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Miss Rogue Valley Pageant, Pear Blossom Parade

Contestants in evening gowns on stage / they walk on in bathing suits/ talent competition: woman in costume, woman singing / crowning Miss Rogue Valley; she poses with scepter and flowers / parade, Alba Park area: Cavemen put people in cage / marching band / entry: "Alice's Wonderland of Pears" / small float (spaceship?) / "Gilligan's Paradise Island" float pulled by small tractor

4-25-1966
Car in Bear Creek at 12th Street Bridge, Medford

Pan along bridge to car upside down in creek / shot of damage on bridge, pan down to car / repeat of first shot

4-25-1966
Car in Irrigation Ditch, Medford

Closeup of 1950s Oldsmobile nosedown in ditch, Schulz Garage in background / closeup of street sign: McAndrews and Biddle / stop sign / closeups of car with nose in running water

4-25-1966
Grants Pass Zoning; Citizens Naturalized; Check Donated for Grants Pass Parks

People examining maps in office / map: "Preliminary Zoning, Harbeck-Fruitdale District" / / courtroom: adults and child in jury box / pans across spectators / people taking oath / judge / pan across new citizens / bored child / lawyer speaks / / men standing in field, Josephine County, check is passed, hands are shaken / pan across park / closeup of check: $1000, Murphy Creek Lumber Co. to Grants Pass Junior Chamber of Commerce

4-24-1968
Ashland Fire Department; VIP at Medford Airport; Chinook Boat Races

Pan across fireman's helmets and coats hanging on pegs / pan across Ford fire engine, "Ashland 6 F.D." / rescue van: "Ashland 9 F.D." / hoses in rack / generator and fan in side door of van / breathing apparatus in back of van / / passengers deplaning from Western Airlines DC-9 / VIP greeted / VIPs chat on bench outside Medford Airport terminal / man in Giants baseball uniform plays catch with 3 VIPs in suits in parking lot (more footage of this in SOHS Film 0901) / back to VIPs on bench at Medford Airport / / poster: "Second Annual Chinook River Boat Race" / banner over highway: "Chinook Boat Races April 29-30, Lions Crab Feed Sat. Nite" / man prepares to launch drift boat on river / drift boats row downriver past camera

4-24-1967
Examining Pears for Pests and Pollination

Man examines young pear in orchard / cutting open baby pear / more of same / smudgepot / points with knife to pear

4-23-1968
Game Commission Plants Legal-Size Trout

Men seining rearing pond in woods / transferring fish to truck / "Oregon State Game Commission" on truck / closeup: dumping fish into truck / truck drives through covered bridge / using hand net to transfer fish from truck to stream / using hose to transfer fish, fish visible in stream

4-23-1965
Library Skills Instruction, Medford Carnegie Library

Exterior of Carnegie Library, Medford / sign: "Be All You Can Be--READ" / interior: library desk, pan across interior / children standing and reading / librarian demonstrating card catalog / librarian at card catalog

4-22-1968
Medford City Council Meeting

People walk away from dais, everyone applauds / Earl Miller rises from audience, speaks / shots of audience, councilmen /

4-22-1966
Grants Pass City Council

Wm. V. Wrightson sitting at desk in council chambers, speaking / councilmen flipping through booklets / pan across councilmen, names visible: Don Smith, H. L. "Jack" Rollins, J. Valentine Barnett (?), Wrightson, Robert C. Martin, Bruce McGregor, Roland Stearns / pans across council and audience

4-22-1965
Congressman Duncan Sees Applegate Dam Site

Pan down from Hotel Medford sign / Congressman Duncan stands in front of hotel, gets into car, car leaves / Duncan and two other men at dam site examine map / pan down hill to river / closeup of surveyor's stake

4-22-1965
Unknown Banquet; Lewis and Clark College Canoeists; Camp Withus Motel, Medford

Man speaks at lectern / closeups of dais, banqueters, speakers / more of same / / young bearded men don backpacks from aluminum canoes by river / they hoist canoes and portage / canoes are labeled "Staff Jennings" "Lewis and Clark Col." / / sign: "Do Not Enter Unsafe to Occupy, Building Department City of Medford" / pan across uncompleted, abandoned frame of residence / Camp Withus motel with weathered sign, 1501 N. Riverside Avenue, Medford, gas station/office/grocery store--owner W. I. Thompson / pan to cabins

4-21-1967
Medford Firemen at House Fire

Smoke coming from garage window / firemen open garage door, come out / firemen removing things from garage / homeowner leaves house / fireman exits house with cat / cat runs away

4-21-1966
Mayor Dunlevy Greets Singing Nun

Mayor Dunlevy stands in front of entrance of old Medford City Hall, walks down steps / pan up Central / nun arrives on back of scooter piloted down sidewalk by Medford policeman / she dismounts, hands poster to Dunlevy

4-21-1966
Orchard Pruner in Operation, Orchard Equipment Garage

Exterior: man drives pruning machine down rows of trees in bloom, topping them / interior, garage: closeup of man operating acetylene torch on orchard machine / installing conveyor belt on machine / exterior, garage: painting orchard sprayer (?)

