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Tiller Creek Forest Fire

Bulldozer by smoking hillside / smoking area viewed from above / night: hot spots on hillside / forest fire at night /

7-25-66
Shakespeare Feast of Will, Outdoor Theater Performance

Pan from above across crowd, Feast of Will, in Lithia Park / Elizabethan dancers, mock sword fight / Ashland Kilty Band / Shakespeare play performance, outdoor theater

7-25-66
4-H Livestock Fair, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Mostly closeups: Hereford steers in indoor arena / Jersey cows / more steers / hogs / pan across spectators on bleachers / young man leads reluctant steer into closeup / Angus steer

7-26-1965
Drowning Search Indian Mary Park

Sign: "Indian Mary Park," pan to river / Sign: "River Current Be Careful," pan to river, children playing / men walk purposefully by river / men putting on SCUBA gear / divers in water / pan along river, up to trees / view of divers from distance

7-26-1965
Evelyn Gehrig Fatal Crash, Interstate 5

Interstate 5 sign: "Medford Crater Lake 2 Miles" / covered body on gurney / "Medford Ambulance" arrives / ambulance departs / pan across broken signpost to demolished car / pan across car

7-26-1965
Building Eagle Point Irrigation Ditch

Men working on concrete forms for ditch / pan across site, men spraying gunite on forms / men peel off forms / pan along completed ditch

7-26-1966
4-H Home Economics Baking Competition

Sign: "4-H Home Economics Skill Contest Week" / sign: "Senior Dinner Champion Award," display of prizes, prize winners and ribbons / girls mix cakes / others mill about / kitchen display / women spectators / closeup of bakers at work / pan across cakes

7-26-1966
Burned Car on I-5

Clearing items out of half-burned Chevrolet, near Phoenix on I-5 / smoking car /

7-26-1966
Street Widening

View down street under construction, Philips 66, Texaco gas stations in background; three-story building in background looks like a hospital / road grader, dump truck approach / closeup of blade of grader as it stops just short of camera

7-26-1967
VIP; Society Ladies

Man sitting and talking at desk / closeup of same / / well-dressed men and women chatting at gate, Medford Airport / pan across group of women wearing name tags (at Rogue Valley Country Club?)

7-26-1968
Shakespeare Festival Opens: Feast of Will, Elizabethan Theater

Angus Bowmer speaks at microphone on outdoor Elizabethan Stage / pan across audience / back to speakers / pans across Feast of Will, Lithia Park / bagpipers / Drum: "Ashland Kilty Band" / dancers / Elizabethan choristers in costume / dancers / maypole / pan across crowd / pan across audience in theater

7-27-1965
White City Auto Accident

Pan across front end of heavy International Harvester truck to demolished 1957 Chevrolet sedan and 1950s DeSoto station wagon--White City, Highway 62 and Highway 140, Union 76 service station, Cascade Shopping Center in background / policemen examine damage / passengers, rubberneckers mill about / closeups of damage

7-27-1967
Park Groundskeepers; River School Field Trip; Coffee Shop B Roll

Men squatting on lawn and examining grass / closeup of man holding up dandelion / / elementary age children at park (TouVelle Park?) staring at camera / they wander off, shepherded by adults / children stroll by placid river / / closeup of grumpy old busboy in coffee shop / shots of coffee shop interior / pans across people eating / waitress flirts with man at counter / employees schmooze at counter

7-27-1968
Seventeen Unrelated Film Clips

Interview with ranger about campground at lake in its first year of operation  / / inflating hot air balloon, "Zane" on back of pilot's jumpsuit and on balloon / interview with Zane: "this mountain is the highest in the U.S. as far as a balloonist is concerned" / flame filling balloon with hot air / Zane outfitted with helmet, oxygen mask / / "Delah on Strike" sign, strikers on road in White City / mill / / construction--concrete forms being built next to building / forms for concrete ramp / / shots of dirt roads in woods / interview with college or community college official about students "513 registered to date" / / petting zoo tent / toddler petting sheep / girl petting baby llama / girl picks up kid / / "Little Shasta Church 1876" on church building, snowy mountains in background / woman talks about church activities, plans to replace the spire / closeup of steeple / / Vern Loy talks about tennis tournament, largest number of entries ever / / interview with man on city street about property tax relief, state budget projections / / interview with man (silent) / / meeting in courtroom (out of focus) / pan across scene, men at table, spectators / / interview with man about unidentified business his city (Ashland?) operates, separated from governmental functions by city charter / / "Southern Oregon Tennis Tournament" banner on fence, people playing tennis / scorekeepers

 

Shot sheets in M1B Box 3 describe clips 5335-5352 thusly:

5335 f&s corps of eng.

