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Scout-o-Rama, Medford Armory

Pan across Medford Armory floor from above, full of scouting booths / individual booths: Troop 111 / knots / backpacking / Cub Scout Pack 25 crafts; hammering nails, popsicle stick craft / baby in backpack

1-24-1966
Medford Meetings

Pan across audience / VIPS set thick envelopes down on desks, Medford Council chambers, old city hall / audience shots / audience leaves / VIPs schmooze / / VIPs talk with Medford Mayor Dunlevy in his office, shake hands / / pan across VIPs at banquet / they discuss

1-24-1967
Mount Ashland Ski Area

Mt. Ashland Ski Lodge / / sign: Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Rogue River National Forest / Mount Ashland residence with snowy hill and trees in background

1-24-1969
Mount Ashland Ski Area; Medford Businesses and Interstate 5 B Roll

Snowplow in action / / snowplow backing up / Mount Ashland Ski Lodge from a distance / idle T-bar ski lift / pan across ski lift shed / signs on shed: "Know These Signs: Easier, More Difficult, Most Difficult" / / long pan along ski lift to shed / aerial shot of lodge from mountaintop / chair lift from mountaintop / views of Ashland and into California from mountaintop / lodge from mountaintop again / idle chair lift / / bulldozer at work on construction site / / sign on construction site: "Future Home of Mike Bauer Chevron, Opening April '69" at Fouth and Central, Standard station visible in background / downtown Medford businesses: Pacific Power, Copco Building, Cue & Cushion, California Pacific Utilities Company / American and Union 76 gas stations from distance, pan to Texaco station at Biddle Road and I-5, county shops buildings at fairgrounds / / service station, Rogue Valley Hospital in far distance / interstate directional sign at Biddle and Hwy. 62: "Airport, Ashland, Grants Pass, Crater Lake" / / interstate sign at Hwy. 62 overpass: "Crater Lake, Klamath Falls, Grants Pass" /
 

1-24-1969
Licensed Practical Nurse Capping Ceremony

Pan across student nurses lined up / nurse is capped by two nurses / LPNs holding candles and singing / man speaks / closeups of nurses / receiving line / closeup of LPN cap

1-25-1966
Bowl Down Cancer Event

Women with banner: Bowl Down Cancer / pan along banner to American Cancer Society logo / closeup: filling out entry form / bowlers / pan along alleys / bowling shots / painted above alleys: Home of the Southern Oregon Handicap

1-25-1966
Central Point Wigwam Burner

Long shot of wigwam burner / closeup of top of burner / distant shot of burner, Highway 99, Central Point

1-25-1967
Josephine County School District Meeting

Pan acrross meeting, men and women at folding tables / man speaks / more speakers / man indicates map with pointer / pans across audience

1-26-1966
Grants Pass Council Names City Manager

Councilmen at desks, nameplates readable: Robert C. Martin, Jack Rollins, William V. Wrightson / closeups of councilors, mayor

1-26-1966
Medford Police Chief; Removing Galice Bridge; Directing Downtown Medford Traffic

Medford police chief at desk talks to camera (no audio) / he talks to dispatcher / schmoozes with patrolman, other policemen, talks on phone / / men at work on Hellgate bridge, Galice / bridge structure lowered to water level of Rogue River / man cuts bridge with acetylene torch / bulldozer, crane pull on bridge / bulldozer pulls bridge onto dry land (see Medford Mail Tribune story, January 23, 1967, page 3) / / policeman directs traffic in Medford, Fifth and Central / shots up and down Central / directing traffic Main and Central

1-26-1967
Forensics Meet; Snow Storm; Medford Airport in Snow

Pan across teens sitting in classroom / teacher at lectern smoking pipe / teen delivering talk to judge / table with speech/forensics trophies / / cat standing in snow, pan to snowy woods and fence / German shepherd romping in snow / snow falling on barn and horses / snow-covered cars / view inside car as windshield wipers wipe away snow / road grader scraping runway / Medford Airport: tractor-mounted broom removing snow, control tower in background / twin-prop United airliner taxiing

1-26-1968
Central Point Service Station Fire

Smoking 1930s Chevrolet pickup, pan to burned-out service station building, firemen inside, smoking tires strewn around yard / pan across outside of building, tires being thrown through window / painted on truck door: Central Point Fire Department / fireman on roof / pan across gasoline tanks, Grange Coop elevator in background

1-27-1966
Opening Bids on Medford City Hall

City councilors at desks, Medford council chambers / pan across audience, Jimmy Dunlevy in audience / people leave chambers / post-meeting greetings

1-27-1966
Policeman Locks Car Doors, North Central Avenue, Medford

Meeting, Medford city hall chambers / shots of VIPs talking including Earl Miller / / Man standing by car, North Central, Medford, demonstrates locking car door with key / shot up Central at Fifth and Central / policeman walks up Central to Sixth, checking car doors, opening and locking them / similarly works east side of Central, shot looking north on Central / finds keys in ignition, closeup of same

