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More Inscrutable Teen Film; Medford Planning Commission

Teens walk through door from street into building / pan across teens in waiting room / examining newspaper / / men in office gathered around woman at telephone switchboard, talking, on phone, filling out forms / pan across men in lounge / / man at easel in Medford city council chambers / pans across men at tables--looks like planning commission meeting /

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1586

7-29-1969
Inscrutable Teen Film

Teens examine newspaper in waiting room / nurse talks to them, they walk over to rack, pull and examine brochures

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1587

 

7-28-1969
Creek Water Temperature; Medford Airport Road Work

Meeting / / young boy takes temperature of rushing creek (Bear Creek?) / scenic shot of creek / closeup of thermometer / boy wades to camera / takes tempertaure with thermometer tied to stick, then on string / / Medford Airport, radar dome in distance / control tower in distance / signs: "Speed Zone Ahead, Speed 45 Miles" / "Do Not Enter," pan to control tower / more of same / airport access roads

7-25-1969
Meetings

Man speaking at small table / closeup / / meeting in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / closeup of speaker /

7-24-1969
North Riverside Accident; Transmitter Construction

Policeman holding compress on head wound of young man lying on North Riverside / ambulance with open door / / roofless concrete transmitter building on top of Mount Ashland, pan to rocky summit

For more footage of accident and transmitter building, see SOHS FIlm No. 1581

7-23-1969
Home Economics Dinner; Library Processing Center

Family sitting down to dinner at table in Home Economics kitchen / teenage daughter at table wearing nametag / she washes dishes / / VIP in office / woman at desk and table covered with paperbacks / she labels books / pan across book cases, stacks of books / woman on telephone at desk / woman puts plastic slipcovers on books / pans across office / more of same / sign: "Public Library of Medford & Jackson Co. Processing Center; Hours Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m." / exterior view of converted residence

7-23-1969
Medford Motorcycle Accident; Mount Ashland Transmitter Construction

Man walking down street past police car to scene of accident / police bending over man and motorcycle on North Riverside, Snuffy's Office Equipment, 1112 N. Riverside, and Yvonne's Millinery, 1110 N. Riverside, in background / policeman applying pressure to head wound, small first-aid kit open / ambulance arrives / / summer view of Mount Ashland and ski runs / ski lift as seen from mountain top, pan across construction site / men pounding nails, shoveling concrete / view of roofless concrete radio or television transmitter building

For more footage of accident and transmitter building, see SOHS FIlm No. 1583

7-23-1969
Feast of Will; B.P.O.E. Elks Convention

Feast of Will: Bagpipers, girls in kilts, drummers / / color, silent, some good color, most faded to blue instead of red: men in evening jackets, women in gowns file into convention hall (not local) / seated audience, elaborate proscenium / choir sings / closeup of VIP / Boy Scout drummers march past camera / baton twirlers on stage / speakers at Elks lectern, dignitaries on dais

For more 1969 Feast of Will footage see SOHS No. 1579

7-21-1969
Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will

Closeup of swan in pond / pan across crowded Feast of Will tables on lawn, Lithia Park / people getting drinks from table set up by van, bagpipers march by / dancers performing with pantomime horse / Elizabethan band / Elizabethan dancers perform

For more 1969 Feast of Will footage see SOHS No. 1580

7-21-1969
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
Pepsi Anti-Litter Patrol; Private Plane Crash

Back of pickup with sign: "Pepsi Anti-Litter Patrol, In Cooperation with the Governor's Commission on Youth, A Pepsi Service" / young men with burlap bags picking up trash from shoulder of freeway between Medford and Phoenix, Barneburg Hill and Rogue Valley Manor in background / / upside-down private plane in ditch / ambulances and crowd by side of road, pan to plane in ditch between road and line of railroad boxcars (in White City?) / people pick up wreckage and move to ditch

See SOHS Film No. 1576 for more footage of litter crew

7-18-1969
Freeway Litter Cleanup

Young man in tee-shirt picking up trash on freeway median, putting it into burlap bag / longer shot showing other young men doing same, their pickup / stacking bags in back of pickup, pan across bags / young man picking up trash along highway cut, this time wearing gloves, vest and hard hat

