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USAF Test of STOL Airplane

Testing short takeoff and landing Air Force twin-prop plane--views from runway and cockpit / plane lands and takes off on bumpy test runway

7-27-66
Unknown Banquet; Lewis and Clark College Canoeists; Camp Withus Motel, Medford

Man speaks at lectern / closeups of dais, banqueters, speakers / more of same / / young bearded men don backpacks from aluminum canoes by river / they hoist canoes and portage / canoes are labeled "Staff Jennings" "Lewis and Clark Col." / / sign: "Do Not Enter Unsafe to Occupy, Building Department City of Medford" / pan across uncompleted, abandoned frame of residence / Camp Withus motel with weathered sign, 1501 N. Riverside Avenue, Medford, gas station/office/grocery store--owner W. I. Thompson / pan to cabins

4-21-1967
University Open House

Good color: Young women unload suitcases, bedrolls from cars, enter dormitory of unidentified university / arriving at elevators / pan across crowds of teens assembling on grass football field / teens eating on grass / tight closeup of teenage boy eating chicken / on theater stage: girls being instructed in pageant choreography / groups of girls and boys pass each other on campus / boy and teacher examine small engine

6-13-1968
University of Oregon; 1969 Boatnik

Onyx Bridge science building, University of Oregon / pan across sunbathers by Rogue River in Riverside Park, Grants Pass, Caveman Bridge in background / rock band playing in deep shade

5-30-1969
University of Oregon Press Conference; Memorial Day Ceremony

Young couple speak at microphones in conference room, flanked by lawyers / university buildings / sign: "Johnson Hall," pan to building / pan on quad across other buildings, past statue / bearded students with bicycles / shots of students on campus / Onyx Bridge science building / / pan across soldiers at attention, I-5 viaduct in background / women hang wreaths on dais

For more footage of Hawthorne Park ceremony see SOHS Film No. 1515; for more University of Oregon footage, see SOHS Film No. 1514

5-30-1969
United Way Executive; Medford Police, City Employees

Man at desk on phone, looking through papers / closeup of United Way paperwork over his shoulder / more of same / / policemen schmoozing in office with Mayor Dunlevy / policemen taking photographs of people (city employees?)

9-29-1967
United Way Crusade VIPs

Closeups of VIPs in suits schmoozing, probably Rogue Valley Country Club /

8-18-66
United Medford Campaign Luncheon

Banquet scene: speaker in front of tote board / table captains stand and report, applaud.

Names on tote board: Martin Herrin, J. R. Acheson, G. Clark, C. Webb, Dick McCandless, Willard Chinn, Jay Elliott, Calvin L. Jones, George Brennan, Dunbar Carpenter, D. F. Keiser, C. C. Christensen

10-11-1965
United Crusade Tote Board; Washing Airplane, Medford Airport

Pan across United Crusade 1967-68 Campaign tote board: Martin Crane Chairman / goals, totals, closeups of totals for various mills, public employees / / young man hoses off private airplane N2131F, Medford Airport, washes tail / spectators

9-25-1967
United Crusade Tote Board

Man at work on United Crusade charity tote board, Red Cross headquarters, Medford

10-23-1967
United Crusade Progress Report Banquet

Pan across men and sign: "United Crusade 1966-67 Campaign, Jim Beck Chairman, Jerry Clark Assistant" with goals and donation totals / they shake hands / sign with goals and division chairmen: Martin Craine, Gene Kent, R. Schwalenberg, Marcel Thiebaud, Walter Draeger, Randy Warren, Arnold Paradis, Roy Morris, John Kiesow, Dwight Houghton, George Brennen, C. C. Christensen  / banquet scene; dais, man playing banjo / pans across banqueters

9-19-66
United Crusade Luncheon

Exterior: man spray paints left halves of metal hard hats / interior: man at luncheon puts on hard hat, grins / speaker at dais in front of United Crusade sign / pans across luncheon; tables marked "Commercial," "Distribution," "Public Employees," "Forest Products," "Service," "Retail" / kitchen volunteers (?) enter, are applauded

