Captured on Film #95
Thursday, December 22, 2016
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 Dec. 2, 1981. Striking a pose are members of the Spotlight P.M. cast just before launching into a slapstick comedy routine. From left, back row, are Mike Dumey, director; David Edwards, Lizbeth Estes, Julie Schweitzer. With microphone is Tom Vaughn, ready to do a solo. On floor are, from left, Vickie Long, Brenda Chassey and Tony Pickard. The group presented a repertory dinner theater at Port Cape Girardeau.
Published Dec. 11, 1991.
Rich Behring assisted Stana Martin of Cape Girardeau with her selection of a tree at the Optimist Club tree lot in the Town Plaza. Warmer weather and the nearing of the holiday encouraged shoppers to look at the trees. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 19, 1991.
Jack Grisham, right, and student Jay Stuart looked at one of the patriotic displays in Grisham's classroom at Cape Girardeau Central High School. Grisham, a retired military officer, brought his personal experience to his students as it related to American history. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Feb. 19, 1987.
Pirate King Mike Keiser planned to lead a band of ruthless, but musical, pirates in the capture of seven beautiful girls during Southeast Missouri State University's production of "Pirates of Penzance." (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Dec. 24, 1991.
Shondale Garman gave it her best shot as she responded to "the big question" posed by Santa Claus during a Christmas party for children in the Head Start program. About 60 children were enrolled in the pre-school program with 22 more in a home-based program. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 17, 1991.
The Meat Shop of Cape Girardeau expanded to two locations with the purchase of the retail division of Fruitland Dressed Meat. Shown here, from left, were Rob Osborn and Bob Osborn, owners of the Meat Shop, and Ryland "Dutch" Meyr, owner of Fruitland Dressed Meat. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published Nov. 9, 1989.
Students at Southeast Missouri State University joined hands and sang "We Are the World" at the close of an anti-racism rally at the University Center. Representatives of campus organizations spoke to the gathering, and Dumisani Kumato, a South African journalist, presented a preview of his speech about apartheid. (Fred Lynch ~ Southeast Missourian archive)