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Employment Service Trailer; City of Rogue River; Grave Creek Bridge

Man standing in door of Oregon State Employment Service trailer / "Rogue River Post No. 4116 VFW" on building / trailer and tow vehicle / man at desk in trailer filling out form / poster on wall of trailer: "Step up to Job Corps" / main streets of Rogue River: Jackie's Restaurant, Rogue River Cleaners, Rogue River TV Service, Cafe, Ron's, Richfield gas, The Hub, post office visible / / Boy Scouts color guard / Josephine County Historical Society historic marker for Grave Creek Bridge / covered bridge / old car ("Pottsville Taxi," Debbs Potts at the wheel), dignitaries at bridge / historic marker in front of bridge

10-22-1968
United Air Lines B Roll

Customers at United Air Lines counter, Medford Airport terminal / United clerk behind counter / four-propeller United DC-6 airliner N37502 taxiing at airport, people waiting at gate in foreground / airliner taxis up to camera / man climbs stairs, opens cabin door / passengers disembark /

10-22-1968
Fire Hazards in Medford Fire Hall

Medford fire chief or fire marshal examines potbelly stove, ash tray, electric heater / stands in front of fire engine / "Fire Dept." on building, pan down to chief and fire engines / chief with stove again (brass fire pole in background), pan along rickety stove pipe to where it enters wall

10-17-1968
Dam Dedication; Packwood Sign Error; Vietnam Soldiers Charity

Concrete structure under construction / pans across crowd at construction site in hills (Lost Creek Dam?) / pan across seated high school orchestra / VIPs at dais prepare / VIP speaks at lectern / pan across dais / / woman displays "Bob Packwood for U.S. Senator" poster, pointing at handwritten "for" / Packwood sign on roof of car without "for"; woman writes it in / / children with tables heaped with drawstring hygiene bags, probably for GIs in Vietnam / pan across children

10-14-1968
Lumber Mill Fire

"Big Fires" fire safety billboard on lumber mill building / burning lumber, log pond in foreground, wigwam burner in background / pan across smoking ruins, water raining down on cameraman / firemen connecting hoses / firemen in smoking ruins / pan across burning lumber, building / fire engines pumping / pan across same scene

10-14-1968
Gold Hill Cemetery

Pans across concrete tombs in cemetery: Edwin Carlisle Stanwood, Josephine Catharine Stanwood / man doing something inscrutable--picking at rotten stump or concrete / pan across cemetery / man presses ear to tombs, smiles / trash on ground /

10-11-1968
Employment Service Trailer; United Crusade Luncheon

Man standing by Oregon State Employment Service trailer / closeup of man / legend painted on trailer / pan across trailer / / luncheon scene: man at dais speaks / pan across audience with signs: "North," "Southwest," "Special Events" / VIPs standing in front of pledge board /

10-10-1968
Pinehurst School; North Medford High School

Displays on elementary school classroom wall: "Trees," "History's Greatest Feat," "Old Times and Faces" / young male teacher raises window shades / pan across walls, blackboard, young woman peering in / / / pan across North Medford High School entrance / theater building / adults with nametags / woman arranges tray of crudites / pan across crowded cafeteria set up in gymnasium

10-10-1968
Senators Percy and Packwood Speak; Medford Airport Parking

Reception line: Illinois Senator Charles H. Percy and Oregon Sen. Bob Packwood shaking hands with line of young women / Percy and Packwood pose with one young woman / banquet scene: Packwood speaks at lectern, Percy on dais / audience stands and applauds / Percy speaks / Percy enters froom / movie cameras on tripods / Percy speaks in front of microphones / Percy and Packwood / ABC cameraman / youthful audience applauds / Packwood speaks / closeup of Percy speaking / / Medford Airport terminal, pan down to "No Parking, Reserved Cafe Mgr." on bumper / pan across parking lot / "Terminal" sign on building, pan to parking lot / more of same / sign: "Medford-Jackson County Airport" / jetliner in distance beyond parked cars / control tower from middle distance, pan to "Public Parking" sign / terminal from distance with parking lot in foreground

10-10-1968
New Apartment Building; Signs B Roll

Pan across new motel or apartment building / more pans / signs in window of Safeway: "Bleach, White Magic 44c" "Bacon Thick Sliced 99c" "Pumpkin Pies 8 in. each 69c" etc. ad nauseam / prices on Craterian theater box office window (from Loges $1.50 to Children .50) / pan down movie poster for "The Sweet Ride" / cigarette vending machine / coin slot on cigarette machine / sidewalk sign at gas station: "Cigarettes 25c Per Pak" [sic]