See SOHS Film No. 1577 for more footage of litter crew

7-17-1969
Cheney, Medco Mills; Moon Rocks

Black and white: sign: "Cheney Forest Products, Cheney Studs," wigwam burner and Grange Coop grain elevator in background, Central Point / man painting pole at Cheney mill, pan up to Cheney sign / bulldozer driving across mill yard / young men raking hay between Medco plant and Court Street, various shots, Big Y in background / / Color, faded to red: men sitting around table, point at moon chart / examine rocks / closeups of rocks / photomicrographs of rocks / diamond saw cutting rock / polishing rock sample / examining sample under microscope / photomicrographs / men with moon chart again

7-17-1969
Tennis Players; Darlene's Peaches in Phoenix

Pre-teens in shorts with tennis rackets sitting on ground against wall (watching game?) / woman poses by van painted "Darlene's Peaches, 2255 Camp Baker Road," Phoenix / woman backs up tractor wth grader blade, drives past camera and van into orchard / woman picks peaches on ladder, from ground / round sign on standard: "Darlene's Peaches"

7-16-1969
Ashland City Hall and Plaza

View South on East Main Street from Plaza, pan to city hall / interior: office directory on wall / city truck / city seal on door of truck / sign: "Who Pays for City Services?" / secretary at desk, talking on phone / other secretaries at desks / looking south on East Main again / city hall and Plaza from south

Ashland footage was apparently shot to illustrate Ashland "budget crisis" story. See Ashland Tidings and Medford Mail Tribune, both July 15, 1969, page 1.

7-15-1969
Armadillo

Armadillo released from cage, wanders around on concrete driveway / woman pets armadillo, people annoy it, try to attract its attention, try to direct it toward camera / closeup of animal / armadilo has had enough for one day, tries to get away / gloved man puts it back in cage

7-15-1969
Burglary Investigation; Luncheon Meeting

Men in office discuss break-in with Medford policeman  / desk drawer jimmied open / broken door / broken piggy bank / / luncheon meeting: speaker at lectern on dais / pans across audience, dais / speakers

7-14-1969
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
Apollo Moon Shot Interviews

Good color, sound: Standing next to Apollo space capsule mockup, Air Force sergeant interviews two Air Force officers working with NASA about their roles in the Apollo moon shot

7-14-1969
Meeting

Meeting, Medford city council chambers: VIPs sitting and speaking (not a city council meeting)

7-14-1969
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
Making Hay; FFA Envoys; I-5 Talent Rest Area

Slow pan across field of windrowed hay / young men in FFA jackets waiting at Medford Airport / / pan across vehicles parked at I-5 rest area / camera follows vehicles pulling trailers on I-5 between Talent and Phoenix /

For more footage of both subjects, see SOHS Films Nos. 1564 and 1565

7-10-1969
I-5 Recreational Vehicle B-Roll; Meeting; Golf VIPs

Camera follows cars and trucks pulling trailers, pickups with campers, the occasional motorhome pass by camera on I-5 between Phoenix and Talent / / meeting: shots of participants, pans across audience / / VIPs chat and toy with golf clubs while sitting on bench

For more footage of I-5 subjects, see SOHS Film No. 1566

7-10-1969
Future Farmers at Airport; Making Hay

Medford Airport: people milling about and chatting with young men wearing FFA jackets / closeups of young men and embroidered names on jackets: Jeff Blixt, Don Hamann, Nathan Rutherford; Tim Underwood; Jerry Bunker / parents taking photos / / downed hay in field / tractor in distance windrowing hay / tractor approaches camera / teenage driver makes U-turn close to camera / windrowing in slow motion

For more footage of both subjects, see SOHS Film No. 1566

7-10-1969
Picture Pioneer, Peter Britt Studios

Emil and Mollie Britt give a silent tour of the Peter Britt studio in the Britt house, to voiceover narration. "Picture Pioneer" is a short subject from Universal's Person-Oddity series.

Transferred to this disk from a flash drive copy of our VHS copy. The Britt short subject starts 3 minutes into the recording.

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Grocery Shopping at Bazar

Interiors, Bazar Shopping Center, Medford: women push shopping carts down grocery store aisle, examine, buy meat, toss it into cart / worker restocks meat / more of same / woman selects sack of potatoes, puts it in cart / women shop in produce aisle / couple with loaded cart in line at checkstand / young man cashier checks groceries

