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Naval Reserve Awards Ceremony

Plaque on wall: Thirteenth Naval District, Organized Naval Reserve / pan across audience, they rise / flag is raised to ceiling of auditorium / pan across cadets in uniform / officer at lectern speaks / pans across sailors in audience / sailor receives award / officers chat in office / sailors and audience rise, leave

11-17-1965
Car in Ditch, Crater Lake I-5 Interchange

Closeup of "stop ahead" sign / closeup of spinning light on top of police car / various shots of apparently undamaged late 1950s car with big fins with nose in ditch

11-17-1966
Confiscated Illegal Drugs; Christmas Seals at Post Office

Pan across drugs, drug paraphernalia: baggies of marijuana on table / State Policemen examine, display drugs, pipe, bottles / / man at desk trying to ignore camera / / interior, Medford Post Office: Postmaster Al Bradford, Mayor Dunley, marines, sailors, soldiers passing bundles of Christmas Seals to each other, loading them into bins; Dunlevy and Bradford shake hands

11-17-1967
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
Smoky Exhaust from 1950s Car

Smoky exhaust pouring out of exhaust pipe of 1950s Pontiac / closeups, various shots of same and cloud resulting therefrom / car drives off, does U-turn in parking lot /

Keyword: air pollution

11-17-66
Sorting Mail, Medford Post Office

People waiting at counter, Medford post office / interior shots: employees sorting mail / room full of mail bins, sacks of mail piled high / man operates automatic sorter / more manual sorting / view over counter

11-17-66
Medford Naval Reserve Awards Ceremony

Pans across sailors in uniform standing at attention / officer at lectern hands out awards, shakes hands / more of same

11-18-1966
Concrete Work on Hannon Library, SOU

Crane in operation, Southern Oregon University/Southern Oregon College / pan across wooden forms as bucket of concrete lowers / another pan across forms / men pouring cement, working on rebar / bucket lowers in front of camera

11-18-1966
Ashland Airport and Private Planes

Pan across Ashland Airport runway / finger in foreground points at various areas of field, planes, including 1936 Fairchild N16827 / man poses with private planes as log truck drives by / shots of planes parked at field, hangar / same man speaks

11-18-1966
Confiscated Beer, Medford Police Evidence Room

Police station evidence room: inventorying cases of Miller High Life beer

11-18-1966
Linemen Cut Up Downed Tree

Pans across downed willow tree in residential back yard / children pose on tree / linemen cut up tree

11-18-66
Waiting for Civil Defense Conference

VIPs mingle in parking lot / closeup of Civil Defense logo on car door / pan across men, Boy Scouts in parking lot

11-18-66
Medford City Council Meeting 11-19-1965

Earl Miller speaks from audience / pans across mayor, councilors at desks / others speak

11-19-1965
Grants Pass Redwood Market Holdup Suspects

Night: Police examine scene / policeman whittles wooden peg / nervous young man in store / man counts change / policemen scratch themselves, mill around store / broken door / flashlight illuminates man in handcuffs face down on floor / police station: suspects in handcuffs guarded by pollicemen iwith shotgun, submachinegun / men examine stolen evidence--cigarettes, radio

11-2-1966
Investigating Attempted Holdup of Russ' Market, Grants Pass

Night: Interior police station / exterior of store / store owner on telephone / police mill around store, talk to owner

11-2-1966
Surplus Vehicle Auction; Winter Driving Safety Footage

Long row of Chevrolet pickups, Jeep station wagons and pickups / shots of vehicles, trailers, men inspecting them / pan across grounds, near Medford Airport / / KTVM car flashes headlights in fog / cars slowly drive side by side in parking lot, one with headlights on, the other without / shot from moving car of snowy shoulder, frost on trees and bushes / man at teletype in Weather Bureau / closeup of teletype / man examines weather maps on wall / State Police, office workers /

