Captured on Film #144
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Captured on Film galleries feature Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at email@example.com.
Published Dec. 1, 1982.
The "elves" at Hutson's Furniture Store here have been busy for weeks getting their smaller, animated elf friends in good working order for the store's annual holiday window. The window, which was unveiled Thanksgiving Day, has become an area tradition. This year, it depicts elves busily working on the riverfront park in downtown Cape Girardeau while Santa supervises the scene, not from a sleigh pulled by eight tiny reindeer, but via helicopter. The riverfront park will become a reality when construction begins on it next spring. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 6, 1992.
Coats are piled in front of Schnucks supermarket as a result of a successful Coats for Kids program sponsored by KZIM-K103, Schnucks and the Salvation Army. From left are Kent Crider, Terry Hester, Bob James, Capt. Elmer Trapp and Dennis Marchi, store manager. More than 800 coats were collected. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 1, 1992.
Betty Hearnes, Democratic candidate for State Senator, rides in the university homecoming parade. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Several hundred shoppers were on hand for the opening of West Park Mall, located at Route K and Mount Auburn Road, on March 5, 1981 in Cape Girardeau. Paul Oscarson, manager of Famous-Barr, at speaker's stand, served as master of ceremonies. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 20, 1992.
"Sheriff" Chuck Stotz, center, executive director of the Southeast Hospital Foundation, keeps law and order outside the Southeast Showcase Thursday night with Cherie Herbst, left, and Nona Chapman. More than 1,300 people attended the annual food-sampling, fund-raising event that featured booths by about 44 area vendors. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 29, 1992.
Little Matthew Biegel of Cape Girardeau doesn't realize that the large Christmas present behind him in the shopping cart is for him, as his mother, Holly Biegel, and brother, Danny, walk toward their van in the Toys R Us parking lot Saturday. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
A 1937 Ford approaches Lorimier Street in the flash-flooded 200 block of Broadway during the late 1930s in Cape Girardeau. The building is the Harris Motor Car Co., Cape Girardeau's agent for Dodge cars. Read more about the business in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/30773