Captured on Film #129
Thursday, August 17, 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 July 12, 1981.
Rhett Hendrickson, 9, is awed by the view of the sun as seen through the telescope of Astronomy Club member Jim Hickam, center, while his father, Jim Hendrickson, left, awaits a turn at the scope. More than a half-dozen Astronomy Club members set up their telescopes at the Cape Central High School parking lot Friday night, giving interested persons a chance to see the sun, and later the moon, Saturn, Venus and other planets. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 15 1992.
U.S. Sen. Kit Bond talked with Ann Wilson, who racked hangers for chrome plating at the Lee/Rowan plant in Jackson. Bond toured the plant to focus on his economic proposal to create jobs in Missouri. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 22, 1981.
Dr. Bill Stacy, left, chairman of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce board of directors, hands Mayor Paul Stehr a stack of petitions calling for the election in April of a charter commission to author a charter for the city. Seated in the background are councilmen Donald R. Strohmeyer, left, and Howard C. Tooke who both expressed their support for a home rule charter during Wednesday night's council meeting. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 25, 1992.
The children of Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Gile of Cape Girardeau were all smiles as they rode in a gasoline-powered antique truck replica won by the family in a Children's Bazaar promotion. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 9, 1981.
Planting flowers at the Juvenile Center this week, and braving the humid, hot weather, were some members of the Town and Country Garden Club. From left are Mrs. Paul Lueders, Mrs. James McHaney and Mrs. C.A. Bohnsack. The club was organized in 1948. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 19, 1981.
Kathy Wolz, a member of the public relations staff at Southeast Missouri Hospital here, explains potential poisons found in the home to children attending story hour at the Cape Girardeau Public Library this week. The hospital is currently involved in a massive outreach program for preschoolers involving poison prevention. The "Mr. Yuk" program was developed by the National Poison Center Network. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 9, 1982.
The $25,000 fund drive for the first phase of the Cape Girardeau Riverfront Park project cleared the half-way point today with a $1,000 contribution from Holiday Inn here. Once the $25,000 goal is reached, the City of Cape Girardeau will contribute a matching amount to pay for the first phase of the three-part riverfront development. Shown here discussing the park plans are, from left, Brent Spaeth, general manager of the Holiday Inn; Mary Foote, co-chairman of the park fund campaign; and Dan Drury, vice president of MidAmerica Hotels Corp. The first phase of the park project is a bi-level park platform to be located just north of the Broadway floodgate. (Southeast Missourian archive)