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Bear Creek B Roll

Pans along Bear Creek / irrigation diversion dam / creek with I-5 in background / creek with Fourth Street (?) bridge in background

6-27-1968
Medford Airport Tarmac Work; New Trailer Park

Men surveying and marking tarmac, Medford Airport / loaded dump truck / dumping dirt into Rogue River Paving truck / road grader at work as airliner lands in background, pan along with airplane / man supervising excavation in middle of tarmac, pan across scene / airliner taxiing / passengers at gate / passengers disembarking / pan across crowd at gate / / sign: "Park Features: Utilities Underground, Concrete Street, Natural Drainage; Country Atmosphere, Adult Park" / VIPs talk with worker, pan across site / trailer with "For Rent" sign, pans across trailer park, shots of trailers /

6-27-1968
White City Day Care Center; AAU Girls Swim Meet

Preschool classroom full of children led in dancing and jumping / eating lunch around tables: girl with black eye / sign: "White City Day Care Center" / / Jackson Pool: young girl swimmers dive into lanes, breaststroke across pool / judge shows record sheet: "Girls AAU Entry Card"

6-27-1969
Brush Fire on South Stage Road

Shot of smoke in air, pan down to fire in distance / "State of Oregon Forestry" painted on truck door / closeup of burning stump, pan up to smoke cloud / pan across unburned hillside, up to smoke / sprinkler wetting down house roof / shot of house, then quick pan to fire / shots of houses with smoke in background

6-28-1965
Rogue River Rooster Crow

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" / pan across antique 1920s cars / giant rooster statue on trailer, sign on trailer: "National Rooster Crowing Contest, Rogue River, Ore., Last Saturday in June" / pan across elementary school grounds / pan across beauty queens and announcer / pan across rooster cages / closeup of roosters in cages / pan across crowd / closeup of people watching over roosters / winner holds rooster aloft, announcer holds microphone up to rooster

Rooster Crow queen was Margaret Engle (far right); princesses were Dani Niquette and Chris Warren. The queen received a trophy and $15; princesses got $10.

13th annual Rooster Crow winner was Black Fella, with 71 crows, falling short of the record 109 set by Beetlebaum in 1953. Black Fella was owned by Lloyd Hanson, of Foster, Oregon, who had read about the competition in a newspaper article. Prize was $150 and a trophy. The entry of the governor of Utah beat Mark Hatfield's entry by a margin of one crow. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 27, 1965, page 1)

See also Medford Mail Tribune, April 30, 1965, page B10; June 21, 1965, page B8.

6-28-1965
Auto-Train Fatal Accident at Rogue River

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" in distance, pan to train stopped on tracks and car upside down in weeds near main street / tow truck has turned car over / pans across car, 1957 Chevrolet station wagon

6-28-1965
North Medford High School Construction

Sign: "Medford Senior High School, Batterman Construction Inc., Payne & Struble" / pan across construction site / unloading metal from truck / work on foundation / pan across foundation / pans across site / pan across crane positioning I-beam for auditorium / men work on framing / crane truck moves pipe / men laying cinderblocks

6-28-1966
Grants Pass Groundbreaking; Eagle Point Reservoir, Water Use; Eagle Point School District 9 Buses

Pan across dignitaries on dais to speaker at lectern / audience listening, standing in field / digntaries break ground, artist's rendering of building in background / small child puts something in hole, they cover it up  / / fenced-off reservoir above Eagle Point / sprinkler waters hillside lawn / man drinks from hose / / children run to long line of buses / children board Eagle Point School District 9 bus / long line of buses departs from Eagle Point High School

6-28-1967
Burglary at Central Point Market; Work on Railroad Crossing, Phoenix-Talent; Grants Pass Fender-Bender

Signs: Mobil Gas, J&J Market, Beall Lane / exterior of store / man points to side of store / man points to broken window / closeup of same / / earth mover by Talent or Phoenix lumber mill / mover on raliroad tracks / men spreading gravel on tracks at railroad crossing / / wrecked cars on side of highway, Grants Pass / Oregon State Police car, pan to wrecks

