Chicago Evening Post

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For the newspaper with the same name (1865-1875), see Newspapers of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Chicago Evening Post
Format Broadsheet
Ceased publication 1932

The Chicago Evening Post was a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, from March 1, 1886, until 1932, when it was absorbed by the Chicago Daily News.[1] The newspaper was founded as a penny paper during the technological paradigm shift created by linotype; it failed when the Great Depression struck.

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.[2]