5336 balloon over mt. shasta

5337 strike

5338 ceta

5339 rare two

5340 sosc

5341 zoo sil

5342 cheerleaders

5343 tennis sof

5344 calif-church

5345 budget

5346 whittenburg sil

5347 medford council hearing sil

5348 bob lee on water comm.

5349 gold hill

5350 sports--kids sil

5351 weather

5352 tennis sil

7-27-1978
State Parks Advisory Board, Valley of the Rogue State Park

Shot from moving car on I-5, exiting at Valley of the Rogue State Park / dignitaries at park / pan across park / dignitaries picnic/ bus departs /

7-27-66
USAF Test of STOL Airplane

Testing short takeoff and landing Air Force twin-prop plane--views from runway and cockpit / plane lands and takes off on bumpy test runway

7-27-66
4-H Home Economics Contest

Interior: pan across women in folding chairs, waiting for judging / boy and girls mixing cakes at table / removing cake from oven / table with wrapped baked goods /

7-28-1965
2-Car Accident, Jacksonville Highway

Night: Corvette and sedan by road / pans across wreckage

7-28-1966
Crane at Mann's, North Central, Medford

Crane swings boom on North Central--apparently had installed Mann's sign

7-28-1966
Children in Hawthorne Park, Medford

Children walk along path in Hawthorne Park / pan across kids seated in park, man speaks at them with bullhorn / children form queue

7-28-1966
Georgia-Pacific Inaugural Ceremony; Australian Boy Scouts at Southern Oregon College

Good, slightly faded color footage, silent: VIPs speak at Georgia Pacific lectern, outdoors, groundbreaking ceremony for Georgia-Pacific headquarters building, Portland / Governor Tom McCall speaks / VIP pulls cord attached to whistle / pan across crowd / workmen, wearing white hard hats and white overalls, standing in circle around pile of wood chips with multicolored jackhammers, go to work / cluster of balloons soaring over city

Black-and-white silent footage: older Boy Scouts with luggage loitering on Southern Oregon College campus grass / rustic sign: "Bjornen the Bear" / scouts carry luggage in to building / left hands are shaken / closeup of badge: "Chris Harvey, Troop 4, Australian Contingent"

7-28-1967
Inscrutable Teen Film

Teens examine newspaper in waiting room / nurse talks to them, they walk over to rack, pull and examine brochures

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1587

 

7-28-1969
Oregon Bartlett Pear Commission

Men in shirtsleeves around table / closeups of individuals

7-29-1965
More Inscrutable Teen Film; Medford Planning Commission

Teens walk through door from street into building / pan across teens in waiting room / examining newspaper / / men in office gathered around woman at telephone switchboard, talking, on phone, filling out forms / pan across men in lounge / / man at easel in Medford city council chambers / pans across men at tables--looks like planning commission meeting /

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1586

7-29-1969
Grants Pass Forest Fire

Seal on truck door: "State of Oregon Forestry" / pan across cars parked in field along road, smoking hills in distance / pan across smoking farm implements and foundation / "Grants Pass Fire Dept. 5" truck / blistered paint on house / shirtless men running, man puts out fire with garden hose / pan across burning woods / borate bomber flies along hill, releases load / men dig fire line / men put out hot spots / deer runs from fire / pan across smoking hills

7-3-1966
Medford Airport Labor Strike; School Board and Schools

Nun at ticket desk, Medford Airport / striker with sign at waiting area, Gate 4, Medford Airport, passengers and stewardess disembark from Western Airlines puddlejumper / facade of terminal / closeup of sign: "West Coast Airlines Station, Reservation, Ticket Agents & Communications Personnel On Strike ALEA ALPA (AFL-CIO)" / young women in sihouette looking through glass door at tarmac / Western Airlines ticket desk / / men in shirtsleeves sitting around table / pan across buildings (temporary classrooms?) under tall pines / oblique shot along facade of school (Grants Pass?) / shots of deserted playground

7-3-1967
Klamath Falls Children's Parade; Forest Fire Danger Sign

Parade, Klamath Falls, Klamath County Chamber of Commerce visible in background: "Henley Honey Bees" banner and baton twirlers / children dressed as pioneers pulling little red covered wagon / car pulling battleship float manned by children / small girls baton twirling group / boy dressed as Indian riding pony, pulling travois / children dressed as fireworks with "Be Safe" sign / girl riding cow / / Forest Service man adjusts Forest Fire Danger sign to "HIgh"

7-3-1967
Judge Loren L. Sawyer

Judge speaking at bench / closer shot of same / closeup of judge / he reaches for gavel

Governor Tom McCall appointed Loren L. Sawyer circuit court judge in the first judicial district, Jackson and Josephine counties. See Medford Mail Tribune, July 3, 1968, page 1

