Captured on Film #132
Thursday, September 7, 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 June 25, 1981.
These three young lads, from left, Jimmy, Dwayne and David Acup, have discovered that two can ride as cheap as one, or at least with the same effort. Here, Jimmy provides the energy, as Dwayne and David enjoy an open-air wagon ride. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 31, 1992.
Deckhands on the Mississippi IV boat of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers went ashore at the Cape Girardeau riverfront prior to leaving for St. Louis during the corpsÕ annual low-water inspection tour of the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River Commission held a public meeting on the boat in Cairo, Illinois, before heading south. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 17, 1992.
Dutchess, a Bassett hound owned by Richard Bangert, went through the rinse cycle at a dog wash that raised about $200 for the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri. From left were Sandy Rankin, Betsy Richey and Jhan Thomas. About 300 volunteers washed 28 dogs with a flea and tick shampoo. The dogs assisted with the dry cycle. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 12, 1981.
Two charter members of the Kiwanis Club of Cape Girardeau are still active as the club begins its 40th year. They are Garland D. Fronabarger, left, who was club president in 1973, and Wayne Rust, center, who served as club president in 1947. Shown with the charter members is Linus Bartels, who was president in 1943, and who served the MO-ARK District as governor in 1963. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 11, 1982.
"McGruff," the Cape Girardeau crime prevention "dog," gives out suckers to children while going about his business of "taking a bite out of crime." The children here are Marcus Scirocco, center, and Paul Michael Dirden. McGruff was on hand at West Park Mall Saturday as part of Law Enforcement Day. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Square dancers enjoy the third-annual Cape Girardeau Riverfest on June 20, 1981.
the event was sponsored by the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 23, 1982.
The Suzuki Players, a group of young violinists, captivated guests at a wine and cheese party held Saturday at the historic Thilenius home in Cape Girardeau and benefitting the Cape River Heritage Museum. The children, members of the SEMO State University String Project, are, standing clockwise from left, Stephanie McHaney, Tarina Kang, Matthew Shivelbine and Bill McHaney. Seated are Bethany Holt and Grant Bullinger. Funds raised at the event will be used to renovate the museum, located in the old fire station headquarters at 538 Independence. Owners of the Thilenius home are Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Thompson. (Southeast Missourian archive)