Captured on Film #63
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 June 25, 1991.
These children attending the Trinity Lutheran Church Bible School discovered that a parachute canopy can be lots of fun on the ground. As the teachers raised the canopy, the children ran underneath it. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 6, 1991.
Shaelyne McQuary, 5, kept her eyes on the ball as she got her first tennis lesson from Nichole Sanderson during Ms. Dale’s Home Sweet Home Summer Fun and Sun Camp at Jackson City Park. Children participated in fishing, tennis, swimming and other activities during the eight-week camp. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 18, 1991.
Rachel Buckner, a member of the Southeast Missouri State University gymnastics team, instructed a youngster on the parallel bars at the SEMO-Gateway Gymnastics Camp at the university. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 4, 1991.
The Cape Girardeau Municipal Band rehearsed for the first concert of the summer season at the Capaha Park Bandshell. Under the direction of Jon Fisher, the band planned to pay tribute to America’s involvement in Operation Desert Storm at the concert. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June, 23, 1991.
Birdie Rader, left, and Karen Mogelnicki of Century 21 Key Realty displayed awards they received. (Southeaset Missourian archive)
Published April 22, 1991.
Dwight Gates of Cape Girardeau secured the harness on Cindy Propst of Sikeston, Missouri, prior to their tandem free-fall jump from an airplane over the Sikeston Airport. Gates’ business, Skysports Inc., offered the tandem free-fall for those who wanted to experience the thrill of skydiving without the extensive training required. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 31, 1987.
Tim Exler of Cape Girardeau used his 1950 McCormick W-D 9 tractor to pull a sled 154 feet during the 6th annual Egypt Fest held at the Chuck Maevers Memorial Park in Egypt Mills. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)