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Title Description Publication date
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 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
Forest Service on Fire Danger; Jacksonville Pioneer Village, Pioneer Days Queens

Forest Service men examine large forest map / sign on map: "Forest Fire Danger Today" / man pulls dry grass in field / man lights handful of grass on dirt road (looks like Forest Service headquarters on Table Rock Road) / closeup of burning grass (exciting!) / man speaks / / people lined up in front of George McUne's stagecoach / Queen Mitzi doles out drinks of water / scenes at Pioneer Village, Jacksonville / men clean grounds / closeup of mules hitched to coach / pan across beauty queen and princess / man prepares griddles, apparently for pancake feed / / firemen on roof of partly burned garage / boy watches, pan to children on horseback

6-16-1967
Dowsing Demonstration; Children Wait at Medford Hawthorne Pool

Hand covers disk with cardboard / old man with dowsing rods walks from doorway of house down walk, turns as rods cross / hand covers metal sample with cardboard / man repeats dowsing procedure / / children waiting beside Hawthorne Pool, Medford, view through fence / children waiting at entrance for pool to open / pool staff wait, clean pool /

6-15-1967
Car Accident at Hwy. 62 Interchange; Voting at Fruitdale School; Meeting at Josephine General Hospital

Attendants, bystanders at wrecked car / pan down embankment from Highway 62 to car, Witham's in background / Medford Ambulance Services attendants prepare gurney, lift patient on gurney to ambulance / Medford police sergeant / attendants lift second victim onto gurney / tight closeup of rotating light on ambulance / / sign on building: "Fruitdale Elementary School" / poll watchers at table (dark, out of focus) / people leave and arrive at school building / / meeting: smoking dignitary at table / nurse in uniform, other people at table / coffee pots, tape recorder on table / exterior: Josephine General Hospital

6-14-1967
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

6-13-1967
Grants Pass Vietnam Soldiers Memorial; Children Get Airplane Rides at Medford Airport

Parents standing on grass (at Grants Pass?) with sergeant in uniform / servicemen speaking at lectern, pan to parents / parents receive plaque, medal / spectators in folding chairs / another couple receives plaque, medal / / children sign in, weigh themselves on scale, Medford Airport tarmac / teenagers weigh themselves / children watch taxiing private airplane N3088F / children board plane / children exit airplane, walk to camera / children board airplane / children waiting, arriving, signing in / plane taxis away / different airplane (N73081?) arrives, disgorges children

6-12-1967
Gold Mine; Extracting Trapped Log Truck Driver

Man enters old shack on hill / man pans for gold, pan up to shack / man walks past ore car to mine / view from mine / / logs by mountain road / truck upside down by roadside, tow truck in attendance / bystanders, police looking inside / log loader arrives / tow trucks winch truck over / gingerly removing driver, placing him on gurney / installing inflatable cast on his leg / long view: ambulance, tow trucks

6-9-1967
Medford Airport Tower; Mercy Flights; Medford Hawthorne Pool; Breathalyzer

Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium: audience, including commissioner Earl Miller, gathers handouts from table, sit down / coffee urns on dais / dignitaries get coffee, audience schmoozes / / sign and logo on door: "Federal Aviation Agency Station-Tower" / Medford Airport air traffic controllers at work inside tower / pan along control panel / view from tower as private plane taxis on runway / sign: "Mercy Flights Inc." / pan across Mercy Flights twin-engine plane N115MF / / dignitaries examine plans by side of Hawthorne Pool, Medford, pan across pool / crew at work on concrete forms near pool / / policeman tests breathalyzer, closes it in its case

6-8-1967
White City Pool; Arden Farms Offices; Josephine County School District Dignitary

People in waiting room uneasily lounging, snacking, smoking under gaze of camera / / White City public swimming pool, views from outside, through chain-link fence / / Neon sign: "Arden Farms Co.," pan down to man walking up sidewalk / he stands at door, speaks, enters, pan up to sign / / sign outside building: "Josephine County School District" / dignitary walks past sign to sidewalk, poses

6-7-1967
Preparations for Voting, East Medford Elementary School

Closeup pan along side of District 549C school bus / children board bus, "Vote Here" sign in distance / closeup of "Vote Here" sign as hesitant children pass in backgrfound / poll watchers arrive, pan across voting stations in school gymnasium

6-6-1967
Lithia Park College Graduation; Earl Miller with Planning Map; Talent Firefighters Training; Grants Pass Bicycle License

Pan across large crowd in front of bandshell, Lithia Park / closeup of graduates in gowns / / Earl Miller points out features on huge land use map of Existing Land Use, Bear Creek Urban Region, pan up map / / Talent firefighters advance with hose toward oil fire / grinning men pump oil from barrel / firefighters at ready with hoses / they advance on fire  / / exterior, Grants Police department, neon "Police" sign over door: policeman talks to teen, picks up bicycle / closeup of Grants Pass bicycle license sticker, teen applies it to bicycle / closeup of policeman and teen

