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West Side News was a weekly newspaper published by the Wright Brothers. This paper, published in March 1889 through May of 1890, featured news from the west side of Dayton. The front page of this issue features several humorous anecdotes including a story about Highland chiefs, native Arabic children diving for pennies, and more. Of note, the second page features an obituary of Mrs. Susan Catharine Wright, née Koerner, wife of Bishop Milton Wright, and mother to the Wright Brothers. All siblings attended with the exception of Lorin who could not be reached in time for the burial. Also included in this issue are local news, humorous stories, advertisements, and more.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
West Side News
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Wright, Susan Koerner, 1831-1889; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Wright, Reuchlin, 1861-1920; Wright, Lorin, 1862-1939; Wright, Katharine, 1874-1929; Obituaries; Wright Brothers Newspapers
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