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Document Type

Newspaper

Description

The Evening Item was a daily newspaper published by the Wright Brothers' Company, Item Publishing Co. This paper, published from April 1890 through July 1890, focused on world and local events. The front page of this issue features a story about a bill in Congress limiting the power of states to control imported liquors, news of convicted murderer, William Kemmler's attorney decrying death by electrocution, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.

Publication Date

5-21-1890

Collection

Wright Brothers Newspapers

Newspaper

The Evening Item

Volume

1

Issue

19

Keywords

Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Kemmler, William, 1860-1890; Electrocution; Electrocution--New York (State)--Auburn; Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931; Wright Brothers Newspapers

Disciplines

Communication | Mass Communication | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Publisher Repository

Dayton Metro Library

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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The Evening Item May 21, 1890


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