Captured on Film #99
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, 1992.
Marchers proceeded west on Broadway during a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Freedom March. The march began at Common Pleas Courhouse and ended at St. James A.M.E. Church with a program of King's legacy to the church. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 10, 1992.
Cape Girardeau Mayor Gene Rhodes, left, and Gary Bunting looked at the seal and motto that Bunting designed for Cape Girardeau's bicentennial celebration. Special events were planned marking the founding of the trading post in 1793 that led to the establishment of the city. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 23, 1992.
Terrance Smith decorated cookies with Southeast Missouri State University students Michelle Bridges and Chris Kappkier. Youngsters participating in the Cape Girardeau Head Start program visited with students from Southeast. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 15, 1971.
Sunday was a pleasant day for a variety of outdoor activities, including flying kites and fishing, as temperatures soared into the 70s before a nighttime thunderstorm. The weekend's mild weather gave Girardeans the first real taste of spring, which was officially just a week away. Fishing in the Capaha Park Lagoon were Brian Jones and Allen Niswonger. Note the houses lining Broadway in the background of the photo. (Steve Robertson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 16, 1992.
Justin Crader, 11, was in his fourth season as a member of the SEMO Youth Hockey Association when this photo was taken. Crader played center or right wing for the squirt level Wildcats. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 9, 1992.
David Sanford, left, and Tyrone Jones, both with the Cape Girardeau Public Works Department, picked up recyclables, a service the city implemented in 1991. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 2, 1992.
Mike Kassel of Cape Girardeau skied past the Cape Girardeau riverfront during a New Year's Day fund-raising event. Kassel and Jeff Teaters, also of Cape Girardeau, held the "Ski Freeze" to raise funds for Terry Frayser of Cape Girardeau. Members of the Honkers Boat Club skied New Year's Day for several years to raise money for various charities. They missed doing so in 1991, because of ice on the river. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)