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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jackson County Budget Committee Meeting

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

4-7-1966
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Medford Planning Commission Meeting

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

4-29-1966
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
Ideal Cement Company, Gold Hill

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

4-28-1967

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