9-27-1965
United Crusade Kickoff Dinner

Pan across banquet scene / band with large trumpet section playing  / speaker / more pans

9-13-66
United Crusade Banquet

Pan across banquet scene / board behind dais: "United Crusade 1966-67" "Goal $204,958.84" / man writes totals on blackboard /

10-17-1966
United Crusade Banquet

Banquet scene: "1966-67 Campaign, Jim Beck, Chairman" progress tote board / pan across board, names visible: Martin Craine, Gene Kent, R. Schwalenberg, Marcel Thiebaud, Walter Draeger, Randy Warren

9-26-1966
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
United Airlines Jet Pilot School; Meeting

Sound, color, faded to red: exterior shots of building / pilots in classroom / cockpit training mockups in large room / small jet takes off / cockpit shots / "school for jet executives" / / silent, black and white: people  sitting in stands, Medford city council chambers / shots of meeting participants

8-21-1969
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
United Airliner, Medford; Bank Opening, Ashland; Livestock Auction; Movie Set

Airliner landing, not at a local airport / schoolchildren at Medford Airport / United airliner taxis up to gate / closeup of passengers disembarking / inside empty airliner / / bank grand opening, Ashland / pan across spectators in parking lot / speakers at lectern / other speakers / / showing horses inside auction pavilion / spectators / / young women (starlets?) in speedboat on lake--apparently Eastern Oregon / sheepdog / closeup of driver / movie set from SOHS Film 955, "The Way West": ferry, burned cabin / they line up in front of wagon, then ruins and wave at camera / group on horseback arrives

5-15-1967
United Air Lines B Roll

Customers at United Air Lines counter, Medford Airport terminal / United clerk behind counter / four-propeller United DC-6 airliner N37502 taxiing at airport, people waiting at gate in foreground / airliner taxis up to camera / man climbs stairs, opens cabin door / passengers disembark /

10-22-1968
UMC Awards Banquet

Banquet scene: men go to dais and receive awards from congressman / shots of people eating / closeup of stacks of plaques and awards / Girl Scouts sing on stage / man speaks at lectern / dignitaries at dais

3-24-1966
U.S. Naval Reserve, Medford, Inspected

Interior: Naval cadets in uniform at attention / officer reviews troops / officer speaks / exterior: two officers talk by brick building

5-19-1965
U.S. National Bank Grand Opening, Medford

Pans across crowded interior of bank / displays of historic photos / exterior of front doors: "Medford Branch United States National Bank of Oregon"

8-8-66
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Speaks on Taxes

Shot of U.S. Capitol building / man standing nervously in park holding paper / man speaks--seems to think taxes are too high

9-15-66
U.S. Bank, Medford Computer Equipment

Women feeding checks into machine, punching numbers / man feeds stack of punch cards into reader / printer

Man may be branch manager Allan F. Perry. See Medford Mail Tribune, December 21, 1965, page 5.

12-22-1965
U.S. Army Band, Camp White

Interior: Army band on stage, army chorus in front / pans across band, conductor

5-5-1965
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
Two-Truck Accident, Galice Road

Pan across scene, patrol cars parked by road / crane moves logs spilled by road / slow pan across damaged log truck, "H. T. Slagle" on door / closeup of Slagle truck / pan across truck in ravine, loaded with concrete girder / slow pan across damaged Morse Bros. truck /  "Wheeless Wrecker Service" truck winches passenger car up hillside / log trucks pass rubberneckers

6-22-1966
Two-Car Accident; Ashland Groundbreaking

Police and bystanders at two-car accident on road in the woods / upended badly mangled VW beetle / / groundbreaking scene at real estate office on East Main Street south of Pioneer Street, Ashland /

8-11-1969
Two-Car Accident, Interstate 5 and Highway 62

Traffic on I-5; pan to Maynard Hadley Chevron tow truck and Bell Studebaker truck;/ pan to Jeepster upside down, Bell Telephone logo on door; Buick with smashed front end. 

