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Railroad Boxcar Shortage; Bear Creek in Color

Black and white, split screen: Southern Pacific railroad boxcars passing camera, VIPs in front of log deck / shots of individual cars: Southern Pacific, Northern Pacific, ACY / SP engine #3897 passes by

Good color: VIPs including Lyn Newbry walk in weeds to Bear Creek near current Rogue Valley Mall site / trash floating in creek, pan along creek / VIPs schmooze

For black-and-white footage of same event, see SOHS Film 1006 6-23-1967 Bear Creek Discussion; Scuba at Jackson Pool.mpg

7-18-1967
Railroad Cars, Medford

Zoom out on railroad tracks, boxcars near Eleventh Street, Medford / zoom in at sawmill, sawdust loading into car / pan across stacked lumber, flatcars

9-3-1965
Railroad Crossing Repair; Motorcycle B Roll

"Men Working" sign, pan up to men spreading asphalt on potholes at railroad crossing, Eighth Street, Medford, looking east / dump truck door with "Rogue River Paving" logo, pan to men at work on Eighth, looking west, Enco station and Smith Lumber Co. visible / men spreading asphalt, pan down tracks / / long view through windshield of car following motorcycle on Central / motorcycle turns from Main on to Central, going south, camera follows / man driving Vespa scooter arrives at KMED parking lot, rides past / shots of driver, scooter / motorcycle waiting at light on Hwy. 62 overpass

6-20-1968
Railroad Derailment at Roseburg, Interstate 5

Aerial views of derailment next to Interstate 5

9-16-1965
REA Directors Meet in Grants Pass

Interior: pan across people at banquet, men at dais / speakers at microphone / pan across attentive crowd / more of the same (REA=Rural Electrification Administration?)

7-9-1965
Red Cross Blood Center & Donors

Exterior of Red Cross center on Hawthorne Street, Medford / interiors of nurses, donors and volunteers at work

8-16-66
Red Cross Blood Donor Honored; White City Shooting Range Competition

Closeup of handful of commemorative mail / / man in suit chats at Red Cross offices / nurse takes his blood / he drinks water / he holds tubing and waits in line / on gurney with blood pressure cuff / exterior with nine gallon jugs on table representing amount of blood he's donated / / long shot of shooting range, Agate Lake area, as men target practice with pistols / closeup of targets mounted on shed as holes are being tallied

10-10-1967
Red Cross Blood Drive in Medford

Exterior: nurse walks to building / sign: "Blood Center" / interiors: pan across reception area, blood donors on cots, nurse poking vein, volunteers typing up paperwork

10-12-1965
Red Cross Blood Drive, Medford

Women at typewriters / donors waiting on folding chairs / nurses taking information / nurses drawing blood /

12-14-1965
Red Cross Meeting; Girl Scouts Leaders Meeting

Luncheon scene: women speaking at dais, Red Cross building / pan across scene / more of same / / women sign in, Girl Scouts headquarters, Medford / pan across meeting / song leader leads them in song / sign: "A Girl Scout Leader Tries" / women pin fleurs de lis to blouses / closeups of Girl Scout Leader magazine, handbooks, 1968 calendar

10-17-1967
Red Cross Vietnam Book Drive

Pans across women with boxes of books / men load boxes onto truck as woman in uniform keeps count

9-27-1965
Red Nichols Plays "Three Blind Mice"

Snader Telescriptions musical number: "Three Blind Mice" by Red Nichols and his 5 Pennies

Jazzy instrumental, understated Art Deco set.