6-5-1967
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
Protest Against Norma's Departure; Panelists in TV Studio

Children with signs: "Norma Loves Children," "Norma Please Don't Abandon Us," "Children Like Norma"; two children on horses, one on tricycle / / closeup of telephone / man types / woman answers phone at typewriter / pan across name signs on dais: Wayne Waykefield, A. L. Nash, Dr. Blackstone, Frank Bash / TV studio: four men at dais / announcer on stool reads papers / pan across men at dais

6-1-1967
Poll Watchers Prepare for Vote; Orchard View; Burglary Investigation; Timber Products Mill

Exterior: women poll watchers at door with "Vote Here" sign / interior: women at table with signs: "No Smoking, "Notice to Voters" / / pan across orchard from tower / closeup of fruit tree / closeups of branch with young pears / / police hold board that formerly covered hole in wall of building / closeup of entry hole / police examine it at length / / sign on building: "Timber Products Company, a division of Cyprus Mines Corporation" / pan across mill, tepee burner, stacked lumber / Hyster passes

5-31-1967
Grants Pass Boatnik Rogue River Races

Parachutist lands in river near target / ditto / drivers run to speedboats on Rogue River near bridge, Grants Pass / boats race past camera / winners interviewed / pan across beauty queens / more interviews, kisses by queens / pans across large crowd of spectators, Riverside Park

5-30-1967
Memorial Day Services, Eagle Point National Cemetery

Woman at Eagle Point National Cemetery walks toward camera with flowers, puts them on grave, pan up, mountains in distance / veterans and group at memorial services / veteran speaks on podium / other speakers, pan across flags at dais / U.S. flag flying on flagpole, pan down to honor guard, color guard / pan across women's auxiliary, flags / VA logo on lectern, pan to speakers / flower wreath / flag raising

5-30-1967
Bozo's Circus

Bozo's Circus, starring Pinto Colvig as Bozo. Circus acts performed by stand-ins.

With Syd Saylor, Art La Rue, Mark Anthony

Written by Lorraine Williams

Produced and Directed by Elmo Wiliams

Downloaded from YouTube

1951
Grace's Visit to Rogue River Valley--with 1965 Commentary

An abridged version of Grace's Visit to Rogue River Valley, with onscreen and voiceover commentary by Russ Jamison, Grace Andrews Fiero and A. C. Allen.

For research on the film, as well as a transcription of the commentary, go to: http://truwe.sohs.org/files/grace.html

1965
Trash Cleanup; Kids Fill Gift Bags; Safe Delivered to Jacksonville Museum

Men filling government pickup with trash / / kids fill cloth gift bags with school supplies / / small children pose for camera / safe unloaded from truck / interior, Jacksonville Museum: Mary Hanley and others open safe / spectators at doorway

5-29-1967
Car-Train Accident; Rodeo Queens

Men examine wreckage of pickup by stopped freight train / pan across locomotive, car door embedded in front of engine / policeman shrugs, pan across pickup / caboose rolls by railroad crossing--Talent area (Rapp Road?) / police measure scene / closeup of "RR Xing" painted on road / / young women (rodeo queens?) pose perched on fence with horses / sign: "Antelope Arena"

5-29-1967
Voting; Children Tour Newsroom

Earl Miller shakes hands with two men / closeups / / people enter and exit building, "Vote Here" by doorway / interior of gymnasium: people lined up waiting to vote / / interior, small children watch man operate teletype machine / closeups of children

5-26-1967
Woman Receives Recognition; Brush Fire Demonstration; Truck Accident

Woman at lectern is applauded, handed plaque, shakes hands / exterior: she displays plaque, shakes more hands, closeup / / truck parked in field, "Fire-Weather Mobile Station U.S. Dept. of Commerce Weather Bureau" painted on side of camper shell / man operates bushwhacker in grassy field, Medford Airport area / VIP with bullhorn / Forest Service personnel mill about, one wears "John Grove, Grants Pass" label / twin-rotor pickup helicopter demonstrates dropping water / / wreck of two semi-trucks, White City area, water tower in background / spectators / closeup of severe damage, wreckage on road / more rubberneckers

5-26-1967
John Dellenback Speaks for Memorial Day Safety

Stock footage: car crashes against tree / people attend crash victims / Congressman John Dellenback speaks at desk / Dellenback in voiceover over stock footage of Vietnam War combat as he exhorts audience to drive safely on Memorial Day: "There's no honor or glory in carelessness or speed."

