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Loading Bristol's Rogue River Quartz onto Airplane

Medford Airport: men drive up in luggage cart / closeup of bags labeled "Bristol's Rogue River Quartz" / loading bags onto airplane by conveyor belt /

3-31-1966
Loading Pickup with Deer Hide, Medford Elks

Elks building, Fifth and Central, Medford: Mayor Dunlevy throws burlap bag of deer skin onto pickup / handshakes all around / reader board on Elks building: "Elks Lodge 1168, Lodge Every Thurs 80 PM, Dining Room Open 11 to 2, Save Your Deer Hide" / they display unrolled hide on back of pickup / banner on pickup: "Raw Leather for Vets Gathered by Medford Elks Lodge #1168"

10-21-1966
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
Locomotives and Lumber at Medford Depot; Money and Adding Machine; Angus Bowmer, Vietnam Casualty at Medford Airport

Log truck on highway / idle Southern Pacific locomotives / lumber deck, pan to Southern Pacific caboose / lumber and locomotive at Medford depot / many brief shots of same / / hand operating adding machine / closeup of quarters and rolled quarters / adding machine / coins and bills / more of same / cash drawer of cash register / dollar bills / / passengers disembarking at Medford Airport / Angus Bowmer and others being greeted at gate / waiting hearse / preparing to load casket onto hearse / unwrapping flag-draped casket

Casket is that of Marine Lance Corporal John Boyce, killed March 2 in Vietnam. See Medford Mail Tribune, March 15, 1968, page 1.

3-15-1968
Log Truck Accident

Men standing by overturned log truck / closeup of Medford policeman directing traffic, Big Y Shopping Center in background / people wandering around scattered logs, as trailer is righted / grinning driver mounts truck cab, "Chuck Strawn, Medford, Or." painted on truck door

5-22-1969
Log Trucks Head-On Accident

Closeup of front of damaged truck on side of logging road / view of side of cab: "D. Schelenbaum" on side of truck / "Wheeler's Wrecker Service" trucks pull up, "Big Dippy" on front of truck / log truck backs into logs on trailer, pushing them off

8-1-1966
Logging-Timber Tour

Logging starts chain saw, makes final cut into tree, tree falls (doesn't make a sound) / tour group walks down road / loader piles logs, pan up trees / bulldozer skids logs / pan across tour group / tour leader / loading logs onto "Gus Pringle" log truck / chaining down logs / grader checks logs / truck drives onto scale / truck drives off / another truck arrives, "Austin L. King" on door

10-12-1965
Long Mountain Incorporation Election; Pacific Livestock Exposition VIPs

Handmade sign: "Long Mountain Election" / man walks to camera from private home / sign by house: "Voters Enter Here" / poll watchers waiting, chatting in home's kitchen / ballot box / man votes, signs ledger / more voters / / men disembark from small private plane N208PP at Medford Airport / they shake hands with Mayor Dunlevy / present enormous ticket "This is a $3.00 Exchange Ticket Pacific Livestock Exposition" / woman wearing "Miss Northwest" (something) sash mounts horse next to airplane / VIP speaks, more handshaking / beauty queen on horse again

9-12-1967
Looking For & Finding Private Plane Wreck

Night: police and civilians mill about / man examines piece of wreckage / pan across wreck / KTVM news photographer / people examine wreck

8-26-1966
Loot from Shoplifter at Grants Pass, Montgomery Wards

Exterior: Montgomery Wards, Grants Pass / view through dirty windshield of moving car / interior: police with stolen clothing in motel room

9-1-1966
Lost Little Girl Found; Medford Sambo's Construction; Election Signs

Street sign: "Alma Drive" / police car speeds by / closeup of tricycle / pan across subdivision / man in suit stands by dump truck bed in vacant lot, stares across field / lumber pile / police car returns / policeman with little girl / father picks her up, rival TV cameraman in view / she walks to trike // glittering electric sign: "Sambo's Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Pancakes," South Riverside, Medford, pan to building under construction, pan back to sign, down to striker picketing site / sign: "Employees of Hawley Masonry Are Not Provided Benefits Enjoyed by Members of Medford Bldg. Trades Council; We Have No Dispute with Any Other Employer" / men working on stonework on building / pile of stone / shot of striker with workers in background // billboards: "Elect Simpson State Senator," "Keep BOB Working for Oregon, DUNCAN Democrat U.S. Senator"; smaller signs, bumper stickers: "McCall for Governor," "Elect Dellenback to U.S. Congress," "Keep Newbry State Senator" ' billboard on top of DeVoe Confectionery building, Main and Oakdale, Medford: "For Freedom's Sake It's a Republican Year! Elect Hatfield - McCall - Dellenback - Newbry - Hart - Branchfield - Stacey" (graffiti changes "It's a" to "WAS"); bumper sticker: "Wolfman Jack for Guvnor"

