Captured on Film #184
Thursday, September 6, 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. 16, 1993.
These three charter members of the Capaha Antique Car Club and about 80 other members and their families celebrated the club's 30th anniversary at Cape Girardeau County South Park. From left are Roy Bollinger of Jackson with Bob Dolle and Harold Sanders of Cape Girardeau. Sanders owns this 1931 Ford Model A roadster, one of the cars on display. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 12, 1993.
Cape Girardeau Central Junior High School eighth-grader Shannon Felker makes a splash in the dunking booth during the Tie' Em Up Tigers Day at the school. Students dyed t-shirts, threw softballs at the dunk tank, played games, and enjoyed refreshments provided by Adopt-A-School partner Saint Francis Medical Center. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 14, 1983.
The cast of the Hee Haw Road Show gives its well-known "salute" to fans at the SEMO District Fair in Arena Park Tuesday night during the "pickin' and grinnin'" segment. Gordie Tapp, seated with guitar, and Grandpa Jones, with banjo, provided down-home humor along with other performers, including LuLu Roman, Kenny Price and the Nashville Edition. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 18, 1993.
James Meyer of Jackson, 5, Austin Leimer of Jackson, 5, and Samantha Jaco of Gordonville, 4, watch the yearly talent show held at the 86th annual Jackson Homecomers celebration. (Melina A. Mara ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 9, 1993.
Marvis Tabb pins officer bars on the uniform of her son, Michael Ardel Davis of St.. Louis, with the help of Master Sgt. Thomas Drummond during the ROTC officer commissioning ceremony on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. The rank of second lieutenant was given to Davis and Lance Dell of Gideon, Missouri. (Melina A. Mara ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 14, 1993.
John Lane, left, and Keith Compas work in the pressroom of the Southeast Missourian as the YELL edition rolls off the press. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 1, 1951. The cast of "The Silver Whistle" rehearsed at the Little Theatre in Kent Library. This scene shows Mr. Erwenter, played by John W. Martin, who is about to take his leave from the old people's home. The Cape Girardeau Community Theater formally inaugurated Fine Arts Festival Week in Cape Girardeau with the three-act comedy. Also shown in the picture are characters, Mrs. J.E. (Beulah) Riley and Miss Gladys Lesem, seated at table left; behind them, Mrs. Harry (Wanda) Nicholas; Earl Hazen, Mr. Martin, holding bird cage; Bob Wilcox manipulating wheel chair in which is seated Mrs. Gene (Becky) Van Matre; Bob Ready and Mrs. Don (Sue) McNeely. Looking over the wall is M.G. Lorberg Jr. Rounding out the 15 characters were Prof. H.O. Grauel, C.W. (Bill) Trovillion, Gene Van Matre, John Rauh and Paul Loiseau. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)