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Medford Council Meeting; Tour of Medford Police Department

Speaker, Medford City Council chambers / pan across councilors at square table / speaker returns to seats, new speaker walks to microphone / more of same / / men show small potted marijuana plant and drug paraphernalia to parents and young children ("paraphernalia" includes beaded necklace) / children wave at camera / closeup of plant / young policeman explains device with screen, sign on table reads "Laboratory Dark Room" / secretaries at typewriters, bank of file cabinets / sign: "Communications Room," "Radio" / policeman looks at display of firearms, knives

5-20-1969
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
BMI Components Co. Strike by AFL-CIO

Man with picket sign walking in front of BMI Sign; pan to another man with picket sign:  ONC Truck passes by / Man holding sign " Local 2715 AFL-CIO on strike for wagesw - hours and working conditions" / pan of outside of buildings and covered storage areas with wood products /  cut to man in office talking to unseen person; pan to interior lumber storage;  manufacturiing wood products; men wrapping large cubes  /pan outside of lumber storage; components / Truck with BMI Components Company on door with trailer load of shingles. 

 

5-21-1965
Jill St. John Campaigns at Mill; Animated Oregon Map

B&W, silent: Closeup of actress Jill St. John, talking, at lumber mill / greeting, talking to millwrights, passing out buttons or stickers or something (she was campaigning for Eugene McCarthy) / she tours inside of mill / climbs to catwalk, pan across interior / / Color slightly faded, silent: map of Oregon, zoom in on Eastern Oregon, animated lines drawn from Ontario to Pendleton to Medford to Roseburg to Coos Bay to Salem to Portland to Astoria

Article and photo of St. John (in same outfit) in Medford Mail Tribune, May 22, 1968, page 1. No mention of which mill she toured.

5-21-1968
Meeting; KSOR Radio Studio

Man takes oath at meeting / pan across meeting room / closeups of new councilors or commissioners or whatever they are, pan across scene / / disk jockey at microphone / he drops needle on record / sign: "KSOR Control Room No Admittance" / dj from outside of booth, pan across tape decks, control panel / inside booth again / closeup of record turning

According to Medford Mail Tribune story 5/21/1969p7, KSOR went on the air at 5 p.m. that day--hours after the film was shot. The deejay is "Stan Nelson, senior physics major from Medford."
 

5-21-1969
Campaigning for Eugene McCarthy

Earnest young woman speaks outside house to group of twentysomethings / "McCarthy for President" bumper sticker, pan across McCarthy political publications / woman speaks into reporter's microphone (silent film)

5-22-1968
Log Truck Accident

Men standing by overturned log truck / closeup of Medford policeman directing traffic, Big Y Shopping Center in background / people wandering around scattered logs, as trailer is righted / grinning driver mounts truck cab, "Chuck Strawn, Medford, Or." painted on truck door

5-22-1969
Kids at VA Domiciliary

Exteriors: entrance to VA Domiciliary baseball field / elementary-age kids in party hats swarm vets, one in wheelchair

5-23-1966
Diamond Lake Opening

Shot from moving car of cars parked along highway / dock views: man starting engine, loading boat, boats lined up / shot of boats on lake / boats departing dock / interior of boat cabin / shots from boat: pan across crowded cove, shots of fishing boats from moving boat

5-23-1966
Teen Road E-O Winners

Interior, auto dealer showroom, Mercury and Comet posters on wall: Teenage boys and one girl receive certificates from men in suits, shake hands

5-23-1966
Beauty Queens at Harry & David; Surgery Demonstration

South Riverside sidewalk, Medford: VIPs greet each other / pan across beauty queens from SOHS Film 0969 at Harry & David Bear Creek Orchards packing plant wearing same outfit, wearing white gloves, looking through and discussing brochure / / serious-looking crowd (nursing students?) around patient craning necks to watch surgery--oddly, only one person masked and gowned

5-23-1967
Medford City Hall Construction; Anti-Litter Footage

Pan across new Medford City Hall / long shots: men working on sidewalk / workers on roof / sidewalk prep work in progress / workers wandering around grounds / sign: "Medford City Hall" / / woman displays bumper sticker: "Don't Litter, Keep Oregon Green" / she applies stickers to several bumpers / she displays litter bag, mounts it on car window crank

