Waynedale History

Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne, was presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 22, 1966 by Herbert Bredemeir: An early editor of the News was Jessie Austin Greene, who was born in Indianapolis March 3, 1867, the son of a pioneer Methodist minister. He graduated from Wabash College and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. For a while he tried teaching at Oregon, Missouri High School and then entered newspaper work at Crawfordsville, becoming editor of the Crawfordsville Journal in 1898. In...

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Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne," was presented by Herbert Bredemeir before the Fort Wayne Quest Club, January 22, 1966:

There was an occasion where Mr. Moynihan's (Journal-Gazette) editorial opponent, Mr. Greene (News-Sentinel), had undergone an appendectomy at St. Joseph's Hospital. Greene was hovering between life and death. One might have imagined that there would be an air of sympathy and good will at such a time; but Mr. Moynihan, who lived but a short distance from the hospital, wrote...

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From the Wabash & Erie Canal to the Johnny Appleseed marker, Fort Wayne shines through the decades in glorious black-and-white photography, displayed in a large format.

"I am a writer interested in recovering the past and sharing it with the present in ways that are relevant to the future," explains Bushnell. "It's my hope that people will acquire a better understanding of this city's vibrant past, especially its downtown retail center, and draw upon this book to fashion a dynamic...

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