Captured on Film #76
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. 7, 1986.
The Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Tourism Bureau sponsored a trip aboard the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway train at Jackson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 1, 1989.
Brian Gohn of Jackson claimed his grand prize at the Show Me Center. Gohn's color rendition of the Ultimate Warrior was selected from more than 300 entries in the Southeast Missourian/World Wrestling Federation Coloring contest. Shown with Gohn were his mother and Jim Doyle, Show Me Center events coordinator. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Cape Girardeau City Planner Kent Bratton spoke at the chamber of commerce's First Friday Coffee at Drury Lodge. Seated was City Manager J. Ronald Fischer, who announced the hiring of a new municipal airport manager and a planning coordinator for the city's Planning Services Division. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Harry Sanders, right, vice president of manufacturing for Miltenberger and Willing (M&W), placed memorabilia in a metal time capsule for the cornerstone of the new M&W plant to be built across from Procter & Gamble. Others, from left, were Carl Koupal, Missouri Department of Economic Development; Lloyd Smith, aide to U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson; Missouri Treasurer Wendell Bailey; Bob Hendrix, Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, and Kerry Welker, P&G logistics manager. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 17, 1989.
F.E. "Gene" Rhodes, president and owner of the Rhodes Companies, left, and Jim Maurer, right, general manager of the firm, stood beside an antique gasoline pump which had been placed in front of the company's new corporate offices along Nash Road. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 7, 1989.
Brick by brick the old Florsheim Shoe factory on North Main Street slowly disappeared. The 83-year-old, five-story structure was razed by D & R Demolition of Cairo, Illinois. Materials from the building, owned by the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, were salvaged. Chamber officials hoped to use the site for an industrial or commercial business, once the demolition was completed. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 28, 1988.
Johnny Ray Conklin made a point at a meeting of the strategic planning committee of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. Listening were chamber president Bob Hendrix, left, and Robert Erlbacher. The committee, chaired by Bob Empie, Procter & Gamble plant manager, made long-range recommendations to the chamber's board of directors. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)