10-8-1968
Courtroom Ceremony

Woman speaking before meeting / closeup of same / other speaker / audience / closeups of judges / court recorder's hands / framed photo on wall / audience shots / judges on bench / speaker / man pins corsage on woman speaker / woman sitting with family / different woman with corsage

10-7-1968
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
FAA Inspection of Medford Airport

Men meeting in small office / wind sock, Medford Airport / man walks toward twin-engine DC-3 FAA N60, pan across airfield to pickups parked in distance / pan across terminal, control tower / airliner powers up, taxis away / takes off /

According to maam.org, "FAA N60 was used as an airways facility flight check aircraft. In this program the FAA outfitted each aircraft with electronics in a standardized manner and assigned them to various regions of the United States to perform airway facility flight checks and to check the various beacons and instrument landing systems within the assigned areas."

FAA N60 was originally R4D-6 50819; is currently being restored in Pennsylvania

10-3-1968
Earl Miller; Site Work

Closeup of Earl Miller speaking, Jackson County commissioners meeting / tight closeup of Earl / / man in suit earnestly speaking / picnic scene: picnic table, older couple, small boy / pan across workers wearing hard hats standing around / they walk past camera / man operates small bulldozer/excavator / dump truck dumps dirt / bulldozer operator / man mortars rocks onto concrete structure / pan along concreted and rocked creek bed / man driving tractor with rototiller / bulldozer / men in hard hats, at director's signal, walk past camera again /

10-2-1968
Lumber Execs Confab

Passengers disembarking from tail stairs of United Boeing 727 jetliner, walking toward camera / VIPs milling about at picnic table under willow tree, lumber decks in background / pan across schmoozing VIPs wearing name tags, drinking coffee

10-2-1968
Agate Lake Estates Site Work, Meeting

Closeup of man wearing pith helmet, bulldozer at work in background / people schmoozing next to pickups parked in hills / bulldozer moving dirt / more of same / people walk across bulldozed area, pan across scene / pans across people standing, listening to speaker / man taking notes, man holding brochure: "Lake Agate Estates" / long shot of scene /

9-27-1968
Rerailing Derailed Boxcars

Crane lifting derailed railroad boxcar, Ashland area? / men examining under car, moving wooden beam to put under it / placing wood under car / boxcar in air moving slowly / derailed boxcar / boxcar with one end elevated

9-26-1968
Cafeteria Meet & Greet

VIPs schmoozing in cafeteria / pan across cafeteria / main VIP commits more schmoozing

9-25-1968
Medford Airport Paving; Ashland Demolition

United Airliner at gate, Medford Airport / families waiting, passengers disembarking / dump truck, road grader, roller as seen through windshield of moving car / earth movers / pickup pulling rotary broom trailer / bulldozers, dump truck, rollers in action, terminal in background / view down middle of runway / machine oiling runway, spreading gravel / view down runway / / bulldozer in lot clearing away last of demolished commercial building / pan across scene / bulldozer shifts rubble

9-24-1968
Firefighting Foam Demonstration

Puddle of burning oil / huge inflated canvas hose / foam erupting from end of hose, wind blowing it back from fire / fire is unchanged / pan across fire, foam / foam puts out fire / man speaks to firemen, one wearing "Central Point Fire Department" overalls / front of fire engine / man splashing gasoline on condemned house / man sets house on fire, is startled by explosion / house fully engulfed / spraying foam on house, wind doesn't cooperate / firemen engulfed in foam, directing flaccid canvas tube onto fire / firemen flecked with foam, Talent Rural Fire Department truck in background

9-19-1968
Children Board School Buses; Medford Business B Roll

Teens boarding school bus / crowd of kids waiting / pre-teens board bus / / sign: "Entering Central Point, Population 3820, Drive Carefully," pan to Hwy. 99 / sign: "Entering Medford, Population 29,500, Drive Carefully," pan to Hwy. 99 / children diving from diving board at Jackson Pool seen through chain link fence, Medco No. 4 steam engine visible in background / sign: "Speed 20 Miles" / women shoppers on sidewalk / cars parked on North Central, Medford / Apostolic Faith church reader board: "Set Not Your Heart on Earthly Things" / sign: "Next Left Turn" / women in parking lot / traffic at Main and North Central, Medford / South Central, Bamboo Terrace, Rogue Travel Service, Credit Thrift, Montgomery Wards, Town House Cafe visible / California license plate on pickup camper / sign: "Personal Loans" / sign: "Motel, Restaurant Coffee Shop" / traffic on North Riverside, Medford / sign: "24c Burgers" / sign: "50 Acres Zoned C5, 665' Frontage, Will Sell or Lease" / slow pan across vacant lot, Coker Butte and Roxy Ann in background / traffic in Ashland