4-21-1966
Medford Street Trees

Two men with shovels digging in sidewalk tree cutout (West Eighth?) /  closeup of Medford Parks and Recreation Department shoulder patch / men plant tree / pan up tree / pan along street trees by Copco buildings, South Grape / pan across street trees in front of Buonocore house, West Eighth Street, federal building under construction visible

"Twenty-six red maple trees are being planted along East Main Street between Tripp Street and Willamette Avenue. . . . The planting was recommended by Medford's Street Beautification Committee." Medford Mail Tribune, April 20, 1965, page 4

4-21-1965
Aftermath of Motorcycle Parts Store Burglary; Unknown Meeting

Man opens chain-link gate / examines bent window screen / broken window / interior: broken boxes / he examines file cabinets, man on telephone at cash register in background / store counter: motorcycle helmets, parts, outboard motor on display / woman restocks new motorcycle tires / man displays jimmied door to trailer, hole in trailer wall / / VIP speaks at lectern / audience

4-20-1967
Jackson County Meeting; Medford Washington School Bicycle Inspection

Empty meeting room table, fade to black / fade in: same room full of VIPs: Ray Lamberg, Donald Denman, Larry Silveira, Douglas Philips, Victor B., Richard Spomer / award presentation with Earl Miller / man speaks in front of map / audience / speakers / / Washington Elementary School, Medford, playground with children playing, children with bicycles lined up for inspection / shots of grinning kids, kids waiting, police, man with VA cap

4-20-1967
Naturalization Ceremony

Pan across courtroom / pan across people standing  with right hands raised / man hands out ribbons to new citizens / judge speaks /

4-20-1966
Veterans Domiciliary Craft Fair

Sign: "Veterans Administration Domiciliary" / shot of Dom from moving car / interior, craft fair: displays of crafts: paintings, leatherwork, woodwork, lapidary, model ship

4-20-1966
Mayor Dunlevy Greets Tom McCall in Medford

Tom McCall and Mayor Dunlevy shake hands in front of pine tree at building entrance / McCall speaks / dignitaries shake hands

4-20-1966
Groundbreaking, Dark Hollow Reservoir

Closeup of wooden stake: "Center of Res." / three men, two in business suits, digging in middle of grassy field, simultaneously throw shovelfuls dirt / distance view of group, view across valley in background

Photo with caption, Medford Mail Tribune, May 23, 1965, page D3

4-20-1965
Josephine County Courthouse Citizenship Event

Pan across Josephine County Courthouse / pan across jury box / pans across audience / man speaks to jury / shot of judge and bailiff / jury sworn in / bailiff / jury files out, greeted by audience (some in American Legion caps)

4-20-1965
Medford Greyhound Bus Depot; Shoeing Horse

Medford Greyhound Bus Terminal, pan to buses / boxes and luggage waiting to ship / open baggage compartment on bus / front of "Los Angeles" bus / "Eureka" bus / / man shoeing draft horse in barn / rasping hoof / fitting shoe / cold shaping shoe on anvil / nailing on shoe / horse waiting patiently / finished work

4-2-1968
Train-Dump Truck Collision Near Gold Hill

Men stand by heavy dump truck overturned next to railroad tracks at Gold Hill quarry or cement works / closeup of damaged front of truck, pan to tracks / more of same / torn-off fender (Witham label), air filter housing

4-19-1967
Rotary Snow Plow on Diamond Lake Highway

Shot through windshield following snowplow / closeups of snowplow in operation / Medford-Roseburg highway sign / shot through windshield, snow piled high on sides / more of the same

Contrary to the label on the can, most of the footage was shot on Highway 138, just south of the intersection with 230, between Diamond Lake and Crater Lake.