 

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Registering Students at Hedrick Junior High School

"E. H. Hedrick Junior High School" on building / women and children walking toward school / women and children filling out registration forms at desks

9-2-1968
Relief Map of Southern Oregon

Man indicates line on relief map of Southern Oregon with pencil from Klamath Lake north to Douglas County to Lakeview and back to Klamath Falls

11-15-1967
Remodel of California-Pacific Gas Co. Building, Medford

Men breaking concrete around window (as seen from outside and inside building) / exterior: "California-Pacific Utilities Co." neon sign on building--gas company building, Main and Holly, Medford / architect's rendering of remodeled building

10-13-1965
Removing Acme Cleaners Sign, Medford

Crane lifting Acme Cleaners sign from building on Riverside, Medford, pan up Riverside / lowers it to ground / men put it on back of truck

2-21-1966
Removing Jetliner Engine; Harvesting Grain

closeup of engine being removed from tail of AirWest jetliner with crane at Medford Airport / long shot / / combine at work in field, various angles / combine approaches cameraman / teenage boy driving combine with bandana over face

For more of same combine see SOHS Film No. 1588

For footage of replacing jet engine, see SOHS Film No. 1626

7-30-1969
Removing Lithia Springs Hotel Sign; Interview; Meeting

Lithia Springs Hotel building, Ashland / lowering portions of "Hotel" sign from roof to ground / telephoto shots of men dismantling sign, raising section of "Hotel" sign from roof / section is slowly lowered / / young man being interviewed (no sound) / / closeup of inscrutable spinning device / / man speaking at lectern, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / slow pan across spectators /

6-26-1969
Removing Medford Parking Meters

Man in hard hat beats parking meter with hammer, removes head / pan across pickup bed full of parking meters / removing another meter, Main Street, Medford, Bob's Lunch, 58 E. Main, visible in background / vacant meter pole

10-31-1968
Removing Oak Trees, Medford Airport

Road grader and tractor push knocked-down oak trees into burn pile, airport buildings in background / woman in dress and heels examines tree / part of tree falls over / woman back at it

6-21-1966
Rep. Bob Duncan Visits Campaign Headquarters

View from outside of people milling about in storefront / Congressman Bob Duncan on phone / Bob, still on phone / pan across people milling about, drinking coffee, smoking, framed photo of Duncan on wall along with Avis Rent-a-Car "We Try Harder" sign / woman hands out political signs / Duncan shakes hands with people, signs autograph / on sidewalk: Duncan schmoozes, passes out buttons or something / Dunca talks with man holding Duncan campaign sign

5-29-1968
Rep. Charles O. Porter Interview on Latin America

CBS interview, Washington, D.C.--Jerry Dunphy interviews Rep. Charles O. Porter (in office 1957-1961). On same reel as circa 1958 SOHS Film 0911. Discussion is about setting up a department of missile research, Latin American affairs, arms race and disarmament--with B roll reaction shots

 

 

 

circa 1958
Rep. Duncan Campaigns at Lumber Mill; West Coast Airliners Painted

Bob Duncan walks to building at lumber mill / shakes hands with millwright / hands brochure to driver of loader / hands brochures and shakes hands with other workers / / good color, silent: man spray paints small aircraft / stewardess poses with airplane / larger West Coast jet airliner taxiing / stew waves at airplane / executives pose with plane in new livery / tug tows plane on tarmac

B&W footage is badly developed.

5-7-1968
Rep. John Dellenback Speaks; Concrete Work on Medford City Hall

Representative John Dellenback speaks at lectern, Lincoln Day Dinner, Rogue Valley Country Club (see Medford Mail Tribune stories, February 2 and 14, 1967, page 1)  / / pan across concrete truck pouring concrete into pump, up to top floor of Medford City Hall / view from top floor, concrete being pumped onto snowy roof / concrete pours into hopper / man chips at ice with hammer

2-14-1967
Rep. Robert Duncan Speaks; Bob Haworth Honored in Medford

Meeting in crowded room, "Rep Bennett" name plate visible / / Rep. Robert Duncan speaks at lectern, Kiwanis banquet, Rogue Valley Country Club (see Medford Mail Tribune story, February 14, 1967, page B7) / / bored adults in classroom, man lectures at blackboard, "Southern Oregon Plywood," "Ray Frost" and "Rough & Ready" written on blackboard with prices / / closeups of cakes with baseball, basketball and swimming decorations; swimming cake says "Best Wishes Bob Haworth" / VIPs schmooze, admire, cut cakes

