Captured on Film #149
Thursday, January 4, 2018
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 Feb. 18, 1993.
Jerry Jaco removes a snow-covered trash can lid on the first work day this week for Cape Girardeau Sanitation Department employees. They found themselves behind schedule with a "snow day" off Tuesday combined with a holiday Monday. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 17, 1993.
Southeast Missouri State University Athletic Director Richard McDuffie, left, congratulates Amy Arnzen of Cape Girardeau, whose basketball ticket stub was drawn Saturday to represent the 500,000th ticket purchased for Southeast basketball at the Show Me Center since its opening in 1987. Arnzen received two season tickets for next year's basketball games. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 19, 1992.
Cape Girardeau firefighter Russ Henry assists Julie Wengert as she aims a fire extinguisher at a controlled fire at Capaha Park Wednesday during the practical experience portion of a class presented by the fire departent. Laboratory personnel at Southeast Hospital took the class, which is offered to businesses and their employees to promote safety. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 25, 1988.
Mutual Fun, a band of local musicians, is back in Cape Girardeau for a two-week stint at the Holiday Inn. Performing are Roger Blankenship, keyboard and vocals; Dan Shandy, guitar and vocals; Scott Bierschwal, keyboard; and Scott Moore, drums and vocals. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 13, 1993.
Dressed as Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee, Lee Ragland of Cape Girardeau talks to students in Eva Wilson's fifth grade class at Nell Holcomb School Tuesday about the Civil War. Ragland's great-great-grandfather was a major in the Confederate Army. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 8, 1993.
Former Mayor Howard Tooke, center, along with other members of the new Zone Election Committee, study handouts at the group's first meeting at City Hall. From left are Bernice Coar-Cobb, Anthony Wilson, Tooke and Larry Godfrey. The group is studying ways to implement the zone plan approved by voters without facing a legal challenge. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 9, 1961. Used Christmas trees go up in smoke at Arena Park. Members of the Cape Girardeau Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Jaycees, with 19 trucks collected 1500 of the trees on Sunday, Jan. 8, 1961. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)