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Downtown Medford B Roll--Sidewalk Traffic, City and County Employees and Buildings, Street Traffic

Shoppers walking down sidewalk, Main and Bartlett, Medford / shoppers waiting to cross street / closeup of women chatting / more of same--many notice camera / sign on building: "U.S. Weather Bureau" / sign on door: "U.S. Department of Commerce Environmental Science Services Administration Weather Bureau" / weathermen work at desks, maps / sign: "State Police" / state police sergeant at desk / closeup of shoulder patch / policeman at radio call center switchboard / closeup of Jackson County Sheriff shoulder patch / "Jackson County Court House" high up on courthouse building, pan down to doors / pan across new Eighth Street post office building / closer shot of post office doors as man exits / pan across old Medford City Hall, Fifth and Central / long shot of traffic at Sixth and Central, looking south at J. J. Newberry Co., Miller's

per Rich Adams, 11/5/2019:

00:28--boy pointing at camera is Brad Jones

00:38--girl with balloon on left is Laura Lage, MHS1969

00:42--holding hands are Greg Gilbert and Chris Grubbe, MHS1969

12-23-1966
State Police Christmas Present; Children Open Presents; Highway Construction

State Police office, pan to wrapped Christmas present on counter / closeup of present / officer takes it away / / small boy writes on blackboard, pan to Christmas tree; other boys play with toys: electric hockey game, toy Camaro, cowboy and horse, Tonka Jeep / closeup of hockey set in action / boys play with basketball, toy dog / / dump truck dumps fill into hole next to highway / shots through car window driving past road construction, looks like Highway 140 area

12-25-1967
Vietnamese Christmas; Deserted Medford

Air Force airmen and Santa Claus passing out Christmas presents to Vietnamese children as “Silent Night” plays / children going through gifts / GI holds up dress to girl / GIs feeding children sitting on their laps / children eating Christmas feast / / black and white, silent: Main and Central sign, Medford, pan down to street, pans along deserted Main Street / deserted Medford Shopping Center: Newberry's, Gallenkamp / pan across vacant Bazar parking lot

12-25-1968
Santa Gives Presents, Channel 5 Studio; Deserted Medford Day After Christmas

Silent: Santa holding microphone passes out magazines to bewildered small children eating popcorn balls (Channel 5 studio? Bill Smullin in costume?) / sign under Christmas tree: "Beware of Dog," puppy / pan across deserted Medford Airport tarmac, pan up to "Gate 5" sign / quiet Continental Trailways bus station, Fifth and Front, Medford / deserted coffee shop (out of focus) / quiet Greyhound bus station, Fifth and Bartlett / empty parking lot, 88-cent store in background / empty street, looking south, North Central at Fifth / closeup of trash can full of empty booze bottles / abandoned Christmas tree at deserted Christmas tree lot / puppy from first scene being petted, closeup of "Beware of Dog" sign

12-26-1966
Air Force Airman LaFleur

Good color, silent: Air Force noncoms examine thick manual standing in front of fighter jet, zoom in on Senior Airman LaFleur

12-26-1967
Norman O. Nilsen

Pan across weedy embankment, vacant lot / / sign: “Bureau of Labor, Norman O. Nilsen, Commissioner” / Nilsen speaks to camera, stands uneasily with other VIP / flirts with secretary / uncomfortable schmoozing in office

12-26-1968
Josephine County Prisoner; Jewelry Store; Downed Orchard

Prisoner led to courtroom, escorted by policeman, wearing “Jos. Co. Jail” jumpsuit / exterior view of courthouse / / man at jewelry counter displays jewelry / / sign: “Oregon Orchard” / pan across downed trees covered with snow / group with pickup gathering firewood

12-26-1968
December 26-30, 1975 News Clips

Clip 1

Keene Drive, Medford: Shots of children riding bicycles on street / toddler on plastic tricycle / football flying through air / child catches it on street / girls playing jumprope in street / more bicycles on street / bicycles and roller skaters on sidewalk / skateboarders / dog chases girls on bike

Clip 2:

sof: Interview with official (Pron?) about Oregon's employment ranking, business climate, job creation

Clip 3:

Sign: "Public Museum" / front of Jacksonville Museum / man signs guest register, shakes hands / Christmas exhibit

Clip 4:

Closeup of state seal coin / closeup of Bicentennial scene / sof: interview with woman about Butte Falls Museum, Medford's Bicentennial plans

Clip 5:

Klamath Indians talk to officials in building lobby, Chiloquin

Clip 6:

sof: Interview with official (Johnson?) about Siskiyou General Hospital

Clip 7:

sof: Interview with Medford post office official about rate increases (to 13 cents) and Christmas rush

Clip 8:

sof: Interview with woman (Eads?) about Medford's convention, business, shopping and vacation advantages

Clip 9:

sof: Interview with man (Debonney?) about Jackson County's progress on Fourteen Goals and possible request for extension

Clip 10:

sof, color: Men examine model of "Oregon's Bicentennial Express, sponsored by United States National Bank of Oregon" / interview with state official about traveling exhibit / closeups of artifacts

 

 

 

 

 

 

12-26-75
July 8-10, 1975 News Clips

Clip 1:

Sign: "U.S. Department of the Interior Warehouses" / long shot of warehouses near old Medford fairgrounds / sign: "General Services Administration" / sof: Interview about Medford south gateway land exchange with BLM to consolidate property

Clip 2:

Classroom interior, fire school, Shady Cove / pans across adult students, many in uniform

Clip 3:

Jackson County Fair meeting shots

Clip 4:

sof: Interview about Southern Oregon Historical Society reception for new exhibit / exterior shots of museum / interiors: exhibits, visitors

Clip 5:

Sign: "Providence Hospital Phase II Expansion" / pan across construction site by hospital / earthmoving equipment at work / cement mixer / "Spirit of '76" on mixer / loading bucket with concrete

Clip 6:

soft: Interview with Jennings about complaints of 400% tax increase and possible override of Medford mayor's veto

Clip 7:

sof: Interview (with Hopkins?) about vacation costs

Clip 8:

sof: Interview at Ashland field with high school or college student and Jim Olson of Santa Monica Track Club about track and field masters meet on October 12

Clip 9:

Medford city council meeting scenes, Medford Mayor Fagone presides

Clip 10:

sof: Interview (with 'woods?) about United Way contributions and programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

12-26-75
Smoking Ruins, Selma House Fire / Camp of Escapee / Collapsed Jackson Creek Bridge

Charred, smoking ruins / closeup of burned child's wagon, pan to smoking ruins / more of same / remains of kitchen / / men examine barn / man examines, folds abandoned bedclothes, jacket in barn / pan across barn / long shot of farm / more of same / / road barrier, Scenic Avenue area, Highway 99 in background / closeup pans of collapsed bridge, pan to creek / more of same

12-27-1966
Hotel Jackson, Medford

"Hotel Jackson" sign on roof of building, pan down to "Jackson House" sign on street / closeup of "Jackson House" sign /

12-27-1967
41 Buses, 1300 Passengers Stranded in Medford by Weather

Shots of GIs, passengers milling around and in Greyhound bus station, in coffee shop / buses parked at train depot, on street downtown

12-28-1965
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
Burglary Damage; Electric Substation Construction

Man examines door jamb, bent corrugated iron / closeups, pans of same / / Earl Miller, other dignitaries at construction site in hills, pan to linemen working on electric substation / dignitaries symbolically hold cable / pan across site, men at work

12-28-1967
Medford City Council, Taft, Medford Airport

Medford city council, Mayor Dunlevy, Earl Miller at banquet table / Medford Airport buildings, airplanes / airplane taxis down runway

12-29-1965
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
Medford Paparazzo Annoys Trio After Trial

Cameraman walks parallel to two men and woman walking from Jackson County Courthouse onto West Main carrying large cardboard box / they studiously ignore camera, put the box in back of pickup, get in / closeup as cameraman shoots them through windshield, they drive off

Related to SOHS Film No. 1196?

12-29-1967
Medford Firemen Repair Bicycles, Toys

Pan across parking lot filled with broken bicycles, tricycles, pedal cars / men in coveralls repairing, painting same / pan across repaired toys

12-3-1965
Jackson County HEU Christmas Bazaar

Pans across women staffing, shoppers at bazaar--baked goods, sewed items, crafts

12-3-1965
Accident, Court Street and McAndrews Road, Medford

Ambulance at McAndrews and Court / ambulance drives away / damaged cars, Ford station wagon and 1955 Thunderbird / street sign: McAndrews Road, Court Street

12-3-1965
Medford City Council Meeting 12-3-1965

Speaker standing in audience, city council chambers, pan across audience / councilors, mayor at desks / more speakers in audience / more of the same

12-3-1965
3M Plant Progress, White City

Pan across building from distance / closeups of building through window as driving past: 3M Duplicating Products on building

12-30-1965
Break-In, George Davis House; Flammable Dolls; Woman Takes Air Force Oath; Cave Junction Road Construction

