THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 11 in photos

1950 - With the school year set to start Sept. 6, Dick Haag, sitting, and Norman Sims, both seniors at Central High School, get ready for the football season by trying on their gear in August 1950.
1950 - With the school year set to start Sept. 6, these anglers at Reservoir Park were enjoying the last few weeks of their summer vacation in August 1950. Sitting and fishing were Jim Boyce and Jerry Dean Gill. Mickey Walker was casting. In the background Frieda Walker baited a hook, with technical advice from Tim Boyce.
1993 - Frank Neeley, 18, of Fort Wayne, displays the piranha he says he caught in the Maumee River Saturday night.
1995 - The foundation of the Martin Luther statue at Concordia Lutheran Seminary campus was vandalized with a sledgehammer.
1999 - The exterior of the Spencerville Bridge, built in 1873 by the Smith Bridge Company out of Toledo,OH.
1999 - Kristen Light, 13, left, gets some pointers on her golf swing from Concordia High School golf coach Rick Hemsoth Aug. 8 at Shoaff Park Golf Course. Fort Wayne is producing top-flight girls golf talent, thanks in large part to Hemsoth, who has held a summer golf camp for about 20 years.
2000 - Dan and Maria Krach and their four children ages 4-9. The Krachs believe violent t.v. cause violent behavior in children.
2003 - Becky Hill, CEO of the Fort Wayne YWCA, photographed on the campus of the YWCA, 2000 N. Wells.
2004 - Cassie Herndon,18, left and Marcia Klug,16,right, are taped as they talk about their video experience Wednesday during the City Prototype/High School Students' Video Project.
2006 - Bishop Luers hosted Bishop Dwenger in a controlled scrimmage on Friday at Bishop John D'Arcy Stadium. The high school football season officially kicks off next Friday night.
2006 - Luers' defensive end Jack Mannes, left, rushes in on Dwenger's Robby Kimes during a controlled scrimmage on Friday. The teams met at University of Saint Francis' Bishop John D'Arcy Stadium for the scrimmage to make final preparations for the official start of the football season next Friday.
2008 - Resccue workers survey the scene of a two vehicle crash at Washington and Calhoun to a hospital this morning.
2009 - Ivy Tech students Joseph King, left, Kevin Ech, middle, and Mike Ehler, work on painting the railings at Harshman Hall Tuesday. Students and facility volunteers worked on getting the building and school grounds ready for the the fall semester. As of Tuesday morning over 80 students and facility had showed up to volunteer.
2014 - Sharon Brown, right, examines produce that Ann DeGrandchamp and her family sell at their stand in the Historic Southside Farmers Market, 3300 S. Warsaw St. “I’ve been shopping with this girl for 20 or 25 years,” Brown said Saturday. Brown used to work downtown and shop with the DeGrandchamp at the Barr Street Market. The Southside Market is open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays, April-December. Last week was National Farmers Market Week.
2015 - Xavion Lapsley, 5, gets a back-to-school haircut from barber Daniel Rodriguez of ImMACKulate Barbershop on Monday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, 2609 Fairfield Ave.
2017 - An entity has approached the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department about possibly buying and relocating the red, brick building that is part of the former Cambray & Associates complex at 312 S. Harrison St. Unless moved soon, the 1895-era building will be demolished with the rest of the Cambray complex to make way for construction of Fort Wayne’s downtown riverfront Promenade Park.

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.


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