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Valley High School, Las Vegas

Dignitaries walk toward camera / "Valley High School" on building / interior, students between classes / dignitaries meet in small room / they discuss in hall / shots of classes, classrooms

5-11-1966
Police Explosives Class; Telstar Footage; Helicopter Forestry Work

silent: large group of men and policemen walk across field, Agate Lake area / explosion in distance / pan across men, pan down to shallow hole in ground, they examine remains of bomb / / black and white footage on color stock, completely faded to red, intermittent sound: Alexander Graham Bell, early telephone / teenage boy, women telephone operators (with chatter sound effect) / stringing early telephone wires / bear inexplicably climbs telephone pole / men wave hats to celebrate "San Francisco-New York" telephone line at "Nevada-Utah State Line" / men work on, test Telstar satellite / President Johnson speaks on telephone via Telstar ("Coming through nicely") / animation of signals bouncing off moon--which Telstar didn't do (with spacey sound effect) / / silent: pans across still shots: N5345V helicopter closeup / helicopter over logged-over forest / early keypunch computer operator / man examines surveyor's bearing tree

5-11-1967
Jackson County Planning Commission Meeting

Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium: Man with pointer at map / commissioners at dais / audience / small boys sitting on floor / more of the same / man passes out papers in audience

5-12-1966
River Views from Helicopter; Medford Safety Council Banquet; Police Bomb Class

Shots of wild area of (Rogue?) river from helicopter / pan from pilot to river / / huge children's banquet in gymnasium, banner reads: "Medford Safety Council Annual Awards Banquet" / signs at tables: "Roosevelt," "Lincoln" / / police examine homemade dummy bombs

5-12-1967
Radar Speed Enforcement; Red Cross Blood Drive

Shot through windshield of car driving on snowy road, inclinometer on dash / driver, pan to dash of car / key in ignition, driver's feet, CB radio / man in plainclothes on side of road operating radar / overexposed snow shot / driver behind wheel studying papers, pan to instruments on dash / sign, no snow: "City Limits Speed 35," pan to rural road / sign: "Speed Checked by Radar" / shots of empty rural road / / Red Cross blood drive: women waiting in chairs, served snacks by volunteer / woman waits with child on lap / woman waits at table / women in chairs eating snacks / women and nurses snack

5-12-1969
Groundbreaking for U.S. National Bank, Medford

Sign on wooden wall: "Behind this Wall Will Be One of the Nation's Finest Buildings . . . Watch US Grow" / gaggle of men in suites; executive climbs up to sit at controls of bulldozer on cleared site, sides of Goldy Building and Medford Furniture & Hardware Building (Woolworth Building), buildings on North Central visible / worker driving bulldozer, digging on cleared site

5-13-1965
Elementary School Chorus at Hedrick Junior High School, Medford

Exterior: pan across front of Hedrick Junior High School / interior: man directs 700 elementary school chorus students standing on stage / pans across students singing, closeup of conductor

5-13-1965
Medford City Council with Heisel

Man speaks from audience / shots of council and audience /

5-13-1966
Grants Pass "Peanut Pusher"

Exterior: people standing around, gas station in background / man with spoon taped to forehead kneels, pushes peanut up steps, people applaud / receives trophy

5-13-1966
Courthouse Meeting

Men at staff table during hearing or meeting, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / men explain map on wall / County Commissioner Earl Miller speaks /

5-13-1969
Strobe Light Ranging; Smoking B-Roll

Surveyor at tripod and light / installing strobe light on tripod / tripod with Swiss-made Wild Heerbrugg theodolite on receiving end / man consults manual, takes notes / / back of man standing in TV station parking lot and smoking--at length / woman empties ash tray

Surveyor in plaid shirt is Mark Boyden, per Roger Roberts.

A few seconds of the ash tray at the end broke off and was replaced in the can--not transferred.

5-14-1968
Wigwam Burner B Roll; Placing Concrete Beams

Wigwam burner, pan across lumber mill to wigwam burner with cyclones on top / "Olson Lawyer Lumber" on building / closeup of wigwam burner, pan to another / top of burner, pan down to chip conveyor / small pile of wood waste / first wigwam burners again, from different angle / / concrete structure on hilltop (reservoir?) under construction / pan down from crane to dirt road / semi trucks and road grader on road / hitching cable to front of truck, pulling it with road grader / concrete beams on trailer / placing concrete beams with crane

5-14-1969
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
Air Mail Anniversary Footage; Phone Books Delivered to KTVM

