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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 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.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
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
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