Captured on Film #40
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. 31, 1966.
Horseback riding was a popular activity in the fall of 1966. Mounted on their spotted ponies were, from left, Theresa Fee and Mary Bess Davis, Miriam Jackson and Sandy Fee. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published June 5, 1990.
Cape Girardeau architect John Boardman expressed his preference for a downtown exit from the planned Mississippi River bridge and highway. Boardman was among 10 people who spoke to the Cape Girardeau City Council to voice preferences for the exit. Lorimier and Fountain street exits were discussed. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 20, 1990.
Cape Girardeau firefighters turned the fire hose on themselves after spending nearly one and one-half hours working in a muddy ditch along Hopper Road to extricate the driver of a car that overturned in a ditch. Police said the driver lost control of the automobile when it skidded on wet pavement at a curve, crossed the roadway, struck a tree stump and overturned, coming to rest in the ditch. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 30, 1990.
Rachel Wynne, left, of Cape Girardeau, added green food coloring to Leonardo, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle snowman she made with Susan Hansen. Coloring the snowman was the final touch to the girls' turtle project. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Nothing is known about this photograph, except that it was taken in 1965 at Kage School. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 24, 1990.
Martha Maxwell, center, director of the Cape Girardedau Public Library since 1966, received best wishes from Kenneth Bender at a reception given for her by the library's board of trustees. At right was assistant library director Bettye Black. Maxwell accepted a job as director of two newly-formed library districts in Jefferson County. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 14, 1990.
Deborah Smith, left, of Pass Pets showed a chihuahua to Marty Jones of Cape Girardeau. The pet store at West Park Mall typically sold more dogs December than other months of the year. Birds, ferrets and fish tanks were also popular. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)