Captured on Film #46
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 Sept. 13, 1989.
Merlin the Magician, a character from the Walt Disney World on Ice, told kindergarten through third-grade students at Trinity Lutheran School in Cape Girardedau the importance of reading. Merlin took the Adventures in Reading program to schools in the area. The 25-minute program was designed to combat illiteracy. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 26, 1990.
Cairo, Illinois, civic leaders announced a proposal for a riverboat gambling operation. From left were: Sue Harrington and James Wilson, both of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce; Cordell McGoy, city councilman, and Scott Watson of the chamber board. Plans called for operating two riverboat casinos on the Mississippi River. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Members of the Delta High School Future Farmers of America brought farm animals and machinery to May Greene School for a "Food for America" program in November 1987. Here, an FFA member bottle fed a calf. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 11, 1990.
Brian Haug of Marion, Illinois, sat in a symbolic "tiger cage" near the flag pole in front of Academic Hall in remembrance of captive American soldiers during the Vietnam War. The 12-hour vigil was observed by members of Arnold Air Society and Angel Flight at Southeast Missouri State University. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 4, 1987.
Marilyn Ramsey, learning disabilities teacher at Franklin School, tested kindergarten student Andrew Crooks for his balancing ability during the gross motor skills portion of the Kindergarten Inventory of Developmental Skills Test, which was given to all incoming kindergarten children in the school district. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 16, 1986.
In a scene from "You Can't Take It With You," Essie, played by Misty Sharp, danced around Grandpa, played by Matt Schulte, who was sternly informed by Jeff Whitesides, who played an IRS agent, that he owed the government income tax for the last 24 years. The Red Dagger Production was performed at Central High School. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 21, 1988.
Irene Stevens, an eighth-grade English teacher at Central Junior High School, offered adverbial advice to Kory Haman. The Cape Public Schools provided educational services to 4,130 students that year. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)