11-2-1967
Termite Inspection and Spraying

Man on step of mansion / door opens, man walks in / interiors: man walks down stairs in dark basement, talks to woman / he talks on wall phone / pickup drives into driveway / same man in basement spraying chemicals overhead / tight closeup of woman writing check / man walks with chemical sprayer back to pickup

11-2-1967
Display of Farm Antiques

Man demonstrates harnessmaker's bench / demonstrates froe / displays horse collar, hames, saddle, lantern, doubletree, hay fork, grinding wheel as they're unloaded from pickup / demonstrates grinding wheel

11-20-1966
Installing Medford Outdoor Christmas Decorations; Medford Airport Control Tower

Workers assembling outdoor Christmas decorations at Main and Fir, Medford / pan up light pole with tinsel decorations / man rises in cherry picker / decorations leaning against parking meters / cable lifts decorations to man up top / / men in suits chat on Medford Airport tarmac, point at sign: "Union Terminal," "Medford" on airport control tower / closeup of "Medford" on tower / tail of United jet, pan to control tower / men walk with pilot to terminal, pan to tower

11-20-1967
Swearing in New Citizens; Construction of Electrical Substation and High-Tension Line; Gas Station Construction

Judge speaks at bench / spectators rise one by one / bailiff swears in new citizens / man pins corsages on women / certificates given to citizens / judge hands out small flags / speakers / small child angrily snatches his certificate away from other child / celebratory buffet / / construction scene, electrical substation / spooling wire from truck / uncompleted tower on far hilltop / helicopter delivers cable, flies away / / gas station building under construction, nearly complete / pans across site / several shots of building

11-21-1967
Miller's Department Store, Medford; Installing Municipal Christmas Decorations

Woman exits Medford department store (Miller's?), view into brightly lit interior through doors / closeups of lock on door  / view of alley between Main and Sixth, from Central looking toward Riverside, trash cans, Swem's back door visible / side door, Miller's / closeup of lock / City of Medford seal on door of bucket truck / pan up truck to light pole with Christmas wreath installed up to man installing decoration at top of pole at Monarch's Seed & Feed, Sixth and Bartlett, Littrell Building in background / man descends in bucket

11-21-66
Medford City Council Examines City Hall Model, Plans

Artist's rendering of new city hall / in council chambers, man speaks / councilors and mayor examine model of city hall / closeups of model / councilors examine blueprints, smoke

11-22-1965
Olson-Lawyer Wigwam Burner Conversion

Cyclone dust separators mounted on top of wigwam burner, pan down / pan along pipes carrying sawdust to burner, to truck / sign on truck: Olson Lawyer Quality Lumber, Medford, Oregon / man picks up sawdust, holds it before camera / sawdust emptying into truck / truck drives away / more views of modified wigwam burner

Olson-Lawyer is no longer using one of its wigwam burners, made possible by the start of particle board production in area plants. The burner is being used as a silo to store shavings. Special equipment designed and installed by Medford Steel and Blowpipe divides the burner into two sections, one for Douglas fir, the other for white fir. (Ashland Tidings, November 22, 1965, page 5)

11-22-1965
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
Thanksgiving Messages from the Pilgrims, John Dellenback; Thanksgiving at Providence Hospital, Medford Fire Station

Sound film: Living history recreations at Plimoth Plantation, historical Thanksgiving message / / color, sound: John Dellenback at desk with Thanksgiving message: history of Thanksgiving, "let's give thanks" / / silent: exterior: Providence Hospital / interiors: man wheeled out of hospital holding small children / nurses in dining hall / hallway with lines of men / dining hall: Thanksgiving buffet / diners eating, pan across dining hall / people waiting in hallway / exterior: Medford fire hall, Third and Front / interiors: fireman in kitchen with cooked turkey in pan / firemen eating at table

11-23-1967
Vietnam Petitions at Southern Oregon College

In office, students examine three-ring binder full of signatures / student signs /

11-24-1965
Eagle Point National Cemetery; New Medford City Hall; Tuberculosis Test

Flag flying over Eagle Point cemetery / closeup of flag, pan down to base / longer shot of base, pan up to cenotaphs / pan across cenotaphs, hills in background / / VIPs posing in front of new Medford City Hall / interior of council chambers / council looks at blueprints / more shots of chambers, pan up to ceiling / Mayor Dunlevy pats wall / view through upstairs window to courthouse / / doctor administers tuberculin tine test to patient in office / closeup of "button" / closeup of arm with button

11-24-1967
Burglarized Safe Examined / Elks Donate Televisions

Policeman examines checks next to damaged floor safe / he fills out paperwork / closeup of safe and contents / banner: "B.P.O.E. 1168 September 15, 1909 Medford Oregon" / interior: Elks shake hands, pose with two television sets

11-25-1966
Wrecked Volvo; Cracked Safe

Closeup of front of wrecked Volvo / more shots, closeups of Volvo, interior and exterior / / opened safe / broken safe dial, knob, other parts / shots of safecracker damage to safe, interior

11-27-1967
Civil Defense Census; State Representatives' Meeting

Woman walks up to suburban ranch home / closeup of her clipboard: "Civil Defense Census" / woman answers door; they talk at length / / spectators in metal folding chairs / discussion around table in center of room, tape recorder running, present are State Representatives Loren J. Smith of Benton County and Grace Olivier Peck of Multnomah / spectators again

11-28-1967
Labor Bureau Open House; Medford Firemen Repair Christmas Toys

Sign: "Oregon Bureau of Labor" pan to door / interior: VIPs schmoozing / name tag on chest: "Norman O. Nilsen, Commissioner," pan to face as Norm chats, shakes hands / sign again / / banner, hanging somewhere downtown Medford: "Seasons Greetings" / pan across yard full of broken bicycles, Medford fire station / firemen in overalls working on bikes / yard full of broken bikes and toys again

11-28-1967
Medford Tire Burglary; United Crusade Auction; Art Sale

Man points to damaged window frame / pan across interior of Medford Tire television and tire displays, man shows locations of missing merchandise / auctioneer auctions rifle, Medford Armory / pan across crowd / closeup of cream separator / Mayor Dunlevy with auctioneer / sign: "All Proceeds Go to United Crusade" / closeups of auctioneer and crew at work / pan across art display / closeups of art works / paintings, jewelry / "Sold " sign / young woman artist with work /

11-28-66
Christmas Greetings Banner for Alba, Italy

Children pose in front of Wilson Elementary School with sign in Italian "Merry Christmas from all the population of Medford to all the citizens of Alba" / closeups of children / man rolls up sign

11-29-1966
Gold Dust at Stock Exchange; Fallout Survey Reminder; Demolishing Snyder Garage

Man weighs gold dust on small balance scale / closeup of gold in pan / grinning man at desk, pan across office / man at teletype machine, pan to Dow Jones Averages board / tickertape stock display running on wall / / Civil Defense-produced footage, sound on film: animated airplane pulling banner: "Home Fallout Protection Survey" / voiceover reminding people to fill out mail questionnaire or answer questions of door-to-door surveyor / / crane demolishes large wooden commercial building at corner of Eighth and Bartlett, Medford / view of undemolished Bartlett Street front of building, Medford Montgomery Wards building in background / view of demoltion from Eighth Street, Roxy Ann and viaduct in background

11-29-1967
Processing Coconuts for Meat and Husks

Man sawing coconuts in half with band saw / emptying coconut milk in drum / people gouging out coconut meat / yard full of coconut husks and people at work / brushing off husk, placing husk on plastic sheet spread out in sun to dry

11-3-1966
Grants Pass Burglary Investigation

Broken cigarette machine, policemen milling about darkened diner / debris on floor / policemen examine broken-open pinball machines, cigarette machine

11-3-1966
Josephine County Prepares for Election

Clerks at work in office / man displays "Vote" sign, voting booths, seals ballot box

