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Medford City Hall Construction

Men talking on roof of Federal Building, Medford City Hall under construction in background / same men on top (second floor) of city hall, rebar being laid / crane lifts rebar to site / pans across site / more of same /

8-25-1966
Medford City Hall Construction

Sign: "Medford City Hall, A Civic Center Project" / pan to Medford City Hall, completed to second floor / closeup pan up to top / crane in operation / telephoto of men on top of building / more pans / crane in action /

10-25-1966
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
Medford City Hall Floor Concrete Poured; Shoplifting Scenes

Concrete truck pours cement into bucket / bucket rises away from camera / camera on top floor watches bucket being dumped / man pulls lever on bucket, others smooth concrete / view of bucket lowered to concrete truck, filled again / / Medford Mayor Dunlevy at desk signs documents (very dark image) / Dunlevy points to Medford city directory on wall / closeup of directory, pan down / woman puts merchandise in purse, walks away / man examines power drill, golf clubs, puts them in his coat / woman shoplifts towels / man shoplifts knife / cash register / man and woman walk out of store / closeup of fingerprinting process / policeman puts man in jail cell / closeup of fists holding bars of cell door

12-20-1966
Medford City Hall VIP; Medford Airport Air Show; Tricycle Races

VIP in office speaks to camera, walks off / he chats up secretary / sits behind desk, Medford City Hall / /  three private planes take off at once, Medford Airport, pan across field littered with private planes / biplanes take off / men push biplane into position / biplanes do slow flyby over runway / announcer on viewing stand / trophies awarded / / Baza'r department store parking lot, Medford, crowded with spectators / children race on tricycles toward camera

8-18-1969
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
Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr; Power Line Cut; School Field Day

Medford City Hall building / sign on door: "Mayor -  City Manager" closeup of City Manager half of sign / outgoing city manager Gilbert Gutjahr answers phone, talks at length / / men examine excavation in field / Reddy Kilowatt sign on truck door: "Pacific Power & Light Company" / bucket of backhoe--presumably someone cut a power cable / / elementary school kids run obstacle course at sports field or park in hills / kids waiting and cavorting / running race / pan across spectators / handing out prizes or snacks

For more footage of Power Line Cut and School Field Day, see SOHS Film No. 1519

6-2-1969
Medford City Manager Robert A. Duff Greets New Planner

Medford City Manager Robert A. Duff and other men shake hands

10-11-1965
Medford Civil Defense Conference

Pan across Jackson County Courthouse / "Auditorium" sign / interior of auditorium, packed (exclusively male) crowd / man speaks at dais / breakout room, signs on tables discussing various topics: Health and Welfare, Public Service, Radiological Defense, Emergency Information, Shelter, Decision Makers / sign: "Presentation of a Disaster Problem, speaker Louis D. Farnsworth"

3-9-1965
Medford Commission Meeting; Medford Mayor and Councilors Take Oath; Shriners Greet Imperial Potentate at Medford Airport

Pan across commissioners, old Medford city hall chambers, Earl Miller presiding / / Medford city councilors take oath, including Mayor Dunlevy, sign papers / name labels on desks: "Joe R. Hosick," "Gene Hess," "Jack Dumas," pans across councilors / Hillah Shriners in fezzes at Medford Airport / Hillah Scooter Patrol Shriners in satin shirts and fezzes / Imperial Potentate Orville F. Rush arrives, greeted by Mayor Dunlevy / / man displays stack of printed brochures, passes them out; dignitaries examine them at length

See Medford Mail Tribune, January 4, 1967, page 9, for story about Rush's visit

1-6-1967
Medford Concrete Gravel Pit; Medford Steel & Blow Pipe

Building with signs: "Medford Concrete Construction Div., Sand & Gravel Office" / pan across gravel pit / pans across gravel equipment, dump truck / sign: "Manufactured by Medford Steel &  Blow Pipe, Division of Concrete Steel Corp." / interiors: automated welder welding steel parts / closeups of same / man welding / enormous brake bending sheet steel / cutting steel / welder prepares to weld tractor cab / inspecting finished cab, pan across yard full of bulldozer rollbars / man operating lathe / men at drawing board / executives discuss

10-4-1968
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
Medford Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale

People milling about on sidewalk on Sixth between Central and Bartlett, Medford / going thorugh tables of merchandise on sidewalk / crazily dressed store employees inside Miller's (?) / shoppers going through racks of merchandise on sidewalk in front of Miller's, Main and Bartlett / shopping under awning at Robinson's, Main and Front / young women walking on sidewalk beside Penney's on Central / man with back cut out of suit / more shopping scenes

The man in the striped shirt at 00:02 in the first shot is Don Hanlon. Behind him, smoking a pipe at 00:04, is Hugh Jennings, insurance agent and city councilman.

