Captured on Film #41
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. 10, 1990.
Elizabeth Alberson of Cape Girardeau visited with St. Nicholas atop the old aerial ladder fire truck in the River Heritage Museum. At a benefit for the museum, children got to meet the jolly old fellow and make crafts for Christmas gifts. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 26, 1990.
Art Dellamano of Old Appleton stood by Old Appleton's Pratt truss bridge that was undergoing restoration. About eight years earlier, heavy rains swelled Apple Creek, washing the bridge off its foundation and most of its parts down the creek. Volunteers were in need of more equipment, including a crane, to finish the restoration project. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 3, 1990.
Kristy Lossing instructed young baton twirlers at Arena Park in one of the summer recreation classes offered by the Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department. From left were Amber Ellinghouse, Andrea Penland, Brandi Compas and Jessica Norris. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 30, 1990.
A tow truck prepared to haul off a damaged car in foggy weather following a two-car collision on the Whitewater bridge on Highway 34, about one mile east of Burfordville. Four people suffered minor injuries in the accident. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 11, 1990.
Arriving in a hearse, the "Grim Reaper" toured Southeast Missouri State University to promote Alcohol Awareness Week. The silent, dark figure and two "victims" of an alcohol-related car accident toured the campus, distributing T-shirts and buttons to students. The appearance was sponsored by the Young Advertising Professionals and the Public Relations Student Society of America. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 25, 1990.
University of Missouri President C. Peter McGrath, left, and Southeast Missouri State University President Kala Stroup met with the news media at the Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 25, 1987.
St. Vincent de Paul Grade School principal Carl Rosenquist wasted no time in meeting kindergarten pupils as he assumed his new duties on the first day of school. Luke Meystedt, left, and Michael Metzger were eager to "show and tell" as their summer vacation officially came to an end. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)