Films

Displaying 1 - 50 of 1636

Film clips may be viewed in the SOHS Library (no fee). Please contact SOHS Library to purchase a copy for personal use or review ($20 per clip).

Title (click to view details) Description Publication datesort descending Online link
Board of Higher Education Building Committee at SOC

Pan across men and women sitting at tables in classroom / man discusses graph / man points at large Campus Development Plan map / discussion ensues

County Parks Commission Meeting

Man speaks at desk / pan across committee at tables / shots of committee members

Senator Hugh Scott Arrives at Medford Airport

Senator in front of plane / greetings outdoors at Medford aiport

Legislative Tax Study Commission in Medford

Pans across audience, dais, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / speakers at desk

1-1-1966
Talent Area House Fire; Discarded Christmas Trees

Blazing ruins of building, multiple shots, pans--looks like Talent area, railroad boxcars and industrial buildings in background / civilian or volunteer fireman hoses down garage / pan down chimney to fire / more of same / / pans across pile of discarded Christmas trees / closeups of pile

1-1-1968
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
Fatal Accident--Car in Rogue River

Night: man on snowy bank points to river / man in SCUBA gear in river, illuminated by spotlight / man puts on wet suit tagged CPFD (Central Point Fire Department), follows rope down to river / car emerges from water / cables pull car onto bank, set car upright

1-10-1966
Car Theft Warning Footage

Color, completely faded to red: heavy freeway traffic, voiceover about auto thefts and General Motors anti-theft locking steering wheel / in studio, man demonstrates ignition key and locking steering wheel / as he exits car, voiceover reminds us to lock our cars

1-10-1968
Commissioners' Meeting

Pan across people sitting around table, map-covered walls / Lin Newbry, Bill Mansfield present / shots of people earnestly discussing

1-10-1969
January 10 and 11, 1977 News Clips

Clip 1:

sof: Interview at Medford Chamber of Commerce about upcoming bowling tournament

Clip 2:

Interior of warehouse, Civil Defense supplies stacked high / opening can of crackers, closeup of same / man holds crackers but doesn't eat one

Clip 3:

Jacksonville Museum in snow / workers load display case into pickup / pans across Peter Britt exhibit / glassware exhibit / photos

Clip 4:

sof: Interview with woman about Klamath Falls Washburn Manor nursing home criticisms, restoration of certificate (hairs on gate)

Clip 5:

Stand-and-talk about District 9 school tax levy in front of Eagle Point Little Butte Intermediate School / Eagle Point High School shots / banner over Eagle Point Main Street: "Support Your Schools" / Eagle Point Junior High / elementary school playground shots / high school library interiors

Clip 6:

Closeup of historic photo of Ashland Plaza / more exhibit shots, Jacksonville Museum / exhibits in former jail

Clip 7:

out of focus: Men perform CPR on dummy

Clip 8:

out of focus: Same, people review recording strip of CPR attempt / women perform CPR / more of same

Clip 9:

sof: Interview with C. W. Smith about block parent program applications

Clip 10:

sof: Interview with Klamath Falls state trooper about first woman trooper in Southern Oregon

Clip 11:

Building / sign: "Vote here" / poll keepers at work / plywood voting booths / putting ballots in box

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-10-1977
Medford Police Breathalizer School

Man lectures room full of policemen / man blows up balloon / pans across audience

1-11-1966
Laying Sewer Pipe, Medford Big Y Area

Power shovel digging ditch, Medford Big Y area / pan across concrete pipes / pipes and workers in ditch / closeups of bucket digging / pans across site / / men speak at dais / shots of audience / more of same

1-11-1967
Bear Creek Stream Flow Measuring Station; Construction of Lynn Newbry Park

Man kneeling by Bear Creek under Medford Main Street bridge / closeup of same, pan up to bridge / view down creek under bridge / pan across creek to viaduct / view of creek from bridge / sign: "Stream Flow Measuring Station" / man shows measuring device / man on bridge drops weight to creek / / unidentified banquet scenes, men in suits talking, smoking / / I-5 freeway exit sign: "Talent Exit 1 Mile," pan to crane with drag bucket excavating in Bear Creek / man points with pencil to map of excavation in Bear Creek / men building concrete block building, Lynn Newbry Park rest area