1-27-1967
High School Typing, Secretarial Skills Class

Pan across high school typing class full of girls at typewriters--no boys / girls at IBM punchcard computer terminal / teachers watching class / girls at adding machines / teacher writing shorthand on blackboard / pan across reciting girls at desks with typewriters covered / girls clustered around man at desk

1-27-1969
Wreckers--U.S. National Bank and Senior Citizens Buildings

Pan across U.S. Bank building, Main and Central, Medford, under demolition / shot of man walking on roof / wrecking ball working on interior / E. S. Ritter House Wreckers, Salem truck / Man with torch cuts window frame / men on second floor / man rides wrecking ball from roof / crane pulls down third-floor wall / pan across site / senior center building with PayLess Drug Store in background / interior of building, roof gone / pan across exterior, man dropping corrugated tin panels to ground

1-28-1965
January 28-30, 1975 News Clips

Clip 1:

Fender-bender in snow / driving on South Central Avenue, Medford at Tenth Street in snow / tow truck pulling car out of ditch on I-5 / downed I-5 sign, pan to stuck car in snow / snowplow in ditch

Clip 2:

sof: Hank Henry interviews official on prime rate, economic/stock market issues

Clip 3:

sof: Official interviewed on unemployment, food stamp program

Clip 4:

S.P.A.C. banquet scenes

Clip 5:

partly sof: Jacksonville Courthouse under renovation; man works on flooring / sweeping dais / rolling carpet / woman speaks in front of Jacksonville courthouse / curator / installing exhibits in former courtroom / piano, organ / curator with model of exhibit installation / reporter in front of courthouse

Clip 6:

Medford Mail Tribune: man on telephone / teletype machines / busy office / laying out newspaper page / press in operation / inserting inserts

Clip 7:

sof, color: slapstick shots of mailmen slipping on ice (apparently produced by Post Office to encourage people to shovel snowy walks)

Clip 8:

Oregon Heart Association trailer folds open / interior shots / shot of schematic of trailer

Clip 9:

sof, color: California Fish and Game footage of anchovy fisheries survey, fishing, sampling

Clip 10:

sof: Exterior in front of Medford City Hall, interview with Medford Planning Department official about growth and possible EPA suit

Clip 11:

 

 

 

1-28-1975
Wrecked Airplane

Men examine wrecked private plane, area north of Medford Airport / closeups of damage to plane / hand chips away snow and ice on wing / shots of damage

1-29-1968
Moose Christmas Tree Burn

Man with sign: Moose Tree Burn / pickup delivers load of trees / dump truck delivers load / night: trees burning, people watching

1-3-1966
County Officers Take Oath; Chamber of Commerce Scenes; Removing Christmas Decorations

Dignitaries including Earl Miller pass out sheets of paper to each other, sign, take oath, shake hands / / secretary at desk / tourism brochures on wall, pan to woman displaying map / woman collates mimeographed sheets / / men with bucket truck full of municipal Christmas decorations, they drive off with man in bucket

1-3-1967
Statistician at Work; SOSC Registration

Man in suit working at desk / closeup of his hands writing on note paper / different shot of him at desk / graph showing severe rises and falls--dips every summer--1965-1967 / his hand working on graph of "Ashland Census" / / students waiting in line / long shot of registration in gymnasium, sign: "Law Enforcement, Anthropology, Economics," pan to professor / long shot of registration chaos with signs: "Central Biology Students Note" "15 Credits Is Minimum Load for Draft Deferment" / students sprawled in corner filling out paperwork / shot of registration from balcony of gym

Note: for the first time clips have cue marks in corner

1-3-1968
Courtesy Cab Operations, Medford; Removing Medford Christmas Street Decorations

Taxicab dispatcher on telephone / cabbie holds door for fare / cabbies chat, smoke in office / man enters Courtesy Cab on Fifth Street, Medford, Grand Hotel and old Medford City Hall in background / cab makes U-turn on Fifth / cabbie enters cab, Elks Lodge in background / cab driver holds door for fare / / passersby on sidewalk, pan up to ladder truck and men removing Christmas decorations, Barlett and East Main, Medford /

1-3-1968
Courthouse Meeting; Gold Ray Dam Flood Damage

Audience in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / officials at dais / speaker indicating highway map on wall / audience / men at map / speaker in audience / / pan down Medford Airport control tower to U.S. Weather Bureau door / man on telephone, taking notes / water pouring over Gold Ray Dam, pan to fish ladder / pan along river to dam / calm lake portion of river, pan across dam to water below / Gold Ray Dam powerhouse, pan to dam / destroyed concrete, splintered timbers, bent steel beam

