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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
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
Christmas Party; Luncheon Meeting

Interiors: women greet each other at Christmas party / / man speaking at lectern / luncheon crowd applauds, slow pan across attendees / speaker again / pan along dais, applause / priest attending / different speakers

5-1-1969
Christmas Seals En Route to Post Office

Women toting boxes full of Christmas Seals envelopes / loading boxes into van / "Jackson County Tuberculosis and Health Association" on van door

11-7-1968
Christmas Seals Mailing Completed; Teens Lectured Against Drugs

Carrying boxes from Jackson County Health Department building to waiting veterans' 40-et-8 "Medford Voiture 165" faux locomotive / banner on locomotive: "All Aboard for Good Health Use Christmas Seals" / boxes of brochures in back of vehicle / petting dog / schmoozing is done / volunteers load into vehicle as well / they wave as vehicle departs / / teenage boys in Medford High School football grandstand / priest lecturing to them / closeup of priest speaking / pan across boys holding brochures / closeup of brochure: "Judo--Operation Judo--How It Affects the American Teenager"

Operation Judo, named after St. Jude, was a national alcoholism and drug addiction program

11-14-1967
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
Christmas Tree Industry Promo

Professionally produced. Shots of tree farm, cutting, packaging, loading, shipping, selling, buying Christmas trees

12-23-1965
Church Fire; Building Under Construction

Firemen, priest and civilians talking / pan across tile roof to fireman on roof spraying water through bent metal vent, stained glass window in background / group on ground talking again / closeup of priest / interior: man climbs with bucket past fresco of Christ, paints arch / pan across scaffolding in church / cellar window, pan up to brick wall with missing windows / /pan across framed ceilng of building under construction / 2x4 on ground / wood waste on ground / more shots of building under construction

6-26-1968
Citizens Band Enthusiasts Meeting

Man speaks in front of classroom / attendees laugh / another man diagrams on blackboard / attendees ask questions, discuss

9-30-1966
City of Medford Meeting

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

2-3-1967
City of Medford Meeting; New Style Fruit Bins

Meeting in Medford City Council chamber / men display maps, graphs on easel--"Area of Influence" circled / graph: "Facilities Peak Hour Operations" "Projected Annual Itinerant Operations" / stack of pallets and old-style fruit boxes / closeups, pans, various shots of same / forklift loads new-style fruit bins onto truck at Reter Fruit Co., South Fir Street, Medford / closeup of pears in bin / bin on forklift / more forklift operations

9-11-1967
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
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
Civil Defense Practice Alert

Teletype machine / Jackson County map / man points at map / man at radio transmitter / man type at teletype / men doing paperwork / man at typewriter

10-26-1965
Civil Rights Activist James L. Farmer at SOC

Pan across audience of students / black man speaking at lectern / closeups of same / audience again

7-14-1966
Clean Up Medford Campaign--Ugly Shots

Pan up muddy, trashy ditch / trash and debris in fields, yards / paper peeling off Nucoa Margarine billboard, Spomer Co. / closeup pan of trash-strewn roadside / peeling sign: "For Lease or Sale, See Shelby 91 Ross Lane" / tilting propane sign, Sherm's Thunderbird grocery store, Jacksonville Highway, Medford / more of same / junked car in residential yard / pans across junk piles / decrepit cinder block building with "Door Wreaths" and "Xmas Trees" spray-painted on windows, possibly on McAndrews Road, Medford / car parts abandoned by orchard, Roxy Ann in background / trash and concrete along creek

4-4-1967
Cleaning and Calibrating Thermometers

Man talking, holding thermometer / cleaning thermometers, putting them in sink full of ice / closeup of temperature dropping on thermometer / more of same / pan across dozens of tagged thermometers, closeup of record form: thermometers are from Klamath, Modoc, Newburg, Scottsburg, Sams Valley, other places / closeup of thermometer / same man talking while working

3-6-1968
Clearing Landslide from River Road

Fishermen warm themselves over fire at road construction site in mountains; policeman with police dog in background / road grader clears road / truck with broken windows, wrecked heavy drill / bulldozer at work, loader loads dump truck / pan across site