See full-page ad, Medford Mail Tribune, July 17, 1969, page B7. This was the seventh annual Crazy Days.

7-18-1969
Medford Dog Show

Miles Field covered with people, motorhomes and pavilions / man trots with greyhound as judges watch / man trots with Dalmatian / woman tries to get beagle to do trick, beagle stands / pan across field

9-1-1969
Medford Easter Egg Hunt; Gifts for Nursing Home Residents; Cat Show

Elementary school children grinning for camera, waiting for Easter egg hunt, Hawthorne Park, Medford / signs: "1 to 3 years old,"  "7 to 10 years old" / pan across egg-strewn field / / teen girls visit nursing home, present wrapped gifts (cookies?) to women in wheelchairs / / cat show: closeups of cats in cages, owners interacting with them / cat playfully mauls owner through bars of cage / sign: "Easter Parade of Grand Champions" / woman grooming Siamese cat / display of ribbons / signs: "Specialty Show Cascade Cat Fanciers 1966," "Jackson County School Art, ages 11 to 14" / pan across children's paintings

3-27-1967
Medford Eastside Market Shopping Spree

Exterior sign: "Eastside Market" / woman enters store / she repeatedly fills arms with groceries and dumps them into cart / woman poses out of breath with full shopping carts / she drinks a Pepsi as checkers tally her haul / total on register: $169.63 / woman poses with long register slip

6-14-1966
Medford Eastwood IOOF Cemetery; Britt Children's Concert

Luncheon meeting: pan across participants / ranch house on Siskiyou Boulevard, Medford, IOOF cemetery hill in background (mausoleum lost in glare) / shots of cemetery--watered, mowed section, weedy section, sprinkler watering plot / closeup of Iradell Phipps monument / shots, pans across cemetery / shots of meeting participants / / adults and small children sitting on wooden benches, Britt Festival grounds / they get up, mill around grounds, children get on stage, examine instruments, talk to musicians

8-19-1969
Medford Elks Lodge Collects Animal Hides for Vets

Exteriors, Elks Lodge, Medford: men examine tanned deer hide by loaded pickup / banner on pickup: "Raw Leather for Vets Gathered by Medford Elks Lodge #1168" / man handles raw hide in pickup bed, regrets it / man delivers raw deer hide to barrel on sidewalk in front of lodge

10-11-1966
Medford Fairgrounds; Jackson County Sheriff's Department; Medford Police

Pans across deserted fairgrounds buildings, Medford / pavilion with sign: "Home Economics Exhibits" / pan across Jackson County Courthouse and annex / sheriff's dispatcher at panel / sheriff's deputies schmoozing / / lap dissolve to neon sign: "Medford City Hall, Police Dept." on old city hall building, pan to fallout shelter sign and entrance / Medford police dispatcher / Medford police leave meeting room / policemen at desk

per Tam Moore, 11/5/2019:

00:27--Sheriff's dispatcher is "now Jan Sieg, married detective Carl Sieg. She went from dispatch to working in the front office, off to police academy and finished her law enforcement career as a detective working bad check and white collar crime cases. The Siegs are retired and live in Medford."

