Captured on Film #24
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 May 11, 1988.
With split-second timing, Jonathan Ayers demonstrated peak performance as he jumped over the revolving rope. His cousin, Tiana James, took a break from her solitary activity to share some fun on a warm spring day in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 28, 1987.
Michele Bolen of Cape Girardeau skated by her competitors during the Heartland Invitational at Plaza Galleria. The competition featured the local team from The Ice at Plaza Galleria and other teams from Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 17, 1989.
Members of the Cape Central High School Choir modeled new robes while practicing for the Spring Concert. The concert featured the first public appearance of the new robes and the first public performance for the rebuilt Steinway grand piano, played here by choir director Judy Williams.(Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 10, 1965.
Not all of the children participating in the Jaycee Wives' swim program learned to dive off the diving board, but those who did gave their teachers a special thrill. From left were Tripp Williams, Debby Hoxworth, Richard Knote and Cliff Ford. They were the children of Dr. and Mrs. W.A. Williams Jr., Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Hoxworth, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knote, and Mrs. and Mrs. Walter J. Ford. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Horse racing was a longtime tradition at the SEMO District Fair. This photograph is undated. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 4, 1978.
Bobby Lowry participated in the "Odyssey" race at River Hills Cycle Park near Cape Girardeau. The race featured four-wheel, modified go-carts with balloon tires and engines in the rear mounted to a skeletal frame. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 6, 1993.
Brandon Hobeck, left, finished his pie as Jonathan Coleman, right, got a two-fisted handful at the Fourth of July pie-eating contest in Jackson. The contest was one of many events held at the Jackson park. Both boys were from Jackson. (Larry Thompson ~ Southeast Missourian archive)