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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 hermit in Chattanooga who hadn't spoken for forty years, the explosion of a tugboat in Brooklyn, a small obituary for former Secretary of War George W. McCrary, and more. 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); McCrary, George Washington, 1835-1890; Census; Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904; Tugboats; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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