2-9-1968
Clearing Rocks from Road

Semi-trucks backed up on highway (probably Upper Applegate Road between Carberry Bridge and Manzanita Creek--see photo in Medford Mail Tribune, January 30, 1967, page 7) / traffic small steel bridge / deer in field by road / bulldozer at work high atop cut by river, pan down to rocks and dirt on highway / bulldozer at work on highway, pan up to first bulldozer / man sitting at controls of road grader / more of same / clearing road / meeting, Medford council chambers, old city hall /

2-17-1967
Clone of Grants Pass Sanitation Service; Medford Fire Wardens Do Home Inspections

Man shovels gravel from roadway into truck / Grants Pass Sanitation Service truck arrives / following sanitation truck through windshield of car / garbage men load trash onto truck / hydraulic compactor panel on truck opens / loaded dump truck speeds past  / / fire wardens with Medford Fire Department truck / warden walks to residence, interviews family at doorstep

 

 

 

5-6-1968
Clown Prince of Baseball; Medford Street Accident

Closeups of Max Patkin, "clown prince of baseball," in baseball uniform, clowning during night game, Miles Field / / Ford pickup on its side, West Main Street at Ivy, Medford / tow truck tows away station wagon / truck pulls pickup upright with cable / firemen wash away gasoline / policeman directing traffic

8-12-1969
Cointat Visits Pear Orchard

Men and woman in pear orchard sampling fruit / pan across orchard /

7-15-1966
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
Commissioners' Meeting

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

1-10-1969
Commissioners' Meeting; Police Impound Auction; Ashland YMCA Sale

Jackson County Commissioners meeting: commissioners / pan across audience / closeups of speakers / / people examining 1950s cars / 1940 Ford / policemen schmooze with attendees / auctioneer with cowboy hat and cane / pan across crowd / / YMCA sign on roof of Ashland YMCA building / pan across used TVs / young boys play with typewriter / boys examine clothing / old piano / man selects china, glass dishes / woman arranges plastic flowers /

9-5-1968
Completing Concrete Work, Medford City Hall

Men examine blueprints / closeup of blueprints / exterior: man points to city hall, pan across uncompleted building / workers loiter / camera follows concrete bucket to top of building

12-13-1966
Computer Ballot Class

Men speaking at front of classroom / listeners in folding chairs / more of same / man from audience demonstrates voting punch card

10-27-1966
Computer Demonstration; Nurses' Award Presentation

Men demonstrating computer / punch cards going through machine / pulling out printed readout / punch cards being sorted / printing readout / pulling out and examining readout / tour group examining, signing readout / man at control panel / magnetic tape reels spinning / / luncheon scene, nurse smoking / inside hospital patient room / nurse receives pin, returns to seat / nurses at table / nurse with defribrillator / pan across luncheon / speaker

5-23-1968
Computer Operation; Harvesting and Planting Pine Seedlings

Tight closeup of computer punch card / technicians handle magnetic tapes, place one on reader / reels spinning / readout / tight pan across keyboard / freshly punched card handed off / stack of cards feeding through reader / printout being printed / tight pan across printout / / faded color, silent: man on tractor, could be J. Herbert Stone Nursery / cutter digging, harvesting pine seedlings / workers boxing seedlings / closeup: grafting seedling / in clearcut woods: man riding behind bulldozer planting seedlings / closeups of same / taking soil sample / helicopter taking off with fertilizer spreader / copter flies by, spreading fertilizer

5-29-1968
Concrete Sandbag Construction

Closeup of man carefully positioning cylindrical sandbags end to end around perimeter of foundation of building under construction next to orchard / pan across construction site / man dips sandbag in trash can of water, positions it on perimeter

9-12-1968
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
Confiscated Beer, Medford Police Evidence Room

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

11-18-1966
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
Congressman Bob Duncan Picnic

Sign: "Jackson Hot Springs:" / twin-rotor helicopter approaches, lands / man emerges, hugs child / long closeup of sleeping child with "RBD" (Congressman Robert B. Duncan) ribbon on chest

8-15-1966
Congressman Duncan and Speaker McCormack Speak on Dams

Congressman Robert Duncan and Speaker John W. McCormack at desk in House of Representatives studio--sound unintelligible

