Chicago Evening Post

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Chicago Evening Post
Format Broadsheet
Ceased publication 1932

The Chicago Evening Post was a daily newspaper published in Chicago from March 1, 1886 until 1932. The newspaper was founded as a penny paper during the technological paradigm-shift created by the invention of linotype technology, and failed during the Great Depression. It was absorbed into the Chicago Daily News.

The Evening Post identified itself as a reform newspaper, and attempted to cover muckraking stories of Chicago's political corruption. Among its managing editors was the future director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Michael W. Straus.

The Chicago Public Library preserves a complete microfilm file of the Evening Post's 46-year press run.[1]

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