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Picketers; Carpenters at Work

Two strikers picketing on sidewalk, Central Avenue, Medford / "Pacific Northwest Bell" on building / man with "Unfair to Glass Workers" tunic picketing, pan up to "40 East 10th" address / "Medford Plate Glass Unfair" sign / / carpenters working on frame of new residence in older section of town / pan across framework / more of same

5-1-1968
Picking Pears; Dog Show; I-5 Pear Mishap

Man on ladder picking pears / closeup of bin full of pears / more shots of pickers picking, dumping into bins / / woman and young girl grooming schnauzer / people with dogs waiting / dogs being walked past judge / / Oregon State Police car by side of I-5 freeway opposite Ashland just south of Bear Creek crossing /, pan to Jeep pulling overloaded trailer, pan to pears littering side of freeway / pan along bent guard rail to pear bin by side of freeway

9-4-1967
Picking Pears; Medford Council Meets Commissioners; Rock Band at Britt

Man picking pears in orchard on ladder / closeup / woman picking while small blond children wander around below her / young man picking from ground / man on ladder, pan to bin full of pears / more of same / emptying bucket into bin / / pan across meeting in Medford city council chambers / Jackson County Commissioners file from seats into center of room as Earl Miller lights cigarette / closeup of Miller speaking / / pan across people seated on grassy hillside (Britt grounds?) to band set up on stage / telephoto shot of rock band playing, sign with (band members'?) names visible including Kirby Mills, David something

8-4-1969
Picture Pioneer, Peter Britt Studios

Emil and Mollie Britt give a silent tour of the Peter Britt studio in the Britt house, to voiceover narration. "Picture Pioneer" is a short subject from Universal's Person-Oddity series.

Transferred to this disk from a flash drive copy of our VHS copy. The Britt short subject starts 3 minutes into the recording.

1946
Pinehurst School; North Medford High School

Displays on elementary school classroom wall: "Trees," "History's Greatest Feat," "Old Times and Faces" / young male teacher raises window shades / pan across walls, blackboard, young woman peering in / / / pan across North Medford High School entrance / theater building / adults with nametags / woman arranges tray of crudites / pan across crowded cafeteria set up in gymnasium

10-10-1968
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
Pinto Colvig Speaks and Performs Maxwell Sound Effect

Clip from "Command Performance" radio show featuring Greer Garson, Nelson Eddy and Pinto Colvig, who beginning at 04:45 speaks briefly about his trombone, then uses it to perform the Maxwell automobile sound effect used on the Jack Benny radio show.

7-8-1943
Pioneer Hall Meeting; VIPs Discuss

Man speaking at lectern in front of projection screen / pan across audience (Ashland Pioneer Hall?) / / VIPs stand in parking lot and discuss map / closeups of VIPs

6-20-1969
Planning Commission Meeting; Air Pollution Presentation to Jackson County Commissioners

Meeting (planning?): men in metal folding chairs at metal folding tables, maps on wall / / county commissioners meeting, Earl Miller present / shuffling papers, speaking / grinning speaker in audience / sign: "This Is the Air You Breathed! At the end of 24 hours the filter is removed and the deposits on it are weighed and analyzed" (filters are solid black) / sign: "The Breath of Life! According to state sanitary authority surveys this valley has the densest air in the state at this time!" / speaker

11-22-1967
Planning Meeting; Students Apply to College

VIPs talk in small office / closeups of same / closeup of "Land Use Plan" on wall / pan across office / / teens in waiting room, filling out forms / sign: "Dean of Boys"  above entrance to room / "Sophomore Boys" above other entrance / more paperwork

8-22-1967
Planting at Medco Headquarters; School Field Trip to Feed Store

Men planting seedlings on grounds of Medco headquarters building, Medford / digging with hoedads, planting / view of men working from interior of car / using gas-powered auger / / schoolchildren looking at baby chicks in cages outside Albers Feed & Farm Supply, 330 North Fir, Medford, "Launderette," 327 North Fir Street, in background / looking at mare and suckling foal / rabbits in cages

4-12-1968
Planting Tree at New Medford City Hall; United Airlines; Interstate 5, Medford

