Captured on Film #121
Thursday, June 22, 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 email@example.com.
Published March 1, 1987.
The Southeast Missouri State University Otahkians celebrated their Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association post-season conference tournament title at Houck Field House in apt fashion. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 11, 1987.
Members of a committee which chose the name, Show Me Center, for the multipurpose building discussed some ideas with Miranda Moss, standing, representative of the marketing-image firm of Seitz, Yamamoto and Moss, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Seated, from left, were David Ross, building director, and committee members: David Barklage and Peter Hilty, city councilmen; and Pat Tlapek and Anne Bradshaw, Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents members. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 24, 1987.
U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh was back in a Cape Girardeau courtroom hearing a case. The Cape Girardeau native, whose name is closely associated with the practice of law in this city, had lived in St. Louis since taking the federal bench in July 1983. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 16, 1987.
Patrons at Wimpy's restaurant in Cape Girardeau were surprised at a timely but unscheduled appearance by Cupid on Valentine's Day. John Hill also made stops at Esicar's, Sand's Pancake House and the Fashion Rental Boutique, where he cut a ribbon marking the recent opening of the new store. Hill worked as a local electrician for many years. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 17, 1992.
Hershel Price, superintendent of Trail of Tears State Park, looked over the marina area along the Mississippi River. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources decided to give up on maintaining the slackwater area and instead maintain the boat ramp access. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 27, 1987.
It was the job of Trail of Tears State Park naturalist Greg Henson to make a visit to the park a more meaningful and enjoyable experience for young and old. One of Henson's projects was the renovation of the Peewah Trail which permitted better access to the winding trail. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 6, 1992.
The final inspection of construction on phase one of the rail spur into the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority was held Sept. 4, 1992. From left, Fred Surman, port commissioner; Allan Maki, port executive director; Irvin Garms, commissioner, and Jim Lawson, Bowen and Lawson Engineering of Jackson, inspected the railroad bed. (Southast Missourian archive)