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University of Oregon; 1969 Boatnik

Onyx Bridge science building, University of Oregon / pan across sunbathers by Rogue River in Riverside Park, Grants Pass, Caveman Bridge in background / rock band playing in deep shade

5-30-1969
Memorial Day Ceremonies; 1969 Boatnik

Women hang wreaths on front of flag-bedecked dais, Hawthorne Park, Medford / Marines raise flag / army officer speaks at microphone, other officers wait on dais / color guard marches off, followed by speakers and audience / Main Street bridge, Medford / women drop flowers from bridge into Bear Creek / / rock band plays in dark pavilion, Riverside Park, Grants Pass / beauty queen is interviewed on radio / spectators on riverback / children row innertubes and rafts down and across river, drift boat passes

For more footage of Hawthorne Park ceremonies, see SOHS Film No. 1517

5-30-1969
Memorial Day Ceremonies; Dumas Laundry Fire

Veterans carry wreath to flagpole / pan across colorguard, veterans at attention / vet speaks at microphone, pan up flagpole to flag / / fire engine / firemen with hoses inside industrial building as owner looks on  / fireman runs up ladder / dragging hoses out of Dumas Laundry, 32 North Riverside, Medford

5-30-1969
University of Oregon Press Conference; Memorial Day Ceremony

Young couple speak at microphones in conference room, flanked by lawyers / university buildings / sign: "Johnson Hall," pan to building / pan on quad across other buildings, past statue / bearded students with bicycles / shots of students on campus / Onyx Bridge science building / / pan across soldiers at attention, I-5 viaduct in background / women hang wreaths on dais

For more footage of Hawthorne Park ceremony see SOHS Film No. 1515; for more University of Oregon footage, see SOHS Film No. 1514

5-30-1969
Eagle Point National Cemetery, Wayne Morse; Jacksonville Pioneer Days Promo

Pan across audience seated in folding chairs on grass / army officer at microphone speaks / second officer speaks / flags are slowly raised / pan across audience: officers, noncoms, VFW, civilians / speaker: Wayne Morse / vet seated on grass with small child / pan across group leaving / / Wayne Morse shaking hands with vets, chats / Morse and Bob Duncan chat in parking lot / / men (KOBI reporters behind station?) type on typewriters on table set up outdoors on grass / barber pole, Jacksonville Barber Shop / interior: barber cutting hair / artist "paints" painting for camera with dry brush / girls on horseback, Jacksonville Museum grounds / family in art gallery / typists again / farmer in overalls cuts weeds with shovel near Jacksonville Highway / typists again / Pioneer Village stagecoach arrives, George McUne opens door, passengers wait to board

5-30-1968
Memorial Day Services, Eagle Point National Cemetery

Woman at Eagle Point National Cemetery walks toward camera with flowers, puts them on grave, pan up, mountains in distance / veterans and group at memorial services / veteran speaks on podium / other speakers, pan across flags at dais / U.S. flag flying on flagpole, pan down to honor guard, color guard / pan across women's auxiliary, flags / VA logo on lectern, pan to speakers / flower wreath / flag raising

5-30-1967
Grants Pass Boatnik Rogue River Races

Parachutist lands in river near target / ditto / drivers run to speedboats on Rogue River near bridge, Grants Pass / boats race past camera / winners interviewed / pan across beauty queens / more interviews, kisses by queens / pans across large crowd of spectators, Riverside Park

5-30-1967
Boatnik Race, Grants Pass

Long pan across spectators lounging on riverbank, Grants Pass park / man pulls cord on starting cannon, drivers run toward boats, take off upriver / boats return past camera / pans across spectators

5-30-1966
Medford Sewage Treatment Plant

Man turns valve at sewage plant, pan along ditch / pans across settling ponds, aerator and ditches, Table Rock in background / pan across plant with three smokestacks, Table Rock to irrigation (?) ditch / man indicates dry ditch / water returns to river

5-3-1968
Ashland Firemen Pump Out Reservoir; Arabian Horses Displayed

Pan across firemen and Ashland American LaFrance fire engine on pondside (Reeder Reservoir?) road below / closeup of firemen / unattended nozzle spraying high in air / fireman at pumper controls / pan from pond to nozzle / nozzle / firemen discuss / / woman in Arabian garb with Arabian horse and fancy saddle / she walks horse from barn past camera / another Arabian displayed / young boy perched on horse / more of same

5-3-1967
Medford Budget Meeting

Medford Council Chambers: committee men and woman at tables and desks, smoking / Mayor Dunlevy speaks

5-3-1966
Hatfield Talks to OAB

Interior: pan across banquet guests / Senator Mark Hatfield at lectern / more pans, more Mark

5-3-1965
Grants Pass Arabian Horse Show

SIgn: "Josephine County Fair Grounds" / sign: "Arabian Horse Show" / stable names painted on trucks and trailers / sheriff's posse license plate / men and women riding horses, exterior and inside arena / exterior: sulky drivers

5-3-1965
Pinto Colvig Performs as Goofy, Plays Clarinet

Clip from "Command Performance" radio show featuring Pinto Colvig, who in the character of "Goofy Horsecollar" plays his clarinet.

