Captured on Film #187
This marks the final Captured on Film gallery, which has featured Southeast Missourian photographs taken mainly in the 1960s through the 1990s, before the age of digital photography. A single Captured on Film photo will continue to be published on the newspaper's History page each weekend.
Comments or questions about these images should be directed to librarian Sharon Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Nov. 13, 1993.
Trisha Wischmann, right, serves Mary Strong at the Whistle Stop Soda Shoppe in the depot of the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway in Jackson. The interior was transformed into a 1950s style with a jukebox complete appropriate hit songs of the era, as well as an authentic, early 1900s operating soda fountain. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 31, 1993.
Members of the Latin Club at Cape Girardeau Central High School spirit along Broadway Friday during the school's homecoming parade. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 28, 1993.
Bob White, left, and Terrell Weaver, Old Lorimier Cemetery sexton, display the plaque that will be mounted at the Old Lorimier Cemetery designating it as the first local landmark designated by the Historical Preservation Commission. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 16, 1993.
Nikki Boese holds the pie for Jimmy Dooley during the Wacky Olympics Friday at Chaffee High School. Chris Smith was crowned 1993 Homecoming Queen prior to the Chaffee-Elverado football game Friday night. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 17, 1993.
Bill Lewis, right, serves Wimpy's hamburgers Friday night at a party for members of the Cape Girardeau Central High School Class of 1943. From left are Harold Luke, Anna Louise Hunze Luke, Virginia Wolters Jones and Marge Miller Thompson. About 115 people attended the event at Thompson's Longview house. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 10, 1993.
Kix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn electrify their audience of 7,182 Friday night at the Show Me Center.
(Christopher Stanfield ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 26, 1951.
The Mississippi River covered Water Street in front of Batten-Weiss Furniture Co. in Cape Girardeau. The river had reached the highest stage of its curent rise, 41.8 feet. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)