5-21-1965
Two Josephine County Car Accidents

Night: Attendants ease woman onto gurney and into Wheeless Ambulance Service ambulance / ambulance drives away / closeups of mangled 1958 Chevrolet in ditch / early morning: attendants ease different woman onto gurney / closeups of wrecked English sports car on I-5 / "Rest Area" exit sign

7-11-66
Two Boys Hurt in Motorcycle Accident

Ambulance and gurney on street , motorcycle on its side / attendants put splints on boys' legs, lift them on gurneys, put them in ambulance / state policeman rights Honda motorcycle, Robara Boarding Kennels sign (2910 Table Rock Road, Medford) in background

3-24-1966
TV Antennas, Medford

Zoom in on TV antenna atop two-story circa 1910 American Foursquare house, pan up tall radio mast / shots of other rooftop antennas, downtown residences, Medford /

9-16-66
Tuberculosis Testing, Research Footage

Color, completely faded to red, silent: Exterior: giving tuberculin skin tests / Interiors in laboratory: woman looks through microscope / bacteria / man spoons out powdered drug / sign: "Tuberculosis: Keep Out" / injecting white mouse

11-13-1967
Truck-Train Wreck, Medford

Shots of crushed semi-truck trailer, load of bread, Medford warehouses in background

12-20-1965
Truck-Car-Trailer Accident, Grants Pass

Exterior, night: pan across police, semi trailers, damaged 1955 Chevrolet and trailer / woman and small child / pan across damage

8-1-66
Truck Tips Over on I-5

Oregon State Police cars and ambulance parked by side of freeway at Table Rock Road overpass, tipped over Von der Ahe Van Lines semi-truck in background, man on gurney behind ambulance / shots of scene / pans across truck, overpass / policemen examine scene

10-27-1966
Truck Mechanic with Leg Braces

Mechanics at work on engine of log truck parked on rural road / mechanic limps toward camera / closeup of braces on legs / he climbs in Steve Wilson Co. truck

10-5-1967
Truck Highway Accident; Medford City Hall Construction; California Agricultural Highway Inspection Station

Men shovel around semitruck trailer on its side on shoulder of highway / man attaches cable to frame / / VIPs examine new Medford City Hall, under construction / telephoto shot of men at work on roof / interior: VIPs examine new furniture under plastic, look out through windows at men at work / more of same / / woman sitting in car in garage, car drives through / uniformed inspectors talk to drivers, examine trunk contents / man indicates display: "European Corn Borer," "White Pine Blister Rust" / sign :"Agricultural Inspection; Please Wait Till Cleared" / interior: official stamps documents / exterior: looking down highway waiting for arrivals / more of same

10-4-1967
Truck Farm; Timber Sale; Medford Meeting

Man checks onions in field (Seven Oaks Farm?) / closeup of onions, pan down rows / checking tomatoes, pan down irrigation pipe / checking squash plants / man examines 10-foot-tall cornstalks / pounding stakes into field / closeup of farmer / / meeting scene, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / closeup of secretaries doing paperwork / timber sale tote board / buyers in audience / closeup of bid board / / meeting, Medford city council chambers / closeups of participants

8-13-1969
Truck Accident--Man Pinned Under Wheel

Men examine truck on its side in ravine / men pull cable from "Freeway Wrecker Service, Grants Pass" tow truck on road / righting truck / men carry stretcher into ravine / carrying unconscious driver on stretcher from ravine /

9-14-66
Trouble on Air West Flight; Illegal Street Racing

Twin-prop Air West F27 airliner N781R landing at Medford Airport, fire engine drives to meet it / shot from moving car over driver's shoulder of runway / taxiing airliner, pan to airport control tower / Medford Police car in foreground, liner in background / / Start/Finish line hand-painted on asphalt (Vilas Road?), pan to vanishing point of road / pan along finish line / shot up street in other direction / pan along street to rough section--Start/Finish line ground away / pan up unpaved section, where line was

Despite appearances, there apparently was no trouble on the Air West flight. See caption, Medford Mail Tribune July 3, 1968, page 8, announcing new Air West schedule using "the new larger size DC9-30 jets," the result of the merger of Air West with West Coast, Pacific and Bonanza air lines.

