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Medford Carnegie Library

"Public Library" sign, pan up to front of Medford Carnegie Library / pans across inside of library / closeup of record player / pan across card tables set up for party in basement / Medford Photo Association display of photographs and trophies (camera club)

Apparently photographed in observance of National Library Week, April 25 through May 1. See Medford Mail Tribune, April 27, 1965, page 8

4-26-1965
1965 Medford Pear Blossom Parade

Marching band passes in front of Burelson's on East Main / closeup of Medford High School marching band, drum major, twirlers / Pear Blossom King and Queen float, closeup of King and Queen / lineup convertibles with Miss Rogue Valley and court, closeups of convertibles / children in clown costumes pulling wagon

Medford High School majorettes beginning at 00:18, according to 1965 Crater, are Randi Baker, Marty Mast, Marilyn Couch, Peggy Leaverton, Teresa Dougherty, JoDell Moore, Becky Morris (the only blonde) and Madge Barker (last one, at 00:30)

The Pear Blossom king is Edmund Chaney; queen is Jeanne Zimmer. See Medford Mail Tribune, April 18, 1965, page 1.

4-26-1965
Medford Fairgrounds; Jackson County Sheriff's Department; Medford Police

Pans across deserted fairgrounds buildings, Medford / pavilion with sign: "Home Economics Exhibits" / pan across Jackson County Courthouse and annex / sheriff's dispatcher at panel / sheriff's deputies schmoozing / / lap dissolve to neon sign: "Medford City Hall, Police Dept." on old city hall building, pan to fallout shelter sign and entrance / Medford police dispatcher / Medford police leave meeting room / policemen at desk

per Tam Moore, 11/5/2019:

00:27--Sheriff's dispatcher is "now Jan Sieg, married detective Carl Sieg. She went from dispatch to working in the front office, off to police academy and finished her law enforcement career as a detective working bad check and white collar crime cases. The Siegs are retired and live in Medford."

4-26-1967
Elections Office; Forest Management, Logging

Hand pulls file drawers open, showing thousands of file cards / pan across open drawers / closeup of ballot instructions page / / color, completely faded to red: helicopter spraying seed or fertilizer / pellets falling on conifer branches / bulldozer cutting tree with clippers / yarding logs / loading on log truck / log truck on dirt road in woods

4-26-1968
Mayfield Funeral, Medford Presbyterian Church

Pan across exterior of Medford Presbyterian Church / interiors: flowers, organist, pans across audience / exterior of stained glass window

4-27-1965
Small Plane Emergency Landing and Crash, Medford Airport

Medford Airport: fire trucks pass close to camera / long shot of small airplane approaching on runway landing, one wheel not fully extended / crashed airplane on grass / closeup of pilot / crewmen and firemen lift airplane, straighten wheel / long shot of plane and fire trucks

4-27-1966
Vietnam Protest; Medford Fire Hall; Medford City Yards

Protesters carrying signs in front of federal building, 8th Street, Medford; Presbyterian Church in background / signs say: "Kill the Slant Eyes," "Kill the Viet Cong," "Blast the Commies,"  "Bomb Hanoi" / / meeting, Medford City Council chambers / pans across VIPs at desks / Medford fire hall exterior / man at dispatch panel  / interior, Medford fire hall, pan across fire engines / old Medford city seal on door of truck / signs: "Men Working, Equipment in Road," "Slow," "Men Working" / man walks to nondescript building in Medford city yards / city seal again / / meeting, man speaking at desk / Earl Miller present

Medford Mail Tribune, April 28, 1967, page 1 has two photos an article about the demonstration. Teens in film had broken up silent vigil against the war, torn up antiwar signs.

