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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. This Saturday edition of The Evening Item was published in two separate parts, but the two parts have been combined here for ease of reading. The front page of this issue features a digest of stories about legislation in Washington D.C., news about a strike at the Indianapolis Car Works Company, a report of a speech by employer, President Goldie, at the meeting of the Carpenter and Builder Association, and more. On the second page there is a small editorial suggesting that congressmen record themselves on phonographs to remind themselves of the topics of their speeches in the future. On the sixth page there is a short history of the Savannah, the first steam-powered ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Also included in this two part issue are short stories, anecdotes, fashion news, local and regional news, advertisements and more.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Strikes--1880-1890; Phonograph; Hulls, Jonathan, 1699-; Savannah (Steamship); Wright Brothers Newspapers
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