7-3-1968
Forest Rangers Examine Vehicles; Leavens Brothers Fireworks Stand

Old man standing by helicopter / secretary at typewriter / man at counter / state Forest Service ranger speaks / rangers pose uneasily in front of maps / they exit building, walk to pickup with hood open / discussing engine / they examine twin-rotor helicopter N2853J / they look at helicopter's water bucket on ground / ranger at desk, answers phone / phone bank / ranger examines forest map, points / / children at fireworks stand / pan across table, shelves full of fireworks / firework smoking on ground /

Helicopter crashed September 3, 1972--one fatality

The fireworks stand must be that operated by the Leavens brothers (John, Bob, Bill and Jim) at 610 South Oakdale Ave., shut down by the city for operating in a residential zone, after having been operated annually for ten years. See Medford Mail Tribune, July 3, 1968, page 1

7-3-1968
Oyster Fishing; Jumping Rope; Log Brands

Good color, silent: boats heavily laden with oysters / men unloading boxes of oysters from truck, dumping them onto conveyor belt / / black and white: girls playing jump rope in gymnasium / / Forest Service employee speaking to camera / opens binder, shows log brands to camera / shots of brands stamped into ends of logs / log deck dumped into pond

For more footage from same oyster film, see SOHS Film No. 1542

7-3-1969
Children at Hawthorne Pool, Medford

Children at Hawthorne Pool pass cash bag along line of kids to man / closeups of kids / slow-motion shots of children diving from high board /

7-30-1966
Holiday Inn Sign, Interviews; Bank Accounting Office

Man at top of crane / crane lifting element of Holiday Inn sign / pans up Holiday Inn sign / interviewing applicants at tables outside entrance of hotel / / executives in large office discussing / men and women working at desks (tabulating votes?) / closeup of adding machine / dozens of women working at desks in large office / man operating (Vot-o-matic?) punch card machine / computer operating panel / spinning tape reels / man operating computer

7-30-1968
Harvesting Grain; Miller's Egg Ranch

Men standing in field examining straw / tractor pulls load of straw from road onto field / offloading straw into thresher / stacked bags of grain / baling straw / sewing bags of grain / shot of harvested field / combine operating in field / closeup of combine at work / / woman uses vacuum to pick up dozens of eggs at a time to feed them into egg washer / cartons of eggs pour onto lazy susan: various brands including Miller's Pride / man displays printed styrofoam and paper pulp cartons / pan across egg factory buildings /

For more of same combine see SOHS Film No. 1589

7-30-1969
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
South Central, Democratic Party Headquarters, Medford

Pan across South Central Medford past Dairy Queen to cinderblock building / sign: "Democratic Headquarters"

7-30-66
Eastern Oregon Search Party; Jackson County Education Day Camp; Asian Pear Pickers

Eastern Oregon sagebrush country: pan across search party staging area with KTVM 5 News station wagon / policeman standing on fence / man probing duckweed-covered pond, possibly Fort Rock in distance / men sweeping brushy area / interior of converted school bus serving as headquarters, "Disaster [something]" painted on side / / children outdoors reading folders below "Jackson County Summer Education Day Camp" banner / written on folders: "Mikel Shaw," "Pamela's Book," "Lillian's Book," "Kathleen's Book" / more children arrive with teacher / pan across teachers and children / / Asian man on ladder in pear tree / more Asian men picking pears on ladders, emptying into fruit boxes

7-31-1967
Local Rock Band; Shopping Center Petition

Teenage rock band playing on backyard outdoor stage / closeup of organ keyboard / frenetic drummer singing / closeup of flower-bedecked guitar / / entrance and sign, Baza'r department store--current site of Food 4 Less / teenage boy at folding table at door, woman signing petition / sign: "Medford Residents: Please Sign Petition in Favor of New Penney's Shopping Center Thank you!" / somber boy holding down papers on table

7-31-1969
Ashland 4th of July Fireworks, Parade

Pan across cars slowly driving down road to Emigrant Lake / parked cars / night: fireworks in sky / parade, seen from above, catercorner from Lithia Springs Hotel / fire truck / small children on sidewalk / mounted groups / floats: 4H, AKBC, Wranglerettes / pickup with huge school bell on back

7-4-1966
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
Fire Extinguisher Demonstration

Crowd watches small debris fire / young woman sprays it with fire extinguisher, pan to Elizabethan Shakespeare Theater