6-28-1967
Work on Eighth Street Railroad Crossing; Agriculture B Roll

Flagman at Eighth Street railroad crossing, Medford / man with jackhammer, pan to stack of new railroad ties / closeup of jackhammer at work / closeup of ties, new section of track already assembled / men at work on crossing as cars pass / / windy day: slow pans across field of waving wheat / tight closeup of wheat / tight closeup of alfalfa, pan up to shot across field / pan across corn field / tight closeup of emerging corn tassel

Holddown tape reads: "Agriculture (Green Belt) 1:43"

6-28-1968
Yreka Quarterhorse Show

Exteriors: pan across fairgrounds, bleachers, horses and people waiting to compete / shots of horses being shown in arena / woman handing out ribbons / woman rides horse around course /

6-29-1965
Grubbing Fire Line, Fighting Grass Fire

Men in hard hats, pan to grass fire among oak trees / grubbing fire line in grass area / closeups, long shots and pans of fire and workers building fire line

6-29-1965
Medford Police on Firing Range, White City

Men put up targets / men firing pistols at targets, Agate Lake area / men run in slow motion toward camera / man examines target / men running from target to target / man fires Thompson submachine gun / men stand around / more of the same / man poses with target / closeup of grouping of bullet holes on "chest" of target

6-29-1966
Miniature Golf Course; Speed Checked by Radar; Eagle Point Voting

Slow pan across crowded miniature golf course / children crowded on holes / / sign by road: Speed Checked by Radar / secretary / / sign: "Entering Eagle Point, Population 1040" / exterior of Eagle Point High School gym / busy poll watchers / people put ballots in box / exterior of gymnasium again / pan across Eagle Point bridge, creek area

6-29-1967
Jacksonville Highway Planning Meeting; Dairy Princess Returns; Medford Print Shop Makes Pear Boxes

Meeting scene, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium, man points with pointer to map on wall / closeup of map: "Hearing Map: Oak Grove Rd.-Elm St., Medford Sec., Medford-Provolt Highway" / pan across audience / Earl Miller speaks, pan to dais / audience / / people waiting at Medford Airport / Rogue Valley Dairy Princess arrives / princess poses with dairy calf / she feeds calf with bottle / closeups with kitten / / dignitaries schmooze / table with labels, cardboard boxes for "Rogue Valley Mountain Pears," "Covered Wagon Mountain Pears" / more schmoozing with printing press operating in background / shot of dignitaries with press in foreground / exterior of Kay Building, Grape Street, Medford

6-29-1967
SOSC Commencement

Pan across large crowd, packed bleachers, SOSC gymnasium / speaker in professor's robes / framed portrait of VIP in lobby / closeup of face of portrait

6-3-1968
1968 Boatnik

People huddled under umbrella on Caveman Bridge, Grants Pass / announcer interviews young man / pans across crowd in park from bridge / spectators snack / pan across hydroplane boats as they depart from riverbank / boats speed past camera / officials in vests  / parachutists fall into Rogue River, aiming for inner-tube target / announcer narrates / more boats speed past / announcer with microphone interviews winner (no sound), pan to trophies

6-3-1968
Power Line Cut; School Field Day

Men walk along sidewalk to utility truck / children run three-legged race / obstacle race /

For more footage of both stories, see SOHS Film No. 1518

6-3-1969
Medford Fire Department Practice Gasoline Fire

Zoom into fire truck in grassy area / view of firemen from above, receiving instruction / group of firemen spraying foam on practice fire, advancing on it until it's out / fountain of gasoline on fire / side view of firemen spraying water on fire, advancing on it--it doesn't go out

6-30-1965
Teens' Medford Fireworks Stand

Customer at counter of fireworks stand manned by teenagers at gas station, Fourth and Central, Medford / closeups of teens / long shot of stand

6-30-1966
Dedication of Seth Bullis Reservoir

Brass plaque: "Seth Bullis Reservoir" / pan across concrete reservoir to small building and small crowd / Mayor Dunlevy, dignitaries speak on dais / woman (Mrs. Bullis?) breaks champagne bottle against cinderblock building / she is given another bottle of champagne / pan across crowd including Peggyann Hutchinson

