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Fire Crew in Woods; Britt Festival Rehearsal; East Medford Site Work; Lumbermen's Assn. Headquarters; Llamas

Pan along fire hose in woods to resting fire crew to charred woods / pan along burned tree trunk / crew breaks up smoking stump / squirting hot spot with hose / / Britt Festival conductor conducts orchestra / view over violinist's shoulder / tight closeup of cellists bowing instruments / view of conductor from behind orchestra / timpani / tight closeup of drumsticks on snare drum / / earthmover in action, East Medford, Roxy Ann in background / VIPs discuss / pan across site work / / pan across suburban house / "Member, West Coast Lumbermen's Association" sign on house / pans across knotty pine-paneled interior of empty converted house / / llamas in pen

8-9-1967
Timber Carnival; Oregon Dairy Queen Crowning

Good color, silent: Timber carnival (presumably the Albany Timber Carnival): bald man competing in log sawing / three men at log chopping next to pond / two-man bucking / man collapsed by log, recovering / man climbing spar pole, sawing end off pole / end falls / judge examines round sawn off pole / man descends pole, takes drink / tight closeup of men cleaning, checking two-man saw / / pan across dairy princesses, Rogue Valley Dairy Princess Mary Ann Cantrall far right / Cantrall surprised and crowned Oregon Dairy Queen / audience applauds / Cantrall and court / tight closeup of Cantrall wiping away tears / Cantrall interviewed, opens presents

For more of same footage of timber carnival, see SOHS Film No. 1559

7-7-1969
Vector Control Sprays for Mosquitoes

Men get out of Jackson County Vector Control pickup near I-5 / fog exits rear of pickup, they drive off / pickup slowly bounces across field, fogging all the way

7-11-1969
"Beautify Junkyards" Billboard

Shot of billboard: "Help Beautify Junk Yards, Throw Something Lovely Away Today"

3-8-1966
"Sing-Out '66" Kids Perform in Medford

Banquet scene: two young men playing guitar, roomful of kids singing and clapping / they rise and point, wave, dance along with lyrics

3-18-1966
100-Year-Old Woman, Grants Pass; Santa Claus Hands Out Presents; National Safety Council Night Driving Film

Old lady sitting in overstuffed chair, being interviewed by reporter, chatted up by nurse, reading mail / / Man in bad Santa Claus costume swarmed by children; he unboxes and gives Tonka Trucks, dolls to elementary-age children / / safety film, color, completely faded to red: night: man working on car stopped in traffic lane in rain / car slams into stopped car, they burst into flames / man driving in rain, blinded by oncoming headlights / driver's-eye view of passing cars stopped by side of road / we meet oncoming with one headlight / car arrives safely at suburban home

12-22-1966
1960 Football Game Film--Medford vs. Arcata

Night game--long shots of scrimmages

9-8-1960
1960 Football Game Film--Medford vs. Arcata

Starts with close shot of young boy holding sign: "Med Arcata Sept 9." Night game--long shots of scrimmages

9-8-1960
1960 Football Game Film--Medford vs. Reno

Night game--long shots of scrimmages

1960
1960 Football Game Film--Medford vs. South Eugene

Night game--exclusively long shots of scrimmages. Long shots of after-game activity on field, bleachers emptying

1960
1960 Football Game Film--Medford vs. South Eugene

Night game--long shots of scrimmages

1960
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
1965 Kiwanis Kapers

Interior: on-stage dress rehearsal or performance  / "devil" magician performs as chorus dances behind him / conductor / caveman scenes / Cleopatra scenes / Mark Antony greets reclining Cleopatra / Mark and Cleo sing at microphone

See articles Medford Mail Tribune February 24, 1965, page 1; February 25, page 11.

2-24-1965
1965 Medford Pear Blossom Parade

Marching band passes in front of Burelson's on East Main / closeup of Medford High School marching band, drum major, twirlers / Pear Blossom King and Queen float, closeup of King and Queen / lineup convertibles with Miss Rogue Valley and court, closeups of convertibles / children in clown costumes pulling wagon

Medford High School majorettes beginning at 00:18, according to 1965 Crater, are Randi Baker, Marty Mast, Marilyn Couch, Peggy Leaverton, Teresa Dougherty, JoDell Moore, Becky Morris (the only blonde) and Madge Barker (last one, at 00:30)

The Pear Blossom king is Edmund Chaney; queen is Jeanne Zimmer. See Medford Mail Tribune, April 18, 1965, page 1.

