Captured on Film #85
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 Nov. 26, 1976.
TUFA is a Hopi Indian word meaning "rock." In Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, it also meant rock. TUFA was a four-piece rock group consisting of Eddie Keys, left, Allan Palermo, Wesley Gray and Chuck Hanna. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 27, 1991.
Barry Pender, right, director of maintenance for Cape Girardeau Public Schools, and temporary workers inflated the bubble at Cape Girardeau Central Pool. The bubble, first erected in 1979, was showing signs of wear. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 26, 1991.
Edwin Smith, right, and student Bob Crecelius looked over one of the sculptures Smith was preparing for the Southeast Missouri State University 1991 Art Faculty Exhibition. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Oct. 8, 1991.
Washington School kindergarten students, from left, Michael Pridemore, Adrian Seabaugh and Chris Kimes watched and waved to two fifth-grade students taking a ride in the Cape Girardeau Fire Department's aerial ladder truck. The fire department visited all the city schools that week for Fire Prevention Week. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 3, 1976.
Mrs. James B. Bequette shared a happy moment with John C. Dennis as votes for 27th District state senator were tallied Tuesday night at Democratic headquarters in Cape Girardeau. Dennis, Scott County sheriff, won over Cape Girardeau Mayor Howard C. Tooke for the post being vacated in January by Sen. Albert M. Spradling Jr., D-Cape Girardeau.
Published Oct. 4, 1991
Jonathan Anderson, left, 10, and David Stahr, 10, both of Cape Girardeau, rode their bicycles on the newly opened section of Lexington Street. The new section connected the street from Flad to Route W. The next phase would involve construction of a bridge over Cape LaCroix Creek and extending Lexington to Kingshighway. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Sept. 1, 1991.
Donna Buehrle, manager of Early Childhood Center, was shown with some of the students who attended the facility. The center, 1912 Broadway, was under new ownership. (Southeast Missourian archive)