4-26-1967
Medford Families Receive Purple Hearts

Closeup of purple heart / speaker in uniform at Santo Armed Forces Reserve Center / pan across audience / hands purple hearts to women / audience stands, mills around, chats

7-21-1966
Medford Fender-Bender; Stretched Stage Visits Medford Auto Dealer

Street sign: West Eighth and Newtown, Medford / wrecked pickup, bystanders, police directing traffic / policeman interviews driver / / auto dealer lot (name begins with "W"--Walker?): dignitaries including Medford Mayor Dunlevy in pith helmets examine Stageway stretched station wagon bearing banner: "longest deals in town" / they examine engine, get inside and doff hats

6-16-1967
Medford Fire Department at House Fire

Medford fire truck parked on street, Copeland Lumber visible in background / small house fully in flames, firemen spraying water / closeup of fireman adjusting pump / closeup of pump / closeup of burning roof / firemen on roof with hose / fire trucks on scene

2-22-1966
Medford Fire Department in Action; Fire on South Ivy

Fireman leaps out of bed, dresses, slides down pole / view from top of ladder truck: turns onto West Third, drives down unidentified streets / ladder raises to roof of multistory building by railroad tracks / man climbs ladder to camera / view of people standing on street below / South Ivy Street fire: front of house, firemen removing burnt debris / dark interior: chopping hole in ceiling, removing carpet and soggy debris / scorched washing machine / fireman pulls hoses across street / fireman removes breathing apparatus

10-10-1966
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
Medford Fire Department Training

Men in uniform sitting around covered pool table in second-floor room (must be Medford fire station), refrigerator, stacks of empty soda bottles, handwritten sign on wall reads "Class of '68 Prof L. Williams" (presumably LeRoy Williams) / instructor displays case of breathing apparatus / man lies down on table, another holds a mask over his face / pan across spectators

1-15-1968
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
Medford Firemen at Work; Pipe Excavation

Smoking and burning remains of house demolition, corner of  Clark and Central, Medford / men at work raking rubble / fire engine parked on street (South Central, Medford?), firemen unroll hose, spray apparent gasoline leak behind car / fire marshal fills out paperwork at doorstep of residence / marshal walks down sidewalk / delivers inspection report to anxious family / / pickup parked by rural road, bulldozer and backhoe at work in background / closeups of pipe in trench, backhoe at work digging up pipe

5-16-1967
Medford Firemen Repair Bicycles, Toys

Pan across parking lot filled with broken bicycles, tricycles, pedal cars / men in coveralls repairing, painting same / pan across repaired toys

12-3-1965
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
Medford Greyhound, Trailways Bus Depots

Greyhound bus pulls up past camera into Greyhound depot / passengers disembark / unloading luggage / exterior shot of Greyhound depot / interiors of depot: counter, employee, waiting area / Trailways bus drives by Pacific Telephone building / buses and passengers at Trailways station, Fifth and Front / Trailways bus / passengers lining up / interior of coffee shop

6-24-1966
Medford Hawthorne Pool B Roll; Shakespeare Actors on Sidewalk

Boys loitering outside building / children wait to get into Hawthorne Pool building / young man does somersault dive into pool in slow motion / swimming class sprawled on concrete / backwards somersault dive in slow motion / / sign: "Shakespeare Theatre" / actors in costume walk under sign / actors in Restoration costume walk down East Main Street, Ashland, past Oregon Hotel, Heirloom Antiques toward Varsity Theater

The actors are apparently walking to a production of "Lock Up Your Daughters," Bernard Miles' adaptation of the Henry Fielding play "Rape Upon Rape." See Medford Mail Tribune, August 13, 1968, page 1. According to a photo caption on page 9 of that issue, actors in that production included Scott Wagoner, Amanda McBroom, Danny Davis and Karen Sue Boettcher.

See SOHS Film No. 1603 for simliar Shakespeare Festival event in 1969

8-13-1968
Medford Hawthorne Pool Opening; Duff Water Treatment Plant Construction

Waiting children mug for camera / children in swimsuits lined up behind ribbon by Hawthorne Pool / man at microphone speaks, dignitaries in folding chairs / Medford Mayor Dunlevy speaks / ribbon cut, children jump into pool / man writes down comments from children / children and parents lined up at Hawthorne Pool building entrance / / dignitary examines model at construction site / hand points out features on crude model: "Robt. A. Duff Water Treatment Plant" / man gestures toward site / men building concrete forms, pans across site, men at work / piping, pan up to Upper Table Rock / ponds under construction / crane in operation / dignitary poses by pipes by side of Table Rock Road / traffic stopped on road

The man in the suit at 1:14 is Bob Lee.