4-27-1967
Pro-Vietnam War Demonstration, Medford

Distant view of small group of demonstrators in front of Medford federal building from Eighth and Holly / closer view / closeups of signs: "Peace with LBJ," "Bomb Hanoi," "Blast the Commies," "Kill the Vietcong," "Kill the Viet-Cong Slant-Eyes" (some signs signed "SCAR") / closeups of demonstrators / views from across Eighth Street

4-27-1967
Ideal Cement Company, Gold Hill

Sign: "Ideal Cement Company," pan to parking lot / mill buildings on hillside / pan across whole operation

4-28-1967
Jackson County Water-Sewer Hearing

Pan across crowd in Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / Earl Miller (?) speaks at lectern / more pans, more men speak / slide show of water and sewage facilities, maps, in darkened room

4-29-1965
Medford Planning Commission Meeting

Medford Council Chambers / long shots of planning comission and audience, speaker / audience raises hands to vote

4-29-1966
Motorcycle Club; Pioneer Village Trail Riders

Young men on motorcycles lined up in front of building / pan across same / older man walks down line, inspecting / now with helmets on, they drive off / / Pioneer Village: horses in harness / George McUne on stagecoach talks to group / pan across group and Pioneer Village / hitching horses to wagon, pan to other wagon / they ride through gate of Pioneer Village / painted on canvas: "On to the Rogue River Valley, Trail Rider's Paradise" and "Northwest Trails Covered Wagon Mail"

4-29-1968
Phoenix Recall Voting; North Medford High School Event

On building: "Phoenix Civic Center" / interiors: voter talking to poll watchers / signing in / closeup of special election ballot to recall Councilman Dale Haggard--Reason why: "He refuses to cooperate and work with other city officials." Haggard's statement: "I was unafraid to stand up to a power structure for the best interests of all the people of Phoenix." / / woman at lectern speaks / pan across band playing national anthem, VIPs and students with hands over hearts / pan across sparse audience, North Medford High School auditorium / speakers / view from back of auditorium, pan across hall

4-29-1968
Police Education; Remodeling Southern Oregon College Library Meeting

Meeting: man speaking at lectern / police in audience, including female officer / men and police at desks taking notes / / meeting, Southern Oregon College / map of college on wall, plans: "Remodel Old Library Building"

4-3-1967
Nursing Home Opens; House Moving

Nurses receive keys from VIP, shake hands / same nurses at nurse's station / nursing home corridor / kitchen / exterior with water tower, barn / corridor again / nursing home patients / / house being moved on rural road

4-3-1967
New Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association (SOTIA) Building

Pan across new building on North Pacific Highway / closeup of mailbox / exterior: closeup of "Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association" on building / interior signs: "West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau" and "Industrial Forestry Association" / radio dispatcher at desk / pans across dispatcher's office / pan across board room /

4-30-1965
Forest Fire Danger; Heavy Equipment Auction Preview

Sign: "Forest Fire Danger Today" / forester indicates forest areas on wall map of "Southwest Oregon" with yardstick, speaks at length / / sign: "Public Auction," list of equipment--sign is posted by unidentified bridge / pan across heavy equipment in yard--looks like central Medford: earth movers, dump trucks, water trucks, Tru-Mix cement trucks, front end loaders  / men examine equipment

4-30-1968
Forest Field Trip; Archaeological Survey of Farmer's Field

Pan across hundreds of middle schoolers and school buses assembled in woods / speaker / students troop past camera / man explains samples of bark, foliage / / good color, silent: men hunkered in barren plowed field--looks like Upper Rogue area / closeup of rough rocks gathered on top of soil / pans across field, tall stakes pounded in ground / closeup of hands with arrowhead / pan across arrowheads mounted on board / hands demonstrate mortar and pestle, grinding stone / assemblage of projectile points

4-30-1968
Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest

Exterior, garage at Tenth and Central, Medford / signs in front of cars: "Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest, Dick Knight Co., Medford, Oreg." / gun goes off, young contestants open hoods and examine engines / closeups of mechanics intently at work on engines

4-4-1966
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
Anti-Sales Tax Message

Pan across wrecked car in ditch to sign: "Brophy's Pair-O-Dice Mobile Village," Shady Cove / police talk to witness or driver / / school board meeting, members with hands in air / pan across audience / more pans / looking over shoulder of board member / more of same

4-4-1969
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
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
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
Orchards in Bloom

Pan across orchard in bloom / orchard from moving car / more pans, closeups / man examines blooms / closeup of flowers / orchard sprayer at work / pan across whole valley in bloom--dirty air / more shots from moving car /