10-4-1966
Congressman Duncan at Medford Airport

Congressman Duncan disembarks from propeller airliner, Medford Airport / man holds "Duncan for Senator" sign / Duncan greets supporters waiting at airport / Duncan interviewed on audiotape inside airport terminal

3-2-1966
Congressman Duncan Campaigns in Medford

Congressman Duncan stands by van painted with his name, speaks with constituent / interior: Duncan speaks into microphone (no sound on film)

4-18-1966
Congressman Duncan Sees Applegate Dam Site

Pan down from Hotel Medford sign / Congressman Duncan stands in front of hotel, gets into car, car leaves / Duncan and two other men at dam site examine map / pan down hill to river / closeup of surveyor's stake

4-22-1965
Congressman Duncan Voting, 1966 Primary Election

Sign: "Vote Here," pan to Hedrick Junior High School on building / Congressman Bob Duncan, wearing cowboy hat and Levi jacket, walks past sound camera team up to school entrance / interiors: enters building, registers with poll watchers / scene in gymnasium: tables, voting booths

5-24-1966
Congressman Robert B. Duncan Arrives, Medford Airport

Twin-engine propeller-driven United Airlines plane taxis toward camera / Congressman Robert B. Duncan walks down stairs

8-13-1965
Congressman Robert B. Duncan at Medford Airport

Duncan walks toward camera on tarmac, Medford Airport / closeups of Duncan chatting on tarmac

7-16-1965
Congressman Robert B. Duncan on Boxcar Shortage

Congressman Robert B. Duncan at desk, speaking on boxcar shortage

9-24-1965
Congressman Robert B. Duncan on Sucker Creek Project

Congressman Duncan  at a desk discussing bill to fund Sucker Creek project--the Illinois River division of the Rogue Basin Project

3-2-1965
Congressman Robert B. Duncan on Veterans Administration Domiciliary

Congressman sits at desk and relates his arguments for keeping the VA Domiciliary open

4-5-1965
Congressman Robert B. Duncan Talks with Driver and Teague about Camp White

Congressman Robert B. Duncan and two other men sit at desk and discuss decision to keep VA Domiciliary open

6-8-1965
Construction at Olson Lawyer Lumber Inc.

Exterior: SOTIA--Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association headquarters, man in front / man holding display board: "Lumber Production" / closeup pan down board: "slabs/edgings (chips), planer shavings, bark (garden mulch)" / pan down another board: "Plywood Products: How Plywood Is Laid Up" / another: "Sawmill Products: dimension, boards, finish, industrial remanufacturing" / another: "Other Wood Products: sawdust, shavings, chips, particle board, pulp & paper, silvachemicals, posts & poles, fuel" / log truck on Crater Lake Highway overpass / Olson Lawyer Lumber Inc. mill building / pan across mill yard with wigwam burners / more pans across mill yard / carpenter at work on mill building / interior of idle mill, welder at work / bandsaw blades / carpenters at work on mill / executive gets explanation of switchbox / boxcar at chip loading station

10-17-1966
Construction of 3M White City Plant

Shot of White City 3M plant from moving car / VIPs in hard hats inspect progress of construction, tip-up concrete slabs in place / closeups of VIPs in suits and hard hats / crane tips up concrete panel, men jockey it into place / more VIPs / pan across consruction site

7-15-1965
Construction of Fort Vannoy Job Corps Training Center, Grants Pass

Pan across building site, some buildings nearly completed / pan up sewer pipe laid in ditch / foundation forms under construction / man operating table saw / man compacting soil / carpenters at work on building / interior: men insulating building / nailing plywood to interior / more pans across construction site

7-14-1965
Construction of Howard Prairie Lake Boat Basin

Long shot of power shovel at work on end of earthen dam in water / dump truck drives by / Jackson County logo on truck door / closeup of shovel bucket swinging by / pans of construction site, shovel and dump trucks at work

12-10-1965
Construction of Medford Post Office and Federal Building

Sign: "United States Post Office and Federal Building Being Constructed by General Services Administration" / pan across front of building / pan across side of building / closeup of construction worker on scaffolding, pan down to ground / pickup, "Todd Construction Co." painted on door / crane lowers wheelbarrow into basement / pan across back of building

6-1-1965

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