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Cape Central High Photos

Ken Steinhoff, Cape Girardeau Central High School Class of 1965, was a photographer for The Tiger and The Girardot, and was on the staff of The Capaha Arrow and The Sagamore at Southeast Missouri State University. He worked as a photographer / reporter (among other things) at The Jackson Pioneer and The Southeast Missourian.

Come here to see photos and read stories (mostly true) about coming of age in Southeast Missouri in the 1960s.

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Go Fly a Kite

Kids flying kites c 1965These boys were flying a kite on a windy and chilly day in 1965. This was the era of buzz cuts and rolled-up pants legs. Click on the photos to make them larger.

They got the kites in the air

Kids flying kites c 1965Looks like the the boys are accomplished kite-flyers. The original photo showed three kites, but the film was so flawed I cropped one of them out.

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