Silent, color completely faded to red: Rider gallops up to man holding horse, mounts and rides off (Pony Express reenactment) / Woodrow Wilson rides up in early car, speaks to pilot / mailbags loaded onto Curtiss Jenny / Jenny takes off / / B&W: elderly VIPs (veteran airmail pilots?) holding mailbag / poster: "50th Anniversary U.S. Air Mail" / man carries bag onto DC-9 / / Silent, color completely faded to red: view over wing of biplane at low altitude / loading mailbags onto airmail plane at night / still photos of airmail planes / passengers boarding airmail plane / sorting mail / Ford Trimotor in air / / B&W: man exits Pacific Northwest Bell car in TV station parking lot with stack of phone books, hands them to women / interior: women distribute books in KTVM 5 offices

5-15-1968
Visitors Information Center; Dog at Wayne Morse Campaign Headquarters

View through windshield driving south on Siskiyou Grade, Interstate 5 / Information/Rest Area signs, exit / pan across parking lot, visitors center area / pay phone / Visitors Information Center sign on building / staffers chatting, posing in font of building / / small dog posed on top of table in campaign headquarters, Wayne Morse bumper stickers and poster visible on wall / woman cradling dog / dog on floor / dog jumps for treats

5-15-1968
Rogue River Meeting

People closely examine composite aerial photo of river on wall of Jackson County auditorium / audience

See film No. 1498 for more of river meeting

5-15-1969
Antique Show; River Meeting; Goodwill Opening

Sign on wooden building: "Jacksonville Antique Show and Sale" / preparing to unload trailer / interior: women unpacking antiques / displays of glassware, kitchen antiques / / Jackson County courthouse auditorium: people milling about before meeting / people examining composite aerial photo of river on wall / bored audience members as man speaks / full dais / / sign in store window, 301 South Front, Medford: "Goodwill Industries Opening" / men cut ribbon in doorway / Hank Henry gets in shot, films them / shoppers inside store, pans across interior

See film No. 1497 for more of river meeting

Per Larry Smith Jan. 5, 2019, the Jacksonville building is the Jacksonville Community Center, built from a Camp White building or buildings. The Jacksonville Inn demolished it for their parking lot.

5-15-1969
Groundbreaking at "Gold City"

View of cars parked in field, buildings in background / families seated on hillside, milling about / sign: "Gold City Groundbreaking Ceremonies May 14" / parachutist in air / parachutist lands / view of tourist attraction buildings / young boy shows off coins / parachutist and people in western costume pose in front of sign / dignitaries with gold-plated shovels scratch at dirt

5-16-1966
Howard Morgan

Man (Howard Morgan) in suit / discussion at table / long closeup of Morgan talking to camera (silent)

5-16-1966
School Board Meeting; New Electric Railroad Signal, Table Rock Road

Schoolroom meeting scene (school board?), pans across dais, audience / exterior, Lincoln School, Medford / interior, elementary school classroom / / railroad crossing Table Rock Road, men at work / view down tracks to approaching train in distance / train crosses Table Rock Road / woman and child waiting in pickup, pan to train receding in distance / RR crossing sign lying in dirt, pan to new electric signal / closeup of electronic control board / closeup of signal lighting up / shots of two different engines crossing road

5-16-1967
Medford Firemen at Work; Pipe Excavation

Smoking and burning remains of house demolition, corner of  Clark and Central, Medford / men at work raking rubble / fire engine parked on street (South Central, Medford?), firemen unroll hose, spray apparent gasoline leak behind car / fire marshal fills out paperwork at doorstep of residence / marshal walks down sidewalk / delivers inspection report to anxious family / / pickup parked by rural road, bulldozer and backhoe at work in background / closeups of pipe in trench, backhoe at work digging up pipe

5-16-1967
California Missions, Bicentennial

Color, silent: people in period costume on horseback ride from Mission San Diego, California / group climbs stairs, San Diego bell tower in background / closeup of bell / pan up statue of Father Junipero Serra / U.S. flag on mission grounds / beauty shot of San Diego Mission facade / beauty shots of other missions' grounds, flowers / facade of Mission Santa Barbara / family enters mission / they examine mausoleum plaques / long shot of Mission San Carlos / shot of facade / tombs inside / facade shots of Mission San Francisco / graveyard / reenactors again, riding past giant cross / sign: "Mission San Carlos del Rio Carmelo" / Mission San Diego / / tight closeup of both sides of California Bicentennial seal

5-16-1969
S. V. "Duke" McQueen Speaks at Round Table

S. V. "Duke" McQueen, General Manager of Kogap Industries, speaks at lectern / pans across audience at banquet tables / closeups, long shots of McQueen speaking

5-17-1965
Medford Bus Station, Airport Terminal

Pans across empty Medford bus station waiting room / exterior of Greyhound bus station / bus drivers and buses / interior of busy coffee shop / bus on street, City Hall and Elks Lodge in background / interior view, Medford Airport terminal, Hal Bishop mural partly visible

5-17-1966
Southern Oregon College; Bear Creek Meeting

Churchill Hall, Southern Oregon College / exterior: closeups of students discussing, Siskiyou Boulevard in background / Churchill Hall / SOC campus shots / / meeting / pan along Bear Creek, residences, gravel pit or concrete company in background, looks like future Rogue Valley Mall area / back to same meeting

