The Evening World

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The Evening World
The Evening World, May 12, 1917, Final Edition, front page.jpg
Front page of The Evening World, May 12, 1917
Typedaily
Formatbroadsheet
FoundedOctober 10, 1887
LanguageEnglish
Ceased publicationFebruary 26, 1931
Headquarters New York City, New York, US

The Evening World was a newspaper that was published in New York City from 1887 to 1931. [1] [2] It was owned by Joseph Pulitzer, and served as an evening edition of the New York World. [1]

History

The first issue was on October 10, 1887. It was published daily, except for Sunday. The final publication was on February 26, 1931. It was merged with New York World and the New York Telegram and became the New York World-Telegram . [2]

In 1899, The Evening World was the subject of a large-scale newsboy strike, immortalized by the Disney film and stage musical Newsies . [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 The Evening World. WorldCat. OCLC   9368601.
  2. 1 2 "The Evening World". Library of Congress . Retrieved 2009-12-22.
  3. "Newsboys of 1899". newsboys-of-1899.tumblr.com. Retrieved 2018-06-25.