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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 bill allowing free coinage of silver being passed in the United States Senate, a report on casualties from a Pennsylvania mine that exploded, and more. On the third page there is a story about a black former Louisiana State Senator, who was lynched for advising black voters not to vote in the senatorial election. 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); Sherman Silver Purchase Act; United Brethren Church; Lynching--Louisiana--New Orleans; Casualties, Disaster; Mines; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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