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FAA Inspectors at Medford Airport

Men in discussion on grassy field; airliner taxiing in distance / pan to control tower / more shots of of men talking and gesturing on field as private plane takes off in background

2-18-1966
Opening of South Medford Branch First National Bank

Exterior: patrons waiting and arriving at bank, "Grand Opening" banner  / men in suits speak behind ribbon / beauty queen cuts ribbon / pan across crowded interior /

2-19-1965
Mount Ashland Chair Lift Tested

Closeup of "Tucker Sno-Cat" painted on vehicle door, pan up to Mount Ashland / view through Sno-Cat windoshield / pulleys of chair lift turning / workers load sandbags onto chairs / pan up chairlift in operation / more sandbags, more testing

2-19-1965
Ashland Fire Department Fire Dog

Dalmatian puppy and fireman's helmet / puppy on Ashland fire engine seat, lap dissolve to puppy on fire engine rujnning board / puppy walks over his City of Ashland Personnel Action Form. "Sparky" is a Fire Prevention Expert, to serve without pay

2-19-1968
Sled Dogs Working

Closeups of dogs chained together, pan to see chain is attached to pickup / more dogs, pan to dog sled / dogs pull woman on sled past camera / dogs pull boys on sled with man mushing / musher's-eye view of dog butts / puppy in harness gets petted

2-2-1966
Burning House; Biddle Road, Medford, Outskirts Streets

Smoking wreckage of house in hills / closeups, pans across same / / men examine papers on trunk of car on roadside of Hwy. 62, Medford, Disco gas station in background / ditto on side of Biddle Road, Linger Longer trailer park in background / men ride standing in back of pickup / shots from bed of moving pickup of Medford streets in outskirts (Table Rock Road?)

2-2-1967
High School Economics Class; Destruction of Pinball Machine

Man poses with trophies / pan down largest trophy / high school class with trophies on desks, "American Economics" on poster / students discuss project, take notes, examine 3x5 cards / / man attacks pinball machine at length with ax, utter destruction

2-20-1967
Groundbreaking for North Medford High School

Pan across people on oak-covered school site / closeups of administrators / man speaks at lectern / dignitaries (a lot of them) digging with shovels / pan across crowd

Story about plans: Medford Mail Tribune, June 20, 1965, page 6

2-21-1966
Removing Acme Cleaners Sign, Medford

Crane lifting Acme Cleaners sign from building on Riverside, Medford, pan up Riverside / lowers it to ground / men put it on back of truck

2-21-1966
Wrecked Volkswagen Beetle; Maltese Cross Pears at Medford Airport

Wrecked Volkswagen Beetle / closeups, pans, interior shot / / VIPs examine "Maltese Cross" pears on trunk of Ford Thunderbird parked at Medford Airport terminal, pan up to control tower / pan across parking lot / they pack pears back into box, put it in trunk of car, have trouble getting trunk closed

2-21-1967
Nurse Graduation Ceremony; Surveying TouVelle Bridge on Table Rock Road

Panel of VIPs sitting at long table in classroom / shots of audience, VIPs / closeup of hand writing in notebook / pan across audience / lap dissolve from audience to VIPs / / speakers at lectern / nurse places caps on graduate nurses, gives them lighted candles / closeup of LPN cap / slow pans across nurses holding candles and singing / / map in middle of Table Rock Road, holding measuring tape to surveyor on side of road / surveyors and transit on side of road, Table Rock in background / telephoto shot of Table Rock / shots of Bybee/TouVelle bridge from road and from river level

2-21-1967
Brother of Vietnam Casualties Receives Draft Notice

Raging river, pan up to house on other side of river near bridge / closeups of photos of Marines John and James Rowden killed in Vietnam, photo of brother Douglas Rowden / closeup of pensive Douglas at table holding paper / closeup of draft notice he's holding / he plays with dogs / house again, pan down to river

2-21-1968
February 21-24, 1975 News Clips

Clip 1:

Clocks labeled "London," "New York," "Bombay," "Tokyo," "Hawaii," "Medford"

Clip 2:

sof: Interview with official running for reelection about reduced timber cut and budget issues

Clip 3:

sof: Interview with member of School Board running for reelection

Clip 4:

sof: Interview with bearded School Board member running for election

Clip 5:

Man speaks at lectern marked "North's Chuck Wagon" / pan across banquet scene / model and architect's drawing of building labeled "Food" / sign: "Proposed Jackson County Expo Park" / more speakers

Clip 6:

Store closure? Interior scenes of supermarket shoppers / cereal aisle / worker with clipboard (taking inventory?) / cashier / shots of near-empty shelves