6-30-1966
New Mercy Flights Airplane; Medford Crazy Daze Sale Judges

Men walk to Mercy Flights airplane N116MF, Medford Airport; they open patient compartment in tail--man in plaid shirt is Don Wilson, man with glasses George Milligan / they remove and demonstrate stretcher / they lift volunteer on stretcher / comparing large tires on landing gear with standard tires / closeup of lettering on fuselage: "Mercy Flights Inc., Medford, Oregon, Non-Profit" / / Medford Mayor Dunlevy walks with group of judges--including man in outlandish getup--on sidewalk from City Hall down North Central / mayor in store with clerk in Crazy Days garb / closeup of badge on man's shirt: "Medford Crazy Daze Sidewalk Sale Judge" / mayor and other shoppers on sidewalk / closeup of young clerk wearing tiger-skin pajamas / mayor takes notes / closeup of fishnet stockings on clerk / closeup of butt of outlandish man from first scene showing stickers: "Sale" "Special" "End of Month" "Save" / interior of department store with clerk dressed as giant Crazy Daze shopping bag / closeup of young Penneys clerk with overalls and blacked-out tooth / judges on sidewalk

The Piper super cruiser had been acquired three years previously. See photograph in the Medford Mail Tribune, April 22, 1964, page C8.

6-30-1967
Excavating Possible Grave in Forest; Medford Budget, City Hall, Fire Department, Parking Meter

Civilians and police digging large hole in forest--grave site (?)--more footage in SOHS Film No. 1019 / / closeup of book: Medford Annual Budget / city council in session / interior of Medford fire station with fire engines, annoyed firemen glare at camera / Medford City Hall under construction, pan to federal building under construction / facade of Medford Carnegie Library / closeup of parking meter / budget book again

6-30-1967
Rogue River Rooster Crow; Swim Meet; Timber Sale

Pans across crowd with rooster cages / pans aross crowd, booths on school playground / baseball-throwing booth / / swim meet scenes (Grants Pass?): swimmers crawling, backstroking down lanes / swimmer in pool mugs for camera, mimes "movie camera" gesture / girls' backstroke / shots of crowd / breast stroke / girl with trophy / coach with "Grants Pass" sweatshirt, swimmers doing breastroke / / man fills in Rogue River National Forest timber sale tote board with chalk / / Rooster Crow concession booth, people trying on hats / more parking lot scenes / closeup of man eating cotton candy

6-30-1969
Banquet Meeting

Banquet scene: VIP speaking at lectern in darkened room / pans across audience, dais / closeup of same speaker

6-30-1969
Rogue River Rooster Crow; Gilbert Gutjahr; Creamery Scene

Owners standing by roosters in cages / winner interviewed by man with microphone / young girl holds rooster / / Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr sitting, talking at desk / closeup / at desk holding, gesturing with burning cigarette / / cheese makers scooping curds into large cans / scooping curds out of basin / more of same /

6-30-1969
Medford High School Graduation

Graduates in caps and gowns walk past camera / closeup of same, pan up to crowd in bleachers, Spiegelberg Stadium / pan across crowd / pan across graduates / speaker at lectern / Mark Hatfield speaks

6-4-1965
Migrant Workers' Cabins; Medford Main Street Railroad Crossing

Long still shot of migrant fruit workers' cabins, Talent area in background / pan across cabins / long, slow pan of orchard and hills opposite Ashland / pan across different cabins / sign: "Farm Labor Camp" / / tight closeup of rails at bumpy Main Street railroad crossing, Medford, feet cross in front of camera / group including woman on crutches crosses tracks / same closeup / main in suit crosses / more of same /

6-4-1968
Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr; Bartenders Strike

Outgoing Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr sitting at desk, going through papers, talking to cameraman / / Wooden Shoe restaurant/Holland Hotel, 109 W. Sixth, Medford / picketers on sidewalk / sign: "Don's Hideaway," 1182 Court Street (current site of King Wah), pan across building / picketer approaches cameraman / picketers at third location, on Hwy. 99 in Central Point

For end of strike see SOHS FIlm No. 1538

6-4-1969
Fallen Tree in Ashland

Tree fallen partly across residential street / street sign: High Street and Bush / pan from tree to house / pan from fallen tree to house / pan down healthy tree to street