7-2-1968
Trouble at Tonti Station

June 10, 1971: Illinois Central No. 1 at the Chicago station is headed for trouble down the line. The train derails, but disaster preparations and simulation exercises down the line at Salem, Illinois (near Tonti, the location of the derailment) had prepared local services for the disaster.

On-camera narration by and interviews with Chicago Civil Defense officials Val Oshel, Robert Ross, Dr. Ed Perry, Marion County coroner, Mayor Charles McMakin of Salem, Governor Richard B. Ogilvie, eyewitness Dick Garden, passenger Donna Burge, unidentified porter, police, firemen, relatives

Footage of Oak Lawn and Belvidere tornado aftermath; Crescent City tank car fire, automobile accidents, Big John Chicago water cannon, Salem Fire Department, Salem downtown, Salem Hospital, profiles of Urbana first responders

Aerial footage of derailed train, many shots of disaster scene, rescue teams. Some recreations and disaster drill scenes intercut with actual footage.

According to Wikipedia, the crash killed 11 people and injured 163: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1971_Salem,_Illinois,_derailment

Color faded completely to red, wandering scratch all the way through the emulsion on left-hand side of film:

1972
Trouble at Thrifty Green Stamp Corp.; Rogue Valley Plywood Wood Chip Equipment; Nurses Receive Checks

Closeups of Thrifty Green Stamps books / Thrifty Green Stamps sign at building at Tenth and Front Street, "For Sale" sign on building, Medford Grocery Company building in background / front of building with handwritten sign on door "Closed Until Further Notice" / signs: "Notice: The Oregon corporation does not redeem Calif. stamps. Please do not try. It will save you and us from embarrassment." "Thrifty Green Stamp Corp. of Oregon Will Redeem This Stamp Only." / / "Rogue Valley Plywood Inc." on building / executives point to wigwam burner / pan to burner / men walk to burner / pan up cyclone air cleaner / workers eat lunch / men stand under wood chip dispenser / metal building under construction / cyclone / truck takes load of chips / executives discuss / / nurses receiving checks?

8-4-1967
Trouble at Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital

VIP at desk talking on phone in Jackson County Courthouse office--Medford Hotel visible through window / closeup of legal document / "Rogue Valley Memorial Hospital" above door, pan across facade / interior of dark hospital corridor / policeman standing outside hospital room / same document, same VIP on phone

3-20-1967
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
Trial

Courtroom trial scene, lawyer speaking / out-of-focus closeup of lawyer / slow pan across audience /

5-1-1969
Trash Cleanup; Tree Planting

Truck door: "City Sanitary Service" / loaded truck backs up toward camera / dump truck passes camera, dumps trash into dumpster / men pull debris from truck into dumpster--near railroad tracks, looks like McAndrews Road area, Medford / / men manhandle tree into hole, watched by dressed-up teenagers / VIP shakes hands with teen

5-20-1967
Trash Cleanup; Kids Fill Gift Bags; Safe Delivered to Jacksonville Museum

Men filling government pickup with trash / / kids fill cloth gift bags with school supplies / / small children pose for camera / safe unloaded from truck / interior, Jacksonville Museum: Mary Hanley and others open safe / spectators at doorway

5-29-1967
Transporting Fish from Medco Pond to Hatchery

Sign: "This lake is leased from Medco" / pan across muddy, empty pond / shot of dam / men seining fish from remainder of pond / closeup of fish / scooping fish into bucket / carrying fish to Oregon Game Commission tank truck / closeup of interior of truck / rearing ponds at fish hatchery / dumping fish into hatchery pond /

4-5-1965

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