The City on the Hill: Tom L. Johnson and the Mayors influenced by Henry George

The City on the Hill: Tom L. Johnson and the Mayors influenced by Henry George

Tom L Johnson

Location

Virtual by Zoom
US
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Video available. Dr. Alexandra W. Lough, author of The Last Tax: Henry George and the Social Politics of Land Reform in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Cleveland during the period of Mayor Tom L. Johnson (1901-1909) was considered by many to be one of the best governed cities in the nation. But Johnson was just one of several mayors who were followers of the 19th century political economist and social reformer Henry George. Dr. Alexandra Lough will explain how the teachings of Henry George influenced Tom L. Johnson's mayoralty in Cleveland.

Cleveland Civics History Series

Sponsored by Cleveland History Center, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland