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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.

Please comment on the articles when you see I have left out a bit of history, forgotten a name or when your memory of a circumstance conflicts with mine. (My mother says her stories have improved now that more and more of the folks who could contradict her have died off.) Your information helps to make this a wonderful archive and may end up in book form.

Feelin’ Run Over

We’re headed back to Cape. SEMO has razed another landmark building and has the Shivelbine homestead in its sights. I hope there’s some Cape left in Cape by the time I get there. […]

1964 or 1965 Football

A sports photos with some crop marks in the margins reminded me of a valuable lesson: always print a little loose so when the editor crops the photo “just because,” the picture will look good. […]