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Dr. Robert T. Conley Interview (2) Conducted On March 6, 1985 About The Boonshoft School Of Medicine At Wright State University, Robert T. Conley, James St. Peter Mar 1985

Dr. Robert T. Conley Interview (2) Conducted On March 6, 1985 About The Boonshoft School Of Medicine At Wright State University, Robert T. Conley, James St. Peter

Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project

In this second of three interviews, Dr. Robert T. Conley discusses the effort to gain approval of Wright State University's plans to develop the School of Medicine in Dayton. Dr. Conley first focuses on the support given by the Dayton medical community to Wright State University's efforts to gain legislative approval of the School of Medicine. In particular the endeavors of Dr. Richard DeWall are highlighted.

Dr. Conley then continues his review of the struggle to win approval of the School of Medicine with an analysis of the political support for the School of Medicine. The importance of ...


The Evening Item, July 28, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jul 1890

The Evening Item, July 28, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 General [Pellegrini] assuming the position of President of the Argentine Republic due to attacks on the government by revolutionary forces, recent growth of industrial enterprises in the South, an article discussing the effects of a reciprocity agreement would have on relations with South America, and more. Also included in this issue are local and regional news as well as advertisements.


The Evening Item, June 18, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jun 1890

The Evening Item, June 18, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 a bill allowing free coinage of silver being passed in the United States Senate, a report on casualties from a Pennsylvania mine that exploded, and more. On the third page there is a story about a black former Louisiana State Senator, who was lynched for advising black voters not to vote in the senatorial election. Also included in this issue ...


The Evening Item, June 17, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jun 1890

The Evening Item, June 17, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 deaths of 32 miners in a collapsed Pennsylvania mine, a marriage between a forty-five year old groom and his eleven year old bride in Cincinnati, a drunken census enumerator in Indianapolis, and more. On the fourth page there is a section titled Current Science that covers recent developments in science and technology around the world. Also included in this ...


The Evening Item June 9, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jun 1890

The Evening Item June 9, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 businesses and unions starting to observe national holidays, a band of Cheyenne Indians stealing beef from a ranch, a fight between two stallions in Indiana, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item June 7, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jun 1890

The Evening Item June 7, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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. This Saturday edition of The Evening Item was published in two separate parts, but the two parts have been combined here for ease of reading. The front page of this issue features stories about that trade for certain goods from the us is improving due to a variety of goods being in demand, a train jumping the tracks in Rockford, Illinois killing five men, discussion of the "silver question ...


The Evening Item June 2, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright Jun 1890

The Evening Item June 2, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 a stories about a man being poisoned after following a wife and husband to Kentucky, a bloody prize fight in Thayer, Indiana, a report of expected early return from census enumerators, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item May 26, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 26, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 details an the steamship Aurania colliding with a steam launch, a report from Indiana about a new bride giving birth after her wedding three weeks prior, news of a boating accident in Massachusetts, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item May 22, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 22, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 a story about an increase in the membership of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, news about the lynching of a man in Mississippi, and more. on Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item May 20, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 20, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 a waiters' strike in Chicago, news of a decision by the Supreme Court to fail an appeal by the Mormon Church, a letter from President Harrison to Congress favoring a transcontinental railroad; and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item May 19, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 19, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 men killed by a powder explosion in Havana, Cuba, an ex-priest who abandoned his family to return to the Catholic Church, a note from then Secretary of State, James Blaine, about not running for President, and more. Also included in this issue are anecdotes, local and regional news, and advertisements.


The Evening Item May 17, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 17, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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. This Saturday edition of The Evening Item was published in two separate parts, but the two parts have been combined here for ease of reading. The front page of this issue features a story about the business manager of the Springfield Democrat afflicted with "mania" after a dog bite, a report about improved trade across the country, news about John Carlisle, who replaced James Beck in the Senate, and ...


The Evening Item May 5, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright May 1890

The Evening Item May 5, 1890, Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright

The Evening Item

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 more on world news than their previous newspapers. The front page of this issue features stories about a mob of anarchists being dispersed in Barcelona, offering officers in the United States Army a per diem for travel rather than the current system of reimbursements, and more. The second page of includes a short report about the German Army using a new type of gun that uses cartridges and how it works. Also included in ...


West Side News, October 5, 1889, Orville Wright, Edwin Sines Oct 1889

West Side News, October 5, 1889, Orville Wright, Edwin Sines

West Side News

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 anecdotes about a Quaker barber and a parson, a sculptor and a critic, and a story about the attempting to fly the hot air balloon "Horla" to a height of five miles. Also included in this issue are national news, local news, humorous stories, and advertisements.


Milton Wright Diaries: 1889, Milton Wright Jan 1889

Milton Wright Diaries: 1889, Milton Wright

Milton Wright Diaries

Bishop Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, regularly recorded entries in his diary from 1857 until his death in 1917. This diary’s entries began on January 1889 and continue until December 1889. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Orville Wright begins the publication of the West Side News, and Susan Koerner Wright dies at the age of 58 on July 4th. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.