Captured on Film #20
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 22, 1988.
As temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, just about everyone looked for ways to keep cool and have some fun during the hot summer afternoons. These kids found one way to keep cool at Lickety Split waterside, between Cape Girardeau and Jackson. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published April 12, 1979.
Tom Goodin, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Goodin of Webster Groves, tried out a big two-wheeler. The bike belonged to Tom's brother, Eric Goodin, who owned a bicycle shop in Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Feb. 8, 1973.
Mrs. James H. Estes led about 300 women in exercises at the Arena Building in a weekly class sponsored by the city recreation board. (Gordon McBride ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published March 10, 1987.
Notre Dame High School students participated in a program sponsored by Students Against Driving Drunk demonstrating that 14 teenagers were killed daily in the United States from alcohol-related accidents. Students on the floor had their faces painted white and tombstones at their feet to symbolically portray youth killed by drunk drivers. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Aug. 2, 1988.
Josh Garner of Marble Hill, Missouri, showed what it took to get rolling with a couple of his friends helping out at Riverside Gymnastics Academy in downtown Cape Girardeau. His friends really put their backs into the project. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
We believe this photograph shows the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new bridge over Sloan's Creek and related improvements on North Main Street in July 1958. Col. Charles B. Schweizer, Army Corps of Engineers district engineer, spoke at the event. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published June 1, 1980.
Following an early morning run, from left to right, Mrs. Beverly Noffel, Patti Knote, Mrs. Lauchette Low and Mrs. Ces Wittmer headed home. The women met about four mornings a week to run different trails they had mapped out through the city. The women averaged about 20 miles a week. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)