12-29-1966
Lumber Execs Confab

Passengers disembarking from tail stairs of United Boeing 727 jetliner, walking toward camera / VIPs milling about at picnic table under willow tree, lumber decks in background / pan across schmoozing VIPs wearing name tags, drinking coffee

10-2-1968
Lumber Mill Fire

"Big Fires" fire safety billboard on lumber mill building / burning lumber, log pond in foreground, wigwam burner in background / pan across smoking ruins, water raining down on cameraman / firemen connecting hoses / firemen in smoking ruins / pan across burning lumber, building / fire engines pumping / pan across same scene

10-14-1968
Luncheon Meeting; Meeting Meeting

Army officer smilingly addresses group at lectern / luncheon scene / closeup of old woman at microphone / / meeting in small room / shots of speakers sitting around table, including actual black man

8-6-1969
Luther Metke at 94

Color, almost completely faded to red

From Wikipedia:

Luther Metke at 94 is a 1979 American short documentary film directed by Jorge Preloran and Steve Raymen at the Ethnographic Film Program, University of California, Los Angeles. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short in 1980.[1]

The film presents a portrait of Luther Metke, a veteran of the Spanish–American War. Even in his advanced age, Metke continues his work of building log cabins by hand in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. The film documents many aspects of log cabin building as Metke works on a hexagonal cabin and teaches his methods to a young couple.[2] Additional footage shows Metke's daily life, accompanied by a voice over of his recollections, commentary on log cabin construction, and musings on life.[3] Metke also shares some of his poetry on camera and through voiceover.

From in-box label:

An outstanding example of the folk wisdom, artistry and genuine human warmth of a man living a full life in his older age. Incoporating his poetry, portions of his past, his reflections on life and his interactions with family and friends, "Luther Metke at 94" is a positive portrait of a man at peace with himself and actively involved in the world around him.

There are two small Study Guides in the can.

1979
Machinists Union Picketers; Dodgers at Miles Field

Picketer walks near building / building with rotating CSC sign, picketers on sidewalk / picketer walks toward camera wearing sign: "On Strike--Unfair to Machinists Union Local 1468"  / / Dodgers baseball players warm up, Miles Field / pan across pitcher and players in outfield / batter htting fungoes / pitcher warms up / batters warm up / / same strikers as on beginning of reel, walking on sidewalk in front of same building, Toyota dealership in background / rotating sign: "Tru-Mix Construction; Medford Steel & Blowpipe; Concrete Pipe," 1109 Court Street, Medford / picketers on dirt road /

6-17-1969
Making Hay; FFA Envoys; I-5 Talent Rest Area

Slow pan across field of windrowed hay / young men in FFA jackets waiting at Medford Airport / / pan across vehicles parked at I-5 rest area / camera follows vehicles pulling trailers on I-5 between Talent and Phoenix /

For more footage of both subjects, see SOHS Films Nos. 1564 and 1565

7-10-1969
Man in Suit at Desk Talking on Phone

Man in suit at desk talking on phone / /

8-28-1968
Man Ponders Water Quality

Man walks down dirt country road in hills, inspects culvert, digs in wet dirt with his toe / pan up conifer seedling to same man standing in creek and pondering / closeup of same / closeup of creek, pan to man

1-23-1968
Manhunt in the Snow

Man straps on snowshoes / men and police mingle in snow next to line of parked pickups and jeeps / more people put on snowshoes / pan to tracks into woods

12-19-1967
Manhunt in Woods

Jackson County Sheriff's deputies and civilians examine map on hood of pickup in woods / groups hike off into hills with firearms and radios, camera jerkily follows / deputy calls on portable radio / break time

10-9-1967
Mansion Opened to Public; Jackson County Fair Scenes; Trailer Wreck on I-5

Crowd on porch of large old unidentified historic house, street number 707 / speakers / people entering house / / exteriors: people buying food, Jackson County Fairgrounds / winners pose with prizes: saddle, plaques, ribbons / interiors: showing pigs in livestock barn / / demolished trailer on median of Interstate 5, Blackwell Hill between Central Point and Gold Hill / wrecker righting same with winch

8-14-1967
March of Dimes Headquarters; Surplus Food Pantry; Southern Oregon Convalescent Center

Long shot of nondescript storefront, March of Dimes headquarters, 1116 North Riverside, Medford / / dignitaries shake hands, pan up to sign above food pantry door: "Jackson County U.S.A.D. Donated Foods Distribution Center" / they go inside / examining warehouse full of generic food / / pan across nursing home, parking lot / sign on building: "Southern Oregon Convalescent Hospital Medford" at 625 Stevens Road, currently Villa Royal Health Care Center / closer shots of building / view out window from inside  / exercise equipment

12-28-1966
Marching Band Equipment; Highway 62 Overpass; White City Buildings

Marching band paraphernalia, musical instruments on floor: drums, baton, whistle, busby, trumpet, sheet music, pans, arty rapid cuts / / pan across workers' vehicles parked at Highway 62 overpass under construction / pans along vehicles driving overpass / / 3M Duplicating Products plant building, White City / closeup of sign, pans across building / more of same / building under construction--White City?

