European newspapers, especially those in France, were openly derisive, calling them bluffeurs (bluffers). Orville launched another newspaper in 1889, a local weekly called the West Side News. West Side News was a weekly newspaper published by the Wright Brothers. Dating from 1902 to 1914 the scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine articles, mostly relating to the Orville and Wilbur Wrights' first and other flights, as well as memorabilia such as cartoons, invitations, guest badges, and dinner … This is the first issue that features Wilbur Wright as editor and Orville as the publisher. On December 17th 1903, the Wright Brothers’ “flying machine” lifts off for the first time in history. This paper, published in March 1889 through May of 1890, featured news from the west side of Dayton. THE DETROIT NEWS, December 18, 1948 * Wright Brothers 'Flyer' * Smithsonian Institute induction Page 3 a nice five column photo headed: "The Wrights' Kitty Hawk Is Enshrined in Smithsonian" which shows the famous 'Flyer' hanging in the Smithsonian with brief text underneath.
After a few issues, Wilbur’s name appeared on the masthead as Editor, with Orville listed as Publisher. First report coverage on the Smithsonian accepting the Wright Brothers famous airplan... See More Available Now. The Library of Congress >> Researchers Home >>Topics in Chronicling America: Find: in Topics in Chronicling America - The Wright Brothers. WRIGHT BROTHERS NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE ARTICLES 1902 - 1914 5,700 newspaper clippings mounted in 1,262 scrapbook pages, covering the Wright Brothers.
The Evening Item was a daily newspaper published by the Wright Brothers' Company, Item Publishing Co. The Wright Brothers(Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, Library of Congress). The Wright Brothers were two Americans, Orville and Wilbur, who are largely credited with making the world's first successful airplane in 1903. The Wright Brothers originally offered their flying machine for sale to the U.S. War Department in January of 1905, but three years had passed before the federal government developed serious interest. In 1906 skeptics in the European aviation community had converted the press to an anti-Wright brothers stance. . 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 Wright brothers’ close working relationship was now established. This paper, published from April 1890 through July 1890, focused more on world news than their previous newspapers.