Captured on Film #148
Thursday, December 28, 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. 26, 1975.
Cleaning off windshields, streets, driveways and walks was a chore facing area residents this morning after a Christmas Day snowstorm which dumped up to a total of seven inches of snow on parts of the city. City firemen at Station No. 1 quickly cleared the slush from around the building by opening a hydrant. The firemen are, from left, Ronald Poe, Mike Carlton, Jim D. Niswonger and Greg Read. (Fred Lynch photo)
Published Jan. 26, 1993.
Bekki Cook, center, discusses state funding for education Monday with Mary Hart, left, president of the Cape Girardeau Community Teachers Association, and Jim Watkins, principal of Franklin Elementary School, after the CTA meeting. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 12, 1993.
While watching motorists sliding in front of her house, Jennifer Huskey decided to do what she could to help by pouring some ice-melting mixture onto Cape Rock Drive Monday. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 10, 1993.
Pop's Pizza is now open in a former Pizza Inn at 409 N. Clark. From left are owners Cora Lee and Doyle Sample with granddaughter Cheryl Sample, managers Brad Sample and Patti Hite. The Samples are also owners of Sample Carpet and Decorating in downtown Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 24, 1993.
Tom Frudden helps operate a produce repacking machine at Cape Girardeau Produce and Repackers, Inc., a new business which opened in an 18,000-square-foot building near Perryville Road and Route W. The company buys vegetables and repacks them. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 16, 1988.
"Christmas at the Carriage House" will feature Victorian Christmas gifts at an open house next month behind the Glenn House at 325 Rear S. Spanish St. Planning the event are, from left, Aileen Petzoldt, Naomi Davis, Carol Levy, Becky Richey, Mary Robertson and Doris Dace. Admission is free with proceeds from gift sales to help with the restoration of the Glenn House and the Reynolds House in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
A crowd of shoppers jams the Bartels Store, 430 Broadway in Cape Girardeau, as the closing-out sale began on Thursday, Nov. 21, 1957. The management said the crowd filled the store throughout the day. Read more about the business in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/31430