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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.


Twirlers

Baton twirlers behind CHSThe only person I recognize for sure in this photo taken behind Central High school is Vickey Berry, second from left. She was listed as a majorette in the 1964 Girardot, but I don’t think any of the other girls were in the yearbook photo. The tentative way everybody is holding their batons makes me wonder if this is a practice or a tryout?

That looks like the driver’s ed car parked in the background.

Here’s an earlier piece I did on majorettes. Maybe you can put names to faces from the photos.

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