5-25-1967
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
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
Beauty Queens at Harry & David; Surgery Demonstration

South Riverside sidewalk, Medford: VIPs greet each other / pan across beauty queens from SOHS Film 0969 at Harry & David Bear Creek Orchards packing plant wearing same outfit, wearing white gloves, looking through and discussing brochure / / serious-looking crowd (nursing students?) around patient craning necks to watch surgery--oddly, only one person masked and gowned

5-23-1967
Trash Cleanup; Tree Planting

Truck door: "City Sanitary Service" / loaded truck backs up toward camera / dump truck passes camera, dumps trash into dumpster / men pull debris from truck into dumpster--near railroad tracks, looks like McAndrews Road area, Medford / / men manhandle tree into hole, watched by dressed-up teenagers / VIP shakes hands with teen

5-20-1967
Siskiyou Rest Area and Welcome Center; Medford City Hall

I-5 welcome center, south of Ashland: loaded station wagon pulling trailer, Channel 5 News car  / closeup of Pennsylvania license plate / driver and wife shake hands with welcome center staff / traveling family parked at welcome center: man, woman--teenage girl points to Ohio license plate / / men talk across desk in office / secretary takes notes in chair / earthmover moves dirt in fountain area, pan to Medford City Hall building

5-19-1967
Deschutes National Forest Lakes; Medford Girl Scouts Headquarters Dedication; Bear Creek Water Quality

Good color, a little dark: an across snowy field / partly snow-covered lake / Forest Service sign: "Paulina Lake," anglocentric history of Chief Paulina / pan across lake / snowplow at work / sign "Big Lava Lake Forest Camp" / snow-covered lake / / black and white: Girl Scouts headquarters dedication, Medford, near North Medford High School / Girl Scouts, choir, fire doing something ceremonial / adults, adult Girl Scouts in uniform standing solemnly / women receive awards / pan across building / applause / Girl Scouts remove cover from stone / closeup of plaque: "In Memory of John R. Tomlin for His Benevolence to Girl Scouting" / / woman removes shoes, dips toe in Bear Creek / she fills jug with creek water / displays clean jug of clean water next to jug of milky creek water

5-19-1967
Medford-Provolt Highway Plans; Tenth and Fir Area, Medford; Mayor Dunlevy Takes Driver's Test

Men examine long map on table / closeup: "Hearing Map Oak Grove Rd.-Elm St. Medford Sec. Medford-Provolt Highway, Jackson County" / pan across Monarch Warehouse/Miksche Building, Tenth and Fir: "Mid-Coast Distributors Farm and Garden Supplies," pan toward railroad tracks--Tenth Street doesn't yet cross tracks / telephoto shot of same view, Medford Grocery Co. building in background / same general area, views toward freeway across tracks, past stack of pallets  / / Mayor Dunlevy examines gas pumps, Shell station, manager "Dean" wearing white Shell shirt and bow tie / closeup of mayor / closeup of "Shell National Drivers Test 1967" / view from back seat as Dunlevy drives car down rural residential street, Roxy Ann visible in background

5-18-1967
Helicopter Sprays Forest; Jacksonville Antique Show

Fast pan from tank truck to helicopter, filling up / long shot of helicopter spraying chemical on forest, flies over cameraman / "Department of Agriculture" on truck door / helicopter arrives, lands, takes off / views of forest from helicopter / / interior: women examine antiques, antique show and sale / Judy Morris (or her twin) and other women dressed up in faux 1890s garb / they walk into building, Jacksonville courthouse visible in background

Lint on camera gate

5-17-1967
Southern Oregon College; Bear Creek Meeting

Churchill Hall, Southern Oregon College / exterior: closeups of students discussing, Siskiyou Boulevard in background / Churchill Hall / SOC campus shots / / meeting / pan along Bear Creek, residences, gravel pit-concrete company in background, looks like future Rogue Valley Mall area / back to same meeting

Lint and large chunk of garbage in camera gate

5-17-1967
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
School Board Meeting; New Electric Railroad Signal, Table Rock Road

Schoolroom meeting scene (school board?), pans across dais, audience / exterior, Lincoln School, Medford / interior, elementary school classroom / / railroad crossing Table Rock Road, men at work / view down tracks to approaching train in distance / train crosses Table Rock Road / woman and child waiting in pickup, pan to train receding in distance / RR crossing sign lying in dirt, pan to new electric signal / closeup of electronic control board / closeup of signal lighting up / shots of two different engines crossing road

5-16-1967
The Valley of the Giants

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Universally described as filmed in "Northern California and Southern Oregon," though no locations or geography resembling Southern Oregon are visible in the final film. Filmed in Eureka, California and Humboldt County logging camps. Many scenes of railroad logging. Titles in Russian.

From Wikipedia: Valley of the Giants is a 1919 American silent romantic drama film directed by James Cruze and starring Wallace Reid and Grace Darmond. Based on Peter B. Kyne's popular 1918 novel of the same name, the film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed through Paramount Pictures.

