Captured on Film #57
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 May 4, 1978.
Motorcross enthusiasts participated in races at the River Hills Cycle Park, about eight miles north of Cape Girardeau. Riders from left to right were Terry Baker, Greg Lowry and Gary Brooks. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 7, 1991.
Cape Girardeau City Coucilman Doug Richards, left, asked the council to renew its discussions about putting the city's solid waste hauling service out for private bid. Also pictured were Al Spradling and David Barklage, standing. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 13, 1987.
Ginseng hunters Tony Cook, front, and Doug Flannery hiked through a Missouri woods searching for the plant. Ginseng roots were selling for $100 a pound in 1987. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 1, 1993.
Tracie Stroder used a garden hose to cool children at the Wee Care Child and Infant Center at the Bethel Assembly of God Church. The children lined up for a turn at the plastic waterslide. Temperatures were in the mid 90s. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 28, 1980.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kump of Cape Girardeau, forefront, and Mr. and Mrs. John O'Neill of Jackson danced to the tune of a German polka at the German Club dance at the Arena. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 13, 1989.
Kevin Lloyd found a way to cool off at the Trinity Lutheran Day Care on his ninth birthday. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 4, 1991.
Chris Franzl of St. Louis and Shawn Floyd of Poplar Bluff, both Southeast Missouri State University students and members of the Sigma Chi fraternity, took sunning to new heights on the roof of a house on South Sprigg Street. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)