Man and women planting evergreen tree, Medford Mayor Dunlevy in attendance, on grounds of new Medford City Hall / shots of women attendees (Garden Club?) / / pans across painting of historic United Airlines airplanes, evolution of stewardess uniforms / / through windshield: approaching Interstate 5 overpass on Crater Lake Highway / Crater Lake Highway looking north from freeway area, pan to overpass / freeway exit sign: "Medford Barnett Road," fairgrounds buildings in background / Texaco gas station at intersection of exit ramp and Barnett Road, fairgrounds buildings

4-6-1967
Plea Bargain Explanation

Closeup of printed sheet of paper: "Negotiated Pleas" / tighter closeup and pans of papert: "The Deal," explaining plea bargain

1-1-1968
Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest

Exterior, garage at Tenth and Central, Medford / signs in front of cars: "Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest, Dick Knight Co., Medford, Oreg." / gun goes off, young contestants open hoods and examine engines / closeups of mechanics intently at work on engines

4-4-1966
Police Administration School

Interior, classroom: man at lectern, attentive audience, some in uniform

3-23-1966
Police Display Recovered Safe

Tools and dismantled safe on floor of evidence room, policeman displays mangled door, tools / closeup of safe door / closeup of door frame, tools / policemen discuss evidence / / banquet scene, closeups of VIP

1-31-1967
Police Display Recovered Safe

Tools and dismantled safe on floor of evidence room, policeman displays mangled door, tools / closeup of safe door / closeup of door frame, tools / policemen discuss evidence (safe was stolen from West Main Pharmacy, Medford, found near the end of Janney Lane--see photo of Sheriff's Department Detective Jerry Randall examining safe, Medford Mail Tribune, January 31, 1967, page 1) / / banquet scene, closeups of VIP

1-31-1967
Police Dog Training Demonstration

White City county yards: Four policemen pose with police dogs / they walk away, dogs come on command / dogs go through obstacle course / dog attacks man's padded arm / more of same / dog leaps from police station wagon

11-1-1967
Police Education; Remodeling Southern Oregon College Library Meeting

Meeting: man speaking at lectern / police in audience, including female officer / men and police at desks taking notes / / meeting, Southern Oregon College / map of college on wall, plans: "Remodel Old Library Building"

4-3-1967
Police Examine Burglary Tools; Trash Cans in Alleys

Policemen examine tables covered with tools and firearms / pan along table / closeup of ring of keys and pistol / man holds up angle grinder / / trash can sitting by hedge / long shot of same trash can / pile of wood and cardboard debris, pan to trash cans in alley / more trash cans / man lifts lid of trash can / more trash, more cans / inside of trash can / more of the same

10-5-1967
Police Explosives Class; Telstar Footage; Helicopter Forestry Work

silent: large group of men and policemen walk across field, Agate Lake area / explosion in distance / pan across men, pan down to shallow hole in ground, they examine remains of bomb / / black and white footage on color stock, completely faded to red, intermittent sound: Alexander Graham Bell, early telephone / teenage boy, women telephone operators (with chatter sound effect) / stringing early telephone wires / bear inexplicably climbs telephone pole / men wave hats to celebrate "San Francisco-New York" telephone line at "Nevada-Utah State Line" / men work on, test Telstar satellite / President Johnson speaks on telephone via Telstar ("Coming through nicely") / animation of signals bouncing off moon--which Telstar didn't do (with spacey sound effect) / / silent: pans across still shots: N5345V helicopter closeup / helicopter over logged-over forest / early keypunch computer operator / man examines surveyor's bearing tree

5-11-1967
Police Investigation at Economy Market; Meeting in Medford City Hall

Exterior: Economy Market / interior: policeman talks with owners / cash register, pan to policeman and owners / exterior: policeman chats with neighbor / / interior: meeting in Medford City Council chambers, Earl Miller present

10-4-1967
Police Look for Clues; Timber Products Company

Policeman walks in weeds by orchard, looking at ground / closeup of cardboard "X" on ground, policeman picks through grass pretending to look for clues / closeup as he walks along road (might be Rossanley) looking in weeds / he gets in unmarked car, drives off / / Timber Products Company sign on top of office building, pan to parking lot / shot from across tracks of TP mill as boxcar rolls past / wood chip loading area, pan across inactive mill / pickup drives across grounds (identical shot as in SOHS Film No. 1086)