7-9-1969
Oyster Queen Crowned; Girl Scout Leaves for Switzerland

Good color, silent: meeting in board room / speaker / group touring marine laboratory / man pulls string of scallop shells, with oyster spat attached, out of tank / man removes young oysters from tank / interviews beauty pageant contestant on stage / shots of spectators / Coos County contestant / / black and white: young women milling about at Medford Airport / holding banner: "Au Revoir, Martha, Off to Switzerland" / pan across Girl Scouts holding signs: "Bye Martha," "Good Luck in Switzerland," "Bon Voyage" / Martha, in Girl Scout uniform, chats with well-wishers / jetliner taxiing on runway / pan across well-wishers with signs / closeups of same /

Martha is Martha Lamb one of 16 Girl Scouts in U.S. invited to attend the 1969 Golden Jubilee Camp of Girl Scouts in Switzerland. Woman on right at 1:04 talking to Martha is her mother, "Mrs. Douglas Lamb." Photos in Medford Mail Tribune, July 13, 1969, page C1.

7-9-1969
Medford Airport B Roll

Jetliner lands at Medford Airport, taxis to gate / sign: No Bicycles Allowed / baggage cart drives to liner / another plane lands / telephoto shot of windows of control tower / Mercy Flights plane taxis to runway as passengers deplane from first liner

7-8-1969
Highway Accident; Bob Packwood; Timber Carnival

Black and white, silent: Night: highway accident scene: headlights, flares, cars driving  by, police directing traffic with flare / tow truck connecting to damaged car / / good color, sound: Bob Packwood sitting in front of curtain, speaking about his attendance record during his first six months and his intent to keep that record high / / good color, silent: timber carnival, presumably Albany: shots of audience by side of pond / log chopping competition / one-man log bucking

For more of same footage of timber carnival, see SOHS Film No. 1558

7-7-1969
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
Ashland Fourth of July Parade

Parade, Ashland: woman in Arabian garb on Arabian horse, color guard, Heirloom Antiques and Bob's Lunch in background / more color guards / color guard filmed from rear, Plaza in background / twirlers / Ashland City Band / Lincoln Summer School kids on decorated bikes / girls twirling flags / Scottish bagpipers, Lyle's in background / Araceli Macias and Maria Loyo from Guanajuato, Miss Rogue Valley Pat Heaney, John Dellenback, Cathy Riffe, Janet Hayes, C. M. Keen in open cars / Fire House 5 band in fire truck / footage from second floor: parade from above, Oregon Caveman carrying girl over shoulder to jail on trailer /

Photos and articles in Ashland Tidings, July 5, 1969, pages 1 and 8, July 6, pages 1 and 7. Sister city relationship with Guanajuato was then under discussion.

7-4-1969
Highway Accident; 4th of July Parade; Summer Sports B-Roll

Highway accident, night: poilceman holding flare flagging traffic / cars and patrol cars light with lights on parked by road, policeman filling out paperwork in dark / / Central Point parade: Central Point fire truck driving toward camera / young spectators / cub scouts march by / children dressed as cowboys and Indians pulling Radio Flyer "covered wagons" / equestrians / / boys playing baseball (Fagone Field?) / man in shirtsleeves and tie talks to camera / girls indoors doing crafts / teens playing tennis, Medford High School / closeup of coach / Red Cross swim class, Jackson Pool: children enter pool / instructor / girl in water

7-4-1969
Medford City Council Meeting; Unidentified Dam

Pan across Medford City Council meeting, seen from seating area / pans across audience / floor-level shots of councilors, staff / / water flowing over spillway at top of dam, pan to wooded lake / looking down on waterfall from top of dam, pan to river / man in tie and shirtsleeves standing on top of dam / over-the-shoulder shot as he looks at lake, pan to lake / more of same / man poses by generator / pan across generator / hatchery ponds /

7-4-1969
Oyster Fishing; Jumping Rope; Log Brands

Good color, silent: boats heavily laden with oysters / men unloading boxes of oysters from truck, dumping them onto conveyor belt / / black and white: girls playing jump rope in gymnasium / / Forest Service employee speaking to camera / opens binder, shows log brands to camera / shots of brands stamped into ends of logs / log deck dumped into pond

For more footage from same oyster film, see SOHS Film No. 1542

7-3-1969
Medford Airport Fire Protection B-Roll

Judge sitting at bench, smiling / / meeting: pan across participants / / men sitting in hangar on tables and chairs / looking out hangar door at borate bomber / pan across B-24 bombers / closeup of engine / Forest Service truck door, pan to hangar / men in hangar again / / open door of Medford fire station, downtown Medford / private plane landing at airport / control tower and parking lot, Medford Airport / small plane taking off / closeup of large fire extinguisher on airport tarmac

