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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 stories about a strike by workers of the Illinois Central Railroad Company, a Pro-Lottery bill being passed by the Louisiana Legislature, a bill to make Wyoming a state being opposed in the Senate due to the high volume of female voters in that territory, and more. On the second page of this issue there is a small statement indicating that Saturday editions of The Evening Item will now be twelve pages long. 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); United States Senate--1880-1890; Wyoming; Louisiana Lottery Company; Louisiana. State Legislature; Strikes--1880-1890; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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