11-3-1966
Housewives Press Conference

Women sit and talk in living room. Magnetic sound stock--sound not transferred, possibly no sound on clip

11-3-1966
White City Traffic Accident; Children and Tape Recorder

White City, intersection of Highway 62 and Antelope Road, Cascade Shopping Center, wigwam burner in background: wrecked Buick, pan to car upside down / state policeman taking notes, pan to door of upside-down car / police taking measurements / Medford Ambulance standing by / / woman with three small children, pan to tape recorder, pan to transfixed children

11-3-1967
Ashland Downtown Planning Meeting

Pan across audience / speakers at dais / speaker discusses large flow sheet / more shots of audience, speakers

Article on Ashland downtown redevelopment proposal in Medford Mail Tribune, February 18, 1965, page F4

11-30-1965
Moving Building on Eighth Street from Medford City Hall Site

One-story office building half onto West Eighth Street--Medford City Hall site / men examine under buildilng / pans along building / older man (building owner?) wanders around

The Legal Arts Building will be moved to Eighth and Newtown streets (still there in 2018). Building was purchased by Robert F. Dwyer Jr., Portland, and the LeBeck and Sons Inc. moving company of Portland contracted to move it. Medford Mail Tribune, October 21, 1965, page 11

11-30-1965
Jackson County Courthouse Election; Office Discussion

Speaker at lectern, Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium / pans across listeners / people tally votes on blackboard as clerks at desk open ballots / grinning man in audience / / two men have discussion in office

11-30-1967
Crater Lake Highway Accident; Medford Red Lion Confab

Wrecked car at intersection of Vilas Road and Crater Lake Highway, tow truck driver in white cap and pants and bow tie attaching to it / state policeman watches / Highway 62 sign pointing  to Medford one way, Eagle Point and Crater Lake the other / / interior, looks like Medford Red Lion: VIPs including Mayor Dunlevy walk past camera / men discuss at overhead projector / man buttonholes another in hallway

11-30-1967
Anthony Yturri Speaks

Banquet scene: Anthony Yturri speaks at lectern / shot of audience

11-4-1966
Collating Christmas Seals

VIP pins something on young man's shirt / they smile / women collating Christmas seals and envelopes / pan across table of collating women at work / young man shakes hands with different VIP

11-4-1968
National Education Week in Medford

Woman holds poster: National Education Week / she talks with Mayor Dunlevy, other guys / elementary students do artwork, pose with paintings / shots of elementary school lunch room / mayor again

11-5-1965
Voting

Sign on lawn: "Vote Here" / voters, poll watchers inside busy brick gymnasium polling station / people voting / slow pan across scene / exterior of building with "Vote Here" signs / poll watchers inside different polling station / people voting / woman places ballot in box / pan across scene

11-5-1968
Jackson School Open House; Residence Fire; Surplus Vehicle Auction

Brief pan across front of Jackson School, Medford / poster: "Visit Your Schools" / pan across display of photos / classroom with paper cutouts of children sitting at desks / children leaving school / / night: flashing lights on fire trucks / dimly seen firemen at work on old two-story wooden house / fireman descends ladder / firemen drag hoses / / mostly men milling about in warehouse interior / auctioneer at work / man drives stake truck away /

11-6-1967
VIPs Visit Veterans Administration Domiciliary

VIPs talk to old man lying in hospital bed / VIPs talk to man getting massage / VIPS walk on grounds of VA Domiciliary / they chat up old man sitting in chair and holding inscrutable object

11-6-1968
How to Use Vot-o-matic Voting Machine

Closeup of Vot-o-matic / woman holds cards up / closeup of insertion of card, punching, turning page / extreme closeup of punching / clerks with punch cards / card sorter / printer / punching again

See Medford Mail Tribune, May 1, 1966, page 4; May 26, 1968, page C4; November 8, 1966, page 1 (caption)

11-7-1966

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