Captured on Film #150
Thursday, January 11, 2018
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 Jan. 15, 1993.
With a video camera, Nicholas Sterrett has the attention of his fellow L.J. Schultz Middle School classmates, from left, Lacie Brenner, Jamie Engelman and D.J. Blackmon. Sterrett will show the video of life in Cape Girardeau to students in Bulgaria, when he accompanies his father on a trip to talk to Bulgarian business leaders on free enterprise. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 22, 1983.
There's no fence to peep through, just a ringside seat for residents of Chateau Girardeau who want to watch the progress of the new Centerre Bank building going up at Mount Auburn and Independence. Here, Ed Balerbach, left, and S.P. Neal, both Chateau residents, enjoy a sunny day while keeping an eye on the bank's progress. The bench for "sidewalk superintendents" was installed courtesy of the bank. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 19, 1993.
Amy Campbell, left, and Erin Carter of Cape Girardeau may have had thoughts of Spring as they had the playground to themselves at Arena Park Thursday afternoon. Temperatures began the day below zero, but made it to the mid-teens. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 22, 1993.
Friends of Old St. Vincent's Church Board of Directors were present for the dedication of the plaque that placed the church on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987. The plaque was just installed. From left are Walter Ford, Anthony Dohogne, B.W. Harrison, Edwin Ragland, Ron Kirby, Norman Robert and Paul Miles. (Larry Thompson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 19, 1993.
Light snow falling on already cold streets in Cape Girardeau Monday afternoon made driving hazardous, especially on hills. These three automobiles and a pickup truck were involved in an accident on Bertling Street just west of Big Bend Road. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 31, 1993.
Members of Cape Girardeau's Vision 2000 Community Relations committee met Saturday for an annual retreat to discuss the city's strategic plan. The Vision 2000 plan began in 1987, with community members working toward needed city improvements. Among members of the the community relations committee are, from left, Mary Spell, Jeff Krantz, Melvin Gateley, and chairman Harold Tilley. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
The Alvarado was a service station and restaurant built in 1929 at the intersection of West Broadway and Highway 61 in Cape Girardeau. The photo was taken in 1934 by G.D. Fronabarger for the 30th anniversary edition of the Southeast Missourian. Read more about the building in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/32124