2-15-1967
Repair of Railroad Crossing; Jackson School Crossing Guards; Tree Planting at Medford Shopping Center

Truck in ditch by Table Rock Road near railroad / RR crossing sign, pan down to broken-off signal / locomotive passes / RR equipment, men at work on crossing, traffic passing, Upper Table Rock in background / / child crossing guards in matching raincoats leave entrance of Jackson School in rain / guards at their posts / closeup of very serious crossing guard / children crossing / / fountain, Medford Center shopping center / closeup of excavation, pan to grown tree on back of flatbed truck / crane picks up tree, lowers it into hole / VIPs shake hands with tree in background, pan up tree

5-9-1967
Rerailing Derailed Boxcars

Crane lifting derailed railroad boxcar, Ashland area? / men examining under car, moving wooden beam to put under it / placing wood under car / boxcar in air moving slowly / derailed boxcar / boxcar with one end elevated

9-26-1968
Retail Clerks Union Meeting; Grants Pass Bell Ringers; Central Point, Eagle Point, Ashland Fourth of July Parades

People mill about in alley / sign: "Retail Clerks Union Local 265 AFL-CIO" / man greets attendees as they enter / pan across audience / / small children ring bells on outdoor stage, Riverside Park, Grants Pass / closeups of audience: man in U.S. Navy captain's hat, man in Grants Pass Jaycees t-shirt / Fourth of July parades: Central Point: fire engine / VIPs on back of convertible / children on decorated bikes / Cub Scouts / Eagle Point: children's color guard / Grand Marshals Bill Jess and Bud Jess in convertible / Desert Pump Co. in background / queens and court in convertible / former queens in convertible / thermometer at 85 degrees / Ashland: vaquero on horseback rides in front of Palace Cafe, Klothes Kloset / marching band, Elks Building in background / unicyclist / teens in miniature Model T Ford / Shakespeare Festival greens dancers / Elizabethan musical group / expectant spectators

7-4-1967
Retarded Child Seminar

Speakers at dais, "Retarded Children" poster in background / speaker draws bell curve on blackboard / pan across audience / back to speakers at blackboard / more audience

9-17-1965
Return of Prisoner, Grants Pass Airport

Night, Grants Pass arport: men debark small airplane, get in car

8-10-66
Review of 1966 Local News Clips

Very brief clips recognizable from previous 1966 film: Men move office furniture from truck on sidewalk / "Federal Building" over door, new Medford post office / / Mayor Dunlevy, many dignitaries break ground, North Medford High School / / meeting, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / map: "Proposed Boundary," probably Rogue Basin flood control / / logger poses with cut end of Mammoth Sugar Pine along Highway 62 / / Elizabethan dancers, Shakespeare Festival / / pan across Medford U.S. Bank building in dark / inaugural meeting in bank offices / / officers at shootout scene, South Gateway area, Medford / / night: string orchestra on Britt Festival stage / / oldtimers at Medford Airport offices / closeup of letter from Medford's first airmail flight, signed Roland E. Beach / / jet airplane taxis up to camera / / prisoner delivered to Jackson County jail, rear of courthouse / / construction work on North Medford High School / / young women in residential living room / / pan across Ashland trailer park to derailed train

1-2-1967
Righting Derailed Train in Ashland

Crane prepares to lift tilted Shell tank cars / pans across scene / dog at trailer house twenty feet from cars / pans from east side / family at trailer / spectators watch crane at work / gandy dancers move rail / crane

11-14-66
Riot Training Exercise; Community Fund

National Guardsmen and "civilians" milling about / phony riot begins, lined-up soldiers with bayonets poised / smoke bombs ignite / guardsmen advance on civilians / / banquet scene: VIPs at blackboard tote board "Goal," Today," "To Date," "Total"

9-18-1967
Rising from the Ashes: Archaeology of the Jacksonville Chinese Quarter

Documentary on 2016 archaeological excavation of house in Jacksonville's Chinatown. Featuring Jeresa Hren, Chris Bell, Chelsea Rose, Tom Connolly, Chris Ruiz, Jaime Dexter, Wanda Chin, Jessica Bochart.

