Captured on Film #36
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 July 15, 1990.
Alec Ernst, 5, of Perryville, Missouri, attempted to rope a straw steer during a break in the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railroad steam train ride at the Gordonville City Park. Train robbers, giving rail passengers a taste of the old West, performed roping tricks at the park. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 17, 1990.
Magician Harry Blackstone Jr. asked Ian Allen how he was feeling after having been sawed in half during a magic show which drew 1,172 at the Show Me Center. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Leon Brinkopf, director of the driving education program at Central High School, pointed out some of the interesting features of the newly acquired driver training simulators to Lloyd Blanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Blanton, and Harold Rhea, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Rhea. The 12-unit driver simulator was acquired in 1968. (Reginald E. Mitchell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 10, 1990.
Mayor Ann Huck and her husband, Linus, looked over old photographs of Commerce, Missouri, as they prepared for the town's bicentennial celebration. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 25, 1987.
Aric Adams, a student at Notre Dame High School, bought the first candy bar from himself Thursday. Students sorted through the candy preparing for the fundraising event, a part of Activities Week at the school. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 15, 1979.
Scott Gauld, 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gauld of Cape Girardeau, donned his mascot suit for a dual meet between the Cape Swim Team and the Sikeston Swim Team at the Capaha Park municipal swimming pool. The local team had recently chosen the gator as its team mascot. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast MIssourian archive)
Published June 3, 1990.
Cape Girardeau Police officer Danny Niswonger talked with law enforcement interns Troy Mann and Angie Lopez before heading out on his patrol. The two interns were criminal justice students at Southeast Missouri State University. (Southeast Missourian archive)