Captured on Film #23
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 Oct. 15, 1979.
The "No Limit" band, composed of youngsters, played its first gig last weekend, entertaining at a dance held in the City Hall gymnasium following the Cape Central-Jackson football game. From left were Robbie Yaeger, 13, and his brother, Bill, sons of Mrs. Nancy Yaeger, and Jack Oliver, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Oliver. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published Aug. 7, 1987.
More than 200 Cub Scouts from the Shawnee District wrapped up a three-day Day Camp at Jackson City Park with a variety of events, including the water balloon toss. After each round, the two lines of Scouts moved farther apart, making the end of the activity much wetter than the start. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 14, 1986.
Brothers Jason, Shannon and Jeremy Smith built a half pipe in their family's backyard, attracting skateboarders from around town. Here, Eric Muser, left, and Jeff Strack rode the half pipe. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 18, 1987.
Jerry Jansen of Jackson worked at restoring a wagon wheel, one of several he was repairing in his shop. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 31, 1988.
The Jackson Skate Center was open three nights a week in the summer of 1988. Here, kids waited patiently for the doors to open on a Wednesday night. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Sailors from the Naval V-12 unit at the Teachers College were lined up for inspection at Houck Field in this photograph taken during World War II. (G.D. Fronabarger, Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 17, 1987.
With the help of a ramp at Arena Park, Greg Hafford, left, and Joe Wilferth took to the air on their skateboards as several others watched and waited their turns. Not an organized gathering, about 20 skateboard enthusiasts took advantage of the sunny day at the park to sharpen their skills. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive photo)