Captured on Film #70
Thursday, June 30, 2016
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 Sept. 17, 1989.
Fleet Mortgage Co. opened in Cape Girardeau in 1989. Shown here were Jay Knudtson, branch manager, and Diana Needham, loan processor. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 15, 1970.
State Highway Patrol Cpl. Norman Copeland viewed the automobile in which Lena Bonner, 19, of Chicago was killed one mile north of Benton, Missouri. The auto went off Interstate 55 and hit an overpass pillar. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 6, 1989.
Janet Smith, left, and Sharon Stroder, sales personel at Famous Barr in the West Park Mall, arranged a display of pieces of the Berlin Wall that the store offered for sale. The two-ounce pieces of the concrete wall sold well. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 6, 1989.
H.C. "Hank" Mellone, owner of Eggimann's Feed & Seed Store in Cape Girardeau, took time to play with Snuggles, the Mellone's Texas Heeler dog. Snuggles could usually be found resting on a bale of hay outside the business, 514 Independence St. Also shown here was a rooster, which Mellone referred to as an "alarm clock." (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 8, 1989.
Customers at Bessie's Restaurant and Smorgasbord in downtown Cape Girardeau gathered around a circular, rotating serving table that made it easy for customers to grab a bite. (David Johnson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 9, 1989.
John and Pam Sander purchased The Cow Belle restaurant at Jackson. Mrs. Sander was shown here with, from left, Mark, Bryan and Courtney Sander. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 18, 1991.
Guest director Harry Rediger led the Cape Girardeau Municipal Band in the march “On the Mall,” which Rediger said was one of his favorite marches. Rediger was manager of the J.C. Penney store at West Park Mall. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)