4-5-1966
Emergency Crews at Car Wreck; Meeting

Night: emergency crews dimly pumping hand hydraulic jack on wreck / pans across badly wrecked car / / packed audience, gymnasium / policeman or army officer walks to lectern / speakers / pan across audience

4-5-1967
Post Office Sorting Room; Police VIP Retires; Boys Board Airplane

Interior: mailmen sorting mail, probably Medford Post Office / pan across sorting room / VIP self-consciously tidies up conveyor belt / man operates automatic canceller / / VIP cuts cake in office, hands out pieces to secretaries and policemen / closeups of retirement gifts: barometer, silverware / hands are shaken / / boys pose and grin for camera / Medford Airport: boys pose at stairs to airliner

4-5-1967
Soils Discussion

Men having discussion on roadside, shoulder of Roxy Ann visible in background / closeup of plowed soil, hand tests it for feel / more men join discussion

4-5-1968
Hooded College Student; Josephine County Sheriff's Patrol

Person wearing sheet and hood walks down college corridor / hooded person sitting in classroom, pan across laughing students / / young man sitting at desk speaking into microphone / / men install Sheriff's Patrol Josephine County Search and Rescue stickers on jeep, Norm's Circle S boat, Circle S Trailer & Camper Repair Service pickup truck, Royal Trailer Sales pickup

The hooded student emulated an early 1967 experiment conducted by a student at Oregon State University, quickly followed by one at Washington University in St. Louis. Those students were referred to as "the black bag."

 

4-6-1967
Planting Tree at New Medford City Hall; United Airlines; Interstate 5, Medford

Man and women planting evergreen tree, Medford Mayor Dunlevy in attendance, on grounds of new Medford City Hall / shots of women attendees (Garden Club?) / / pans across painting of historic United Airlines airplanes, evolution of stewardess uniforms / / through windshield: approaching Interstate 5 overpass on Crater Lake Highway / Crater Lake Highway looking north from freeway area, pan to overpass / freeway exit sign: "Medford Barnett Road," fairgrounds buildings in background / Texaco gas station at intersection of exit ramp and Barnett Road, fairgrounds buildings

4-6-1967
Medford Airport, Razing Brick Building

Pans across Medford Airport, demolition site, building half demolished / parked private airplanes at airport shot from roof of building / planes moving on tarmac / pan across airplanes

4-7-1965
Jackson County Budget Committee Meeting

Pans of people discussing around table covered with documents, two smoking pipes (including Earl Miller)

4-7-1966
Forest Plane Crash; VIPs Meet

Forest: pan across topped fir trees, branches on forest floor / parachute on ground and in trees / more of same (plane crash? no wreckage visible) / possible burned area / / closeup of VIP / conversation with other VIP

4-7-1967
Jackson County Commissioners Meeting; Wigwam Burner

County commissioners meeting, old Medford city hall, Earl Miller in attendance / man discusses Jackson County zoning map / / men at lumber mill, pan up wigwam burner / men look inside burner / view inside, sawdust piling up / man walks up wooden ramp, pan up wigwam burner / wood waste / cyclone dust collector

4-7-1967
Paper Pears; Bicycle Inspection; Pear Blossom Royalty Contest

Man and two boys carrying ladder walking down Main Street, Medford / they stop by street tree / closeup of "Pear Blossom Festival" small pear-shaped placard hanging from tree / closeup pan along Schwinn bicycle, pan to line of children with bikes in school playground / policeman inspecting bike / Asian boy walks bike away / closeup of policeman / inspecting loose bike chain / spinning wheels / woman writes on paper on clipboard / boy walks bike away/ checking girl's bike / more of same / pan along waiting children with bikes / pan across room full of seated parents and children / Pear Blossom king and queen seated in folding chairs / king and queen seated uncomfortably on stage while woman plays piano

4-7-1969
British Rock Group The Liverpool 5 Autographs Records

Teenagers--mostly girls--in line outside store in Medford Shopping center / rock group behind counter / teens wait in line inside / sign: "In Person at the Melody House The Liverpool Five! Autographing Their New Hit" / musicians sign records / more pans across teens in line

See articles and ad, Medford Mail Tribune, April 7, 1965, page 7; April 8, page 6.

