Download Full Text (7.1 MB)
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 a reprint of a poem from the Somerville Journal, anecdotes, reprints from other newspapers, and a short commentary about a newspaper in New York saying that "Edison has no peer." On the fourth page there is a story about an expedition to the west coast of Africa to observe the eclipse that would happen on December 22nd of that year. Also included in this issue are national news, local news, humorous stories, and advertisements.
Wright Brothers Newspapers
West Side News
Newspapers; Journalism; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Dayton (Ohio); Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931; Chicago Public Library; Eclipse; Africa; Cuanza River (Angola); Wright Brothers Newspapers
Arts and Humanities | Communication | History | Mass Communication | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dayton Metro Library
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of this item for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.