5-23-1967
Computer Demonstration; Nurses' Award Presentation

Man demonstrates Vot-o-matic voting system / 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
USFS PSA for Campground Fees

Faded color, sound: Closeup of "Notice of Violation," pan across campground / voiceover explains that a fee is now required for camping / "You wouldn't fish without a fishing license" / closeup of USFS shoulder patch

5-23-1968
Medford I.O.O.F. Eastwood Cemetery

Pan across unkempt cemetery / man drives riding mower from cemetery to road, turns back into cemetery / pan across mowed cemetery to man mowing in distance / mausoleum / plaque on mausoleum wall: "I.O.O.F. Mausoleum; This Plaque Donated by Victoria Enders in Memory of Her Husband Frank L. Enders"

5-23-1969
Diamond Lake Opening

Pan cars driving to lake / pan of parked cars on side of road and parking lots / pan to men loading boats / pan to men on dock and man in boat bailing out water / pan to man piloting boat / pan to men on the lake in small boats / lots of boats - one has heater or stove on board / pan across interior of building / pan to people sitting at tables (restaurant) / pan to Diamond Lake Lodge / men at waterside with boats on shore

5-24-1965
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
4-H Speakers; Family Guidance Clinic; YMCA; Beauty Queens in Grants Pass

Exterior: VIPs, one holding handful of soil, discuss / closeups of same / speaker at dais by 4-H flag / pan across sparse audience / / people stand and listen to man speaking in hallway / secretary at work / sign: "Family & Child Guidance Clinic" / group walks down dirt road, old Medford fairgrounds area / speakers at dais / "Activity Center" in converted residence / Medford YMCA building / YMCA interior, man examines activities bulletin board / / beauty queens from SOHS Film 0967 pose at Grants Pass riverside motel, 7th Street bridge and Caveman Bridge in background / they pose by pool / closeup pan, river in background /

5-24-1967
State Marine Board Hearing

Jackson County Courthouse auditorium: Men at dais / audience / men give testimony at table in front of dais

5-25-1966
Check Presented to Shakespeare Festival, Outdoor Theater

Man holds architect's rendering of Bowmer Theater / men in suits pass check / pan to aerial photo of Shakespeare theater on wall / exteriors: sign: "America's First Elizabethan Theatre," pan to ivy-covered wall / inside outdoor theater: pan across seats, theater backdrop / sign: "Visitors Welcome"

5-25-1966
John Dellenback Speaks for Memorial Day Safety

Stock footage: car crashes against tree / people attend crash victims / Congressman John Dellenback speaks at desk / Dellenback in voiceover over stock footage of Vietnam War combat as he exhorts audience to drive safely on Memorial Day: "There's no honor or glory in carelessness or speed."

5-25-1967
Excavation at Dark Hollow Reservoir

pan of earthmover; shovel equipment digging trench; pan of excavation site / bull dozer pushing earth / man with hard hat pointing to construction.  Roxy Ann peak in background.

See photos, Medford Mail Tribune, October 31, 1965, page 6.

5-26-1965
Field Commission of Medford Marine

Marine pins rank insignia (out of focus) on shoulder strap of other Marine, swears him in / shakes hands with Mayor Dunlevy / Marine hands sergeant patch to Marine

5-26-1966
Woman Receives Recognition; Brush Fire Demonstration; Truck Accident

Woman at lectern is applauded, handed plaque, shakes hands / exterior: she displays plaque, shakes more hands, closeup / / truck parked in field, "Fire-Weather Mobile Station U.S. Dept. of Commerce Weather Bureau" painted on side of camper shell / man operates bushwhacker in grassy field, Medford Airport area / VIP with bullhorn / Forest Service personnel mill about, one wears "John Grove, Grants Pass" label / twin-rotor helicopter demonstrates dropping water / / wreck of two semi-trucks, White City area, water tower in background / spectators / closeup of severe damage, wreckage on road / more rubberneckers

5-26-1967
Voting; Children Tour Newsroom

Earl Miller shakes hands with two men / closeups / / people enter and exit building, "Vote Here" by doorway / interior of gymnasium: people lined up waiting to vote / / interior, small children watch man operate teletype machine / closeups of children

