Captured on Film #112
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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 June 25, 1992.
Lucas Presson thundered a song as the Giant in a scene from "Jack and the Beanstalk," while Jack, played by Jonathan Seyer, and the Golden Goose, played by Amanda Otte, shook in terror. The musical was performed by students in the Keyboards and Kindermusic classes at the Bethel Assembly of God Church and at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 28, 1992.
John Boardman, right, and Evelyn Boardman, opened an art gallery in downtown Cape Girardeau. Gallery St. Avit was located in the building at the corner of Independence and Spanish streets. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 5, 1992.
Cape Girardeau Central High School sophomores Christina Wilcox and Carly Atkins had a quick conversation before the school buses departed from the high school. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 18, 1992.
Hugh White, center, 44, of Cape Girardeau talked with well-wishers during a campaign kick-off at the Holiday Inn. White was seeking the 27th District state senate seat being vacated by John Dennis. With White from left are Ron Roth, Judy Roth, Mary and Tara Meyer, Flora White, Cheryl Bowman and Thomas M. Meyer. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 1, 1992.
Jacquelyn Twidwell of Cape Girardeau got a head start on summer fun at the Capaha Park Swimming Pool. The Central Municipal Pool and Capaha pool didn't begin their regular hours until June 15. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 11, 1992.
Harlan Smothers, owner of Smothers Antiques, 221 Independence St., held a brass carriage lantern dating from the 1870-1880s. Smothers operated one of several antique shops in downtown Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 23, 1992.
City officials gathered at the Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport to officially kick off the airport terminal renovation. Ceremonially knocking down one of the old panels were, from left, Tom Holshouser, architect; J. Ronald Fischer, city manager; Jerry McClanahan, chairman of the airport advisory board; Mayor Gene Rhodes; City Councilman Melvin Gateley and Rick Schemel of R.A. Schemel and Associates, general contractor. (Southeast Missourian archive)