4-19-1965
4-H Beef Field Day, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Cows in fairgrounds barn / cow in squeeze chute / trimming hooves / showing Hereford steer / pan across crowd in bleachers / showing more steers / more of the same / closeup of steer / closeup of woman holding steer

4-19-1965
Telephone Workers Installers Strike; Village Gallery, Jacksonville

Picketers on sidewalk in front of telephone company offices, North Central, Apostolic Faith church sign and reader board in background/ picketer on roller skates / picket signs: "AT&T Bell System Wages and Benefits Unfair," "Western Electirc Installers on Strike Against Western Electric" / roller skater / bare legs of women picketers / more picketers shots / / California Street, Jacksonville, gaggle of VIPs walks to Village Galley/ gallery workers painting, sprucing up building / pan across storefronts: Coleman's Hardware, Gary West Meats

4-18-1968
Orchestra Rehearsal; National Grange Centennial Postage Stamps

Man energetically directs high school or college orchestra in gymnasium / closeups of conductor, musicians / more of same / / Woman hands National Grange centennial postage stamp poster to VIP / closeup of poster / sheet of stamps is presented

4-18-1967
Congressman Duncan Campaigns in Medford

Congressman Duncan stands by van painted with his name, speaks with constituent / interior: Duncan speaks into microphone (no sound on film)

4-18-1966
Agate Dam and Reservoir

Slow pans across reservoir and dam / shots of scrubby oaks from moving car, car stops

4-18-1966
Bike Safety Parade, Main Street Medford / Crowning Pear Blossom King and Queen

Bicycle parade at Main and Holly, Medford / costumed children on decorated bicycles pass cameraman / man hands out prizes or papers to children in Alba Park / Pear Blossom queen candidates / crowning of king and queen / king and queen on thrones / shots of courtiers /

4-18-1966
Bobby Kennedy at Medford Airport

Four-propeller United airliner taxis to gate, Medford Airport / big crowd waiting at gate / passengers disembarking / Robert Kennedy disembarking, diving into crowd / Kennedy mobbed under wing of airplane / Kennedy addressing crowd at microphone / pan across crowd, Medford terminal

See SOHS Films Nos. 1315 and 1324 for footage of RFK in Medford in May 1968

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

Per Erich Reeder, November 5, 2019:

0:06 Man in white trench coat is Thomas J. Reeder, RFK's Jackson County campaign manager

0:10 Woman in sunglasses is Joan Redden, wife of Judge James Redden, then Minority Leader in the Oregon House

1:26 James Redden is the leftmost of the two balding men in dark-rimmed glasses

Per Tam Moore, November 5, 2019:

He recalls shooting this footage. Due to the crowd, John Darling stood by with a bicycle to deliver the film to KOBI studios, then where the Rogue Valley Mall is today.

4-17-1968
Snow in April; National Library Week at Medford Library

Pan across parked cars as snow falls / snowy farm yard / Library Park, Medford, from library steps in snow / / VIP stands in doorway / writes something at desk / more of same / / Medford Library: VIP at table with display of materials for National Library Week / library counter, librarians at work / librarian with "Explore Inner Space: Read" display / VIPs examine book: Pictorial History of American Sports / closeups of photos in book

4-17-1967
Income Tax Deadline; U.S. Mail Complaint

Painted on glass door: "Internal Revenue Service" / interior: agent helps client / IRS logo on wall / people going through door / / postmaster Al Bradford and other man chat in office, pan down to envelope they're discussing / closeup of envelope, return address "Kamera, North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, California," handwritten: "Can you put a stop to this mail being sent . . ."

4-15-1968
Medford Motorcycle Accident; Hawthorne Park Easter Egg Hunt

Motorcycle lying on sidewalk in front of Jorgensen Dairy building, 1300 Court Street, Medford pan to ambulance / patient lying on grass with attendants, police and bystanders, pan to ambulance / more of same / lift patient with bandaged leg onto gurney / picking up motorcycle and debris / witness talks to cop, patient loaded onto ambulance / / parents and children lined up behyind rope at Hawthorne Park / children rush across grass, picking up eggs / aftermath, parents examine haul

4-15-1968
Crater National Bank Opening, Medford

Sign: "Crater National Bank," bathmat building, Medford / people milling about on sidewalk / dignitaries holding ribbon made of dollar bills / Forest Ranger in uniform speaks, cuts ribbon / people wearing name tags entering bank / people milling about in bank /

4-15-1966
3M Plant Construction, White City

Exterior: construction site, skeleton of 3M buliding up / pans across building / man using cutting torch / men shoveling / man hammering inside building / ductwork ready to be installed

4-15-1965
IRS Income Tax Filing Reminder; V.I.P Arrives at Medford Airport

Man walking into Medford federal building / "Internal Revenue Service" glass office door / Man reads brochure "Instructions for preparing your federal income tax return" / IRS 1040 form / "1966" Oregon tax packet / Man leaves building with brohures / Man fills out IRS 1066 form / Man signs form / Closeup of "Internal Revenue Service" return address on envelope / Man double checks work / / Crowd of men and women at "Gate 3" at Medford airport / V.I.P arrives / V.I.P, wife, and entourage chat by double-door entrance and shake hands /