Policemen talk in front of house / cop opens broken door of house / shows broken door of motor home / disheveled interior of motor home / policeman points out blood stains on clothing and bed / pan across messy interior of house / mailbox: "Geo. K. Davis, Rt. 1, Box 633" / long shot of house / / closeup of dolls / fire marshal at desk cuts doll's hair / Medford Fire Chief Gordon Barker sets doll on fire in basement--impressive blaze / at desk, man lights sample of doll's hair on fire, shows construction of doll (see Medford Mail Tribune story, January 1, 1967, page 1) / / woman raises hand, takes oath / shots of man delivering oath, witness / they shake hands, he gives her his card / sign: "Help America, Help Yourself; Join the Exciting U.S. Air Force" / / policeman interviews man by side of road, pan to construction site / shot down street, Cave Junction, Bob's Drive-In and Dairy Queen visible / men discuss culvert construction / shot of torn up street, bulldozer moving dirt, "Oregon Caves Information Center" in background /

12-30-1966
Propane Semi Turnover at Seven Oaks

Central Point Rural Fire Department trucks hose down overturned truck on Highway 99 in snow; foggy day

12-31-1964
Francis O'Connor B-Roll on Agate Dam

Closeups of man speaking with White City Kiwanis Club banner behind him; pan across room

12-31-1964
Heavy Snow--I-5, Mount Ashland Ski Area

Beauty shot of snow in yard, on trees / through windshield driving up snowy lane / driving up Siskiyou Grade / parked as cars drive by / snowplow on Mount Ashland Road / ski area parking lot / closeup of skiers, skiers skiing in background / lodge / insi

12-31-1965
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Black Man Radio Interview; Local Elections

Radio studio: black man interviewed, pan to other black men on couch / / closeups: "Official Ballot, Annual Election Bear Creek Valley Sanitary Authority" (running: Mrs. Curtis L, Bereth Hopkins, Duane Venekamp, Hadley A. Yow, J. C. "Pat" Kennedy), ballots for Medford Rural Fire Department District #2 (Glen V. Allen), Jacksonville Highway Water District (Fred Gardner)

12-4-1967
Car Wreck; United Crusade Check Donation; Veterans Domiciliary Meeting

Pans, closeups of wrecked Pontiac Bonneville in garage / utility pole at angle / closeup of sheared-off base of pole / more shots of car / man receives check, handshake / they chat awkwardly / brief banquet scene / more handshakes / more of same / men, nurses at table talk amongst themselves / entrance to Domiciliary Activity Building

12-5-1966
Installation of School Board; Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland

Men sitting at table in high school classroom (new school board?) / men stand and take oath / pan across listeners in high school desks / one of men takes second oath / / facade of Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland, pan up to top of building / old safe inside: "Lithia Springs Hotel" / light fixture, pan to balcony / view from elevator as it ascends / footage takenon roof: pan across huge "Hotel" sign to view of hills and birdseye view of Main Street below

12-5-1967
Yarding Logs; Pigeon Problem

Crane yarding logs at log deck / men conferring at pickup truck, log decks towering in background / closeup pan across log decks to crane / logs on log truck / man scaling logs / log trucks at weighing station / crane loading truck from deck / / pan across hundreds of pigeons on roof of downtown Medford building / VIPs in suits point to roof / pigeons in flight, landing on roof, pan across roof / more of same /

12-5-1968
Airline Passengers Board Bus; Medford Airport Radio Beacon

Passengers boarding chartered bus / workers loading luggage onto bus from airport trolleys / / man indicates small metal building with antennas above roof / interior: he opens small metal cabinet / tubes and electronics inside cabinet

12-6-1967
Christmas Tree Farm

Man displaying Christmas tree / people measuring trees in field / hand displaying tag on tree: “$3.00” / pans across field of trees

12-6-1968
Doctor; Courthouse Meeting

Doctor in lab coat working at desk / closeup / more of same / on phone / / man speaking, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / pan across audience / speaker / audience / more of same

 

12-6-1968
Timber Products Equipment Auction; Dunlevy Draws Winners on Television

Same auction sign as in SOHS Film No. 1185 / people milling about in parking lot, wigwam burner burning in background / interior of mill: table covered with tools, more milling about / sign: "Start of Sale" / pans across tools, equipment, people milling and chatting / / interior of TV studio, participants wearing microphones, "Boutique" part of sign visible, closeup of Mayor Dunlevy holding basket / woman shakes basket, Dunlevy pulls out winning postcards

