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Cape Girardeau Riverfront Photographs
Circa 1928-1930, undated
 
Extent: 10 items
  
Accession Number: 2011.013
 
Abstract: Images of the Mississippi Riverfront in Cape Girardeau, Mo., including the Traffic Bridge, steamboats, and dockworkers.
 
Processed by: Amber Miranda, March 2011
 
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance: Unknown. Pictures were removed from the University Photograph Collection.
 
Citation: Cape Girardeau Riverfront Photographs, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: None
 
Historical Note
 
River commerce has been very important to the economy of Cape Girardeau, Mo. throughout the town’s history. Cape Girardeau was founded as a trading post for its location on the Mississippi River.
 
Scope and Content Note
  
Images of the Mississippi Riverfront in Cape Girardeau, Mo., including the Traffic Bridge, steamboats, and dockworkers.
 
  Container List
Item 001 Mississippi River Traffic Bridge under construction Circa 1928
Item 002 Mississippi River Traffic Bridge from Courthouse 1930
Items 003-005 Dockworkers loading cargo onto the “Golden Eagle,” a steamboat 1930
Item 006 The “Golden Eagle” leaving Cape Girardeau 1930
Items 007-008 Crowd gathered to view a steamboat with the banner “Mississippi Valley Waterway Flood Control Association, Wm Hale Thompson-Pres” Undated
Items 009-010 Unidentified Steamboats Undated
  
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