Reportedly dated May 3, 1945

5-3-1945
Deserted Diamond Lake

Pan along facade of deserted Diamond Lake Lodge / pan along lake / winding dirt road / sign: "Umpqua National Forest Campground, Diamond Lake" / ranger cabins / pickups parked along side road / pans across deserted campground / slow pan across lake / pan across resort buildings, campground, shore as seen from dock / view down empty highway

5-29-1969
Computer Operation; Harvesting and Planting Pine Seedlings

Tight closeup of computer punch card / technicians handle magnetic tapes, place one on reader / reels spinning / readout / tight pan across keyboard / freshly punched card handed off / stack of cards feeding through reader / printout being printed / tight pan across printout / / faded color, silent: man on tractor, could be J. Herbert Stone Nursery / cutter digging, harvesting pine seedlings / workers boxing seedlings / closeup: grafting seedling / in clearcut woods: man riding behind bulldozer planting seedlings / closeups of same / taking soil sample / helicopter taking off with fertilizer spreader / copter flies by, spreading fertilizer

5-29-1968
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
Car-Train Accident; Rodeo Queens

Talnet sheriff, Charles "Chuck" Roberts (in black police hat) examines wreckage of pickup by stopped freight train / pan across locomotive, car door embedded in front of engine / policeman shrugs, pan across pickup / caboose rolls by railroad crossing--Talent area (Rapp Road?) / police measure scene / closeup of "RR Xing" painted on road / / young women (rodeo queens?) pose perched on fence with horses / sign: "Antelope Arena"

5-29-1967
Trash Cleanup; Kids Fill Gift Bags; Safe Delivered to Jacksonville Museum

Men filling government pickup with trash / / kids fill cloth gift bags with school supplies / / small children pose for camera / safe unloaded from truck / interior, Jacksonville Museum: Mary Hanley and others open safe / spectators at doorway

5-29-1967
Courthouse Meeting

Man speaking while sitting at table, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / dais / closeups of men at dais / audience / standing speaker, pan to dais / audience shots and pans /

5-28-1969
Voting at Jackson County Courthouse

Entrance to Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium with "Vote Here" signs / interior, with poll watchers, people waiting, people in voting booths / "Precinct Republican" and "Precinct Democratic" signs on booths / "Notice to Voters" sign about misdmeanor to sign if not resident in the precinct / closeup of paper bag with "Vote: The Adult Toothpaste" on it / poll watchers / closeup of ballot box with Transport Carrier Control Log form / voter placing ballot in box / pan across scene / ballot, "Insert Card Here" slot

5-28-1968
1964 Boatnik, Grants Pass

Footage of 1964 event to promote upcoming 1965 Boatnik--pan across boat launch site / drivers run to boats, crowd follows / shots of boats racing past camera / pan across crowd at park, carnival, at Riverside Park, Grants Pass

See Medford Mail Tribune articles, May 27, 1965, page 7; May 30, 1965, page 1; June 1, 1965, page 9.

5-28-1965
Vacant Ashland Field; Local Air Force Academy Graduate

Pan across field,  long line of boxcars on siding in distance, Ashland-Talent area / pan across field / pile of gravel on same field / street sign: Oak and Hersey Streets / car driving on West Main, Ashland / / good color: cadet at attention / Air Force Academy building / rapid-fire montage of shots of cadets and Air Force airplanes in action, graduation ceremony / inserted into montage is shot of one cadet, presumably a local boy

5-27-1969
Eugene McCarthy Speaks at Rally

Eugene McCarthy at microphone (silent) / audience member wearing McCarthy button / Gene at mike again / pan across crowd / photo of Gene on curtain, pan to Gene / more of same / McCarthy at "HJH" lectern / reporters at cameras / audience applauds /

Photo and article in Medford Mail Tribune, May 27, 1968, page 1. McCarthy spoke to a crowd of 2,200 at Hedrick Junior High School. See Also MMT 5/26/1968p1.