4-26-1965
1966 Kiwanis Kapers

Minstrel show (no blackface), photographer on stage with cast / large chorus in costume singing and dancing on stage / closeup of soloist / dance number / pans across chorus

2-9-1966
1966 Medford High School Graduation Ceremony

Pan across audience in Medford High School grandstand / closeup of band / graduates slowly file past camera / pan across graduates in grandstand / speakers at lectern / pan across graduates / speaker / graduates applaud / graduates file past dignitaries, picking up diplomas

6-10-1966
1966 Miss Oregon Pageant

Shot of stage from back of theater / closer shot, contestants lined up, wearing gowns and mink stoles / audience applauding wildly / swimsuit competition / more wild applause / talent competition: twirling cape, twirling fire batons / contestants speak, pose in gowns / crowning winner; man with "Pepsi-Cola Scholarship" box congratulates her

7-11-1966
1966 Miss Rogue Valley Pageant Begins

Mayor Dunlevy schmoozes with young lady (Miss Rogue Valley 1965?) / closeup of photos of contestants

3-28-1966
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
2-Car Accident, Jacksonville Highway

Night: Corvette and sedan by road / pans across wreckage

7-28-1966
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
3M Plant Progress, White City

Pan across building from distance / closeups of building through window as driving past: 3M Duplicating Products on building

12-30-1965
3M White City, Executive Solberg

Pan across 3M building, White City / 3M sign on building / entrance to building / secretary at desk / executive at desk / executive schmoozes secretary / meeting around table, exec with box of 3M product / driveby shot of 3M building

3-8-1966
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
4-H FFA Queen Pageant

Closeups of candidates on stage / emcee at microphone / emcee with reigning queen / candidates in swimsuits, evening gowns /

8-10-1966
4-H Home Economics Baking Competition

Sign: "4-H Home Economics Skill Contest Week" / sign: "Senior Dinner Champion Award," display of prizes, prize winners and ribbons / girls mix cakes / others mill about / kitchen display / women spectators / closeup of bakers at work / pan across cakes

7-26-1966
4-H Home Economics Contest

Interior: pan across women in folding chairs, waiting for judging / boy and girls mixing cakes at table / removing cake from oven / table with wrapped baked goods /

7-28-1965
4-H Horse Show, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Jackson County Fairground: Three people ride horses past camera, Barneburg Hill in background / people demonstrate horses around outdoor arena

8-9-1965
4-H Livestock Fair, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Mostly closeups: Hereford steers in indoor arena / Jersey cows / more steers / hogs / pan across spectators on bleachers / young man leads reluctant steer into closeup / Angus steer

7-26-1965
4-H Livestock Show, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Children bring rabbits to judging table, old Jackson County Fairgrounds pavilion / pan across young entrants and rabbits / adults in bleachers / children sweeping around cattle in barn / people waiting under banner: "Rogue River 4-H Dairy Club" / teens milling around cattle in pavilion, filling out forms / judging hogs / pans across scene, pans, closeups of crowd

8-5-1969
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
4-H, FFA Fair, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Interior of barn, young boys and girls with steers / closeups of steers / boy sleeping with steer / rabbits in cages / tractors displayed outside / sign: "Home Ecnomics" / pans across displays of baked goods, sewing projects

8-11-1965
4-H, FFA Lamb Show at Jackson County Fairgrounds

Exterior, Jackson County Fairgrounds / closeup of people cutting up cooked meat / pan across crowd waiting for food / in arena, young man shears sheep / lamb wearing winner's cloak / announcer at lectern

End of clip is grand champion market lamb, a 117-pound Hampshire, exhibited by Steve Chapman, Talent. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 13, 1965, page 1)

6-14-1965
41 Buses, 1300 Passengers Stranded in Medford by Weather

Shots of GIs, passengers milling around and in Greyhound bus station, in coffee shop / buses parked at train depot, on street downtown

12-28-1965
4H Horse Clinic, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Girl in hat and chaps rides horse in ring / closeup of young boy / girl rides into enclosure / closeup of little girl / shots of riders, people on bleachers /

5-9-1966
4H-FFA Sheep Judging, Jackson County Fair

Children grooming sheep / kids walk sheep to pavilion, Jackson County Fairgrounds / man takes portraits of sheep and owners / inside pavilion: kids hold sheep for judging / pans across people on bleachers / closeups of teens with sheep

