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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 B. Shepherd White arrested for embezzling funds from a fire escape manufacturer, a celebration of the French Federation of 1790 and the Storming of the Bastille, 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); Embezzlement; Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939; United Brethren Church; Storming of the Bastille, Paris, France, 1789; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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