7-4-1967
Ashland Fourth of July Parade

Ashland Fourth of July parade from cherry picker, looking south from near Elks Building / telephoto shot of vaquero on horse / majorettes, marching band with banner: "A Penny's Worth" / banner ("Uncle Sam Above All") and Uncle Sam on stilts / closeup of young stilt walker / SOC prestident Elmo Stevenson and wife in car / Miss Rogue Valley C. J. Porter in convertible, Mark Antony Hotel in background / Oregon Cavemen with victims in cage / cavemen and cave girls grab victims / Bagpipe band / Ashland Garden Club Juniors float /  horsemen / Congressman John Dellenback  in convertible / Model A Fords / shots of crowd / large school bell in back of pickup / old fire engine with Firehouse Five band, throwing candy

7-4-1968
Medford City Council Meeting; Unidentified Dam

Pan across Medford City Council meeting, seen from seating area / pans across audience / floor-level shots of councilors, staff / / water flowing over spillway at top of dam, pan to wooded lake / looking down on waterfall from top of dam, pan to river / man in tie and shirtsleeves standing on top of dam / over-the-shoulder shot as he looks at lake, pan to lake / more of same / man poses by generator / pan across generator / hatchery ponds /

7-4-1969
Highway Accident; 4th of July Parade; Summer Sports B-Roll

Highway accident, night: poilceman holding flare flagging traffic / cars and patrol cars light with lights on parked by road, policeman filling out paperwork in dark / / Central Point parade: Central Point fire truck driving toward camera / young spectators / cub scouts march by / children dressed as cowboys and Indians pulling Radio Flyer "covered wagons" / equestrians / / boys playing baseball (Fagone Field?) / man in shirtsleeves and tie talks to camera / girls indoors doing crafts / teens playing tennis, Medford High School / closeup of coach / Red Cross swim class, Jackson Pool: children enter pool / instructor / girl in water

7-4-1969
Ashland Fourth of July Parade

Parade, Ashland: woman in Arabian garb on Arabian horse, color guard, Heirloom Antiques and Bob's Lunch in background / more color guards / color guard filmed from rear, Plaza in background / twirlers / Ashland City Band / Lincoln Summer School kids on decorated bikes / girls twirling flags / Scottish bagpipers, Lyle's in background / Araceli Macias and Maria Loyo from Guanajuato, Miss Rogue Valley Pat Heaney, John Dellenback, Cathy Riffe, Janet Hayes, C. M. Keen in open cars / Fire House 5 band in fire truck / footage from second floor: parade from above, Oregon Caveman carrying girl over shoulder to jail on trailer /

Photos and articles in Ashland Tidings, July 5, 1969, pages 1 and 8, July 6, pages 1 and 7. Sister city relationship with Guanajuato was then under discussion.

7-4-1969
I-5 Car-Truck Accident, Josephine County

View of accident from across freeway / closeups of mangled car, Wheeless Wrecker Service tow truck / interior of car with bent steering wheel / tow truck prepares to tow car / view down freeway / closeups of debris, police take measurements / view of car, tow truck and Southern Pacific Truck Service semi from across freeway

7-5-1966
Jackson County Commissioners; More Digging in Forest

Jackson County Commissioners at dais / man hands papers to Earl Miller / commissioners examine papers together / closeup of spreadsheet totaling $3 million / they discuss / / men schmooze / more digging at site seen in SOHS Film No. 1013 / closeup of equipment on ground: three flash cameras

7-5-1967
Print Shop with Medford Informational Brochures; New Oregon State Policeman

Pressman and woman watch printing press in operation / woman displays finished brochure: "How Much Do You Know About Medford?" / more of same / closeup of brochure / printers examine negatives on light table / / Oregon State Police car drives into parking lot / state policeman emerges, shakes hands with another policeman / policeman at desk / closeup of shoulder patch and "Lieutenant" patch

7-5-1967
First National Bank, Medford

VIP walks down Main Street sidewalk, Medford, Crater Lake Ford in background, turns into First National Bank at Main and Front / interior: VIP walks toward camera, greeted by bank manager (?) / manager hands VIP's check to "Special Deposit" teller / closeup of U.S. government check to Jackson County Schools / smiling teller / VIP shuffles paperwork at teller window / pan across interior of bank, tellers / VIP rummages through envelope / teller handles check, punches adding machine / VIP walks toward exit

7-5-1968
Downtown Medford Sidewalk Sale

Crowd crossing Sixth Street, Medford, Penneys Building in background / grinning storekeeper / crowds of shoppers examining clothing on tables on sidewalk in front of Miller's, other stores

7-5-1968
Medford Summer Recreation Program--Baseball, Playground

Pan across children swimming in Hawthorne Pool / pan across children and adult playing baseball in park / several more baseball shots, Medford Shopping Center in background / small children playing croquet / children playing a game on playground at Washington School (?) / children playing dodgeball, supervised by adult /

7-6-1965

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