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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 inaugural issue features stories of a potential the National Guard being on alert in Chicago due to the eight hour day movement, a list of laws enacted by state legislators, a report about William Kemmler being put to death by electrocution, and more. The second page of this feature includes a statement concerning the frequency what types of information The Evening Item would publish. 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; United Brethren Church; Eight-hour movement; Electrocution; Electrocution--New York (State)--Auburn; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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