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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 the steamboat Tioga exploding and killing twenty passengers on the Chicago River, discussion in the United States Senate about a recent shipping bill, news of the status of a variety of stocks and crops due the changes in weather and other factors, 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); United Brethren Church; Sherman Silver Purchase Act; Steamships; Accidents; Casualties; Potter, Henry Codman, Bp., 1834-1908; Crop yields--United States; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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