Captured on Film #28
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 Oct. 24, 1988.
Three-year-old Jason Umfleet was small, but he handled this big football without too much trouble. He played catch with some friends on the sideline during the Chaffee High School football game. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 7, 1970.
Pupils at the Cape Girardeau Vocational-Technical School and representatives of area businesses were given the opportunity to discuss their various trades during the first "Employers Day" at the school. Here, Cleo Johns Jr., left, of Johns Metal-Iron and Salvage Co., reviewed a large auto parts catalog which gave complete information on dis-assembly and reassembly of cars. Others were, from left, Steve Webb, a junior at Central High School; Raymond C. Seyer and James Scherer, instructors at the school. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 28, 1990.
A motorist slowed down to steer through the jog in the road on North Main Street at the site of the old Florsheim Shoe factory. The city planned to straighten the road the following year, after clearing plans with the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce and the Missouri Highway Department. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 18, 1975.
Tiger coach Robert Cox found that a manager's job can be hazardous, as he went through some fancy maneuvers to elude a ball thrown toward home plate. Cox was hitting infield practice to his 12-13 division Tigers of the Youth Baseball League. The catcher was Chuck Emerson, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Emerson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 5, 1989.
Cynthia King, right, believed in her students getting involved in her speech and drama classes at Notre Dame High School. Debra Chapman, left, of Chaffee, Missouri, and Brian Heuring of Cape Girardeau listened before taking their turns at a presentation. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 25, 1990.
Appellate judges Stanley Grimm, left, and Kathianne Knaup Crane conferred during a break of a Missouri Court of Appeals session at Common Pleas Courthouse in Cape Girardeau. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 13, 1990.
People greeted the "Cotton Belt Star" steam locomotive 819 in Scott City, where the train spent the night after its trip from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, on its way to a railroading convention at Union Station in St. Louis. Passengers were bussed to motels in Cape Girardeau. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)