Captured on Film #134
Thursday, September 21, 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 Oct. 2, 1980.
Paige Beach, 8, had one of the best seats in the playground as she listens to music by Charlie Walden, left, and John Griffin during the annual potluck picnic held for children, parents, SEMO State administrators and others Tuesday at University Hall on Good Hope street. About 300 persons attended the annual event. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 15, 1992.
Jackson School District Board of Education members took time out from their meeting to burn $1.13 million in retired bonds. From left to right were board members Marvin Adams, T. Wayne Lewis, Jeanette Bollinger and Jack Knowlan, Superintendent Wayne Maupin and board member Darrell Hanschen. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 8, 1981.
Nearly 200 SEMO State University students put on their dancing shoes Saturday morning for the start of the seventh annual SEMO State dance marathon at Houck Field House. The event, sponsored by the SEMO State Student Government Association, is expected to raise more than $20,000 in pledges for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 22, 1992.
Daniel Moore caught a numbered jack-o-lantern as Chanda Wood and their teacher, Drenna Burton, watched. Burton, who taught kindergarten at Delta Elementary School, used the seasonal game to teach her students number recognition. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 1, 1981.
Cape Girardeau Police Ptlm. Norval Friese, left, who for years was responsible for monitoring the city's parking meters as they ticked away on city streets, helps Leo Compas pick out a good meter at the city's parking meter sale Friday and Saturday in the City Hall cafeteria. More than 500 old meters were made available to the public. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 6, 1992.
Geneva Johnson instructed Vincent Oxley and Melissa Enderle on some rules of the road at Safety Village, set up at Missouri Park in Cape Girardeau. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 25, 1992.
Don Henson, 13 months, checked out the pumpkins at the Pumpkin Village in the Town Plaza Shopping Center. The village was sponsored by the Town Plaza Merchants Association and was operated by Mike Redfearn of Party Palace. The village housed 35,000 pounds of pumpkins and a straw bale maze. (Southeast Missourian archive)