4-8-1965
Medford City Council Meeting

City council chambers: man moves through audience to front, is sworn in, shakes hands with councilors / women and Girl Scouts in audience stand and speak / shots of audience and councilors, speakers / audience leaves

4-8-1966
Pacific Northwest Bell Building; Rifle Target Practice; St. Mary's High School

Pacific Northwest Bell building, North Bartlett Street, Medford / Bell logo on building / secretary talking on phone / closeup of phone / building again / / man shooting at bottles and cans with rifle in woods / can topples / closeup of rifle / closeup of man aiming / over-the-shoulder shots / telephoto shots of target area as he shoots / / pan along St. Mary's High School lettering on building to students talking with teacher in parking lot / students chat / priest talking with students /

4-8-1968
Bombing Vietnam

Color faded to red and yellow, sound: Vietnam: view of jungle from moving airplane / loading bomb painted with obscenities on Sikorsky Sky Crane helicopter / bomb dropped on jungle, loudly explodes / bomb dropped out back of cargo plane / explodes in jungle / views of craters

4-8-1969
McGrew Sawmill Operations

Exterior "McGrew Bros. Sawmill" sign / pan across mill / pan across log loader / loading logs / debarker / operator at controls / bandsaw in operation / green chain / gang saw / wood waste going up conveyor belt, being graded by size / railroad car being loaded with wood chips

Shot during an open house at the mill in Ashland, then the newest and most automated sawmill in Southern Oregon. See Medford Mail Tribune April 11, 1965, page D3.

4-9-1965
Air West Airline Routes

Silent, good color: Air West jetliner in air / VIPs discussing in president's (?) office / maps of Air West routes / president (?) examines maps / closeups of model of airliner with new Air West livery / Air West liner in air again, banks away from us

4-9-1968
Voting in Gymnasium; College Registration; Courtroom Awards Ceremony

Poll watchers at tables in brick gymnasium / voters put ballots in ballot box / / young people waiting in line / man at head of line stamps papers / sign: "Registration Materials Here" / closeup of registration punch cards / pans across registration scene in gymnasium / / people standing solemnly in courtroom, Otto Frohnmayer present / pan across judges at bench / closeup of judge / VIPs speaking / listeners applaud / man pins corsages on women / hands certificate to young man, shakes hands (no flower for him)

5-1-1967
Picketers; Carpenters at Work

Two strikers picketing on sidewalk, Central Avenue, Medford / "Pacific Northwest Bell" on building / man with "Unfair to Glass Workers" tunic picketing, pan up to "40 East 10th" address / "Medford Plate Glass Unfair" sign / / carpenters working on frame of new residence in older section of town / pan across framework / more of same

5-1-1968
Enigmatic Ceremony

Judge reading aloud at bench, pan to another judge / speaker reading / man pins corsage on elderly woman / speaker / family members / pinning corsage on another woman / speaker / judge / audience applauds / more of same

5-1-1968
Trial

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

5-1-1969
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
Fighting Southern Oregon Plywood Log Deck Fire

Men spray water on log deck with fire hoses / telephoto closeup of same / crane dismantles deck as men spray water, dumps logs into pond / closeup of same

5-10-1965
Medford School District Arts Fair

Junior-high students examine driving posters / students wander gymnasium exhibit of student art / closeups of sculptures, ceramics /

5-10-1966
School Board Meeting; Movie Set by River

VIPs schmooze in classroom (school board?) / meeting, pans across dais, audience / dais laughs / / probably a film set for "The Way West": men examine burned house in hills / pan across ruins, stone chimney / dock on river, men on horses, rude ferry (burned house in background) / men ride onto ferry / men ride off ferry toward camera / half-burned horse-drawn wagon near ruins / men work on hewing timbers / parking area, truck trailer painted "Hawthorne Christian Schools Mobile Science Unit" / side of truck painted "Rolly Harper, Sun Valley, Los Angeles, California, Columbia Pictures Corporation"

5-10-1967
Meeting Concerning Unidentified Mountain Lake

Men talking around table in empty coffee shop or lodge / deserted lake / pan across docks, boats, canoes / back to men talking, "Medford Oregon" banner visible on wall

5-10-1968

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