Captured on Film #59
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 July 24, 1972.
Mothers of players in the city Girls' Softball League played a softball game to raise funds for a lighting system for the girls' diamond in Arena Park. Here, Mrs. Lyle Jones, shortstop, was carried off the field by her fellow players. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 7, 1991.
Scott Wright of Jackson ran through his routine during the Ozark Body Building Championships at the Holiday Inn Convention Center. Wright took first place in the Teenage Lightweight Division. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 4, 1991.
Dennis Gibson and his sons, Shane, left, and Jason of Cape Girardeau found that a nice day and patience seem to work together. The group spent an afternoon at Cape County Park doing their best to catch some action at the lake. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 20, 1978.
The two new teachers at St. Mary's Elementary School, Corby Newsom, right, and Rita Fisher, center, talk with St. Mary's music director, Sister Cordula, left, at the 18th annual New Teachers' Dinner. The annual event Tuesday night was a welcome to the 106 new teachers in Cape Girardeau, representing all educational institutions in the city. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 1993.
Children of the Wee Care Child and Infant Center of the Bethel Assembly of God Church took turns using a plastic waterslide as a way to cool down in 90-degree heat in the summer of 1993. (Don Shrubshell ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 4, 1991.
Alden Field, left, as Tybalt and Jeff South as Mercutio practiced a fight scene from "Romeo and Juliet." The Shakespeare tragedy was performed at the Forrest H. Rose Theater. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 3, 1969.
Dr. J.A.C. Preuss, president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, delivered the dedicatory sermon for the new Trinity Lutheran School at Altenburg. At left was the Rev. Walter Fehrmann, pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church in that community. (Southeast Missourian archive)