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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 black preacher who "suddenly became insane," a marriage performed in sign language in Indianapolis, a madam being arrested for keeping "a house of prostitution," 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); Koogle, Irvin; Sign language; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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