4-14-1967
Spirit of America Car in Medford; Auction Crowd; Domiciliary Hobby Show

Men at Medford Center shopping center examine Craig Breedlove's "Spirit of America" race car, Sears, Lerner Shoes in background / closeup of cockpit / VIP enters cockpit / cool teens walk by as man polishes car / / police impounded car auction crowd / / clown dusts off sign ("Hobby Fair Today, Visitors Welcome") at VA Veterans Domiciliary, White City / clown dusts off arrowheads, indicates inlaid stone table with Veterans Administration logo, woodworking projects / examines wooden windmill, guitar, knitted goods, dusts off ceramics (breaks one and mourns) / examines leather goods (checks wallets for money)

4-14-1967
Moving Patients from Sacred Heart Hospital to Providence

Loading patients on gurneys into ambulances / closeup: "Medford Ambulance" / ambulance departs from Sacred Heart / nurse and nun confer / wheeling patients in wheelchairs out of hospital into truck / sign: "Emergency Entrance, Providence Hospital," pan to hospital / ambulance arrives at hospital / nun gets out /. wheeling patient into Providence / wheeling patient down hall to elevator / pan across hospital  from moving car /

4-14-1966
Eighth Graders Forest Conservation Field Trip

School buses parked on forest road / "Keep Oregon Green" sign / pan across trees to students / students go through stations in woods / sign: "Fire Control" / sign: "Timber Management" / pan across labeled rounds of wood / sign: "Wildlife" / "Forest Products" / man in hard hat with informational displays / sign: "Tree Identifying"

4-14-1966
Jackson County Planning Commission Meeting

Commissioners on dais / man speaks / shots of audience, speakers / some in audience stand /

4-14-1966
Grants Pass Highland Road Safety; Police Impounded Car Auction

Street sign "Morgan Lane" and "Highland Avenue" / Highland School Grants Pass / "Speed checked by radar" sign and road / ditch creek / empty parking lot / road and houses / man speaking on microphone at desk (no sound on film) // Police officer pointing around impounded car lot / Police officer checking under hood of car / Officer opens and closes car doors / Officer checks tag on steering wheel / Officer checks hoods of cars

4-13-1967
Planting at Medco Headquarters; School Field Trip to Feed Store

Men planting seedlings on grounds of Medco headquarters building, Medford / digging with hoedads, planting / view of men working from interior of car / using gas-powered auger / / schoolchildren looking at baby chicks in cages outside Albers Feed & Farm Supply, 330 North Fir, Medford, "Launderette," 327 North Fir Street, in background / looking at mare and suckling foal / rabbits in cages

4-12-1968
Water Supply Meeting; Dog Killed by Arrow

Man speaks to audience / speaker with outline written on pad: "Precipitation, Soil Moisture, Ground Water, Reservoired Water" / /  young woman chats with policeman on driveway / policeman holds arrow to wound of dead dog / pan across house / empty food dish on porch (see SOHS Film 929 for more of this clip)

4-12-1967
Car Wrecks, Medford and Grants Pass

Rainy day, tow truck parked beside car upside down in roadside ditch, North Pacific Highway, Medford / ambulance / closeup pan of car / removing gurney bearing patient from Industrial Air Products Co., pan to wrecked car / different wreck, Grants Pass, two cars / sign on road: "To Jerome Prairie Rd." "To Schroeder Park" / rear-ended car in Mock's Used Cars parking lot / wrecked Bonneville in gas station parking lot / someone throws rock and breaks side window / interior of car through broken glass

4-11-1968
SOTIA Safety Awards Recipients; Singer Petula Clark at Medford Airport; Chat with Policeman

Men exit Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association building, Medford, with plaques, pose for camera / closeup of plaque: "Safety Champion Lumber Mfg. Division, Outstanding Achievement in Accident Prevention" / woman exits with smaller Safety Award plaque / / passengers disembark from turboprop airliner, Medford Airport / closeup in airport lounge: singer Petula Clark, entourage / / young woman chats with police officer in driveway; looks like Ashland

4-11-1967
Medford Police Bicycle Inspection

Officers, Boy Scouts inspecting bikes under covered eaves of elementary school as owners look on / bikes parked on grass in front of Jefferson (?) School / handing out certificates / Scout inspects bike

4-11-1966
Hawthorne Park Easter Egg Hunt

Parents and small children waiting at Hawthorne Park / at a signal children race under rope, across field / chaos ensues / children at board fence collecting prizes / closeups of children, small boy with Batman T-shirt

4-11-1966

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