Captured on Film #146
Thursday, December 14, 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. 10, 1992.
Richard Weber stands by a Christmas tree that is set up at Weber TV, 818 Broadway. The tree has ornaments with the names of children at the Cottonwood Treatment Center along with the children's Christmas wish lists. People are welcome to provide a Christmas gift for a child at the center. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 6, 1992.
Park district commissioners from Grayslake, Illinois, near Chicago, toured the recently-installed bubble cover at the municipal pool to get input for a similar project. From left are Randy Barnhouse, city pool director; Ed Scarlett of Grayslake; Jim Dohogne, director, buildings and grounds, and Barry Pender, director, maintenance, Cape Girardeau Public Schools. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 8, 1991.
Members of Circle K and Gamma Sigma Sigma, Southeast Missouri State University student service organizations, will collect cans for the Salvation Army today. Pictured with Capt. Elmer Trapp of the Salvation Army are Caren Kunkel, Amy Perry, Kristina Barker, Melissa Thier, Paula Hamilton, Pam Kieninger, Ann Batha and Wil Gorman. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 8, 1992.
Linda Minner, left, Laurel Adkisson and Janet Esicar judge the light display at the Calvin Mitchell home, one of the homes that will be on the second annual Holiday of Lights tour Thursday through Saturday sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 24, 1990.
A weekend ice and snow cut church attendance in Cape Girardeau Sunday, but some hardy souls turned out for services. This scene is at Westminster Presbyterian Church. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast MIssourian archive)
Published Dec. 15, 1988.
What would a "couch potato" like for Christmas? A big-screen television set may be a good idea. Terry Beard of Stereo One demonstrates a set with a big-as-life picture that is sure to please the video enthusiast. (Fred Lynch, photo illustration ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
The old post office in Cape Girardeau was situated at the southeast corner of Broadway and Fountain streets. This photograph was taken in early July, 1958 when a new 60-foot flag pole was erected in front of the building. The new pole replaced a pole on top of the building. Read more about the building in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/31224