5-26-1967
White City Water Tower; Airport Parking Construction

White City water tower / telephoto view of scaffolding on top / long view again / men working on railing / pan across Medford Airport / grader, front end loader at work at airport parking area / road grader with control tower in background / pan across construction scene to radome / surveyors

5-26-1969
Factory Anniversary Observance

Governor Tom McCall speaking at lectern / pan across people dressed in suits standing and listening on factory floor, rolls of steel on shelves visible / Glenn Jackson speaks / audience applauds / long view of dais, banner: "Welcome to 50 Years of Progress" / different speaker / VIPs on dais / another speaker / another pan across audience / more of same / pans across audience from dais, ex-mayor Dunlevy visible / middle school orchestra plays / orchestra files off / McCall speaks again, holding "Oregon" coffee-table book

FMC Corporation logo on banner suggests the film may have been shot at their 646 S. Grape location, but I can't find that 1919 was a significant year for the company. Other logos: "AGM," "Standard"

5-26-1969
FFA Sheep Competition; Fishing Season

Eagle logo on building / people filing into building (Klamath County? Siskiyou County?) / interior: people lining up at buffet / eating at folding tables, one wearing FFA jacket / cutting meat with knives and bandsaw / children posing with lambs / man shearing sheep / crowd on bleachers watching shearing competition / dog herding sheep / bleachers / / cars with boat trailers parked along road next to lake / stringers of huge fish

5-26-1969
Lithia Park Rock Concert

Rock 'n roll band playing at Lithia Park bandshell / closeups of musicians / pans across crowd sitting on grass, some dancing / closeups of dancers

5-26-1969
Fishing at Diamond Lake; Ribbon Cutting

Closeup pan from stringer of fish to smiling young woman / two men in rowboat on lake / pan across lake crowded with fishing boats / closeups of boats and fishermen / shots from moving boat / boat and fishermen with fish at dock / charter fishing boat: "Joe DiBernardi, Diamond Lake" / man with clipboard / gas station/lodge, pan across boats at dock / man walks along dock toward camera / pan across boats and dock from shore / departing boat / stringer of fish on floor of boat / young women in cockpit of boat / more shots of boats and fishermen taken from boat / / VIP (probably Medford Mayor Singler) cuts metal ribbon with tin snips in dark building, transformers evident--apparently Standard Transformer Co., White City

5-26-1969
Rogue River National Forest Surplus Sale

Interior of shed: pans across old desks, chain saws, stove, washing machine / exterior: truck loaded with mattresses / closeup of "Department of Agriculture" painted on truck door

5-27-1965
Construction Starts at Fort Vannoy Job Corps Training Center

Exterior: pans across construction site, road grader / closeup of bulldozer tracks / pickup approaches / men walk toward, then pas camera / bulldozers at work / more pans across site / well drilling rig at work

5-27-1965
Medford Planning Commission Meeting

Medford City Council chambers: closeups: F. H. Hart, Larry S. Horton, D. B. Whalin / audience / commissioners at desks / woman stands and speaks

5-27-1966
Eugene McCarthy Speaks at Rally

Eugene McCarthy at microphone (silent) / audience member wearing McCarthy button / Gene at mike again / pan across crowd / photo of Gene on curtain, pan to Gene / more of same / McCarthy at "HJH" lectern / reporters at cameras / audience applauds /

Photo and article in Medford Mail Tribune, May 27, 1968, page 1. McCarthy spoke to a crowd of 2,200 at Hedrick Junior High School. See Also MMT 5/26/1968p1.

5-27-1968
Bobby Kennedy Speaks at Medford City Hall

View of Bobby Kennedy from behind as he speaks, crowd and Greyhound Bus in background / closeup of Kennedy speaking, pan across crowd / tight closeup on his face / from behind again / from in front, Medford City Hall in background / closeup of dog / Kennedy again, Hank Henry visible on right of screen

See SOHS Film No. 1324 for more footage of RFK visit to Medford

See SOHS Film No. 1329 for footage of RFK memorial service

See Medford Mail Tribune, May 26, 1968, pages 1, 4 and C3; May 27, page 1

5-27-1968
Vacant Ashland Field; Local Air Force Academy Graduate

Pan across field,  long line of boxcars on siding in distance, Ashland-Talent area / pan across field / pile of gravel on same field / street sign: Oak and Hersey Streets / car driving on West Main, Ashland / / good color: cadet at attention / Air Force Academy building / rapid-fire montage of shots of cadets and Air Force airplanes in action, graduation ceremony / inserted into montage is shot of one cadet, presumably a local boy

5-27-1969
1964 Boatnik, Grants Pass

Footage of 1964 event to promote upcoming 1965 Boatnik--pan across boat launch site / drivers run to boats, crowd follows / shots of boats racing past camera / pan across crowd at park, carnival, at Riverside Park, Grants Pass

See Medford Mail Tribune articles, May 27, 1965, page 7; May 30, 1965, page 1; June 1, 1965, page 9.