Part of the Making Archaeology Public Project, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

2016
River Drowning Victim Recovery; Jackson County Commissioners Study Session; Construction Progress, Medford Federal Building and City Hall

Long shot: bystanders and boat on sandy beach beside river / covered body in boat / stretcher loaded onto boat / stretcher carried from river, bystanders discuss / eddy swirls lazily on river / cars on road, "rescue" van / / Earl Miller, dignitaries at meeting / speaker indicates sign: "Application Selection Criteria: Overloaded Facilities, Voluminous Operations, Excessive Paperwork, Consistently Late Reports, Complex Computations, Urgency, Unobtainable Data" / bored audience / new sign: "Study Coverage: Assessor, Sheriff--Tax Collection, Clerk--District Court, Treasurer, Road Department, School District, Other" / / pans across concrete work on construction site / Medford City Hall under construction / road grader levels Medford City Hall parking lot

6-26-1967
River Views from Helicopter; Medford Safety Council Banquet; Police Bomb Class

Shots of wild area of (Rogue?) river from helicopter / pan from pilot to river / / huge children's banquet in gymnasium, banner reads: "Medford Safety Council Annual Awards Banquet" / signs at tables: "Roosevelt," "Lincoln" / / police examine homemade dummy bombs

5-12-1967
Road Maps; Oil Tankers; Oil Drilling Bits

Titles: "Progress Parade Issue No. 8" "Mapping Your Vacation": service station attendant services couple in convertible / motorist pulls road map from rack / couple examine map with attendant, he gives directions / closeup of map / traveling shot of cartographers at drawing tables / mapmakers examine maps, books, paste town name on map / man at "touring service" marks map for custom trip / "Our country is the only one in the world where road maps are provided free by oil companies" / couple drive past / / "Oil and Water DO Mix": seagull, wake of ship, freighter on ocean / deck hands painting deck / in engine room / aerial shot of oil tank farm / hoses connected to tanker / valves / tanker casts off and gets under way / ship's telegraph / mess room / storm at sea / captain at map table / radio shack / barges on inland waterway / railroad tank cars / oil pipelines / oil tank truck, Citadel Oil Co. / connecting hoses to unload tanker / shipbuilder's drawing room / welding in boatyard / launching ship / / "Teeth of the Hunter": oil derrick in field / hauling up pipe / drilling bit / closeup of bit: "the teeth of the hunter" / different types of bits / man holds driling plug / jet bit / display of different sizes of bits / lifting lengths of pipe to change bit / hoisting new bit to rig platform / spinning pipe on rig / / "These true stories of progress of work have been presented as a public information service oby the American Petroleum Institute" "The End"
 

6-2-1958
Robert Ayre at Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Exterior: Mark Antony Motor Hotel sign / interior: men in suits at banquet table / man speaking at dais / closeup of map of downtown Ashland / man indicates places on map / exteriors, East Main Street, Ashland, Varsity Theater area

2-16-1965
Robert Carr Mix, Police Chase-Suicide

Men, police with shotguns, pickup in weedy field / bullet holes in pickup windshield / police confer / pans across scene

8-11-66
Robert Conrad Makes Guest Appearance

Pan up waiting crowd / crowd revealed to be behind celebrity Robert Conrad in "Wild Wild West" costume inside large department store / Conrad tips hat to camera / Conrad at table signing autographs, pan to waiting crowd

