Captured on Film #26
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 April 23, 1990.
Four-year-old Bono Taylor danced to the music of Whitey, Slick and Boogie during the Earth Day Festival at the Show Me Center. More than 2,000 people attended the festival, which featured speakers, musicians, poster and photography contest winners, and numerous booths and displays. The event was part of a national observance. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 11, 1990.
Every parade needs clowns, so these women of Commerce, Missouri, dressed the part for the town's bicentennial celebration, along with three younger ones. From left were Sam, Wright with Katlin Vetter; Nita Brazel with Eric Scheper, and Glenna Wright with Joshua Wright. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 12, 1990.
Ed Arnzen, Southeast Missouri State University women's basketball coach, put his basketball students through warm-up drills at the Student Recreation Center. Girls from throughout Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois attended the week-long camp. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 7, 1989.
There was no apparent damage done to the superstructure of the old Mississippi River traffic bridge at Cape Girardeau, when a semi-truck jackknifed on the icy bridge floor and tore out 80 to 100 feet of bridge railing. Here, Highway and Transportation Maintenance Superintendent Mike Helpingstein, background, and an unidentified workman inspected the damage. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 26, 1990.
Martha Maxwell, right, left her position as director of the Cape Girardeau Public Library in 1990 to become a library director in Jefferson County, where she started two new libraries. She had been director of the Cape Girardeau facility since 1966. Bettye Black, left, was named acting director. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 31, 1990.
Play Day signaled the end of the school year for students at Franklin Elementary School. Renada Noel, left, and Geminesse Harris won the third grade girls' three-legged race with a coordinated effort. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 4, 1989.
Capt. Mearlin Allen of the Cape Girardeau Fire Department painted the most recent total of $102,043 on the Area Wide United Way fund drive on a thermometer sign on the KFVS-TV building. The year's goal was a record $425,000. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)