Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Oct. 27, 1954: Voting procedure instruction

In the fall of 1954, Students from Fort Wayne's public high schools were assisting officials in the Fort Wayne Teachers' Association in...

May 7, 2019 8:00 am


1938: Coldwater Road and North Clinton Street

On the back of this photo in The Journal Gazette's archive is a handwritten note from 1991 saying that this was taken in 1938 and looks...

May 2, 2019 10:00 am


July 3, 1965: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens

The zoo wanted to bring animals and visitors as close as possible.

April 25, 2019 1:00 am


May 27, 1968: Fort Wayne Army Reserve Unit 890 Transportation Co. departs Baer Field

The Fort Wayne Army Reserve Unit 890 Transportation Co. was called to active duty during the Vietnam War. The men departed from Baer...

April 23, 2019 1:00 am


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