September 11, 2010
MU parking lot CG-17, at Rollins Street and Tiger Avenue, turned into "The Jungle" for the first time on Saturday. The Jungle is a designated tailgating area for student organizations and is run by the Missouri Students Association.
Derrick Gwinner and Kathryn Walker try to draw a taxidermy specimen, one of the free art activities on Saturday at Bass Pro Sportsman's Center. The activities were a part of the Missouri Conservation Federation's 75th anniversary. The crafts accompanied the State Historical Society's exhibit "Charles Schwartz, Missouri's Audubon: An Artist in Nature."
Frank Stack, a retired MU art professor, works on a watercolor landscape of his view outside of the window on Saturday as part of a demonstration at Bass Pro Sportsman's Center During his time at the university, Stack taught watercolor and oil painting, printmaking and a class on comics, one of the university's first.
Janet Plaisance helps her grandson, Tyler Porter, 4, with a Japanese fish oil painting for his mother on Saturday at Bass Pro Sportsman's Center in northeast Columbia. Plaisance was visiting from Mississippi and said she just stopped by the store on a whim since she often shops there at home.
James T. Scott was a black man lynched in 1923. Scott was accused of raping a white girl. He was awaiting trial in the Boone County Jail when a mob of 1,000 people broke him out and hung him from a bridge on Stewart Road. He is buried in Columbia Cemetery in a grave that still bears only a temporary marker.
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MU football players rush onto the field at the beginning of their home opener against McNeese State on Saturday at Faurot Field.
MU freshman Henry Josey tries to shed McNeese State's Malcolm Bronson during the first half of MU football's home opener at Faurot Field on Saturday.
Richard Schulte holds his grandson, Oliver Schulte, 2, as Oliver points toward a sawmill demonstration at the 47th annual Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association Back to the Farm Reunion Show on Saturday, Sept. 11, in Boonville.
Jeff Pewitt talks with his hands while explaining the history of Missouri agriculture at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. "Agriculture as a whole, all across the nation is still important," Pewitt said.
Bob Gallo loads lumber into a friend's scale model of a steam engine at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. Even at such a small size, the steam engine still takes about an hour and a half to warm up. "They take quite a bit of attention," Gallo said.
American flags decorate a tractor at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. Red tractors of all sizes were displayed as a part of the International Harvester Mobile Museum.
Steam billows out of a model steam engine at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville.
Toshio Maeda and Hisanobu Yoshioka saw a log in a traditional Japanese method at the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association's 47th annual Back to Farm reunion on Saturday at Brady Showgrounds in Boonville. They arrived in Missouri from Japan on Wednesday night.
Russell and Betty Stokes have collected tigers for 33 years and arrange them on their car when they tailgate. They have 27 tigers from across the country and one from Israel.
Tailgaters gather outside of Faurot Field on Saturday before MU's home opener against McNeese State.
Mark Jr. Barhorst displays his father Mark Barhorst's inflatable Truman the Tiger while tailgating Saturday before the MU v. McNeese State football game at Faurot Field.
Andrew Ford speaks with an MU police officer behind his vehicle at the intersection of College Avenue and Ashland Road after a male pedestrian was stuck by the car on Saturday.
The Mid America Harley-Davidson in Columbia organized a ride to the Firefighters Memorial in Kingdom City to honor the firefighters and police killed on 9/11. Participants in the Ride to Remember biked from Columbia to the Firefighters Memorial in Kingdom City where Steve Paulsell, former fire chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District, gave a speech and lead the group in prayer. Participants then rode back along I-70 to the store where they were treated to lunch.
September 10, 2010
Each week homegrown athletes showdown on the grids of area high schools. Missourian photographer Clint Alwahab focused his lens on Hickman coach Jason Wright to give a glimpse behind the action of the Friday night game between the Kewpies and Hazelwood West at LeMone Field in Columbia.