Clip 7:

Man and Bryn Hazel hold discussion at file cabinets / pan across Jacksonville Museum archives / man shows old portrait / more pans / closeup of map: "Pony Express Route" / sign: "Jackson County Horseshoer's Schedule"

Clip 8:

sof: Exterior: interview with official about recalled defective butane lighters

Clip 9:

sof: Exterior at park: Interview with California school official running for reelection

Clip 10:

sof: Exterior: Interview about quality of education with school board candidate

 

 

 

 

2-21-1975
Medford Fire Department at House Fire

Medford fire truck parked on street, Copeland Lumber visible in background / small house fully in flames, firemen spraying water / closeup of fireman adjusting pump / closeup of pump / closeup of burning roof / firemen on roof with hose / fire trucks on scene

2-22-1966
Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital, Medford; Vance International Airliner, Medford Airport; Meeting with Governor Tom McCall

View down empty corridor, Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital / nurse in operating room speaking on telephone, pan across room / VIP in suit wandering aimlessly / operating room / exterior, sign: "Emergency Entrance," pan across building / same nurse, still on phone, pan across OR / various rooms / exterior of hospital entrance / / closeup pan across Vance International four-engine DC-7 propeller airliner, passengers disembarking / pilot with head out of cockpit window / pans across airplane / Greyhound bus drives onto tarmac / / VIPs at table in knotty-pine-paneled meeting room / closeups of various VIPs / Governor Tom McCall presides / more of same

2-22-1967
North Medford High School Under Construction

View down street toward North Medford HIgh School in distance / static shots / pan across interior of library or other large room / three pans across interior of theater / outside corridor / courtyard / more of same / fast montage of static shots of school

2-22-1967
Bailey Bridge Construction Starts, Shady Cove

"Ferry Service Pedestrians Only" sign / ferry approaches dock, "Hellgate Excursions" on side of boat / workers prepare ground for bridge / crane lifts sections / pan across stacked bridge sections / view from across river of crane / men in excavation / drill taking core sample of ground

2-23-1965
Bailey Bridge Construction--Shady Cove Progress

Pan across half completed Bailey bridge / worker rides end of bridge segment as it's placed into position / shots of workers on bridge / pan from ferry / ferry passes under bridge, workers wave / more passes under bridge, view of collapsed wigwam burner, permanent bridge ground preparation in progress / Virgil Anderson sign on crane / pan of completed Bailey bridge

"Work was progressing last week at the site of a temporary Bailey-type bridge at Shady Cove. A crew was driving pilings near the flood-destroyed Steve Wilson mill when this picture was taken. Parts for the temporary bridge were already at the site. A permanent bridge is being constructed where the old one was taken out by the flood. The temporary bridge may be completed by March 15. It will be dismantled when the permanent structure is ready for traffic, about June 15." Medford Mail Tribune, February 21, 1965, page 2

2-23-1965
Ocelot Captured, Jackson County Dog Pound

Exterior: "County Dog Pound" building / interior pan across dogs in cages / ocelot on leash

See articles Medford Mail Tribune July 20, 1965, page 13; July 26, 1965, page 8.

2-23-1965
Opening of Easter Seals Campaign; Construction of Medford City Hall from Medford Plaza Apartments Roof

Color, completely faded to red, sound: exterior of White House / interior: Jimmy Durante, President Johnson and girl on crutches pose with sheet of Easter Seals / long shot of exterior of White House / Durante speaks at microphones, praising Johnson for participating in opening of campaign for Easter Seals / / Black and white, silent: man stands on roof of Medford Plaza Apartments with small children, points to Medford City Hall under construction, pan to city hall / telephoto shots of construction workers on roof of city hall / repeat of first shot

2-23-1967
Professional Engineers Meeting / Wigwam Burner Belches Smoke

Meeting, VIPs at dais in front of banner: "Professional Engineers of Oregon" / audience, including Earl Miller / man at dais presented plastic hard hat, hands shaken, applause / / lumber mill log deck / pan across mill, probably in White City / wigwam burner closeup of smoke pouring from burner, pan to sky / extreme closeups of burner and smoke

2-23-1967
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
Licensed Practical Nurse Graduation at Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital

Interior: audience with nurses evident / man speaks at lectern, introduces woman / nurses fitting dark-colored caps on student nurses / LPNs recite or sing while holding lit candles / pan across LPNs / closeup of white LPN cap[

2-24-1965
1965 Kiwanis Kapers

Interior: on-stage dress rehearsal or performance  / "devil" magician performs as chorus dances behind him / conductor / caveman scenes / Cleopatra scenes / Mark Antony greets reclining Cleopatra / Mark and Cleo sing at microphone

See articles Medford Mail Tribune February 24, 1965, page 1; February 25, page 11.