1-11-1967
Installing Airplane Radio; VIP at Medford Airport

Men walk from Max-Sig Communications hangar to 1956 Piper private plane N4567A, Medford Airport / Bob Larson, owner of Max-Sig, installs radio into plane / shot of cockpit dash / pilot in cockpit grins at camera / Piper private plane N8199W taxis past other planes to runway, Roxy Ann in background / shots of private planes and borate bomber on tarmac / Mercy Flights office / Civil Air Patrol plane / Piper N5682Y / / man in suit standing in airport parking lot talks to women, Medford Airport radar dome in background / tight closeups of man

1-11-1968
Ashland Woman Uses Pay Telephone

Woman dials pay phone mounted on tiled wall / another shot of same showing office behind her / closeup of rates on top of phone / closeup of dial--Ashland number 482-9981 (pay phone numbers not in 1968 Ashland city directory) / tight closeup of her mouth as she speaks into receiver / tight closeup of money slots on top of phone

1-11-1968
Camp White Domiciliary--Buildings, Members

"Veterans Administration Center" sign on Highway 62 / "VA Domiciliary" sign / pan across dom / shot of dom from moving car / pans across dom buildings in snow / interior shot of residents working in metal shop / interior shot of residents working in wood shop / shot of looms / residents at looms / residents in leather shop / residents making moccasins / interior of dormitory / residents in dormitory / menu sign on wall / interior shots of kitchen

1-12-1965
Hatfield for Senate Speech

Hatfield sits in chair and discusses his reasons for running for reelection--unemployment, highways, education, water projects, his vision of Oregon's future

1-12-1966
Barnett Road, Medford

Interstate sign: Barnett Rd., Medford, Rogue Valley Manor-Memorial Hospital / pan down Barnett, Capri Motel visible / Riverside and Barnett street sign / Jct I-5 sign, pan to Barnett overpass

1-12-1966
Klamath County Patient; Safety Issues: Bear Creek, Driving, Eggs

VIPs stand and schmooze for camera / / ambulance in parking lot (Lava Beds?) / Klamath County deputies, police (and rangers?) roll patient on gurney out of building / closeups of patient's face as he's loaded into ambulance / / speed limit sign on freeway overpass / high water in Bear Creek / "Dangerous Water Stay Out Stay Alive" sign at Bear Creek irrigation diversion dam / smoke billowing from wigwam burner / closeups of eggs in cartons / closeups of car driver's seat with seat belt / children exiting school bus

1-12-1967
Sailors Receive Diplomas; Governor McCall Signs

Man speaks at lectern, pan to sailors at attention / man hands out envelopes to sailors, shakes hands / / Oregon Governor Tom McCall reads aloud as VIPs and young men and woman in suits watch / he signs document, hands pen and document to young man, shakes his hand / closeup pan across assembled dignitaries

1-12-1968
Tour of New SOSC Library; Wind Storm

VIPs enter building toward camera already inside, take off overcoats, go through turnstiles, up stairs, chat / / trailer house lying on its side / taped broken glass window flapping in breeze / South Ashland I-5 exit service station flag, signs, traffic signals, bushes, trees being whipped by wind /

1-12-1968
Camp White Domiciliary News Conference on Closure

Pan across Dom building / administration building entrance / interior shots of meeting in office /

1-13-1965
Grants Pass Intersections; BLM Moves Offices to Medford Federal Building

Grants Pass street sign: corner of Elm and Jordan streets / pans around area of (dangerous?) intersection / nearby corner market / man indicates intersection and market and talks to camera  / street sign: 8th and M streets, pan to Riverside School, pan across crosswalk to residence across street / same man at police parking lot, Copeland Lumber in background / / building sign: "United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management Medford District" / handwritten on sign on door: "Moved to Federal Courthouse Building, Sixth and Holly Sts. Bureau of Land Mgt." / man and woman packing up rolled papers / Franklin's Mayflower professional movers moving shelving unit / movers outside moving shelving units out of building / Federal Building, Sixth and Holly streets, Medford / new BLM offices inside, men at work

1-13-1967
Hodgepodge

Bulldozer and front-end loader clearing building rubble on construction site next to Gates Furniture, 341 North Central, Medford / VIPs in office / elderly audience in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / floodwaters sheeting across rural road (Vilas Road?) / sorting mail in Medford Post Office with Al Bradford / / auditorium audience again / young man operating slide projector in audience / more pans across audience / speakers / same young man with map

For more footage of bulldozer and front-end loader on North Central, see SOHS Film 1462