For more footage of judges and meeting, see SOHS Film No. 1552

7-2-1969
Judges; Meeting

Judges in robes in courtroom standing and talking, grinning with men in suits, young boy / / meeting scene: shots of participants

For more footage of judges and meeting, see SOHS Film No. 1553

7-1-1969
Meeting; Driving Safety PSA

Black and white, silent: pan across meeting in small room / closeup of woman attendee / man talking on telephone / / color, completely faded to red, sound: California Highway Patrol driver training course, patrol cars doing maneuvers, demonstrating techniques: defensive driving message / "If you have to get off the road, grip the wheel tightly and stay off the brake, because skidding wheels won't steer" / "A Public Service Announcement from the Automotive Safety Foundation" / / black and white, silent: same meeting as at beginning of reel, similar footage

7-1-1969
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
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; 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
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
Removing Lithia Springs Hotel Sign; Interview; Meeting

Lithia Springs Hotel building, Ashland / lowering portions of "Hotel" sign from roof to ground / telephoto shots of men dismantling sign, raising section of "Hotel" sign from roof / section is slowly lowered / / young man being interviewed (no sound) / / closeup of inscrutable spinning device / / man speaking at lectern, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / slow pan across spectators /

6-26-1969
Timber Auction; Fraternal Order of Eagles Event

Meeting in Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / closeup of speaker / spectators / woman handling checks / man at blackboard tote board labeled "Sale Name," "Volume," " App. Price," "Min. Dep." "Total" / / people wearing nametags registering for event at tables, handed folders of papers / sign: "FOE," pan to building

6-25-1969
YMCA Grand Opening; Roseburg Parade

Luncheon scene: man speaking at lectern, shots of dais / pan from back of room / succession of speakers / / pan across exterior of Medford YMCA buidling / VIPs arrive / pan across brass plaque / banquet in gymnasium / more VIPs / Oregon Senator Mark Hatfield, Otto Frohnmayer / / Roseburg parade on NE Winchester: mounted color guard / Hatfield in open car / Grants Pass Cave-ettes / Cavemen / Roseburg Merkettes / mounted sheriff / sign of Howard Chaney Distributing Co. visible

For more footage of luncheon, see SOHS Film No. 1543

6-24-1969
Sheep Ranch

Man speaking at lectern / / pan across rolling hills / ranchers standing in field, discussing / pan across sheep grazing /

6-24-1969
Oyster Farming; Propane Truck Fire

Good color, silent: man on skiff on calm bay raking oysters off bottom / aerial shot of river inlet on coast / boats heavily laden with oysters / / in marine laboratory man empties water into basin / man takes water sample with sieve / immerses bucket of oysters in basin / hanging strings of oyster shells in sea / displaying young oysters attached to pipe / placing pipe in shallow water / / black and white: propane truck on fire at American Propane, South Pacific Highway in Talent / Talent Fire Department firemen hosing it down to keep it cool  / close shots of venting, burning gas and firemen

For more footage from same oyster film, see SOHS Film No. 1554

6-23-1969
Office Celebration; Work on Main Street Railroad Crossing

Relaxed people sit and grin in unidentified office and talk to cameraman / secretary at work / man on telephone / people sit and schmooze / / street signs: Main and Front streets, Medford, barriers across Main Street, pan to railroad crossing under construction / gandy dancers work on section of track, Crater Lake Motors in background / unballasted track in place across Main, pan to Jackson County Federal Bank /

6-23-1969
Pioneer Hall Meeting; VIPs Discuss

Man speaking at lectern in front of projection screen / pan across audience (Ashland Pioneer Hall?) / / VIPs stand in parking lot and discuss map / closeups of VIPs

6-20-1969
WWII Navy Combat Footage

Good color, silent: Navy fighter planes flying in formation / pan across fleet of destroyers and freighters / gunsight camera footage of dogfights over ocean / destoyer firing guns

6-19-1969
End of Bartenders Strike; Kiwanis Meeting; Bear Creek Corporation

Men and young woman gleefully destroying picket signs, setting them ablaze, shaking hands, watching them burn / sign: "Don's Hideaway," 1182 Court Street (current site of King Wah) / / same luncheon scene as SOHS No. 1537 / man speaking at Kiwanis lectern / / pan across pear orchard / closeup of tree / Harry and David packing building / new H&D office building

For more footage of Kiwanis luncheon, see SOHS Film No. 1537

For footage at beginning of bartender's union strike, see SOHS Film No. 1520

6-18-1969

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