2-24-1965
United Airlines Promo Film; Medford Fairgrounds; Anti-Littering Footage

Good color, silent: aerial shot of airliners at terminal at San Francisco International Airport / pilot seen in cockpit of United Airlines jetliner from outside / plane taxis / interior of cockpit / jet airliner takes off, as seen from moving car / cockpit / closeup of stewardess / airliner in flight (film is promoting United's Super DC-8; refer to Medford Mail Tribune, February 27, 1967, page 11) / / Black and white: pan across deserted Medford fairgrounds / horse in stall / view of barn from gasoline pumps / / man in car parked on rural road, slowly drops beer can out window / closeup of can on ground / man empties ashtray, cigarette package / closeup of can, cigarette butts / man throws crumpled newspapers out window / closeup of trash as car drives off /

2-24-1967
Cottage Grove Officials, Medford City Hall Excavation

Banquet scene, men in suits listening attentively, maps of Medford in background / men examine Medford Center Plan / officials visit construction site of Medford City Hall, basement excavation in progress / pans across construction site

2-25-1966
Jacksonville City Hall Meeting

Pan across meeting room, Jacksonville City Hall / trustees discuss business around table / pans across audience, trustees

2-26-1966
Crater Lake Highway Collision / VIP Arrives at Medford Airport

Wrecked cars from head-on collision, spectators, "Wall Ford Tractor & Implements" building (3005 Crater Lake Highway, Medford) in background / police attend injured person on pavement / they lift stretcher, carry to ambulance / policeman removes small child from back seat / police examine wrecked car, Signal gas station in background / another man lifted on stretcher / tow truck maneuvers (people involved were Melvin, Doris, Mary, Tanya, Troy, Cleland and Cleland Jr. Carson and Oliver Crorey and Preston Kelly--see Medford Mail Tribune, February 28, 1967, page 15) / / airliner taxis to gate, Medford Airport / VIP (Mr. Semler, according to tape on side of reel) and boy, both wearing suits, disembark from West Coast airliner, greet family / man talks at length, sitting in airport coffee shop (silent) / poses with family

2-27-1967
Skiesta Skiers, Mount Ashland; Jackson County Animal Shelter; Southern Oregon Plywood Mill

Skiesta skiers ski down Mount Ashland toward cameraman / interior of crowded Mount Ashland Ski Lodge (see Medford Mail Tribune, February 24, 1967, page B3) / pan across Mt. Ashland Stage Lines bus, other buses in Mount Ashland parking lot / / woman displays book of blank "1967 Dog License" forms / woman holds small dog / dogs in cages / / "Southern Oregon Plywood" on shelter over section of log / pans across plywood mill /

2-27-1967
OSU Forest Laboratory; Recovering Sunken Log Pond Logs

Silent, color, moderately faded: Sign: Oregon State University Forest Research Laboratory / shots and pans of building behind sign / interiors: scientist examines pine seedling, places cover on growing tip / scientist weighs pallet of lumber / device spins wood sample / man inserts sample into drum / view of burning wood through porthole / / black and white: man and scuba diver on small boat lifting sunken log from log pond / pan across logs already pulled to shore / boat pulls log to shore / diver climbs onto boat to repeat process

2-27-1968
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
Airplane Crash; Biddle Road Work

State police and reporters hike uphill from private Cessna 150G airplane N22088 crashed alongside rural road / people examining wreckage / various shots of wreckage / man carries nose wheel to car / / street sign: Jackson and Biddle, pan to traffic on Biddle / site work alongside Interstate 5, pan to power shovel and bulldozers / traffic entering Jackson, pan to site work / Biddle Road looking north / Shell station at 2001 Biddle, pan to Biddle looking south / interstate directional sign at Biddle and Hwy. 62 / views through windshield of moving car on various segments of Biddle Road, ending at Medford Airport

According to a photo caption in the Medford Mail Tribune 5/15/1969p9, Biddle was being widened from Jackson Street to the Crater Lake interchange. Part of the project was installation of a 54-inch pipe, "part of the Upper Bear Creek interceptor sewer system."