9-7-1967
Police Mental Health Class

Mean speaks at lectern in high school classroom / pan across audience of adults, some in uniform, sitting in school desks / panel discussion /

2-14-1966
Police Officer Fichtner, Bicycle Safety

Officer Fichtner pointing at stop sign for children at school (Washington School?) / he examines bicycle / children ride past camera / children use crosswalk / car door opens, children swerve to avoid it / children on bikes use hand signal before turning / children on bikes stop for pedestrians / closeup of Fichtner with "School's Open, Drive Carefully" signs

9-10-1965
Police Riot Training Miles Field

Police and Sheriff deputies at Miles Field, practicing riot control with batons; advertising visible on ball park fences.

Oregon State Police Captain Byron Hazelton conducted a three-day mob control school in Medford. Police attended from Medford, Ashland, Klamath County Sheriffs, Kingsley Air Force base, and Jackson County sheriff’s office. They conducted the same school in Eugene, Corvallis, Astoria and Pendleton. Some of the Medford police shown are Sgt. George Lucas and patrolmen Glenn Schneider, Fred Johnston, Robert James and Charles Millard. See photo, Medford Mail Tribune, May 21, 1965, page 1.

5-20-1965
Police Surplus Auction

Exterior: Group of men waiting outside building / pans across interior, auction crowd / auctioneer on platform selling office chair

8-12-66
Policeman Locks Car Doors, North Central Avenue, Medford

Meeting, Medford city hall chambers / shots of VIPs talking including Earl Miller / / Man standing by car, North Central, Medford, demonstrates locking car door with key / shot up Central at Fifth and Central / policeman walks up Central to Sixth, checking car doors, opening and locking them / similarly works east side of Central, shot looking north on Central / finds keys in ignition, closeup of same

1-27-1967
Political Speakers, Southern Oregon College; Caveman Campers, Grants Pass

Sign: "Hyde Park West 3:00 today" / competing speakers on SOC campus / pans across crowd / long shot of crowd and student union / / lunch meeting scene: pans across VIPs schmoozing / closeups / / three Caveman brand camper shells parked by railroad tracks / man points to something out of frame / pan of campers from different angle / shot of campers from railroad flatcar

3-1-1967
Poll Watchers Prepare for Vote; Orchard View; Burglary Investigation; Timber Products Mill

Exterior: women poll watchers at door with "Vote Here" sign / interior: women at table with signs: "No Smoking, "Notice to Voters" / / pan across orchard from tower / closeup of fruit tree / closeups of branch with young pears / / police hold board that formerly covered hole in wall of building / closeup of entry hole / police examine it at length / / sign on building: "Timber Products Company, a division of Cyprus Mines Corporation" / pan across mill, wigwam burner, stacked lumber / Hyster passes

5-31-1967
Pomona Grange Picnic

Pan across picnickers at Rogue River park (Riverside Park? TouVelle Park?) / fiddlers, dulcimer players, flute players / men in pig costumes dance pan across Grange members

8-2-1965
Portable Sawmill; High School Students Get Forestry Lessons in Woods

Log deck / man turns on portable sawmill / sawmill in operation on large log / man examines board, pan across kibitzers to sawmill / views of sawmill (powered by Volkswagen engine) in operation / / sign: "Sta. 1 Fire Control" pan across high-school students listening to lecture in woods, taking notes / sign: "Sta. 2 Seed Cones" / students listening to lecture /

5-2-1967
Portland Zoo Brings Leopard Cub to Medford Airport

Men arrive in small airplane at Medford Airport / man brings out leopard cub in small cage / greeted by Mayor Dunlevy, Oregon Journal columnist Doug Baker / Meda Rogers in leopard coat! hugs cub / interior of coffee shop, Bud Meadows, ZOOMSI general chairman, in "ZOOMSI A-Go-Go" (zoo, OMSI) sweatshirt

See article, Medford Mail Tribune, September 20, 1965, page 1, photo September 21, page 1

9-21-1965
Post Office New Three-Wheel Mail Truck

Exterior: three-wheel Cushman mail truck / mailman walks toward truck / interior of truck / mailman gets in, drives off /