5-27-1968
Bobby Kennedy Speaks at Medford City Hall

View of Bobby Kennedy from behind as he speaks, crowd and Greyhound Bus in background / closeup of Kennedy speaking, pan across crowd / tight closeup on his face / from behind again / from in front, Medford City Hall in background / closeup of dog / Kennedy again, Hank Henry visible on right of screen

See SOHS Film No. 1324 for more footage of RFK visit to Medford

See SOHS Film No. 1329 for footage of RFK memorial service

See Medford Mail Tribune, May 26, 1968, pages 1, 4 and C3; May 27, page 1

5-27-1968
Medford Planning Commission Meeting

Medford City Council chambers: closeups: F. H. Hart, Larry S. Horton, D. B. Whalin / audience / commissioners at desks / woman stands and speaks

5-27-1966
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
Construction Starts at Fort Vannoy Job Corps Training Center

Exterior: pans across construction site, road grader / closeup of bulldozer tracks / pickup approaches / men walk toward, then pas camera / bulldozers at work / more pans across site / well drilling rig at work

5-27-1965
White City Water Tower; Airport Parking Construction

White City water tower / telephoto view of scaffolding on top / long view again / men working on railing / pan across Medford Airport / grader, front end loader at work at airport parking area / road grader with control tower in background / pan across construction scene to radome / surveyors

5-26-1969
Factory Anniversary Observance

Governor Tom McCall speaking at lectern / pan across people dressed in suits standing and listening on factory floor, rolls of steel on shelves visible / Glenn Jackson speaks / audience applauds / long view of dais, banner: "Welcome to 50 Years of Progress" / different speaker / VIPs on dais / another speaker / another pan across audience / more of same / pans across audience from dais, ex-mayor Dunlevy visible / middle school orchestra plays / orchestra files off / McCall speaks again, holding "Oregon" coffee-table book

FMC Corporation logo on banner suggests the film may have been shot at their 646 S. Grape location, but I can't find that 1919 was a significant year for the company. Other logos: "AGM," "Standard"

5-26-1969
FFA Sheep Competition; Fishing Season

Eagle logo on building / people filing into building (Klamath County? Siskiyou County?) / interior: people lining up at buffet / eating at folding tables, one wearing FFA jacket / cutting meat with knives and bandsaw / children posing with lambs / man shearing sheep / crowd on bleachers watching shearing competition / dog herding sheep / bleachers / / cars with boat trailers parked along road next to lake / stringers of huge fish

5-26-1969
Lithia Park Rock Concert

Rock 'n roll band playing at Lithia Park bandshell / closeups of musicians / pans across crowd sitting on grass, some dancing / closeups of dancers

5-26-1969
Fishing at Diamond Lake; Ribbon Cutting

Closeup pan from stringer of fish to smiling young woman / two men in rowboat on lake / pan across lake crowded with fishing boats / closeups of boats and fishermen / shots from moving boat / boat and fishermen with fish at dock / charter fishing boat: "Joe DiBernardi, Diamond Lake" / man with clipboard / gas station/lodge, pan across boats at dock / man walks along dock toward camera / pan across boats and dock from shore / departing boat / stringer of fish on floor of boat / young women in cockpit of boat / more shots of boats and fishermen taken from boat / / VIP (probably Medford Mayor Singler) cuts metal ribbon with tin snips in dark building, transformers evident--apparently Standard Transformer Co., White City

5-26-1969
Woman Receives Recognition; Brush Fire Demonstration; Truck Accident

Woman at lectern is applauded, handed plaque, shakes hands / exterior: she displays plaque, shakes more hands, closeup / / truck parked in field, "Fire-Weather Mobile Station U.S. Dept. of Commerce Weather Bureau" painted on side of camper shell / man operates bushwhacker in grassy field, Medford Airport area / VIP with bullhorn / Forest Service personnel mill about, one wears "John Grove, Grants Pass" label / twin-rotor helicopter demonstrates dropping water / / wreck of two semi-trucks, White City area, water tower in background / spectators / closeup of severe damage, wreckage on road / more rubberneckers

5-26-1967
Voting; Children Tour Newsroom

Earl Miller shakes hands with two men / closeups / / people enter and exit building, "Vote Here" by doorway / interior of gymnasium: people lined up waiting to vote / / interior, small children watch man operate teletype machine / closeups of children

5-26-1967
Field Commission of Medford Marine

Marine pins rank insignia (out of focus) on shoulder strap of other Marine, swears him in / shakes hands with Mayor Dunlevy / Marine hands sergeant patch to Marine

5-26-1966
Excavation at Dark Hollow Reservoir

pan of earthmover; shovel equipment digging trench; pan of excavation site / bull dozer pushing earth / man with hard hat pointing to construction.  Roxy Ann peak in background.

See photos, Medford Mail Tribune, October 31, 1965, page 6.