9-17-1968
Family Roofing; Celebrity Golf Tournament

Man and boys laying roof of two-story building under construction / various views of same / / KOBI 5M News station wagon / George "Goober Pyle" Lindsey mugs for camera / celebrities exit car with "Fight Cancer" sign in windshield near Humble Station, 126 North Riverside, Medford, pose for camera; William Gargan present / young women at Hyatt Chalet Motel, 56 North Riverside / pan across scene at country club / men tee off / pans, shots of spectators /

9-16-1968
Concrete Sandbag Construction

Closeup of man carefully positioning cylindrical sandbags end to end around perimeter of foundation of building under construction next to orchard / pan across construction site / man dips sandbag in trash can of water, positions it on perimeter

9-12-1968
Southern Oregon Cable Television

Building with "SO Cable TV" on window, 926 South Grape Street, Medford / cable TV van drives past, pan up building, past spools of cable, to antenna on roof / pan across building / building from across street / man on cherrypicker installing antenna on roof of Medford Hotel

9-11-1968
Seely Hall, Al Bradford Observe Postal Anniversary

Seely Hall, seated in office, displays 1920s photo of Pacific Air Transport airplane / closeup of photo / closeup of Medford Postmaster Al Bradford / tight closeups of Seely Hall and unidentified man / 1960s aerial photograph of Medford Airport / exteriors: Hall points to Medford Airport terminal, pan to control tower / closeup of United airliner / "Medford" on control tower / Hall and Bradford at stand microphone with photo, airliner in background

9-10-1968
Ashland YMCA Auction

People on sidewalk walk past sign: "YMCA Auction Sat. 1 p.m." / interiors: pans across crowd / auction scenes / pan across crowd, auctioneers

9-9-1968
Jackson County Meeting

Meeting: man at dais stands and speaks / chairman speaks / sparse audience, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium /

9-9-1968
New Electrical Transformer Substation

Moderately faded color, silent: Telephoto views of Eastern Oregon transformer substation from hilltop / ground view / wires and insulators from below / man in control station with clipboard checking dials / pan across wires from pylon to pylon / helicopter flyby view of pylon standing by irrigated green field / ground view of transformers / men on cherry pickers working above substation

9-8-1968
Commissioners' Meeting; Police Impound Auction; Ashland YMCA Sale

Jackson County Commissioners meeting: commissioners / pan across audience / closeups of speakers / / people examining 1950s cars / 1940 Ford / policemen schmooze with attendees / auctioneer with cowboy hat and cane / pan across crowd / / YMCA sign on roof of Ashland YMCA building / pan across used TVs / young boys play with typewriter / boys examine clothing / old piano / man selects china, glass dishes / woman arranges plastic flowers /

9-5-1968
Walking to Lincoln School; Driving Simulators; Airliner Lands on Flat Tire

Young children and teens walking and walking their bikes down sidewalk / crossing street at Lincoln School / walking on sidewalk toward camera / arriving at entrance of Lincoln School / / "Pacific Northwest Bell Mobile Driving Test Unit" trailer / young woman sitting in simulator gets instruction, steps on brake / she looks into hood on machine / she steers trainer / view over shoulder of film of woman steering down filmed highway, crashing / view of trailer / / four-engine United Airlines propeller liner taxiing down tarmac, flat tire on nose wheel / slowly taxis toward camera / pilot looks out open cockpit door, men examine tire

9-4-1968
Mobile Chest X-Ray Unit; Jimmy Dunlevy Receives VFW Award

Woman exits mobile chest x-ray unit / painted on wall of trailer: "Chest X-Ray Unit. Oregon State Board of Health" / people waiting in line in parking lot of lumber mill / interior: people hug x-ray machine / people waiting in line, sign: "Free Chest X-Rays" / / Medford Mayor Jimmy Dunlevy at desk in city hall signs something, hands it to young man wearing VFW cap / Dunlevy examines and displays coin to camera / hands are shaken with older vets / Dunlevy examines coin/medallion/token, places it on stand on his desk / closeup: still life of coin on desk with VFW cap / young vet grins uneasily for camera / vets and Dunlevy pose with coin