10-27-1967
Marines Basic Training

Young men and soldiers clustered on parking lot, ambulance in background / young men with numbers on their tee-shirts doing squat thrusts / drill instructor yells at recruits / rifles lined up on ground / sergeant instructs recruits with photos on easel / recruits do calisthenics and lift weights / barber shaves heads with electric clippers / recruits march in formation, palm trees in background (Camp Pendleton?) /recruit greets parents / VIP talks to recruits at attention / closeups of recruits / soldiers march in formation / Marines in formation / VIP hands book to Marine / soldiers march in formation /

8-27-1969
Marines Sworn In; Erecting Mountaintop Antenna

Marine in dress uniform reads from paper / young civilian man at attention / more reading / civilian smiles / process repeats with different young man / reads to middle-aged woman, elderly couple / officer presents plaque to couple, hands are shaken / / pan up antenna being assembled on mountaintop / men raised to top by crane / closeup of same / antenna being lifted to vertical position / telephoto closeup of same / men at work on top, seen through mist / clearer shots / more of same

8-29-1968
Mark Goodman - Running Clock - UPI Teletype

Closeup of young man (Mark Goodman?) with sunglasses, removes them / closeup of running electric clock / closeup of United Press International teletype machine in operation

9-1-1965
Mark Hatfield at I-5 Dedication

B&W: Mark Hatfield on reviewing stand / pan across rain-drenched crowd and reporters, Interstate 5 in background / color, interior: closeup of Hatfield speaking in front of microphone--magnetic sound not transferred; inoperable

10-24-1966
Mary Hanley Retirement Observance; George Romney and Operation Breakthrough

Mary Hanley and ladies eating, schmoozing on Jacksonville Museum grounds / interior meeting: / / faded color, sound: George Romney speaking / closeup of "Operation Breakthrough" (anti-poverty program) packages on dais / "Response to Operation Breakthrough has been overwhelming" / Romney speaks about housing proposals in U.S., Canada and overseas

9-29-1969
Mary Hanley with Jacksonville Museum Agricultural Equipment

Mary Hanley manhandles, operates plow, displays other agricultural equipment in building behind Jacksonville courthouse / stagecoach, fan mill, pack saddle, portable forge, fly nets / / men in suits chat

11-17-1967
Masons in Grants Pass Lay Cornerstone

Masons parade on Grants Pass street / pan across half-completed brick building / Masons sing / speaker at mcrophone / installing cornerstone plaque /

10-17-1966
Master Plan, Medford Bear Creek Park

Man examines maps of riverside park on wall / closeup of "Bear Creek Park Master Plan," man points out features

2-23-1968
Mayfield Funeral, Medford Presbyterian Church

Pan across exterior of Medford Presbyterian Church / interiors: flowers, organist, pans across audience / exterior of stained glass window

4-27-1965
Mayor Dunlevy Greets Singing Nun

Mayor Dunlevy stands in front of entrance of old Medford City Hall, walks down steps / pan up Central / nun arrives on back of scooter piloted down sidewalk by Medford policeman / she dismounts, hands poster to Dunlevy

4-21-1966
Mayor Dunlevy Greets Tom McCall in Medford

Tom McCall and Mayor Dunlevy shake hands in front of pine tree at building entrance / McCall speaks / dignitaries shake hands

4-20-1966
McCall Announces for Governor

McCall stands at lectern with Oregon Secretary of State seal, announces his candidacy

1-5-1966
McGrew Lumber Mill, Ashland

Pan across McGrew lumber yard, Ashland / pan across mill / men in yard discuss, point / Hyster / more pans across yard, whole operation, log deck

9-30-1966
McGrew Sawmill Operations

Exterior "McGrew Bros. Sawmill" sign / pan across mill / pan across log loader / loading logs / debarker / operator at controls / bandsaw in operation / green chain / gang saw / wood waste going up conveyor belt, being graded by size / railroad car being loaded with wood chips

Shot during an open house at the mill in Ashland, then the newest and most automated sawmill in Southern Oregon. See Medford Mail Tribune April 11, 1965, page D3.