1-13-1969
Occupations B Roll; Mount Ashland Skiing

Gassing up pickup and VW beetle at service station / telephoto view of man dumping wood chips from semitruck trailer on tilt-up ramp / long view of same / view of Medco lumber mill with wigwam burner in foreground / lineman working on power pole in front of "Cedar Lodge Turn Left Next Lite" sign on North Central / bulldozer and front-end loader clearing building rubble on construction site next to Gates Furniture, 341 North Central, Medford / / man standing by Mt. Ashland sign in lodge parking lot / lodge rising above snowy hillside / skiers walking toward lodge / skiers walking toward slopes / interior: view from balcony, pan to people below / view through window / pan across skiers on slopes

For more footage of bulldozer and front-end loader on North Central, see SOHS Film 1461

1-13-1969
Smudging; New Weather Bureau Building; Korean Children's Choir

Daytime: smudgepots blazing in orchard / men tending pots, warming themselves around them / more of same / / man enters U.S. Weather Bureau at Medford Airport / interior: man at maps, workers wandering around / pan across new building / men examine interior of empty new building / looking down corridor / / sign: "Welcome Korean Children's Choir / American children lined up, waiting / they give books and presents to Korean children, applaud / man directs choir singing

1-14-1969
Opening of South Medford Branch, U.S. National Bank

Sign, "South Medford Branch U.S. National Bank of Oregon" / Pan across building / dignitaries speak at microphone behind ribbon / Mayor Dunlevy speaks / small boy speaks and cuts ribbon / people enter bank / pan across crowd / interior shots of bank and customers

1-15-1965
Medford Fire Department Training

Men in uniform sitting around covered pool table in second-floor room (must be Medford fire station), refrigerator, stacks of empty soda bottles, handwritten sign on wall reads "Class of '68 Prof L. Williams" (presumably LeRoy Williams) / instructor displays case of breathing apparatus / man lies down on table, another holds a mask over his face / pan across spectators

1-15-1968
School Burglary

Sign: "Public Telephone," pan to door with "Counselors" sign / closeup of broken door frame / Coke vending machine, pan to coin unit on top of machine / sign on door: "Vice Principal," pan to broken edge of door / closeup of broken door / broken-open file cabinet / broken-open safe

1-16-1967
Oregon Legislature Hearing; Planting Street Trees on South Ivy

Pan across men sitting at dais / identified: "Rep. Johnson, Chmn.; Mrs. [Maribel] Cadmus, Clerk [of the House]"; panel is apparently all Oregon state representatives, and Lyn Newbry  / shot of dais from behind crowd / / bare-root trees on sidewalk, South Ivy Street, Medford, pan to man planting trees / closeup of newly planted tree

1-16-1968
Groundbreaking for Medford Girl Scouts Building

People shivering in field / pan across vacant site covered with oaks, parked cars / dignitaries speak / Mayor Dunlevy and woman in Girl Scout uniform dig into ground, throw dirt at camera / pan across group

1-17-1966
Site Preparation, North Medford I-5 Interchange

VIP speaking / pans across banquet attendees / Earl Miller speaks / / signs on Highway 62 at I-5 interchange: "Medford Via Central Ave." "Airport-Crater Lake State Offices" / pans across leveled construction site, piles of dirt at north interchange area, with road grader, dump trucks, tractor; barn, Disco gas station and I-5 in background

1-17-1967
Triplets at Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital

Shot of Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital / nurses with babies in incubators / closeups of babies / nurses attend babies in bassinets / still photos of mothers with newborns / exterior shot of hospital

1-18-1966
Thrifty Nifty Grocery Store, Medford

Sign on store: "Thrifty Nifty," pan down / closeup of cash register / pan across interior of store, cashier speaks, glowers at camera / more exterior shots of store (great tawdry exterior) / street sign: Jackson and Woodstock streets / / unidentified banquet scene, women with corsages / Earl Miller speakers / more speakers / people stand in audience to be recognized

1-18-1967
Medford Hawthorne Pool Repairs; Withdrawal of Silver Coins and Certificates

Dignitary indicates empty Medford Hawthorne Pool / pan across pool / man points out apparent damage to structures / / government footage: closeup of hand pulling quarters into counting machine / hand holds coins / holds new Kennedy half-dollars / silver dollars / closeup of silver dollar / finger indicates "Silver Certificate" on dollar bill / bills and coins on table / stop-motion effect: coins and bills stack up on table

 