5-26-1965
John Dellenback Speaks for Memorial Day Safety

Stock footage: car crashes against tree / people attend crash victims / Congressman John Dellenback speaks at desk / Dellenback in voiceover over stock footage of Vietnam War combat as he exhorts audience to drive safely on Memorial Day: "There's no honor or glory in carelessness or speed."

5-25-1967
State Marine Board Hearing

Jackson County Courthouse auditorium: Men at dais / audience / men give testimony at table in front of dais

5-25-1966
Check Presented to Shakespeare Festival, Outdoor Theater

Man holds architect's rendering of Bowmer Theater / men in suits pass check / pan to aerial photo of Shakespeare theater on wall / exteriors: sign: "America's First Elizabethan Theatre," pan to ivy-covered wall / inside outdoor theater: pan across seats, theater backdrop / sign: "Visitors Welcome"

5-25-1966
4-H Speakers; Family Guidance Clinic; YMCA; Beauty Queens in Grants Pass

Exterior: VIPs, one holding handful of soil, discuss / closeups of same / speaker at dais by 4-H flag / pan across sparse audience / / people stand and listen to man speaking in hallway / secretary at work / sign: "Family & Child Guidance Clinic" / group walks down dirt road, old Medford fairgrounds area / speakers at dais / "Activity Center" in converted residence / Medford YMCA building / YMCA interior, man examines activities bulletin board / / beauty queens from SOHS Film 0967 pose at Grants Pass riverside motel, 7th Street bridge and Caveman Bridge in background / they pose by pool / closeup pan, river in background /

5-24-1967
Congressman Duncan Voting, 1966 Primary Election

Sign: "Vote Here," pan to Hedrick Junior High School on building / Congressman Bob Duncan, wearing cowboy hat and Levi jacket, walks past sound camera team up to school entrance / interiors: enters building, registers with poll watchers / scene in gymnasium: tables, voting booths

5-24-1966
Diamond Lake Opening

Pan cars driving to lake / pan of parked cars on side of road and parking lots / pan to men loading boats / pan to men on dock and man in boat bailing out water / pan to man piloting boat / pan to men on the lake in small boats / lots of boats - one has heater or stove on board / pan across interior of building / pan to people sitting at tables (restaurant) / pan to Diamond Lake Lodge / men at waterside with boats on shore

5-24-1965
Medford I.O.O.F. Eastwood Cemetery

Pan across unkempt cemetery / man drives riding mower from cemetery to road, turns back into cemetery / pan across mowed cemetery to man mowing in distance / mausoleum / plaque on mausoleum wall: "I.O.O.F. Mausoleum; This Plaque Donated by Victoria Enders in Memory of Her Husband Frank L. Enders"

5-23-1969
Computer Demonstration; Nurses' Award Presentation

Man demonstrates Vot-o-matic voting system / demonstrating computer / punch cards going through machine / pulling out printed readout / punch cards being sorted / printing readout / pulling out and examining readout / tour group examining, signing readout / man at control panel / magnetic tape reels spinning / / luncheon scene, nurse smoking / inside hospital patient room / nurse receives pin, returns to seat / nurses at table / nurse with defribrillator / pan across luncheon / speaker

5-23-1968
USFS PSA for Campground Fees

Faded color, sound: Closeup of "Notice of Violation," pan across campground / voiceover explains that a fee is now required for camping / "You wouldn't fish without a fishing license" / closeup of USFS shoulder patch

5-23-1968
Beauty Queens at Harry & David; Surgery Demonstration

South Riverside sidewalk, Medford: VIPs greet each other / pan across beauty queens from SOHS Film 0969 at Harry & David Bear Creek Orchards packing plant wearing same outfit, wearing white gloves, looking through and discussing brochure / / serious-looking crowd (nursing students?) around patient craning necks to watch surgery--oddly, only one person masked and gowned

5-23-1967
Medford City Hall Construction; Anti-Litter Footage

Pan across new Medford City Hall / long shots: men working on sidewalk / workers on roof / sidewalk prep work in progress / workers wandering around grounds / sign: "Medford City Hall" / / woman displays bumper sticker: "Don't Litter, Keep Oregon Green" / she applies stickers to several bumpers / she displays litter bag, mounts it on car window crank

5-23-1967
Kids at VA Domiciliary

Exteriors: entrance to VA Domiciliary baseball field / elementary-age kids in party hats swarm vets, one in wheelchair

5-23-1966
Diamond Lake Opening

Shot from moving car of cars parked along highway / dock views: man starting engine, loading boat, boats lined up / shot of boats on lake / boats departing dock / interior of boat cabin / shots from boat: pan across crowded cove, shots of fishing boats from moving boat

5-23-1966

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