Lint and large chunk of garbage in camera gate

5-17-1967
Helicopter Sprays Forest; Jacksonville Antique Show

Fast pan from tank truck to helicopter, filling up / long shot of helicopter spraying chemical on forest, flies over cameraman / "Department of Agriculture" on truck door / helicopter arrives, lands, takes off / views of forest from helicopter / / interior: women examine antiques, antique show and sale / Judy Morris (or her twin) and other women dressed up in faux 1890s garb / they walk into building, Jacksonville courthouse visible in background

Lint on camera gate

5-17-1967
Views of 10th and Front, Railroad, 1900 Depot; Postmaster with Law and Order Stamp

Man points down railroad tracks, warehouse district, downtown Medford, pan to distance / tracks in foreground, 1900 Medford freight depot in background / "Private Property" sign by tracks / traffic and street sign: 10th and Front / tracks and depot from roof of Medford Grocery Co. building, 10th and Front / warehouses: view of South Front Street looking south from 10th / train passing: view from middle of future 10th Street / boxcars being shunted / views of warehouse district from above / same man surveys scene / "Truck Route" sign / truck passes on South Front / / Medford postmaster Al Bradford / Al holds "Law and Order" stamp flyer with police by his side / grins, uncomfortable schmoozing /

5-17-1968
Anti-Gun Law Meeting, Riverside Park, Grants Pass

Pan across cars parked along Riverside Park in Grants Pass, people walking to meeting area / pan across people sitting at picnic / signs nailed to trees: "Casey Si, Dodds, No" / "Save Firearm Freedom" / "Prohibition Didn't Work" / "It Didn't Work with Booze" / "Hunters Against Dodds Bill" / Men speaking at lectern / "Firearm Freedom" sign /

5-18-1965
Tour of Half-Completed Providence Hospital

Sign: "Under Construction Sacred Heart Hospital" / pan across facacde / interior shots / nun gives tour / man speaks to group touring / crane lifts iron / men work on roof / tour on roof

See article on construction, Medford Mail Tribune, May 12, 1965, page 1

5-18-1965
Views from Upper Klamath Lake

Views from boat speeding across lake / view of Mount McLoughlin in haze / cabin at lakeside / town, park from boat

5-18-1966
Minor Accident, Downtown Medford

Street sign: "East Fourth and Bartlett" / tow truck loads 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air and Ginn's Florist Dodge Econoline van / Jewett Office Supply, Acorn Press, Greyhound garage in background

5-18-1966
Britt Antique Sale

Exterior: large wooden building, "Antique Show/Sale" banner / women buy tickets at entrance / interior shots of women examining antiques / booth of Lowe's Antiques, Jacksonville / women sitting in tea room

5-18-1966
Medford-Provolt Highway Plans; Tenth and Fir Area, Medford; Mayor Dunlevy Takes Driver's Test

Men examine long map on table / closeup: "Hearing Map Oak Grove Rd.-Elm St. Medford Sec. Medford-Provolt Highway, Jackson County" / pan across Monarch Warehouse/Miksche Building, Tenth and Fir: "Mid-Coast Distributors Farm and Garden Supplies," pan toward railroad tracks--Tenth Street doesn't yet cross tracks / telephoto shot of same view, Medford Grocery Co. building in background / same general area, views toward freeway across tracks, past stack of pallets  / / Mayor Dunlevy examines gas pumps, Shell station, manager "Dean" wearing white Shell shirt and bow tie / closeup of mayor / closeup of "Shell National Drivers Test 1967" / view from back seat as Dunlevy drives car down rural residential street, Roxy Ann visible in background

5-18-1967
Grand Opening, Grants Pass Montgomery Wards

Exterior: Drum major leads Grants Pass High School band in uniform / closups, pans across band / dignitaries lined up behind ribbon, men speak at lectern / pan across big crowd / Grants Pass Cavemen speak / interior: pans across store crowded with shoppers

5-19-1965
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
Humane Society Poster Winners

Interiors, high school corridor / high school boy and girl discuss paper / closeup of poster / man and woman examine sheet of paper / boy and parents examine winning poster / first boy and girl again

5-19-1966
Dunbar Carpenter Demonstrates Orchard Sprinklers

Pan across pear trees to rainbird sprinklers high above them / interior of sprinkler control room / Dunbar Carpenter operates switches and valve / rainbirds in operation / pans across pear orchard

5-19-1966
Deschutes National Forest Lakes; Medford Girl Scouts Headquarters Dedication; Bear Creek Water Quality