6-4-1969
Ashland Plaza; Ashland Junior High School

Two-story business building built over Ashland Creek (since demolished) / Ashland Plaza, looking southwest / Ashland city hall, pan across Plaza / huge tree, center of plaza / / woman standing on residential porch talking to camera / / "Ashland Junior High School" on \ building / pan across school from parking lot /

6-4-1969
Lithia Park College Graduation; Earl Miller with Planning Map; Talent Firefighters Training; Grants Pass Bicycle License

Pan across large crowd in front of bandshell, Lithia Park / closeup of graduates in gowns / / Earl Miller points out features on huge land use map of Existing Land Use, Bear Creek Urban Region, pan up map / / Talent firefighters advance with hose toward oil fire / grinning men pump oil from barrel / firefighters at ready with hoses / they advance on fire  / / exterior, Grants Police department, neon "Police" sign over door: policeman talks to teen, picks up bicycle / closeup of Grants Pass bicycle license sticker, teen applies it to bicycle / closeup of policeman and teen

6-5-1967
Bobby Kennedy Visit to Medford; Ashland Plaza Remodel Plans

Robert Kennedy riding in open car, Medford (two scratches in film) / car stops / long shot of RFK plowing through crowd / overexposed closeups of Kennedy speaking in front of Medford City Hall / shots of Kennedy from behind, crowd / / pan across map of Ashland Plaza, Guanajato Way / artist's conception drawing of modernized creek side of Plaza buildings / tight closeups of drawing

See SOHS Film No. 1315 for more footage of RFK visit to Medford

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

6-5-1968
I-5 Rollover; Oregon Tourism Photos: Driving in Big Y Area

Ambulance attendants working on driver lying next to rolled pickup, I-5 in background / they lift him to gurney / walking traveling shot of pickup / / all still photos: pan across still photo of family sitting on cliff edge, regarding ocean and rocks offshore / photo of sea lions / photo of man fishing in river / sea lions again / waves crashing on Oregon rocks / family on beach / man surf fishing / sea lions again / / back to live action: young woman driving from KTVM studios (Rogue Valley Mall site), shot from back seat / turns onto Highway 62 heading north / overpass through windshield / she turns right onto southbound freeway

6-5-1968
Birds and Hijinks at Medford Airport

Fast pan up tree with Medford Airport control tower in background, camera follows bird flying down tree / man standing by rosebush, buzzed by nesting birds / closeup of dead bird and debris on ground / distracted airman talking on telephone at airline desk inside terminal--woman moves his hat to the back of his head, bystanders grin

6-5-1969
Lithia Park Shakespeare Festival "Revels"

Women at ticket-taking table / sign: "Gentles, come up; Nothing but sit & sit; And eat and eat; And raise the cup!" / woman playing guitar / banner: "Never was heard so musical a discord, such sweet thunder" / pan across crowd / picnickers / pans across scene / people on bleachers / speakers at microphone, Lithia Park bandshell / Angus Bowmer at microphone / man reads scroll, presents it to Bowmer / Duke Ellington at piano / band plays

6-6-1966
Loading 31-Ton Transformer onto PP&L Truck

Loading transformer onto lowboy trailer, pan up to crane / men remove cables from transformer / men secure transformer to trailer with chains / tighten turnbuckles / semi slowly pulls away with men on top of transformer, revealing location to be PP&L yard on South Grape, Medford

6-6-1966
Southern Oregon University, Grants Pass High School Graduation Ceremonies

Pans across Southern Oregon College students and audience, Lithia Park bandshell area / closeup of twin babies in stroller / more audience shots / bandshell / Grants Pass High School graduation, fairgrounds--students walk thorugh arches of evergreen boughs / pan across grandstand and graduates / band  / pan across dignitaries / pan across graduates

6-6-1966
Preparations for Voting, East Medford Elementary School

Closeup pan along side of District 549C school bus / children board bus, "Vote Here" sign in distance / closeup of "Vote Here" sign as hesitant children pass in backgrfound / poll watchers arrive, pan across voting stations in school gymnasium

6-6-1967
Traffic on Rural Highways

Traffic on rural artery (Table Rock Road?) / traffic through windshield, northbound on Hwy. 99 south of Central Point / stopped at traffic signal, through windshield

