Captured on Film #156
Thursday, February 22, 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 Dec. 28, 1979.
Frank Ellis (44) of Charleston grabs the ball during first-half play Thursday night against Jackson in the University High
Christmas Tournament, as Steve LaChance of Jackson reaches in and Larry McCain watches. Jackson played the heavily-favored Blue Jays even for a half in a semifinal, before eventually losing 75-59. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 2, 1993.
Members of the Colonial Cape Girardeau Task Force tour the grounds of the former St. Vincent's College Monday. From left are David Murphy, Thomas L. Meyer, realtor; Assistant City Manager Al Stoverink, Barbara Rust, John Schneider and Milton A. George. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 7, 1993.
In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, the emergency operations center, located in the Cape Girardeau County office building in Jackson, would become the nerve center for coordinating emergency services, and provide facilities for command and control functions for the operation of county government. Here, Brian Miller, standing, coordinator of the Cape Girardeau County Office of Emergency Preparedness, and his deputy coordinator, Michael Niemeier, conduct a regular test of the EOC's communications system. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 3, 1993.
Paula Kempe, 86, a resident of the Lutheran Home, 2825 Bloomfield Rd., is writing her memoirs of Cape Girardeau to be published in book form and donated to the Cape Heritage Museum. The book will contain at least 50 articles about happenings in Cape Girardeau. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 4, 1992.
Cape Girardeau police officer Don Hellwege sweeps the remains of a glazed-clay pylon that fell from the top of the old Marquette Hotel, off of Fountain Street. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian)
Published Jan. 29, 1993.
Cecil Quinn reads a book to Gwen Schild, one of the senior volunteers at Franklin Elementary School. Although retired after teaching school for 23 years, Schild finds that she enjoys going back to the classroom to help youngsters improve their reading skills. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
The rebuilt Airline Club, 217 N. Kingshighway, which appeared in a Dec. 15, 1949 advertisement for the re-opening of the business, was photographed by G.D. Fronabarger. The original Airline Cafe was heavily damaged in the 1949 tornado that struck Cape Girardeau. Alliance Bank is now located at the site. Read more about the business in this blog: www.semissourian.com/blogs/flynch/entry/32384