Captured on Film #60
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 April 18, 1966.
Campers got off to an early start at Trail of Tears State Park. Capt. James Bush reported he had more applicants for camping over the balmy weekend than he had outlets to accommodate trailers. Here, from left, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vogt, Ste. Genevieve, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Enderle and son, Rodney, Cape Girardeau, got together after parking their trailers for the weekend. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published May 18, 1975.
Red Sox pitcher Scott Reynolds, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Reynolds, pitched while Kevin Strauser, son of Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Strauser, covered second base during a Youth Baseball League pre-season practice. Umpiring was John Tarr. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 4, 1979.
Another hand of Eucher was finished and a semi-lull settled over the playing table, while Ed Martin (third from left) figured the scores. Meeting every afternoon in a converted bus at Kelso to play cards are, clockwise, Albert Diebold, Zeno Blattel, Ed Martin, Ed Enderle, Frank Glueck and Bill Georger. There were a dozen other members in the card club, and it was seldom that someone wasn't occupying what these men felt was their home away from home. (Phil Nash ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 17, 1991.
Robert T. Krone Jr., a member of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee, presented a residential Yard of the Month Award to B.W. Harrison of 340 S. Lorimier St. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 11, 1991.
Vi Keys showed off some of over 75 hats that were scheduled to be sold in her seventh annual hat auction. Proceeds from the auction benefitted the Arthritis Foundation. (Southeast Missourian archive)
Published July 28, 1987.
Rod Emerson of Cape Girardeau took a plunge into Apple Creek in Old Appleton. Looking on was Shane Niswonger, a resident of New Orleans who was visiting the area. (Mark Sterkel ~ Southeast Missourian archive)
Published April 7, 1991
Gov. John Ashcroft got some help from Troop 10 Boy Scouts in planting a tree in Capaha Park. Ashcroft was in Cape Girardeau to promote the tree-planting efforts made in the state during the previous year. (Southeast Missourian archive)