Captured on Film #185
Thursday, September 13, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Sept. 14, 1988.
President Ronald Reagan arrived in Cape Girardeau this morning aboard Air Force One, the presidential jet. Coming off the plane with the president at Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport were Congressman Bill Emerson of Cape Girardeau, front right; Sen. John Danforth, rear left; and Sen. Christopher bond, rear right. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 2, 1993.
Jameson Smith of Cape Girardeau, an employee of Truck and Auto Care, scrubs away what the Mississippi River left behind on the Cape Girardeau floodwall during the Flood of '93. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 2, 1993.
Grace Coy, manager of the Cape Girardeau License Bureau since 1981, speaks about the changing of agents from the Chamber of Commerce to the Southeast Missouri State University Foundation. (Melina A. Mara ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 20, 1993.
Ted McClellan of Cape Girardeau inspects his 1939 Ford police cruiser that took two second-place trophies and a third place at the River City Rodders 15th annual Car Show at Capaha Park. More than 170 cars competed. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 24, 1978.
A request for assistance in obtaining release of federal funds for construction projects planned by the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority fell on receptive ears during a round of meetings Sunday with U.S. Sen. John Danforth in Sikeston, Missouri. Port authority commissioners Raymond Roth, left, and C.W. Rushing discuss long range port plans with Sen. Danforth, right. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 3, 1993.
Kala Stroup, president of Southeast Missouri State University, speaks during the first meeting this year between the administration and faculty. (Melina A. Mara ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 8, 1955.
Youth from the Cape Girardeau District of the Methodist Church assembled Sunday afternoon at Methodism's shrine, Old McKendree Church, northwest of the city, and engaged in a program of worship and recreation. Against the ancient church background, Bill Spencer of Benton led a portion of the youth fellowship crowd in group singing.