2-27-1969
Woman Drives Bulldozer; Courthouse Meeting

Woman at controls of bulldozer / she drives while being instructed by man standing beside her / speaker at lectern / /.different speaker, Jackson County courthouse auditorium / slow pan across listeners / speaker again (film badly developed) / listeners again, man lights cigarette

2-27-1969
Archie J. Twitchell, New Grants Pass City Manager

Closeup of man talking at desk / nameplate: "Archie J. Twitchell, City Manager" / closeups of Twitchell talking

2-28-1966
First Concrete Poured at Medford City Hall

Cement truck backing into excavation / pan across basement excavation / pouring concrete into foundation forms / executive watching

2-28-1966
Filming TV Musical Segment at Mt. Ashland

Filming outdoor musical number at Ashland Lodge / closeup of ABC TV camera wrapped in plastic / closeup of musical performers / skiing and sledding scenes / closeup of performer

2-28-1966
Boeing 247-D Airplane at Medford Airport

Pans across twin-engine propeller plane on tarmac at Medford Airport / inside cockpit / pilot at controls / outside: engines fire, propellers turn, airplane taxis, takes off, fades into distance

2-28-1966
Topping Out Medford City Hall; Mexico Map

Telephoto shot: Men carry evergreen to top of new Medford City Hall under construction /  VIPs follow / shot of same from roof of city hall / VIP in suit awkwardly scrambles to roof / VIPs on roof / one awkwardly climbs down (see photograph, Medford Mail Tribune, February 28, 1967, page 1) / / map of Baja California / closeup of map, pointer points to San Pedro de Martir Range; Providence Peak; El Centro, California

2-28-1967
School Meeting; Medford Ash Wednesday Observance

Man speaking on school stage / woman in small audience in folding chairs responds / shots of restless audience / speakers on stage and in audience / / children receive ash on forehead from priest / children exiting Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Medford / tight closeups of children's ashy foreheads / girls in parochial school uniform walking south on Oakdale near Tenth, City Hall visible in background, pan to church

2-28-1968
Funeral of James Rowden, Killed in Vietnam

Marines carry casket, followed by bereaved family / Marines fold flag as pastor reads / Douglas Rowden and family at graveside as Marines fold flag; they present it to mother / crowd leaves / casket sitting alone suspended above grave / pan across headstone: "James Herbert Rowden"

2-29-1968
Crater High School Assembly

Man speaking at dais / large audience of aduilts and students in high school gym applauds / pans across speaker and audience / closeup of plaque: "Edward J. Zander, Good and Faithful Service for the Past Ten Years, presented by Mayor and Council, City of Central Point"

2-29-1968
United Airlines Convair; Miss Rogue Valley Talent Competition

Mechanic works on wing of United Airlines twin-prop Mainliner Convair at Medford Airport / pilot boards / pan across airplane / views of empty passenger cabin / cockpit, controls / pan along belly of airplane from tail to nose / / dimly lit interior: young woman performs monologue / women play organ, guitar, women sing, pose, act

2-29-1968
City of Medford Meeting

Meeting, Medford city hall chambers, Mayor Dunlevy present but not presiding; Earl Miller present / shots of participants

2-3-1967
Heart Fund Drive Kickoff

Exterior: "Girls Community Club" sign, North Bartlett, Medford / interior: meeting, Mayor Dunlevy present / table with Heart Fund brochures displayed / closeup of speaker

2-4-1965
BLM Office: Job Corps Demonstration

BLM sign / cars in parking lot, foggy day downtown (Medford? Grants Pass?) / signs on cars: "Why" / interior, more people with signs "Why" and "Why Hubbard Lane?" / shot of petitions

2-4-1965
Empty Site of Medford City Hall

Street sign: 8th Street and Oakdale, Medford / pans across empty future site of Medford City Hall, courthouse and new federal building in background

2-4-1966
Medford City Council

Woman speaks before council, hands out papers / usual Medford city council footage, Mayor Dunlevy presiding

2-4-1966
Rogue Valley Council on Aging Banquet

Pan across banquet room / speakers at lectern / more of the same

2-4-1966
Sled Dog Races

Diamond Lake Junction 1/4 Mile sign / Sled Dog Races sign / people and dogs wait in snow / pan across dogs attached to sled lines / woman leads dogs pulling sled / sleds depart on race one by one / shots of participants and sleds / racer demonstrating brake pedal / toddler on sled / racing shots / feeding dogs /

2-5-1965
Army Medal Presentation at Santo Center, Medford

Soldiers at attention, Santo Center, Medford / officer at lectern, color guard, assembled soldiers / Ish-Baker House visible in background / officer presents medal and papers to soldier, shakes his hand / soldier displays bronze star to mother and siblings / color guard marches off / company marches off / officers salute

2-5-1968

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