGITAL PUBLIC HISTORY, AND THE “CITY BEAUTIFUL” (Winter 2020), pp. 122-128



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