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May 4, 1970: Fixing flagpole atop Lincoln Tower

This unnamed maintenance man climbed to the top of Lincoln Tower's flagpole on May 4, 1970, to replace the pulley.

April 18, 2019 10:00 am

Early 1900s: Journal Gazette Picture Pages

The Journal Gazette has a staff of photographers that hits the streets every day to take pictures of breaking news, local milestones and...

April 11, 2019 10:30 am

Sept. 15, 1955: Charlton Heston visits city

Actor Charlton Heston visited Fort Wayne in September 1955 for several personal appearances at showings of his new movie, "The Private...

April 4, 2019 10:30 am

On a mission to verify possible Blass sketches

After reading last month's History Journal about fashion designer and city native Bill Blass, a New Haven man has been on a bit of a...

March 28, 2019 1:00 am

Aug. 2, 2002: Raising the roof of Memorial Coliseum

Three inches per minute.

March 28, 2019 1:00 am

Sept. 28, 1952: Construction and dedication of Memorial Coliseum

The following is an updated version of a previous Throwback Thursday feature. 

March 26, 2019 11:00 am

April 8, 1966: Dog nurses kittens

Lisa, a 1 1/2-year-old Skye Terrier, gave some help to a new mother when she began nursing newborn kittens in April 1966....

March 21, 2019 9:30 am

Bill Blass returns to city for fashion show in 1971

In the early '70s, fashion designer Bill Blass returned to his hometown for the first time in 25 years.

February 28, 2019 1:00 am

Sept 22, 1967: Civic Theatre installs sign

"Civic Theatre sign going up on opening night."

February 21, 2019 12:00 pm

Feb. 14, 2000: A classroom valentine

Many of us grew up exchanging valentines with the kids in our class. In this photo from Valentine's Day in 2000, then-kindergartner...

February 14, 2019 10:30 am

Business women showing off fun hats in April 14, 1947

Members of the Business and Professional Women's Club showed off their fun hats at a "Hollywood Party" on April 14, 1947.

February 7, 2019 9:40 am

Testing a jet-powered train in 1966

Atomic train.

January 31, 2019 1:00 am

March 1954: Northeastern Indiana Automobile Show

Reader Fred Warner recently wrote to share some memories of auto shows that took place at Memorial Coliseum in the 1950s.

January 24, 2019 10:45 am