Captured on Film #176
Thursday, July 12, 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 June 8, 1993.
Cape Girardeau Central High basketball coach Frank Ellis teaches the fundamentals of defense during Monday's session involving youths from grades 2-6. The basketball camp is being conducted by Tiger head coach Rod Gorman. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 29, 1993.
Louis K. Juden American Legion Post 63 Commander Herb Nance, left, talks Sunday with former Golden Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps members George Vandeven, center, and John Blue at the Cape Girardeau River Heritage Museum. Vandeven is the only surviving original member of the Golden Troopers, which began in 1933. Ten members of the Golden Troopers attended a reception. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 24, 1988.
Steven Tyler performs with Aerosmith for the sell-out crowd of 7,355 fans Friday night at the Show Me Center. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 22, 1993.
Chuck McGinty, a downtown businessman and a member of "The Yes Group," presented the city council with petitions Monday night. The petitions contained 3,720 signatures of residents requesting the riverboat gambling issue be placed on the November ballot. The council unanimously voted to discuss the matter at its July 6 meeting. (Melina A. Mara ~ Southeast Missourian)
Published July 28, 1983.
Martha Bender, left, and Don Kraft, both directors of Cape Girardeau's River Heritage Museum, display two tobacco twists manufactured by the old Roth Tobacco Company, founded in Cape Girardeau in 1874 by German immigrant Ludwig Roth. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 11, 1993.
Lee Strickland of Jackson cleans the soot from the train engine of the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Co. Tuesday. The engine was built in 1946 by the Porter Co. and still operates between Jackson and Delta. The train transports passengers on sightseeing trips to Gordonville, dinner train trips to Dutchtown, and murder-mystery dinner trips to Delta. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 5, 1960.
Apple butter-making time is here again and members of the W.S.C.S. of Grace Methodist Church, as has been their custom for many years, are making the delicious products in big kettles out in the open air. This photo was made Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Wilkinson, 2855 Bloomfield, and shows some of the members of the ladies group assisted by a few of the men of the church, making the butter. (G.D. FRONABARGER ~ Southeast Missourian archive)