6-13-1967
Medford Hawthorne Pool Repairs; Withdrawal of Silver Coins and Certificates

Dignitary indicates empty Medford Hawthorne Pool / pan across pool / man points out apparent damage to structures / / government footage: closeup of hand pulling quarters into counting machine / hand holds coins / holds new Kennedy half-dollars / silver dollars / closeup of silver dollar / finger indicates "Silver Certificate" on dollar bill / bills and coins on table / stop-motion effect: coins and bills stack up on table

 

January 1967 reel misfiled with June film

1-18-1967
Medford Health Emergency; Packing Vietnam Gift Bags

Ambulance parked at intersection at Jackson and Welch, Medford / station wagon driven off lawn / ambulance drives east on Jackson past The Sloan Co., Tillman-Booth Inc., 631 North Fir at Jackson / police confer around station wagon, pan to house / / young women pose with gift bags and statue of Santa Claus / women packing gift bags--presumably for Vietnam War soldiers

10-24-1967
Medford High School and Elementary School Scenes

Exteriors: high school students walk past camera / bicycle rack, busy playground at elementary school / closeups of mugging children

9-13-1966
Medford High School Band Concert Rehearsal

Band playing on stage, Medford Senior High School--pans, closeups / conductor Irv Myrick / soloists / different conductor /

1-31-1966
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
Medford High School Industrial Arts Show

Exterior sign: "Fine Arts and Industrial Arts, Medford High School May 17-22 Boys Gymnasium" / interior of gym: pan across exhibits and students / closeup of art projects, sculpture, paintings, woodworking projects, drill presses, jack stands, V-8 engine / another pan across gym

5-20-1965
Medford High School Meeting; Highway 62 Traffic

Pan across all-male audience, Medford High School theater auditorium / long shot as audience files outside, mills about / / car speeds past camera on highway--Highway 62, opposite Veterans Domiciliary, just north of White City / long telephoto shot south as traffic passes camera, wigwam burner smoking in distance, camera swings to north

9-5-1967
Medford High School My Fair Lady Dress Rehearsal

Girls on in costume walk down stairs on set / shots of dress rehearsal / pans across cast of twenty or so performers / pans across curtain call / pan across cast singing encore

2-10-1965
Medford High School Registration, School Board Meeting

Students register, offices at Medford HIgh School / pan across Medford School Board in crowded room; Lynn Sjolund present

8-25-1966
Medford Hotel Meeting

VIPs drink coffee, stand around and schmooze in coffee shop, Jimmy Dunlevy present / attendees crowded into restaurant booths / standing crowd in hotel lobby (Hotel Medford?) applaud--barbers in tunics present, barber pole in background

8-11-1967
Medford I-5 Interchange Maps; Children Paint Halloween Decorations

Closeup of map of I-5 Barnett Road interchange, Medford / animated arrow moves along I-5, Barnett Road / Crater Lake Highway I-5 interchange / arrow moves along Crater Lake / "S Zone" superimposed over interchange / / schoolchildren at door of store, probably Medford Center / girls paint circle on glass / shot through window as children paint / from outside: pan across Charlie Brown and pumpkin patch painted on window

10-20-1967
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
Medford Leaf Vacuum Truck in Operation

Closeup of leaf vacuum in operation / extreme closeup / vacuum jammed, extended sequence of men with pitchforks trying to unjam mechanism

11-9-1966
Medford Library; SOSC Graduation; Courthouse Meeting

Messy clerical work area: table covered with papers, boxes of files on floor, pan to woman at work trimming poster / brief flash of public area, Medford Library / / VIP in cap and gown speaking at lectern, Lithia Park bandshell / umbrellas go up in crowd / / pan across graduates / speaker again / audience / / pan across dais, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / sparse crowd / man with pointer at blackboard /

6-10-1969
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Receives Check for Pool Dome

Medford Mayor Dunlevy in office, shakes hands with man in suit / young people stand stiffly by, watching / mayor receives check from another man / admires check, hands it to first man

3-28-1966
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Receives Check from Teens

Teenage boy in suit hands check to Mayor Dunlevy in Dunlevy's office, two other teens look on

6-2-1967

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