Captured on Film #94
Thursday, December 15, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published Dec. 3, 1991.
Carrie Suedekum, right, along with Sandra Trapp of the Salvation Army and Charles Hutson arranged some of the dolls which volunteers dressed for the annual Christmas basket program. The dolls were on display in a window at Hutson Furniture store downtown. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 12, 1987.
The fifth annual Southeast Missouri State University Chemistry Bowl attracted about 300 chemistry students and teachers from Southeast Missouri, including these students from Cape Girardeau Central High School. Jeff Jewell, right, Steve Hunt and Kevin Dry worked on a qualitative analysis experiment. The object was to determine which halide ions were present in an unknown solution which may have contained any combination of chloride, bromide and iodide ions. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 28, 1991.
Chris Hutson strung lights on a tree in the window display at Furniture Fair in downtown Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 18, 1991.
The Southeast Missouri State University Eldercare Center Program was renamed the Grace V. Hoover Eldercare Center Program during a dedication ceremony at the center, 805 N. Sprigg St. Here, Hoover, accepted the dedicatory plaque from university president, Dr. Kala Stroup. Looking on was Ann Dombrowski, president of the board of regents. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 23, 1991.
A new, one-lane bridge over Juden Creek on East Cape Rock Drive was scheduled to open the following week. The bridge replaced one built in 1922 that was closed in July 1985 because of rotting support timbers. Here, Benji Schlegel, 11, and his friend, Dean Best, 7, paused for a moment on the bridge to look down at the creek. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 15, 1991.
Mr. B's Waffle Hut and Family Restaurant opened at Scott City. Shown here at the new business were, from left, Patricia Barnes and Basil Barnes, owners, and Rhonda Lee and Linda Hamilton, co-managers. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 16, 1976.
Several pairs of important scissors were required to cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Schnucks-Walgreens this morning in Cape Girardeau, including, from left, Mayor Howard C. Tooke, Miss America Dorothy Benham; store manager, Dick Arneson; Walgreen vice president, Dick Drews; Schnuck Markets executive vice president, Craig Schnuck; Schnuck Markets president, Don Schnuck, and Cape Girardeau city councilman, Bradshaw Smith. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)