Captured on Film #42
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 email@example.com.
Published Dec. 26, 1990.
The 16-degree temperatures didn't bother Gary Jones, 8, Scott Twidwell, 9, and Sandi Essner, who went sledding down Cherry Hill in Capaha Park. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 6, 1990.
Lynne Bahn, front, and Diana Thompson, members of the Rose Hills Garden Club, trimmed a long-needle pine tree at Capaha Park with tasty, Christmas decorations for the birds. The club made ornaments with pine cones and peanut butter, bird seed with beef tallow, and popcorn and cranberries. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 7, 1990.
Eighth District Congressman Bill Emerson, with wife Jo Ann at his side, gave his victory speech to supporters, friends, and staff at the Holliday Inn Oak Room. Emerson defeated Democrat Russ Carnahan to return to Washington for his sixth term. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 19, 1990.
State Rep. Mary Kasten of Cape Girardeau discussed the Republican Party's platform for the 1991 state legislative session during a press conference at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. Looking on were state Reps. John Hancock of Creve Coeur, Missouri, chairman of the House Republican Policy Development Committee, and David Schwab of Jackson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 15, 1990.
Kevin Menz, a member of the Hamburg Hellraisers volleyball team, spiked a ball during a game at the anual New Hamburg Picnic. Politicians, food, games and entertainment were all part of the fare for the weekend event. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 17, 1990.
Patricia Reagan-Woodard, the new director of the Southeast Missouri State University Museum, was shown with an Indonesian wooden sculpture and a costume from the Beijing Opera in China, both part of the museum's permanent collection. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 8, 1990.
Ian Sutherland gathered his parachute after landing at Cape County Park on the Fourth of July as spectators watched. (Southeast Missourian archive)