Captured on Film #29
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 Aug. 8, 1990.
Former state representative Betty Hearnes, center, checked election returns at the courthouse in Charleston, Missouri. She was defeated in the Democratic primary for representative of the 160th District by incumbent Ollie Amick. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive.)
Published Aug. 5, 1990.
Employees of the Southeast Missourian prepared for the publication of a new newspaper geared to business news and distributed solely to businesses, which was to roll off the presses in September 1990. Here, publisher Pat Zellmer, left, displayed a full-size mock-up of the front page. With her were advertising account executives Janie Haley and Marvin Wormington. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 17, 1987.
Hawthorn School fourth grade student Jennifer Jones, dressed as Miss Liberty, presented a history of the U.S. Constitution to her classmates. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 11, 1987.
"Never Say Goodbye" was the theme for Central High School's 1987 senior prom held at the Arena Building. Leslie Jenkins was chosen Prom Queen. She was escorted by Cory Crosnoe. Other queen candidates were Judi Lipps, Sharon Noel, Debbie Kokorudz and Kim Adelson. (Joel House ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 25, 1990.
Dr. Robert Foster, executive vice president at Southeast Missouri State University, discussed the university's acquisition of a collection of rare books and manuscripts by author William Faulkner. Foster outlined the purchase terms at a Faculty Senate meeting. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 26, 1966.
Central Junior High pupils proved to be an industrious and sympathetic group in collecting this huge bulk of material for the village of My Thi in South Vietnam. Yeoman Norman E. Golden of Cape Girardeau wrote to The Missourian requesting that Girardeans donate supplies. From the foreground to the rear were Pam Wissman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Wissman; Kevin Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Baker; Barney Parks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Parks; Eloise Phillips, daughter of Mrs. Marjorie Phillips, and Yvonne Cardwell, daughter of Mrs. Louise Cardwell. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 31, 1988.
In 1988, the Jackson Skate Center was one of only four skating rinks in the Cape Girardeau area. People traveled for miles to skate there, as did Glenn Hartwick of Charleston, Missouri. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)