Captured on Film #37
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 10, 1990.
Sen. John Danforth listened as Dr. David Stewart, director of the Center for Earthquake Studies at Southeast Missouri State University, explained what the impact of liquefaction created during an earthquake would have on the terrain in this area. Danforth toured the earthquake center with Stewart during a brief visit here. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 24, 1986.
It certainly wasn't "New Wave" music, but the percussion instruments were modern for a performance by the "Hoover Quartet" during a concert by the Southeast Missouri State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble at University Center. "A Grand, Grand Overture," written nearly 30 years ago by Malcolm Arnold, featured the sounds of vacuum cleaners. From the left were university guest musicians Dean of the College of Humanities Dr. Fred B. Goodwin, soprano Dustbuster; Southeast President Dr. Bill W. Stacy, alto Hoover; Vice President for Student Services Dr. Thomas J. Risch, tenor upright Hoover, and Southeast Indians football coach Bob Smith, bass shop vac. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 18, 1990.
Todd Knaup, left, joined his father, John Knaup, right, in the family greenhouse and plant business on Highway 61 East near Jackson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 5, 1990.
After enjoying the colorful fall foliage comes the cleanup. Eight-year-old Jessica Morrow shook leaves from a broom, as she helped sweep leaves from the sidewalk. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 7, 1990.
Southeast Missouri Hospital administrator O.D. Niswonger, center, talked with Diane Sprenger, senior vice president of the Missouri Hospital Association, and Jim Wente, Southeast Hospital associate administrator, during a 65th birthday/retirement party for Niswonger. Niswonger retired Jan. 1, 1991, turning over his duties to Wente. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 8, 1990.
Parachutist Ian Sutherland worked hard to land on the grass at Cape County Park on the Fourth of July. Air turbulence caused him to overshoot his target near the War Memorial. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 26, 1990.
When it comes to sledding, what goes down, must go back up. Eight-year-old Gary Jones of Jackson, with feet sticking out from a rubber sled, took a free ride to the top of Cherry Hill in Capaha Park, while Sandi Essner did all the work. (Southeast Missourian archive)