4-9-1965
Measles Warning; Construction Site; Office Celebration

First segment only is color, completely faded to red, optical sound: Surgeon General William H. Stewart warning parents against measles: "LIttle Kim Fisher here has been mentally retarded since the age of two, when she contracted measles" / / pan across construction site--stud framing, bricks, construction workers / / closeup of VIP / woman scrapes last cup of punch from punch bowl / VIPs schmooze, snack in office, map of Bear Creek drainage on wall

7-7-1967
Mechanized Tree Cutter

Silent, color faded to red and yellow: Mechanized tree cutter in woods grabs tree, cuts it, turns it 90 degrees, yards it / driver / cutter delimbs trunk, cuts it to length / driver / man sitting on log deck watching

8-27-1968
Medal Awarded at Santo Center; Videotape Demonstration

Soldiers at attention, Santo Center, Medford / sergeant receives medal from officer, salutes, shakes hands / family in folding chairs / color guard marches toward camera / / men chat around television as videotape machine plays / "Corticoid Withdrawal Symptoms" on screen / technician crouches behind VT machine / closeup of tape reels turning /

7-15-1968
Medco Locomotive Retired; Medford Airport B Roll

Log truck parked at lumber mill offloading area, wigwam burner visible / logs dumping into mill pond / Medco railroad diesel engine approaches, pushed by Southern Pacific engine / more logs dumped from truck into pond / log truck trailing wheels lifted onto truck / engineer in locomotive cab, pan to controls / Medco engine pulled away, switched onto track closer to camera, approaches camera / SP engine drives off / "Medford Corporation" painted on Medco building / different engine couples onto Medco engine / / cars parked at portico, Medford Airport terminal / crowd milling about under awning / crowd under awning waiting for luggage / attendant unloads luggage from cart onto ramp / VIPs schmooze / family waiting at gate / Air West jetliner at gate / interior of crowded terminal / shots of full parking lot / terminal from parking lot / jetliner lands / shot of terminal from car speeding down runway / closer shot of same / jetliner landing as four-propeller liner taxis to runway

7-16-1968
Medco Log Trucks and Medco Mill Pond

"Medco Corporation" painted on building / log truckapproaches through traffic signal on Medco Haul Road / log truck dumps logs into log pond / pan across mill pond / boat on mill pond / crane loads logs from pond onto log trucks /

3-31-1965
Medford Adult Education Classes Start

Closeup of hands filling out registration form--name on form: Sandy Daigle, South Pacific Highway / pans across adult students in high school classrooms, embarrassed teacher / typing classroom / adult students lined up to give papers to teacher at desk /

2-1-1966
Medford AFL Labor Temple, Officials; Rogue River Rooster Crow; Police Investigate Street Accident

Man walks past camera on sidewalk into building, pan up to neon AFL Labor Temple sign / pan across Medford Labor Temple building on South Grape Street, crowd on sidewalk / closeup of dignitaries chatting on sidewalk / / closeups of roosters in coops, some decorated / rooster name signs: Mr. Big Mouth, "Black Fella" Defending Champion, Jose Jimenez "I Plan to Crow a Lot" / / speed limit sign in suburban residential area, parked deputies' cars / policeman winds up tape measure

6-23-1967
Medford Airlines Signage, Routes

Sign: "Pacific Air Lines," "West Coast Airlines," closeup of eagle airline logo, Bonanza Air Lines route map, more airline logos, West Coast Airlines ticket desk at Medford Airport, Pacific Air Lines ticket desk, arrivals/departures sign / sign: "Now! West Coast Airlines Offers Daily Nonstop DC-9 Fan Jet Service to San Francisco--Only 52 Minutes"/ man at desk / Bonanza route map again

8-16-1967
Medford Airport B Roll

Jetliner lands at Medford Airport, taxis to gate / sign: No Bicycles Allowed / baggage cart drives to liner / another plane lands / telephoto shot of windows of control tower / Mercy Flights plane taxis to runway as passengers deplane from first liner

7-8-1969
Medford Airport B Roll; National Guard Convoy

Air West jetliner lands, Medford Airport, paving machine in foreground, taxis / rapid cuts: people waiting at gate / liner taxis to gate / nose of Bonanza Silver Dart / small Air West Piper Navajo N11130 / Bonanza Funjet jetliner / Bonanza liner as seen through door of terminal / woman takes photo of people waiting at gate / closeup of tail / / National Guard military vehicles lined up at armory / sign: "Military Convoy Ahead, Proceed with Caution" / small group of men talk by vehicles / vehicles with armory in background

8-21-1968
Medford Airport Control Tower

Pan across interior of control tower, Medford Airport / closeup of air tower controller / private aircraft on tarmac seen from tower / Rogue Valley Skyways hangar telephoto shot, pan across private aircraft including N9196P, N3111A / interior of tower again / United jetliner at gate

2-27-1969
Medford Airport Expansion Area

Sign: "Medford-Jackson County Airport" / pan across residential area near airport / runway approach lights in operation / parked cars, men in suits examine weedy field, point, smoke / pan across area at end of runway, pan up to private plane overhead / pan across private hangars

10-5-1966

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