Captured on Film #56
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 Jan. 16, 1991. Paul Ebaugh of Cape Girardeau remembered Kuwait as it was when he traveled the Middle East in the 1950s and '60s as president of Cape Construction. He said Kuwait's high standard of living made it the envy of many in the Arab world. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 13, 1991.
Bob Fuller, who started Bob's Shoe Service in 1953, retired from the business, turning it over to two of his children. Fuller filled orders for unusual requests in leather crafting over the years, including harnesses for ferrets and Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 12, 1991.
Rand Compton of Cape Girardeau filled his tank with the least expensive gasoline in several months, as many area gas stations dropped the price of self-service unleaded to just below a dollar a gallon. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 21, 1988.
Members of the Knowledge Master team from Cape Central Junior High School demonstrated their winning form after placing first in the nation in a scholastic competition. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Jan. 18, 1991.
Chet McCain, Cape Girardeau County Park superintendent, put flags surrounding the Veterans Memorial at the county park. The flags and yellow ribbons tied to park trees showed support for local troops participating in the Persian Gulf War. (David Hente ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published March 27, 1991.
With a record temperature of 81 degrees, many people made the most of the outdoors, including, from left, Wahkuna Dixon, James Dixon and Ramona Robinson. They played on a self-propelled merry-go-round at Capaha Park. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 18, 1989.
Chris Clemmons, a senior at Cape Central High School, a member of the Central football team and a former May Greene student, read to students at May Greene as part of the Reading Is Fundamental program. The program, in its first year at May Greene, emphasized the importance of reading to young people by furnishing free books. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)