Captured on Film #153
Thursday, February 1, 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 Feb. 12, 1993.
Retired Sen. John Dennis stands next to a portrait sculpture of himself Thursday night during a dinner in his honor at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 19, 1993.
Cape Girardeau residents shared their memories of black history here in honor of Black History Month and Cape Girardeau's bicentennial. Among those participating in the program at Southeast Missouri State University are, front row, from left, Elner Miller and Virginia Ross; back row, Etta Mason, Robert "Bub" Coates and Helen Sterling. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 4, 1993.
Students at the St. Denis Catholic School in Benton, Missouri, collected one million aluminum can pull tabs over a six-year period. The fifth- and sixth-grade classes of Marge King, seated in the front row, began collecting the tabs in 1988. The tabs weighed about 1,000 pounds and will be cashed in to buy an item for the school. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 2, 1993.
Wayne Nenninger, a teacher at Notre Dame High School for 23 years, was presented the 1993 Distinguished Graduate Award from St. Mary Cathedral School Monday. Nenninger, who attended St. Mary, was presented the award for his distinguished service to the Catholic church and Catholic education. Nenninger teachers civics, history, economics, social studies and psychology. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 11, 1993.
Even with temperatures in the low 30s Sunday afternoon, from left, Jesse Mason, 10, Johnathon Thompson and Travis Wissman, both 9, did not seem to notice. (Larry Thompson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 9, 1978.
Wool sweaters and clothes were in order here today as an arctic cold front sent the thermometer to five degrees. The sign above being dismantled at the now-closed Woolworth's store downtown seems to make the point. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 21, 1960.
Winter arriving some 24 hours ahead of time really blew up a storm as this picture at Broadway and Fountain well illustrates. It was a blizzard of proportions seldom seen in these parts that brought 3 inches of snow and traffic snarls of record size. And, the calendar says Winter actually didn't arrive until this afternoon. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)