Captured on Film #128
Thursday, August 10, 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 21, 1981.
Crowds thronged along the riverfront here for the Cape Girardeau Riverfest Friday and Saturday, enjoying food, crafts, music and a variety of other entertainment programs. Riverfest co-chairman Pete Poe said an estimated 15,000 persons attended the festival Friday. Last year's festival drew 22,000 persons over the two-day run, Poe noted. The third annual event is sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 20, 1982.
Ray J. Egner has watched with interest his 3-year-old banana tree that produced a stalk of bananas this year. The tree which originated in Florida has been cut back, potted and taken inside when the temperature goes below 50 degrees. Egner said the tree is now too big to winter in the family room and will have to be farmed out. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 28, 1992.
U.S. Sen. John Danforth, left, and Gov. John Ashcroft arrived at the Cape Girardeau Municipal Airport on a state fly-around campaign for the re-election of President George Bush. Danforth and Ashcroft emphasized the differences in the candidates, highlighting he smaller government, low-tax policies of Bush. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 19, 1987.
Flags of the United States and the State of Missouri were presented Friday to Cape Girardeau County Sheriff Norman Copeland, center, by Congressman Bill Emerson and State Representative Mary Kasten of Cape Girardeau.The American Flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol building, while the Missouri Flag was flown over the state capitol building in Jefferson City. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 10, 1992.
Southeast Missouri State University golf coach Carroll Williams (left), Mike Litzelfelner (center) of Bent Creek Golf Club and Jeff Bierman of Capital Bank talked about the Capital Bank-Bent Creek Intercollegiate Golf Tournament. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 5, 1992.
Four young women were selected from over 40 contestants to represent Cape Girardeau during its bicentennial celebration at the Bicentennial Queens Contest at Central High School Auditorium. Winners, from left, were Jessica Jones, Little Miss Bicentennial; Jennifer Icaza, Jr. Miss Bicentennial; Angela Scherer, Miss Bicentennial, and Kelly Williams, Mrs. Bicentennial. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 17, 1982.
A kick-off dinner was held Monday for volunteers with the Employee Division of the 1982-83 United Way. Shown here, from left, are Brent Spaeth, Rock Finch and Joe McKeon. Goal for this year's drive is $217,000 to benefit 15 community agencies. (Southeast Missourian archive)