Captured on Film #90
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 Dec. 5, 1991.
Frosty the Snowman was surrounded by ice skating students at The Ice as they rehearsed for "Holiday Vignettes on Ice" at Plaza Galleria. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 17, 1991.
Second- and third-grade students auditioned at the Academy of Dancearts for 37 positions in the fairy tale ballet, the "Nutcracker," which was performed by the Tulsa Ballet Theatre at the Show Me Center. About 60 children tried out for the parts. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 13, 1991.
A large crowd waited to board the bus at the Plaza Galleria for the first Holiday of Lights bus tour. The tour passed many of the winners of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Holiday of Lights Contest. More than 200 homes were entered in the light-decorating contest. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Aug. 11, 1991.
Thomas Harte read the name of Keiko Hirakawa, who used the mortarboard for personal expression at the Show Me Center during commencement ceremonies for Southeast Missouri State University. (Southeast Missourian archive)
The local chapter of the League of Women Voters held an afternoon tea to honor public officials and recognize the bicentennial of the signing of the Bill of Rights. Looking over a copy of the document were, from left, Shannon Anders, League vice president; Jerry Reynolds, J. Ronald Fischer and Leonard Sander. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 1, 1991.
Santa Claus greeted Andrew West, who sat atop his father, Alan West of Perryville, Missouri, after the jolly old man stepped from a limousine in front of West Park Mall. Christmas shoppers then walked with Santa around the mall on the largest shopping day of the year. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 9, 1991.
Cape Girardeau artist Jake Wells, left, and Tim Blattner, a member of the River Heritage Mural Association, held a print of the design for the Cape Girardeau Bicentennial Mural that was to be painted on a building at Fountain and Broadway. Print sales financed the mural. (Southeast Missourian archive)