Good color, a little dark: an across snowy field / partly snow-covered lake / Forest Service sign: "Paulina Lake," anglocentric history of Chief Paulina / pan across lake / snowplow at work / sign "Big Lava Lake Forest Camp" / snow-covered lake / / black and white: Girl Scouts headquarters dedication, Medford, near North Medford High School / Girl Scouts, choir, fire doing something ceremonial / adults, adult Girl Scouts in uniform standing solemnly / women receive awards / pan across building / applause / Girl Scouts remove cover from stone / closeup of plaque: "In Memory of John R. Tomlin for His Benevolence to Girl Scouting" / / woman removes shoes, dips toe in Bear Creek / she fills jug with creek water / displays clean jug of clean water next to jug of milky creek water

5-19-1967
Siskiyou Rest Area and Welcome Center; Medford City Hall

I-5 welcome center, south of Ashland: loaded station wagon pulling trailer, Channel 5 News car  / closeup of Pennsylvania license plate / driver and wife shake hands with welcome center staff / traveling family parked at welcome center: man, woman--teenage girl points to Ohio license plate / / men talk across desk in office / secretary takes notes in chair / earthmover moves dirt in fountain area, pan to Medford City Hall building

5-19-1967
Deserted Diamond Lake Resort

Mountain reflected in still lake / pan along deserted resort, cabins, docks on lake shore / empty rental boats along dock / Standard gas sign on dockside building / two men on dock / swimming area / more of same

5-19-1969
Jackson County Commissioners Meeting

Out-of-focus closeups of people in audience / pan across audience / Jackson County commissioners at dais

5-19-1969
Children on Medford Lincoln School Playground

Sign: "20 MPH Crossing Hours" / sign: "School Crossing" / Lincoln School (North School), Medford / pan across children on playground / girl playing tetherball / boy departs on bicycle / boy plays tetherball / children running / merry-go-round turns unattended / vacant swings / children at bicycle rack / boy rides bike down sidewalk, pan to sign: "School Zone"

5-2-1967
Portable Sawmill; High School Students Get Forestry Lessons in Woods

Log deck / man turns on portable sawmill / sawmill in operation on large log / man examines board, pan across kibitzers to sawmill / views of sawmill (powered by Volkswagen engine) in operation / / sign: "Sta. 1 Fire Control" pan across high-school students listening to lecture in woods, taking notes / sign: "Sta. 2 Seed Cones" / students listening to lecture /

5-2-1967
Heavy Equipment Auction; Installing High-Tension Line on Mountaintop

Men milling about, pan across heavy equipment / pan down extended cranes / pan across bulldozers, front-end loader, earthmovers, men examining same / / construction site in hills, uncompleted concrete structure, masons working on rebar / pan across view of hills / bulldozer spooling heavy cable through woods, down steep hill

5-2-1968
Drilling Well; Bob Packwood Campaigns in Medford

Pan across Crater Well Drilling truck / drilling well next to house in country / water or drilling mud splashes about copiously, pan along stream of muddy water to homeowner--looks like East Medford / / group of men walk down sidewalk past camera (Beatty & McDougal Insurance, 204 W. Main, Medford in background), go into building, Sen. Bob Duncan sign in window / very young Bob Packwood self-consciously smirking and schmoozing on sidewalk, Davis Gift Shop, 135 W. Main in background, camera pans to large Re-Elect Wayne Morse sign / Packwood walks down sidewalk into store, Quality Market, 222 W. Main, in background / enters mattress store / reflection in window of hiim shaking hands, passing out brochures / Packwood enters van in front of Winetrout Building emblazoned with "People for Packwood," Crater Lake Motors in background

5-2-1968
Medford High School Industrial Arts Show

Exterior sign: "Fine Arts and Industrial Arts, Medford High School May 17-22 Boys Gymnasium" / interior of gym: pan across exhibits and students / closeup of art projects, sculpture, paintings, woodworking projects, drill presses, jack stands, V-8 engine / another pan across gym

5-20-1965
Police Riot Training Miles Field

Police and Sheriff deputies at Miles Field, practicing riot control with batons; advertising visible on ball park fences.

Oregon State Police Captain Byron Hazelton conducted a three-day mob control school in Medford. Police attended from Medford, Ashland, Klamath County Sheriffs, Kingsley Air Force base, and Jackson County sheriff’s office. They conducted the same school in Eugene, Corvallis, Astoria and Pendleton. Some of the Medford police shown are Sgt. George Lucas and patrolmen Glenn Schneider, Fred Johnston, Robert James and Charles Millard. See photo, Medford Mail Tribune, May 21, 1965, page 1.

5-20-1965
Medford City Council Meeting

Medford city council chambers, sparsely attended: men speak from audience / councilors at desks /

5-20-1966
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
Bike Rodeo and Pet Show

Pan across crowd of children on bikes / kids on bikes riding course / kids lined up for snacks / eating ice cream bars and milk, supervised by nuns, parents, vets / people judging dogs and cats

5-20-1968

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