Captured on Film #67
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 July 19, 1991.
Patty Edwards, Brooke Thresher and Tera Redfering, all of East Prairie, Missouri, beat the 93-degree heat by enjoying the water at Lickety Split Water Slide on Highway 61 in Jackson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 9, 1991.
Passengers disembarked from a Greyhound bus arriving in Cape Girardeau from St. Louis as others waited to board the bus for southbound destinations. The bus station at 40 N. Sprigg St. was no longer open, although buses continued to service the location for another week. Tickets were sold to riders when they reached Perryville or Sikeston, Missouri. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 12, 1991.
Craig Joseph, right, a physics professor at Southeast Missouri State University, displayed an image of the solar eclipse through a telescope set up outside the science building. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 16, 1991.
Jackson Alderman Paul Sander, left, and City Administrator Carl Talley discussed plans for a survey later in the year to determine if all residential swimming pools in Jackson conformed to the BOCA code security fence or barrier requirements. Sander said an effort then to make sure the pools were in compliance with the code might prevent tragedy in the future. (Southeast Missourian archive)
These four unidentified youths were preparing to do some manual labor at St. Vincent's College during the school's anniversary observance in 1965. (Southeast Missourian archive photo)
Published June 7, 1991.
Cape Girardeau Police Officer Aaron Burdine got ready to go on patrol in one of the new Chevrolet Caprice police cruisers that were put in service that week. It was park next to an older Ford Crown Victoria that was scheduled to be replaced with another Caprice. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 12, 1991.
Phillip Halter, left, a resident of the Missouri Veterans Home, got assistance from Francis Renard with the bluegill he caught at the Elks Lake. The Cape Girardeau Elks Lodge 639 sponsored the fishing for veterans at the home. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)