From IMDb: Considered to be lost until 2010. A print was found in Gosfilmofond, the Russian state film archive, and a digital copy was presented to the library of Congress on 22 October 2010.

1919
United Airliner, Medford; Bank Opening, Ashland; Livestock Auction; Movie Set

Airliner landing, not at a local airport / schoolchildren at Medford Airport / United airliner taxis up to gate / closeup of passengers disembarking / inside empty airliner / / bank grand opening, Ashland / pan across spectators in parking lot / speakers at lectern / other speakers / / showing horses inside auction pavilion / spectators / / young women (starlets?) in speedboat on lake / sheepdog / closeup of driver / movie set from SOHS Film 955, "The Way West": ferry, burned cabin / they line up in front of wagon, then ruins and wave at camera / group on horseback arrives

5-15-1967
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
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
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
Repair of Railroad Crossing; Jackson School Crossing Guards; Tree Planting at Medford Shopping Center

Truck in ditch by Table Rock Road near railroad / RR crossing sign, pan down to broken-off signal / locomotive passes / RR equipment, men at work on crossing, traffic passing, Upper Table Rock in background / / child crossing guards in matching raincoats leave entrance of Jackson School in rain / guards at their posts / closeup of very serious crossing guard / children crossing / / fountain, Medford Center shopping center / closeup of excavation, pan to grown tree on back of flatbed truck / crane picks up tree, lowers it into hole / VIPs shake hands with tree in background, pan up tree

5-9-1967
Wrecked Car; Horse Show; Walk with a Pet Bear

Men walk to emergency vehicles on side of road / wrecked Chevrolet Impala convertible on mountainside / closeups of car / / horses being led from stables (northern California?) / smiling woman with ribbon / / group walks with young bear, wearing collar, by side of mountain lake / closeup of bear closely following them / man teases bear / bear explores lake shore / bear nuzzles man / man and bear play-fight / man climbs tree, bear follows

5-8-1967
Jackson County Commissioners Meeting; Oak Grove School Neighborhood

Earl Miller speaks at dais /  Henry Padgham / / man in suit stands by rural road (Oak Grove Road?), points at orchard / pan across rural homes to street sign: "Norma Ave." / Oak Grove School / street sign: "8th St. West and Chestnut" / street sign: "8th St. West and Columbus" /same man points accusingly to different house

5-4-1967
Ashland Firemen Pump Out Reservoir; Arabian Horses Displayed

Pan across firemen and Ashland American LaFrance fire engine on pondside (Reeder Reservoir?) road below / closeup of firemen / unattended nozzle spraying high in air / fireman at pumper controls / pan from pond to nozzle / nozzle / firemen discuss / / woman in Arabian garb with Arabian horse and fancy saddle / she walks horse from barn past camera / another Arabian displayed / young boy perched on horse / more of same

5-3-1967
Portable Sawmill; High School Students Get Forestry Lessons in Woods

Log deck / man turns on portable sawmill / sawmill in operation on large log / man examines board, pan across kibitzers to sawmill / views of sawmill (powered by Volkswagen engine) in operation / / sign: "Sta. 1 Fire Control" pan across high-school students listening to lecture in woods, taking notes / sign: "Sta. 2 Seed Cones" / students listening to lecture /

5-2-1967
Children on Medford Lincoln School Playground

Sign: "20 MPH Crossing Hours" / sign: "School Crossing" / Lincoln School (North School), Medford / pan across children on playground / girl playing tetherball / boy departs on bicycle / boy plays tetherball / children running / merry-go-round turns unattended / vacant swings / children at bicycle rack / boy rides bike down sidewalk, pan to sign: "School Zone"

5-2-1967
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
Ideal Cement Company, Gold Hill

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

4-28-1967
Pro-Vietnam War Demonstration, Medford

Distant view of small group of demonstrators in front of Medford federal building from Eighth and Holly / closer view / closeups of signs: "Peace with LBJ," "Bomb Hanoi," "Blast the Commies," "Kill the Vietcong" "Kill the Viet-Cong Slant-Eyes" (some signs signed "SCAR") / closeups of demonstrators / views from across Eighth Street

4-27-1967
Vietnam Protest; Medford Fire Hall; Medford City Yards

Protesters carrying signs in front of federal building, 8th Street, Medford; Presbyterian Church in background / signs say: "Kill the Viet Cong," "Blast the Commies,"  "Bomb Hanoi" / / meeting, Medford City Council chambers / pans across VIPs at desks / Medford fire hall exterior / man at dispatch panel  / interior, Medford fire hall, pan across fire engines / old Medford city seal on door of truck / signs: "Men Working, Equipment in Road," "Slow," "Men Working" / man walks to nondescript building in Medford city yards / city seal again / / meeting, man speaking at desk / Earl Miller present

4-27-1967

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