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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 several stories including a story about the Czar, Alexander III, fleeing from a possible assassination attempt, a Columbus, an Ohio penitentiary restaffing with a new warden and staff, the election of P.H. Dowling to post commander in Cincinnati, and more. The second page of this issue included stories about strikes being held in the United States and Europe for better wages and the eight hour workday for a variety of laborers. Also included in this issue are local and regional news as well as advertisements.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Kemmler, William, 1860-1890; Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1845-1894; Eight-hour movement; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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