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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 regarding an appointment of a Colonel Richard Hinton "investigating irrigation in the arid region," an account of capturing escaped convicts charged with the murder of Dr. Patrick Cronin, and more. On the third page there is a report about a poorly attended meeting of the West Side Improvement Association. Wilbur Wright was among the three attendees at that meeting. On the final page there is a story about the origin of Thomas Edison's phonograph. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
The Evening Item
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Cronin, Patrick Henry, 1846-1889; Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931; Phonograph; United Brethren Church; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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