Captured on Film #172
Thursday, June 14, 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 June 26, 1988.
Mike Dumey plays the piano with cast members of "Godspell" in rehearsal for a reunion performance July 9 at Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau. From left are Mary Richards, Dumey, Mary Palsgrove and Barb Kinsey. The play toured Missouri from 1978 to 1981. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 21, 1993. Cape Girardeau Central state swim qualifiers include, from left, front row: Grayson Erlbacher, Kari Aslinger, Jessica Anderson and Vicki Eller. Back row: Julie McCarthy, Kathy Canupp, Erinn Schermann, Christina Gemeinhardt and Tara Johnson. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 25, 1983.
The opening of "Return of the Jedi" at Town Plaza Cinema here Wednesday night brought with it its own small galaxy of fans. Over 200 persons attended the first showing, and the cinema management predicts sell-out crowds will continue for a while. Tickets were $4 for adults and $2 for children. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 19, 1993.
Bill Mitchell, right, director of the Missouri Research and Education Network, MOREnet, answers questions from Bekki Cook, left, David Fuemmeler and Brad Wittenborn following a presentation on the computer network at the University Center. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 19, 1983.
Members of the Girardeau Rose Chapter of Sweet Adelines let a smile, a song and a store awning be their umbrella as rain fell during the fifth annual Riverfest in downtown Cape Girardeau. From left are Kathy Heise, Jeanine Hager, Marcia Bosma and Kim Bishop. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 25, 1988.
A show of support for the Cape Girardeau Public Schools tax referendum was displayed Tuesday afternoon in the way of a parade down Broadway. The Central High School band led the parade of cars and trucks decorated by various groups in support of the referendum. [Voters approved a 48-cent property tax increase, 55 to 45 percent, which twice before had been rejected.]
Published June 12, 1954.
Part of the mass of youngsters that jammed the city swimming pool in Capaha Park on opening day Friday are shown in the photograph. Park Commissioner J. Weldon McBride said the total admissions during the day were 408, with 290 boys and 118 girls paying $64.65 to swim. Opening day last year, a clear, warm Memorial Day, the pool had only 275 customers. Receipts that day were $46.75. [This oval pool was replaced with a nearby pool in 1957.] (G.D. Fronabarger photo)