The Twentieth Century City: A Record of Work Accomplished for Civic Improvement

Springfield: ALCI, 1901. First edition. 8vo; 80 pp.; illustrated from photographs. Wrappers starting to split at spine; else a good copy or better in original pictorial wrappers. Proceedings of the 1901 Annual Convention of the American League for Civic Improvement, consisting of reports from members in various cities and towns describing efforts at beautification and improvement. Charles M. Robinson, author, planner, and early City Beautiful advocatem was the group's Secretary. The ALCI brought together writers and promoters like Robinson, the Chautauqua movement, and local Women's Clubs to create the "great civic awakening" for the improvement of towns and cities. Item #007105

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