Captured on Film #68
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 30, 1991.
Scott City Policeman John Bakely aimed a radar gun, not at a speeder, but at a baseball-throwing booth at the Scott City Mid-Summer Festival. John Dickerson of Scott City aimed at the target to check the speed of his fastball. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 21, 1991.
Sammy Reynolds, 12, and David Kaye Kielhofner, 11, both of Cape Girardeau, found a muddy hole at Franklin School to wallow in during a cloudburst. About 1.5 inches of rain fell on the city. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 21, 1991.
The Carriage House Crafts Shop, located behind the Glenn House, 325 S. Spanish St., had added new items in July 1991. Aaron Horrell of Chaffee, Missouri, and Marie A. Howell of the shop displayed Horrell's cards featuring Cape Girardeau sites. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published June 10, 1991.
Milton Nitsch made the most of the warm dry weather to bale his first cutting of hay on his farm between Cape Girardeau and Jackson. (Southeast Missourian archive)
This mystery photo by G.D. Fronabarger shows a man gigging in a creek. The date and location are unknown. (G.D. Fronabarger ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 2, 1991.
O.T. McGregor, left, and Elves Goodman played a game of billiards at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau, where they resided. Although 46 of the 150 beds at the home weren't filled, veterans requiring the highest level of care were finding admittance to the home difficult. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 31, 1991.
Leading the Area Wide United Way’s corporate division for the 1991 fundraising campaign were O.J. Miller, left, and David Ross. (Southeast Missourian archive)