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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 increase in the number of United States post offices increasing by fifty percent in the last ten years, lightning striking multiple people in Pennsylvania during a storm, a drought that is endangering crops from multiple states, and more. On the fourth page there is a story detailing the process that happens on a naval ship when a man falls overboard. 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); Droughts--1880-1890; Lightning; Fatalities; United States. Post Office Dept; United Brethren Church; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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