5-5-1965
Post Office Sorting Room; Police VIP Retires; Boys Board Airplane

Interior: mailmen sorting mail, probably Medford Post Office / pan across sorting room / VIP self-consciously tidies up conveyor belt / man operates automatic canceller / / VIP cuts cake in office, hands out pieces to secretaries and policemen / closeups of retirement gifts: barometer, silverware / hands are shaken / / boys pose and grin for camera / Medford Airport: boys pose at stairs to airliner

4-5-1967
Power Line Cut; School Field Day

Men walk along sidewalk to utility truck / children run three-legged race / obstacle race /

For more footage of both stories, see SOHS Film No. 1518

6-3-1969
Power Outage at North Medford High School; Grade School Halloween Party

Students at North Medford High School waiting for rides / cars drive up, students board / man in suit watches workers digging ditch / broken electrical cable in ditch / more of same / / elementary school lunch room: children in Halloween costumes sitting at tables / GI Joe, devils, princess, monsters, witches, ghost, astronaut, Supergirl

10-31-1967
PP&L Banquet

Closeup pan across dignitaries at dais, including Earl Miller / speakers at microphone / man holding plaque speaks / more speakers

8-22-66
PP&L Banquet in Grants Pass

Interior: banquet / men speak at lectern / audience applauds / more of the same

8-9-66
PP&L Brass Meet in Grants Pass, Anderson Speaks

Pans across men at banquet / pan across dais / man speaks at microphone / pans across banquet / same speaker

8-23-1965
Practice for Ashland Water Carnival, Emigrant Lake

Man and two girls in boat at dock, drive across lake / they pass in front of camera, wave / water skiers pass in front of camera / closeup of man strapped into kite / shots from boat as man sails with kite

Man under kite is Lon Skinner. See photo, Medford Mail Tribune, June 13, 1965, page B8.

6-18-1965
Preparation for Women's Equestrian Competition

Young women saddle horses, Jackson County Fairgrounds / woman in equitation garb on horse / woman attaches spurs to boots, saddles horse / women pose on horseback, lined up for camera

8-26-1969
Preparations for Voting, East Medford Elementary School

Closeup pan along side of District 549C school bus / children board bus, "Vote Here" sign in distance / closeup of "Vote Here" sign as hesitant children pass in backgrfound / poll watchers arrive, pan across voting stations in school gymnasium

6-6-1967
President Elmo Stevenson at Southern Oregon College

SIgn: "Southern Oregon College" / pan across Campbell Hall / students on walkways / students entering building, pan up to motto above door / students in corridor / "President" on door / man walks in, sits down at desk, speaks / interior, corridor, students at teller's windows / president at desk again / pan across campus / motto above building entrance / president at desk, on telephone / sign: "Southern Oregon College" / pan across Ashland, as seen from freeway

3-15-1966
Preview of Police Auction

Pans across cars parked in weeds at Medford Airport / bikes, tires, wheels, guns, lawn mowers stored in building

8-11-1966
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
Prisoner from Hospital to Mercy Flights; Medford Churches; Stuccoing Medford Presbyterian Church

Patient being wheeled down hospital corridor toward camera, escorted by police / at Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital: patient lifted by police into auto--man in leather jacket identified as "Mac" McMillan / at Medford Airport: patient transferred from car to airplane, probably Mercy Flights / interior of airplane: shakes hands with police, smiles / / Presbyterian Church, Medford / Catholic Church, Medford / closeup of rabbit / Catholic Church, Medford / / man in hard hat points at work under way on building / man indicates bags of concrete, mixer, wheelbarrow / pan up conveyor, mixer / man shows gunite nozzle / action of spraying gunite on building--either Medford Presbyterian Church or building adjacent

3-24-1967
Private Jets at Medford Airport

Pan across twin-engine corporate jets lined up on tarmac of Medford Airport, control tower in background / men look at papers on wing of jet / closeups of jets

11-1-1966
Private Plane Wreck

Night: pans across wreck site, single-engine plane, "N4545D" on wing / police arrive

8-25-1966
Private Plane Wreck

Night: policemen with flashlights examine wreck / day: pans across wreck in forested hills

8-26-1966

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