Captured on Film #6
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 Feb. 7, 1990.
Dick Withers was host of "Mississippi Mud," a morning talk-show that aired live Monday through Friday mornings on cable access Channel 28. (Shannon Woodworth ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published June 14, 1974.
This building at 601 N. Kingshighway became the new home of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, which sold its building at 225 Broadway -- its headquarters for 46 years -- to Dr. John T. Crowe. The new location, formerly occupied by Dr. Thomas C. Sparkman, was remodeled and was ready for chamber use by the fall of 1974. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published March 8, 1990.
Sam Eatherton, a sophomore at Jackson High School, performed an acid-base titration exercise at the Eighth Chemistry Bowl at Southeast Missouri State University. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Nov. 11, 1986.
McGruff, the Crime Dog, visited Hawthorn School, along with Patrolman Kevin Orr, right, and Keith LaMar, left, to present a program on crime prevention and safety. Here, McGruff and Orr introduced Lee Watson, whose home served as a McGruff House for the Hawthorn School area. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Jan. 18, 1990.
Cape Girardeau Police Chief Howard H. Boyd Jr., examined packets of crack-cocaine rocks that were among items seized by police at a "crack house" at 245 N. Pacific St. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Salvation Army workers served up a hot meal for these unidentified soldiers from a mobile canteen. The photograph is undated, but may have been taken during one of the area's frequent floods in the 1940s or 1950s. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published May 15, 1987.
Retiring personnel from the Cape Girardeau Public Schools were honored at a banquet held at Drury Lodge. Those honored and their years of service included, seated from left: Hannah Todt, 24 years; Virginia Schwab, 24 years; Helen Welker, 20 years; Fern Schlimme, 17 years, and Wilma Spaeth, 21 years; standing, from left: Melvin Gateley, 28 years, Charlotte Malahy, 24 years; Pat McKee, 24 years; Lawanda Kaiser, 29 years; Bettie Allison, 21 years, and Norman Schwab, 38 years. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)