12-7-1967
Christmas Crafts Sale; High School Scavenger Hunt; Project Gasbuggy Footage

Women examine Christmas crafts, more on display on table and wall / craft groups identified on wall: "Lake Creek," "Medford Harmony Homemakers" / / high school students standing in classroom (one standing on desk) intently examining papers, numbered photos on wall, map / teacher watches smugly / / good color, silent: crane lifts "Gasbuggy" bomb, lowers it into hole

Project Gasbuggy was an attempt to use a nuclear device to fracture rock for gas extraction:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Gasbuggy

12-7-1967
Phoenix/Talent Meeting; School Lunch

Pan across men wearing name tags, chatting outdoors between building and parking lot, Phoenix or Talent / men emerge from building / / elementary-school children eating school lunch / closeup pan of lunches / children pick up lunch trays, silverware

12-7-66
Two-Way Car Radio; Rummage Sale

Tight closeup of man's face / he enters car / seated in driver's seat, he talks on radio / tighter closeup of his eyes / talking on radio / leaves car--door of car says "Interagency Motor Pool"--walks toward camera / / rummage sale or antiques bazaar / Eugene Bennett / tables with needlework, antiques / pan across buyers

12-8-1967
Sandblasting Medford City Hall; Assembling Christmas Wreaths; Construction Near Big Y

Man on hoist sandblasting third floor of new Medford City Hall under construction / / woman displays Christmas wreaths / pan across women at work assembling same / closeups of process / / foundation work at construction site, Medford Big Y shopping center in background / men wiring together rebar under tent /

12-8-66
Medford Post Office Christmas Rush

Nervous man in suit pretending to sort mail / women sort mail by hand into cubbyholes, men operate cancelling machine / customers and employees at counter / executives chat / mailmen carry packages from trucks / room full of mail sacks

12-9-1965
Ashland Fire Department Rescue Unit / Mount Ashland Ski Patrol Demonstration

Brief pan across audience of adults wearing name tags / / Ashland fireman shows off "Salvage and Rescue" van / points to lights / opens doors / firemen schmooze, discuss van / / woman in parka sitting in snow / man pulls sled up to her / men gently roll her onto sled / they wrap her in blankets, tarp, pull her away

12-9-1966
Auction Scenes / Aerial Views of Rogue Valley, Gold Hill

Men stand in garage as auctioneer speaks / no merchandise visible, large Shell gasoline sign leaning against wall in background / pan across audience / / views through windshield of private airplane of rural Rogue Valley / Gold Hill from above / road or highway from above / wooded hillside

12-9-1966
Jacksonville Storefront Museum; Shriner Parade; Christmas Tree Lot

People polishing wood cook stove in museum display / “Ye Olde Bakery Shop” sign in window, pan to woman on sidewalk / cakes in shop window / pan across exhibit / / Ashland Shriner band parading on East Main Street, Medford, under viaduct with U.S., Canada and Mexico flags / Ray Frisbie dignitary car / Shriner drum band / Shriners on bicycles / / woman examining Christmas tree in lot / closeup of woman / conferring with tree seller / rejecting skimpy tree / paying seller / closeup of hand examining foliage

 

12-9-1968
Park Maintenance Institute in Medford

Pan across audience / speaker

12/15/1965
Grace's Visit to Rogue River Valley

This is the 16mm copy of the original 35mm film. Silent, no sound track.

For research on the film, as well as a transcription of commentary on the film by Russ Jamison, Grace Fiero and A. C. Allen, go to: http://truwe.sohs.org/files/grace.html

Contrary to description on can, there are no interviews, no sound on this reel. For abridged version with commentary, see SOHS Film 0975 1915 Grace's Visit to Rogue River Valley--with 1965 Commentary.mpg

1915
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
Cab Calloway Croons "One for My Baby"

Snader Telescriptions musical number: "One for My Baby" by Cab Calloway and his Cabaliers

Cab Calloway, backed by quartet, sits at table with checked tablecloth with mussed hair and untied tie and croons "One for My Baby" to bartender, then wanders drunkenly off with bottle

1950
Wesley Tuttle Sings "Yodeling Boogie"

Snader Telescriptions musical number: "Yodeling Boogie" by Wesley Tuttle and his Westerners

Wesley Tuttle, backed by quintet, sings in "barnyard"--woman seated on floor claps along. Tuttle introduces band as they perform their solos.

1950
Red Nichols Plays "Three Blind Mice"

Snader Telescriptions musical number: "Three Blind Mice" by Red Nichols and his 5 Pennies

Jazzy instrumental, understated Art Deco set.

 

1950

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