5-28-1965
Voting at Jackson County Courthouse

Entrance to Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium with "Vote Here" signs / interior, with poll watchers, people waiting, people in voting booths / "Precinct Republican" and "Precinct Democratic" signs on booths / "Notice to Voters" sign about misdmeanor to sign if not resident in the precinct / closeup of paper bag with "Vote: The Adult Toothpaste" on it / poll watchers / closeup of ballot box with Transport Carrier Control Log form / voter placing ballot in box / pan across scene / ballot, "Insert Card Here" slot

5-28-1968
Courthouse Meeting

Man speaking while sitting at table, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / dais / closeups of men at dais / audience / standing speaker, pan to dais / audience shots and pans /

5-28-1969
Car-Train Accident; Rodeo Queens

Talnet sheriff, Charles "Chuck" Roberts (in black police hat) examines wreckage of pickup by stopped freight train / pan across locomotive, car door embedded in front of engine / policeman shrugs, pan across pickup / caboose rolls by railroad crossing--Talent area (Rapp Road?) / police measure scene / closeup of "RR Xing" painted on road / / young women (rodeo queens?) pose perched on fence with horses / sign: "Antelope Arena"

5-29-1967
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
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
Rep. Bob Duncan Visits Campaign Headquarters

View from outside of people milling about in storefront / Congressman Bob Duncan on phone / Bob, still on phone / pan across people milling about, drinking coffee, smoking, framed photo of Duncan on wall along with Avis Rent-a-Car "We Try Harder" sign / woman hands out political signs / Duncan shakes hands with people, signs autograph / on sidewalk: Duncan schmoozes, passes out buttons or something / Dunca talks with man holding Duncan campaign sign

5-29-1968
Deserted Diamond Lake

Pan along facade of deserted Diamond Lake Lodge / pan along lake / winding dirt road / sign: "Umpqua National Forest Campground, Diamond Lake" / ranger cabins / pickups parked along side road / pans across deserted campground / slow pan across lake / pan across resort buildings, campground, shore as seen from dock / view down empty highway

5-29-1969
Pinto Colvig Performs as Goofy, Plays Clarinet

Clip from "Command Performance" radio show featuring Pinto Colvig, who in the character of "Goofy Horsecollar" plays his clarinet.

Reportedly dated May 3, 1945

5-3-1945
Hatfield Talks to OAB

Interior: pan across banquet guests / Senator Mark Hatfield at lectern / more pans, more Mark

5-3-1965
Grants Pass Arabian Horse Show

SIgn: "Josephine County Fair Grounds" / sign: "Arabian Horse Show" / stable names painted on trucks and trailers / sheriff's posse license plate / men and women riding horses, exterior and inside arena / exterior: sulky drivers

5-3-1965
Medford Budget Meeting

Medford Council Chambers: committee men and woman at tables and desks, smoking / Mayor Dunlevy speaks

5-3-1966
Ashland Firemen Pump Out Reservoir; Arabian Horses Displayed

Pan across firemen and Ashland American LaFrance fire engine on pondside (Reeder Reservoir?) road below / closeup of firemen / unattended nozzle spraying high in air / fireman at pumper controls / pan from pond to nozzle / nozzle / firemen discuss / / woman in Arabian garb with Arabian horse and fancy saddle / she walks horse from barn past camera / another Arabian displayed / young boy perched on horse / more of same

5-3-1967
Medford Sewage Treatment Plant

Man turns valve at sewage plant, pan along ditch / pans across settling ponds, aerator and ditches, Table Rock in background / pan across plant with three smokestacks, Table Rock to irrigation (?) ditch / man indicates dry ditch / water returns to river

5-3-1968

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