Captured on Film #133
Thursday, September 14, 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 Oct. 5, 1980.
Area politicians turned out in force Saturday morning for the Missouri Citizens for Life's "Walk for Life" in Capaha Park. About 250 pro-life members from the Southeast Missouri area held the rally to hear political candidates speak on anti-abortion policies. The group then walked through the city to show their support of anti-abortion policies. In the picture, state and regional politicians lead the walk out of the park. Congressman Bill D. Burlison, D-10th District; Governor Joseph P. Teasdale and Norman Robert, chairman of the Cape County Democratic Central Committee, lead other politicians Frank X. Hastings, State Rep. Jerry Ford, D-155th District; Mrs. Bill Emerson, wife of the Republican candidate for Burlison's seat and other pro-lifers. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 27, 1980.
Aspiring actors sing and dance, build sets and rehearse in "Babes in Arms," Rodgers and Hart's light-hearted musical comedy about the goings-on at a summer theater company--this year's musical production by Notre Dame High School students. (Southeast Misssourian archive)
Published Oct. 18, 1992.
Martha Bender, right, chairperson of the Cape Girardeau Bicentennial Commission, sampled a piece of Gooey Louie cookie wedgie made by My Daddy's Cheesecake. The dessert was named as the official Cape Girardeau bicentennial dessert by the commission. Presenting samples to the commission were Jane and Tom Harte and Louchette and Joe Low of My Daddy's Cheesecake. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 4, 1982.
It isn't hard to see who Keller Ford's favorite candidate is, as he looks up with a wide grin at his father's campaign headquarters Tuesday night. His father, Jerry Ford, easily won the Democratic nomination in the 8th District congressional campaign. Behind Keller are, from left, Michelle Gruett, Ford, Mary Yeager and Tom Tygett. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 25, 1992.
James Green, a manager at Howard's, 900 Broadway, is pictured operating the new embroidery machine at the store. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 23, 1992.
Associate Circuit Judge Benjamin F. Lewis of Cape Girardeau was honored as Executive of the Year by the Girardot Chapter of Professional Secretaries International. The award was presented at the chapter's 42nd annual executive recognition banquet by Lewis' legal secretary, Earline Sokolowski. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 11, 1992.
Laura Hinkebein, right, of the Otahkian Girl Scout Council, called on Jim Rowland at Muffler Express during the Area Wide United Way small business blitz day. Volunteers from the 26 United Way agencies went to businesses in Cape Girardeau and Jackson for pledges toward the $477,000 campaign goal. (Southeast Missourian archive)