Captured on Film #183
Thursday, August 30, 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 Aug. 1, 1983.
Even though Paul Lueders, on ladder, is a member of the Class of 1933, he was in his usual position behind the camera this weekend taking a wide-angle shot of classmates who were in the 1932, '33 and '34 graduating classes of Central High School in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Ken Martin poses for a photo in October 1978 at Shivelbine's Music in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 2, 1988.
Cape Girardeau Mayor Gene Rhodes, left, and Councilmen David Limbaugh and Jim Rust discuss the issue of solid waste disposal at Monday night's council meeting. The issue was raised by a representative of an area waste disposal firm. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 7, 1993. Darryl Spurlock, secretary of the Southeast Missouri State University Law Enforcement Academy, right, places toy handcuffs on Col. Henry H. Gerecke Thursday during Gerecke's retirement open house at the Johnson Faculty Center at Southeast. Also shown at left is Mike Fichter, associate professor of criminal justice. Gerecke served as Cape Girardeau's police chief for seven years during the 1970s and early 1980s. He taught for 10 years at the academy. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 12, 1993.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3838 members Burt Lehman, left, and Harold Ellis raise the flag during the dedication and open house held Saturday at the new Cape Girardeau Senior Center at 921 N. Clark St. In July of this year, the center moved into its own building. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 23, 1988.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new foot bridge at Shawnee Park was held today. Cape Area Youth Soccer Association President Barry Zerbe presented a check in the amount of $9,000 to the city for its participation in the bridge. From left are Steve Bone, Parks and Recreation Department director; J. Ronald Fischer, city manager; Al Stoverink, assistant city manager; Bob Hendrix, president, Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, and Zerbe. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 27, 1958.
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