6-6-1968
Medford Airport; Voting; Sewer Meeting; Elizabethan Theater

Pan across valley from top of Table Rock, airplane wing in foreground (!?) / meteorologist speaks / Medford Airport terminal / / / poll watchers at tables, voter signs, picks up ballot / closeup of ballot / / audience in folding chairs / Earl Miller speaks / man discusses map: "Upper Bear Creek Interceptor," "Interceptor System," "BCVSA Trunk Sewer," "Existing Medford Trunk," "Equiv. McAndrews" marked / closeups of audience members / dais / audience members speak, indicate places on map / more of same / / pan across Elizabethan Theatre as seen from behind seats, scattered tourists in seats / actor in street clothes emotes / closeup of Shakespeare paperbacks / more emoting--by tourist in Bermuda shorts

6-6-1969
Ashland Water Carnival Queen Candidates at Emigrant Lake

Pan across dock area at Emigrant Lake / pans across queen candidates lined up in bathing suits / dim telephoto shots of water skiers on lake

6-7-1965
Southern Oregon College Graduation, Lithia Park

Pans across crowd, band in Lithia Park / color guard, graduates in cap and gown file through crowd to band shell / pans across graduates and crowd

6-7-1965
First Bear Creek Sewer Meeting

Man points at map / speaker at table / closeup pan across map of Bear Creek drainage / shots of audience, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / Earl Miller speaks at lectern / shot of audience, some holding up hands in a vote

6-7-1966
White City Pool; Arden Farms Offices; Josephine County School District Dignitary

People in waiting room uneasily lounging, snacking, smoking under gaze of camera / / White City public swimming pool, views from outside, through chain-link fence / / Neon sign: "Arden Farms Co.," pan down to man walking up sidewalk / he stands at door, speaks, enters, pan up to sign / / sign outside building: "Josephine County School District" / dignitary walks past sign to sidewalk, poses

6-7-1967
Iron Filings in Aircraft Fuel at Medford Airport

Man lying on concrete in hangar drains fuel from twin-engine airplane engine, examines filter, grins at camera / closeup of dipstick with metal shavings held onto magnet / men walk away from hangar / hands manipulate shavings in glass jar with magnet / man checks fuel level on aircraft N62777 with dipstick on tarmac at Medford Airport, closeup of dipstick--no iron particles

See SOHS Film 1327 for more footage about fuel problems at Medford Airport

6-7-1968
Jackson County Commissioners Meeting; Medford High School Commencement

County Commissioner Earl Miller standing, speaking / man sitting in audience speaks / commissioners / pan across audience / more of same / man at blackboard draws diagram of city streets, Eric Avenue, Jackson Creek, Central Point / closeup of Henry Padgham speaking / / open-air pavilion with banner: Medford Senior High School Class of '68 / speaker at lectern / graduates file past lectern, various out-of-focus shots

6-7-1968
Congressman Robert B. Duncan Talks with Driver and Teague about Camp White

Congressman Robert B. Duncan and two other men sit at desk and discuss decision to keep VA Domiciliary open

6-8-1965
Medford Airport Tower; Mercy Flights; Medford Hawthorne Pool; Breathalyzer

Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium: audience, including commissioner Earl Miller, gathers handouts from table, sit down / coffee urns on dais / dignitaries get coffee, audience schmoozes / / sign and logo on door: "Federal Aviation Agency Station-Tower" / Medford Airport air traffic controllers at work inside tower / pan along control panel / view from tower as private plane taxis on runway / sign: "Mercy Flights Inc." / pan across Mercy Flights twin-engine plane N115MF / / dignitaries examine plans by side of Hawthorne Pool, Medford, pan across pool / crew at work on concrete forms near pool / / policeman tests breathalyzer, closes it in its case

6-8-1967
Car Accident, Harbeck Road, Grants Pass

Wrecked Corvair by side of road / passersby inspect broken windows on car / ambulance departs / policeman fills out paperwork as tow truck driver loads car / closeups of interior of car / front of lumber truck with mangled fender / shots of car and truck / sign: "Harbeck Road" / civilian directs traffic around accident /

6-9-10-1966

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