6-13-1969
5 Millionth West Coast Airlines Passenger at Medford Airport

"West Coast" on airplane / twin turborop plane / men and stewardess pose at stairway / men shake hands / airport terminal / man boards plane / people waiting at gate / passengers line up, board plane

7-25-1966
5th Dimension Singing Group at Medford Airport; Awards Given at Jackson County Shops

Young black and white men schmooze in front of Greyhound bus at Medford airport / more men and women arrive (Marilyn McCoo and 5th Dimension) from parking lot, much schmoozing going on / / interior, probably Jackson County shops: Earl Miller hands awards to men, clapping is accomplished / pans across crowd of men in work clothes with hard hats, seated in folding chairs

9-22-1967
75th Anniversary of Trail Post Office; SOSC Hannon Library Open

Bin full of mail / closeup of envelope rubber-stamped "75 Years/Wm. C. Knighten Postmaster Feb. 1, 1883/Eva Albert Postmaster Feb. 1, 1968" / sign on building: "Trail Post Office," pan to dignitaries including Earl Miller and (presumably) Eva Albert standing out front / schmoozing is accomplished, closeups of VIPs / man on horse in buckskins with pouch labeled "U.S. Mail" / Indian man on horse holding rifle, wearing blanket and feathers / / man in suit in library, pan down to book he's holding: Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music / he shelves book and walks on, examines another book / pan across library, studying students, conversation pit

2-1-1968
A Briefing on Civil Defense

Color, completely faded to red and yellow: We watch bored group in hospital maternity waiting room watching 1963 documentary "About Fallout" on radiation, fallout, fallout shelters and civil defense. They become less bored as documentary goes on. Then we have to listen to them discuss the film.

1969
ABC Rock & Rollers Hit Medford Airport

Night: approaching lights / propeller airliner on tarmac in dark / waiting crowd / young rock 'n rollers disembark / crowd waves / rockers grinning in backs of cars / young girls swooning

Event is part of 1966 Rock & Roll Holiday for Teens tour. Bands include The Lodgers, The Fugitives, The Abalons, The Sonics, The Tiks.

See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deAlr6aFKo8

3-25-1966
Accident at Vilas and Table Rock roads

Firemen hose down wrecked station wagon / traffic on Table Rock Road / policeman arrives / fireman hoses down road / ambulance attendant unloads gurney, places child on gurney, loads into ambulance

8-3-1966
Accident, Court Street and McAndrews Road, Medford

Ambulance at McAndrews and Court / ambulance drives away / damaged cars, Ford station wagon and 1955 Thunderbird / street sign: McAndrews Road, Court Street

12-3-1965
Accident: Logging Truck and 1950 Studebaker

Pan across wrecked, loaded L. H. Dalkenberg log truck and 1950 Studebaker--truck damaged much worse than car. Crater Lake Highway or possibly Table Rock Road

10-11-1966
Actors on Street; Mill Creek Falls; Ashland Water System; Britt Festivals

Varsity sign, Varsity Theater, Ashland, pan down to theater patrons on street / Shakespeare banner on light standard / actors in Restoration costume walk down sidewalk to theater, down alley to back door of theater / / tourists in woods / sign: "Mill Creek Falls Viewpoint," pan to Boise Cascade logo on sign / Mill Creek Falls / water dashing on boulders, pan up falls / / man in woods, pan to cinderblock building (Ashland water system?) / man and boy enter building / men discuss recording gauge in building as boy stares at camera, pan down to valves / man and boy on street / / woman plays clarinet, Britt stage, pan across spectators / closeups of children on grass / man on stage assembles, discusses parts of oboe

See SOHS Film No. 1382 for simliar Shakespeare Festival event in 1968

8-12-1969
Administrator and Nurses, Josephine General Hospital

Exterior: "Josephine General Hospital" / interior: man in suit / he meets, shakes hands with, schmoozes nurses

8-15-1966
Aerial Footage of Rural Jackson County

VIPs examine contour map laid out on tail of airplane / aerial shot of river / shot of men inside cabin / aerial shots of forest, small fields and valleys along creeks

7-14-1969
Aerial Shots of Rogue Valley, Crater Lake; Installing Street Lights on Ivy Street, Medford

Shots from airplane of snowy mountainsides, Crater Lake, hills, Medford in distance / Interstate 5 below / / new Medford City Hall, pan to workers assembling streetlight, crane lifts it into air / long shot of streetlights

12-14-1967
Aftermath of Fire at 401 Oak Street, Medford

Closeup pans across burnt debris / interior, exterior shots of burned house

9-29-1966
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

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