Captured on Film #138
Thursday, October 19, 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 Jan. 27, 1981.
Charlie Vaughn, director of the prospective Sweet Adelines, takes Marilyn Ritter, left, Ruby Bess and Nita McDonald through the notes of a favorite tune, "Sweet Adeline," the group's theme song, during Tuesday night practice. "I consider barber shop harmonizing to be as much a part of American song heritage as jazz," Vaughn said. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Misourian archive)
Published Jan. 24, 1982.
A combination of snow melt and more than 3 1/2 inches of rain sent creeks on the west side of Cape Girardeau out of their banks Friday. The usual problem areas during heavy periods of rainfall again caused problems. Here, John Gockel, with his pant legs rolled up, prepares to pull a car driven by Linda Martin of Kansas City from floodwater at Good Hope and Christine. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 12, 1977.
John Grimm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Grimm, conducts a tour of the new Cape Girardeau Central gymnasium physical education facility which was dedicated Sunday afternoon. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 11, 1992.
Members of the Regional Cosmetologists Affiliate #23 sponsored a Hair Cut-A-Thon at Stage One Hair School, to aid the MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon. Members of the organization were, from left, Jodi Montgomery, Carolyn Rouviere, Jeannie Kitchen, co-chairman; Alice Benton, co-chairman; Emily Tuschhoff, president. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 12, 1982.
A large American flag can be seen from long distances waving over Cape County Park, thanks to the construction of a war memorial funded by seven local organizations. The flag was raised in a ceremony at the park Thursday, Veterans Day. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 12, 1982.
Here is some of the crowd on hand for the raising of the American flag on Thursday, Veterans Day, at the new war memorial at Cape County Park. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 27, 1980.
They called it a Boy Scout "Trade-O-Ree," and scout people from the Midwest gathered in Cape Girardeau over the weekend to swap scouting artifacts, some dating back 75 years. Here, three scout leaders, Jerry Hampton of Cape Girardeau, Dick Tipton of Greenwood, Mississippi, and Barney Pelletier of Warren, Michigan, look at shoulder patches. "Every imaginable type of scouting equipment was displayed," said Hampton, "from shoulder patches, uniforms to first-aid kits. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)