1-3-1969
Wrecked Car; Medford Pharmacy Burglary Aftermath

Pans across wrecked 1955 Chevrolet sedan, closeups / / exterior, West Main Pharmacy, Medford / back door broken off hinges, closeup pans / interior of pharmacy storeroom / interior of pharmacy behind counter, empty spot where safe was / public area / grinning pharmacist points to missing safe

1-30-1967
Footlighter's Theater Performance, Medford

Sign on building: "Footlighter's Theater" / performance of play, "Pools Paradise" by Philip King, with Jeanette Paulson, Christine Miles, Shirley Collins, Harold Applebaum, Tom Boyd, Brad Morris and Dick Chamberlain / sign again (see Medford Mail Tribune story, February 1, 1967, page 7)

1-30-1967
Medford High School Band Concert Rehearsal

Band playing on stage, Medford Senior High School--pans, closeups / conductor Irv Myrick / soloists / different conductor /

1-31-1966
Medford Police Recover Burglary Loot

Man inventorying loot on garage floor--booze, TVs, bicycles, engines, camping equipment, go-kart

1-31-1966
Police Display Recovered Safe

Tools and dismantled safe on floor of evidence room, policeman displays mangled door, tools / closeup of safe door / closeup of door frame, tools / policemen discuss evidence / / banquet scene, closeups of VIP

1-31-1967
Police Display Recovered Safe

Tools and dismantled safe on floor of evidence room, policeman displays mangled door, tools / closeup of safe door / closeup of door frame, tools / policemen discuss evidence (safe was stolen from West Main Pharmacy, Medford, found near the end of Janney Lane--see photo of Sheriff's Department Detective Jerry Randall examining safe, Medford Mail Tribune, January 31, 1967, page 1) / / banquet scene, closeups of VIP

1-31-1967
Peace Corps, Navy Recruitment

Man in suit chats up young woman standing in front of Peace Corps display / closeup of display brochures / civilians and Navy officer talk with Peace Corps people / pan from Peace Corps area to Navy recruitment area and several officers /

1-31-1968
High Water--Rogue and Applegate rivers

Shots of high water, Rogue River / Savage Rapids Dam / sign: Applegate River / flooded cabin / flooded Applegate Valley /

1-4-1966
Opening of Sacred Heart Hospital Cornerstone

Pan across old Sacred Heart Hospital / shot of name over entranceway / cornerstone, still in old building / man holds old jar aloft / opens jar with scalpel as nun holds it / they pull out papers / they examine, read aloud from papers

1-4-1966
Medford Airport Scenes, West Coast Airlines DC-9

Exterior: Medford Airport terminal / shot of terminal door / shot of West Coast Airlines logo through glass door / door of DC-9 opens, stairs fold out of plane / passengers disembark / plane takes off / logo: "West Coast Airlines" / passenger at airline desk / arrival/departure board / long shot of airline desk / logo again

1-4-1967
Stewardesses Arrive; SOSC Donation; SOSC Registration

West Coast Airline DC-9 taxis up to gate, Medford Airport, stewardesses in three different uniforms disembark / Mayor Dunlevy, Earl Miller, other VIP shake hands with stews / stews pose in front of airliner, closeup pans / / entrance of Churchill Hall, SOU: check is handed off, hands are shaken / VIPs chat awkwardly / / more registration footage, pan across SOSC gymnasium

The stewardesses are apparently here to publicize inauguration of DC6 (not DC9) service to Medford, after 14 years of service by the Convair 340. Medford Mail Tribune, January 3, 1968, page 1

1-4-1968
Federal Agencies Meet on Flood Damage

Exterior shot of Women's Club Auditorium; interior shots of officials on stage, pans of audience

1-5-1965
Snow Storm on I-5 North

Driver's view, driving on I-5 in snow / Tow truck disentangling wrecked cars / Cars moving slowly on highway / Semi in ditch / Truck towing car

1-5-1965
McCall Announces for Governor

McCall stands at lectern with Oregon Secretary of State seal, announces his candidacy

1-5-1966
Medford Weather Bureau

Sign over door: Weather Bureau / man at teletype / man draws on map / man on telephone / map of U.S., pan to teletype / more of same / exterior: man checks weather station at airport / Weather Bureau building

1-5-1966
Nurses Graduation Banquet; Highway Accident

Man at desk, answers phone, talks, hangs up phone / / nurse speaks to banquet / man speaks / pan across nurses at banquet / more of same / man hands out diplomas / / station wagon nose down in ditch / police interview witnesses / closeups of station wagon

1-5-1967
Bear Creek Golf Course

Sign: "Hole 1 par 3 yards, use tee mats" / golfers teeing off at driving range / one tees in show motion / hole 9, golfer chips ball toward hole, Barneburg Hill in background / putting /

1-5-1968
Medford Commission Meeting; Medford Mayor and Councilors Take Oath; Shriners Greet Imperial Potentate at Medford Airport

