Captured on Film #169
Thursday, May 24, 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 email@example.com.
Published May 4, 1993.
Paul Sander, left, took over as mayor of Jackson Monday night during the city alderman meeting. Five aldermen and a city collector were also sworn in. At right is former mayor Carlton Meyer, who has served 11 years as leader of the city. After handling several items of business, the old council was adjourned for the last time by Meyer, who was then presented his mayor's gavel mounted on a plaque honoring him for his 20-plus years of service to the city of Jackson. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 17, 1993.
Cape Giardeau police officer Jeannie Dailey instructs Travis Smith, 6, on rules of bicycle safety at the Safety Village in Missouri Park. A bicycle rodeo was held to promote bicycle safety. Bicycle safety checks were provided. (Larry Thompson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 6, 1993.
About 898 first and second grade students in Cape Girardeau public and parochial schools will be receiving a free coloring book from the Missouri Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section through the Cape Girardeau Noon Optimist Club. From left are William M. Corrigan of the Missouri Bar, Kathy Swan, a member of the Cape Girardeau Board of Education; and Paul Berens of the Noon Optimist Club. The coloring book depicts various aspects of the American legal system. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 4, 1993.
Debra Willis and Michael Sterling of the local NAACP chapter discuss the need for stricter housing regulations in Cape Girardeau at a city council meeting. The two favor the activation of a housing authority to seek federally funded housing in the city. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 16, 1993.
Dr. Charles P. McGinty signs copies of his book "Under the Hammer" at TJ Enterprises. The book deals with the inside story of one of the largest bank failures in Missouri history, which involved the First Exchange Corp. of Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 7, 1993.
About 50 people gathered in front of City Hall to pray for national, state and local leaders as part of the National Day of Prayer. They used 1 Timothy 2:1-2 as the basis for praying for those in authority. Another prayer service was held last evening at Capaha Park. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 28, 1961.
Cape Girardeau's Chamber of Commerce shows an illustration of its programmed work for the current year, this big board spotlighting the community as a Beacon City of Five States. Shown at its annual meeting Saturday night, from the left, are James D. Idol, director of the Missouri Resources and Development Commission; Francis Lewis of the Chamber's program committee; Robert Earley, president; Harry Naeter, who has secured the Missouri School of Journalism's photo workshop for Cape Girardeau and which will give the city wide recognition; Stephen N. Limbaugh, retiring president; Luther Hahs, master of ceremonies, and Allen Robinson, Chamber manager. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast MIssourian archive)