January 1967 reel misfiled with June film

1-18-1967
VIP Pontificates

Man in suit standing and speaking in small room / closeup of reporter's notepad as he takes notes / over-the-shoulder spot of speaker talking to reporter / VIPs standing and watching raptly / more of same

1-18-1968
Pear Hybridizing Tests--Hanley Farm

"Hanley Research farm" sign / men in shed sectioning and testing pears / pan shot of winter orchard, foggy day

1-19-1965
Dump Truck-VW Fatality, Valley View Road at Highway 99

Badly demolished Volkswagen Bug on foggy road / M. C. Lininger dump truck in ditch / closeups of VW damage / policemen taking notes, making measurements, civilian directing traffic, Champion service station in background

1-19-1966
White City Car Wreck; Wind Storm Damage

Closeup of rear-view mirror on ground / ditto of broken glass, pan to wrecked 1950s car on side of HIghway 62, in White City next to Cascade Village billboard / closeups of car / shot through cracked glass / tow truck arrives / / shot of tree, pan down to broken limbs on ground / closeups of broken limbs / street signals swaying in wind, sign in background painted on Johnson-Childers Building, Main and Riverside Medford: "Ballroom Dance Studio and Figure Reducing Salon" / wind sock blowing at Medford Airport / wind indicator dials at weather station / meteorologist points at weather map

1-19-1967
House Fire; First Babies of 1967

Pans across smoking, burning ruins, house fire / dazed residents watch / / three sets of proud parents, siblings pose with first babies of 1967 /

1-2-1967
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
First Baby of 1968

Woman in hospital bed poses with baby / closeup of baby / closeup of mother, pan to baby / more of same

1-2-1968
Klamath County F&W Jail; Laundry Safecracking; New Medford City Hall

Pan across small wooden building with "62," "66 Merrill" and "67" spray-painted on it / fish and wildlife ranger opens jail door / shots of inside: barred windows, spartan cots, broken door frames, bathroom / / man points to carpet, stacks of manila folders on floor / closeup pans of broken-into safe / pans across interior of industrial laundry / / meeting, old Medford City Council chambers / shots of audience / sign: "Medford City Hall, a Civic Center Project," pans across uncompleted new city hall / long, clear closeup of "city hall" sign

1-20-1967
Medford City Council Meeting 01-21-1966

Audience in council chambers / pan across councilors at desks / speaker standing in audience / more of the same

1-21-1966
Medford Airport Hearing; Carl H. Stoltenberg Speaks

Pan across audience, old Medford City Hall council chambers / map of Medford Airport / closeups of same / Weather Bureau section of map / still aerial photos of Medford Airport / dais / / speaker at lectern / closeup of typed document: "Educating Multiple Use Managers" by Carl H. Stoltenberg, School of Forestry, OSU / speaker again / shot of grinning audience over speaker's shoulder / closeup of speaker

1-22-1968
Mount Ashland Ski Area; Army Winter Survival Exercise

Black and white: slow pan down slopes of Mount Ashland, no skiers / / color, silent, faded to red and yellow: GI cutting down tree in the snow with saw / GIs improvising tent near campfire / cooking in tin can over fire / making animal snare / frozen rabbit / cooking rabbit in pot in shelter / making SOS signal from small cut trees / signaling / helicopter landing / / black and white: VIPs in suits and overcoats set up folding chairs, stand uneasily

1-22-1969
Damaged Fire Engine; Service Station Fire Damage

Man working at desk / answers phone / shakes hands with other VIPs / / man poses with dented fire engine, points out damage / closeup pans of damage / / service station building / inerior of service bay / fire damage / damaged ceiling, debris on floor /

1-23-1967
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
Harlem Globetrotters; California Pacific Utilities; Lumber Mill; Medford City Council

Good color, silent: Harlem Globetrotters or imitator basketball team running circles around white college team / / black and white: "California Pacific Utilities Company" on building / CPU logo on building / / log deck / / wigwam burners / steaming peeled logs, pan across logs and log deck in background / yarding logs / lumber mill and log deck shots / / pan across councilors, Medford city council chambers / individual shots of smoking councilors and employees / pan across scene

Reel was originally six snippets masking taped together.

1-23-1969
Civil Defense Army Duck at Emigrant Lake

DKW amphibious vehicle painted white with Civil Defense logo, drives into Emigrant Lake / view of driving into lake from front of duck / same view, driving out of lake, back in again, back out again

1-24-1966

Pages

CSV