Pan across commissioners, old Medford city hall chambers, Earl Miller presiding / / Medford city councilors take oath, including Mayor Dunlevy, sign papers / name labels on desks: "Joe R. Hosick," "Gene Hess," "Jack Dumas," pans across councilors / Hillah Shriners in fezzes at Medford Airport / Hillah Scooter Patrol Shriners in satin shirts and fezzes / Imperial Potentate Orville F. Rush arrives, greeted by Mayor Dunlevy / / man displays stack of printed brochures, passes them out; dignitaries examine them at length

See Medford Mail Tribune, January 4, 1967, page 9, for story about Rush's visit

1-6-1967
Bybee Bridge Opens

Jeep driving north toward bridge in snow / cars driving across bridge / Construction shots of bridge from below / man welding on bridge supports / pan across expansion joint in bridge

"'Bybee Bridge could go down under its own weight. People must stay off. It is dangerous'" Jackson County Engineer Robert Carstensen issued this warning this morning. . . ." Medford Mail Tribune, December 25, 1964, page 1

Medford Mail Tribune, January 5, 1965, page 1: state crews worked day and night to get the bridge open--apparently early--in response to bridge outages after 1964 flood

1-7-1965
Medford City Council Meeting 01-07-1966

Medford city council at desks in council chambers / speaker in audience sits down / pan across audience / speaker in audience / more of the same

1-7-1966
Jet Ferry--Shady Cove

"Highway Closed by Bridge Out" sign in snow / "Ferry Service Every Half Hour" sign / pan across river / powerboat approaches from upstream / people disembark / boat leaves

"Oregon 62 is closed at Shady Cove. Those needing to get into the community were advised to go to Rogue River, follow East Evans Creek Road to Wimer, turn right on Meadows Road, follow Meadows Road to Oregon 234, take Oregon 234 to Dodge Bridge, turn onto the River Road to Shady Cove." Medford Mail Tribune, December 24, 1964, page 1

Oregon 62 is considered a lifeline for the lumber industry; work repairing the Bybee Bridge will be expedited to restore access. Medford Mail Tribune, January 1, 1965, page 1

". . . crews completed boat landings at Shady Cove for the jet boat which was expected to arrive today for a temporary ferry service." Medford Mail Tribune, January 7, 1965, page 1

"Normally used for Hellgate excursions, 60 miles downstream, this jet-powered boat is the State Highway Department's "navy" in Jackson County to get passengers across the river at Shady Cove. . . . Grant Garcia is the boat's owner and operator." photo caption, Medford Mail Tribune, January 8, 1965, page 1

1-8-1965
Wrecked Crop Duster; Senator Wayne Morse on Log Exports to Japan

Debris on ground, pan to wrecked crop duster Cessna airplane, man repairing fence / pans across damaged plane, N9734V / men repairing power lines in distance / / sound: Senator Wayne Morse talking about upcoming hearings to protect Oregon lumber mills from log sales to Japan

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=128769

Aero Ag, Inc. owner, accident took place on takeoff at 2:10 p.m. January 6, 1968, preparing to dust bluegrass. One occupant, no fatalities

1-8-1968
Ice Fishing, Lake of the Woods

Long shot of ice fishers on Lake of the Woods, Mt. McLoughlin in background / family with small children fishing / fish flopping on ice / shots of individual fishermen, pans / family on ice skates with toboggan / man displays large stringer of fish / boys display their catch / boy pulls fish from hole, displays for camera / man chops hole with ax

1-9-1967
Medford School Officials Make Presentation; Medford High School Newspaper

VIPs chat in office of Medford Superintendent of Schools Elliott Becken; man hands papers to Japanese man / / classroom: young women prepare newspaper pasteup / closeup of girl as she types / over-the-shoulder shot / discussing, editing copy / closeup of Medford Hi-Times, article about paper clothing

1-9-1968
Inquest, Greyhound Bus Accident

Pan across jury / OSP patrolman in folding chair gives testimony as court reporter types / patrolman at diagram / other witnesses testify / witness moves marker on easel

1/18/1966
Moving Buonocore House from Medford City Hall Site

Pan across partly demolished building, Buonocore house in background / men pour concrete for curbs / man jacks up Buonocore house / pans across house on trailer, "LeBeck & Son" on truck door / more pouring concrete

See photo, Medford Mail Tribune, September 14, 1965, page 1

10-1-1965
Johnson, Mayor Jimmy Dunlevy in Jail

Pan across banquet hall / sign on easel: "Rotary International" / Johnson and Mayor Dunlevy (in prisoner costume) laughing and eating / exterior, beside old Medford City Hall: Johnson and Dunlevy in costume being led by policeman to jail / duo being "booked" / duo in jail cell / duo being led from jail to station wagon

10-10-1965

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