Captured on Film #106
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 Jan. 15, 1992.
Ryan Cates and Aaron Moore, both 12 and of Cape Girardeau, sledded down Cherry Hill in Capaha Park. About 2 inches of snow fell in the area, causing many schools to close. (Mark Sterkel ~Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 6, 1992.
With a wallet containing a picture of his sister that he carried during World War II, Charles Branum of Cape Girardeau recalled his survival of the Bataan Death March April 9, 1942. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 30, 1992.
Hunter Ellis, 2 1/2, of Cape Girardeau made steady, but shaky, progress as he pedaled his way down Spanish Street. Hunter's mother, Tammy, kept a close watch on the youngster as he learned to ride his brand new bicycle. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 13, 1967.
Representatives of food establishments and oil and gasoline outlets were dinner guests of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce's publicity committee. Chamber officials stressed the importance of greeting visitors to the city by courteous treatment and supplying information about the community. Looking over informational material about the city, were, from the left seated, Mrs. Mabel Bailey, restaurant operator; Mrs. Joe Brown, Mrs. Edwin Dambach and Sharon Wengert, restaurant hostesses. Standing, Stanley Seabaugh, oil firm representative; John Rastl, filling station attendant, and Fred Brunke, filling station operator. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 20, 1970.
It was spring outing and picnic time for the fifth grade of the Illmo-Scott City elementary school. They came to Capaha Park for a good time, and the boys found the fishing good, although the catching was something else again. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 8, 1992.
Assistant Cape Girardeau County Emergency Services Coordinator Michael Niemier was honored by the Missouri Emergency Management Agency and the Cape Girardeau County Commission for his 10 years of volunteer service to Cape Girardeau County. Here, Niemier prepared to transmit a computer radio message from the emergency operations center in the Cape County Administration Building in Jackson. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 12, 1992.
Nicky Cruz, left, ex-New York gang leader whose story is told in the book "The Cross and the Switchblade," talked with Jack Smart, executive director of Mid-America Teen Challenge. Cruz was the featured speaker at the Teen Challenge annual banquet at the Show Me Center. (Southeast Missourian archive)