f/8 and Be There
Fred Lynch

Gun Show at Arena Building

Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at 6:00 AM

The Cape Girardeau Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Jaycees, sponsored its first annual gun show at the Arena Building on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30-31, 1960 which G.D. Fronabarger photographed. A similar photo was published on Monday in the Southeast Missourian.

The caption noted the event brought collectors and dealers to the show with a display of guns valued at many thousands of dollars. Various events, such as a fast-draw contest, were held.

Note the old wooden basketball floor.


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