10-28-1968
Robert Holmes Speaks at Jacksonville Banquet

"Jacksonville City Hall" painted on wooden building / interior: banquet scene, pans across banqueters / speakers at lectern / more of the same

2-9-1966
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; GM Test Vehicle

Young, bearded disembarking passengers walk from United airliner N37583 past camera / excited young spectators, including girls beauty queens wearing tiaras / long shot of rear stairs of airliner / excited spectators / / color, faded to red and yellow, sound: General Motors "laboratory on wheels" car driving on huge paved test ground / view from above of car driving with all-wheel steering on gridded lot: "it sidles off like a crab" / driver wearing helmet / car driving through pylons / elaborate control panel / onboard computer behind nest of wires / car driving figure 8s on grid / more driving between pylons

10-24-1968
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; Pan Am Stock Footage; KAGI Radio Station, Grants Pass

Young men disembark from Western Airlines DC-8, Medford Airport, greeted by fans /  interior of terminal: interviewed by young woman / they throw frisbee in field near airport / color, completely faded to red, but silent: Ford Trimotor flies overhead, lands, Pan Am Clipper flies, lands on bay / Pan Am jetliner in flight / / KAGI sign on building / studio interior: officials examine plans / wall of LPs, pan to officials with brochure: "Incorporation of Fallout Protection and Emergency Equipment into Radio Stations" / pan across back of station building as men examine junction box

10-26-1967
Rockhound Mine

Two men schmooze at table under shade tree, pan to pile of rocks / man selects rocks from pile, vegetable garden and valley in background / more schmoozing, pans across rock face / mine opening  in side of hill /

9-13-1967
Rogue Basin Association Meeting

Speakers at dais / pan across audience / closeup of speaker / Army speaker in uniform: "Talbott" / crowd applauds, pan across crowd, Peggyann Hutchinson in audience / more speakers / man at overhead projector

3-4-1966
Rogue River Meeting

People closely examine composite aerial photo of river on wall of Jackson County auditorium / audience

See film No. 1498 for more of river meeting

5-15-1969
Rogue River National Forest Fire School

Ranger walks up to camera, talks / men in classroom / ranger lectures / students listen, draw on maps / instruction in compass reading / ranger at blackboard / closeup of compass / closeup of USFS shoulder patch

6-23-1966
Rogue River National Forest Surplus Sale

Interior of shed: pans across old desks, chain saws, stove, washing machine / exterior: truck loaded with mattresses / closeup of "Department of Agriculture" painted on truck door

5-27-1965
Rogue River Rooster Crow

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" / pan across antique 1920s cars / giant rooster statue on trailer, sign on trailer: "National Rooster Crowing Contest, Rogue River, Ore., Last Saturday in June" / pan across elementary school grounds / pan across beauty queens and announcer / pan across rooster cages / closeup of roosters in cages / pan across crowd / closeup of people watching over roosters / winner holds rooster aloft, announcer holds microphone up to rooster

Rooster Crow queen was Margaret Engle (far right); princesses were Dani Niquette and Chris Warren. The queen received a trophy and $15; princesses got $10.

13th annual Rooster Crow winner was Black Fella, with 71 crows, falling short of the record 109 set by Beetlebaum in 1953. Black Fella was owned by Lloyd Hanson, of Foster, Oregon, who had read about the competition in a newspaper article. Prize was $150 and a trophy. The entry of the governor of Utah beat Mark Hatfield's entry by a margin of one crow. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 27, 1965, page 1)

See also Medford Mail Tribune, April 30, 1965, page B10; June 21, 1965, page B8.

6-28-1965
Rogue River Rooster Crow; Gilbert Gutjahr; Creamery Scene

Owners standing by roosters in cages / winner interviewed by man with microphone / young girl holds rooster / / Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr sitting, talking at desk / closeup / at desk holding, gesturing with burning cigarette / / cheese makers scooping curds into large cans / scooping curds out of basin / more of same /

6-30-1969

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