Captured on Film #80
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 Sept. 3, 1981.
Parents of kindergarten pupils at May Greene School here were guests at a get-acquainted coffee Wednesday morning at the school. Here, Sam Jarrell, left, May Greene principal, talks with June Fulenwider and William Whitfield. The back-to-school event was the first at May Greene this year, where approximately 180 youngsters are enrolled. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 7, 1988.
Lon Maxey, left, founder and owner of General Sign Co. in Cape Girardeau, was presented the "Commitment to Excellence Award" by the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Industrial Relations Council. Making the presentation was chamber president Bob Hendrix. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Taken Nov. 25, 1968, but not published.
School and city officials met jointly to consider mutual problems. Standing were Cape Girardeau Mayor A. Robert Pierce Jr., left, and School Supt. Charles E. House. Seated were school board members Mary Kasten and Jack Kramer. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published in 1967 Achievement edition and Dec. 30, 1969.
Cape Girardeau changed to a council-manager form of municipal government in 1965. This photo was taken in April 1966 at a public meeting. From the left were Councilman A. Robert Pierce, City Attorney Stephen N. Limbaugh, City Clerk Verna L. Landis, Mayor J. Ronald Fischer, City Manager Paul J. Frederick, and councilmen J. Hugh Logan and W. Glenn Bishop. (Southeast Missourian archive)
In this unpublished photograph, four new members of the Cape Girardeau City Council were sworn in on April 7, 1986. Pictured here were the three new councilmen, James Rust, David Limbaugh and Frank Bean, being administered the oath by City Clerk Al Stoverink. Mayor Gene Rhodes was sworn in separately. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 26, 1989.
Cliff Rudesill, left, was elected president of the Industrial Development Authority. IDA officers shown here were Rudesill; Irvin H. Garms, first vice president; Richard H. Swaim, first secretary/treasurer, and Joe Gambill, assistant secretary/treasurer. Not present for the picture was David Moll, second vice president. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 10, 1987.
Robert Hendrix, president of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce, outlined a proposed half-cent sales tax increase devoted to street and bridge improvements in the city. Neal Edwards, chamber membership chairman, followed along the list of projects which were to be completed with the tax money. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)