9-4-1968
Feast of Will, Opening Performance, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Elizabethan dancers dancing on grass, Lithia Park / speakers in suits at microphone, Elizabethan Theater / Shakespeare performance in Elizabethan garb / curtain call, players take their bows

9-2-1968
Registering Students at Hedrick Junior High School

"E. H. Hedrick Junior High School" on building / women and children walking toward school / women and children filling out registration forms at desks

9-2-1968
Marines Sworn In; Erecting Mountaintop Antenna

Marine in dress uniform reads from paper / young civilian man at attention / more reading / civilian smiles / process repeats with different young man / reads to middle-aged woman, elderly couple / officer presents plaque to couple, hands are shaken / / pan up antenna being assembled on mountaintop / men raised to top by crane / closeup of same / antenna being lifted to vertical position / telephoto closeup of same / men at work on top, seen through mist / clearer shots / more of same

8-29-1968
House Fire at Night

Night: flames of almost totally consumed residence / silhouette of fireman spraying water / unburned section of structure / more flames /

8-29-1968
Man in Suit at Desk Talking on Phone

Man in suit at desk talking on phone / /

8-28-1968
Mechanized Tree Cutter

Silent, color faded to red and yellow: Mechanized tree cutter in woods grabs tree, cuts it, turns it 90 degrees, yards it / driver / cutter delimbs trunk, cuts it to length / driver / man sitting on log deck watching

8-27-1968
Cancer Society Golf Tournament Promo; Civil Air Patrol

Man with golf club and hat at entrance to store / spectators applaud / he hits ball from sidewalk into store, people laugh / people inside store, American Cancer Society banners in background / Celebrity Golf Tournament poster / / surplus military ambulance with "Emergency Services Vehicle" painted on side / sign: "Civil Air Patrol Headquarters, Grants Pass" / interior: officers confer over table / small airplane N56040 / instruments in cockpit / view through window as plane takes off / aerial views of Grants Pass area (low contrast) / officers and cadets in office / woman at table with "Briefing" sign / airplane does touch and go, small airport (Grants Pass?)

8-26-1968
Britt Festivals Performance; VIP Visits McCarthy Election Headquarters

Closeups of young boys / pans across group in shade, Britt Festival grounds / pan across musicians on stage / musicians speak: bassoonist, flautist / young spectators raise hands, applaud / / VIP speaks / pan across listeners, McCarthy bumper stickers on wall in background / VIP drones on / people listening earnestly, "See Sen. McCarthy on Face the Nation" written on blackboard

8-23-1968
Paving at Medford Airport

Man with push broom sweeping tarmac near Medford Airport gate, pan to paving machine / children watching / men shoveling hot asphalt near gate / roller, paving machine, men at work / group of teenage Girl Scouts at gate /

8-23-1968
Sighting in Microwave Dish, Medford Depot

Policeman at Fifth and Central, Medford, pan up to balloon in sky / microwave dish mounted on Medford railroad depot / man looking through spotting scope on window of van parked below microwave dish, pan to helper engine on siding / Medford depot seen from Fifth and Central, pan up to balloon (Medford City Hall in foreground)

8-22-1968
Medford Airport B Roll; National Guard Convoy

Air West jetliner lands, Medford Airport, paving machine in foreground, taxis / rapid cuts: people waiting at gate / liner taxis to gate / nose of Bonanza Silver Dart / small Air West Piper Navajo N11130 / Bonanza Funjet jetliner / Bonanza liner as seen through door of terminal / woman takes photo of people waiting at gate / closeup of tail / / National Guard military vehicles lined up at armory / sign: "Military Convoy Ahead, Proceed with Caution" / small group of men talk by vehicles / vehicles with armory in background

8-21-1968
VIPs Tour SOC Campus

VIPs wearing name tags exit building, SOC campus / pan across large group of adults on campus / group gets coffee, snacks, chats, loiters /

8-20-1968
Jackson Pool Swim Meet; Beekman Bank

Small girls on swimming starting platforms, Jackson Pool / man with starting gun / girls finish race / closeup of coach / different race finishes / wet girl talks to parents through chain link fence / man with bullhorn / girls swim past camera / / Robbie Collins points at Jacksonville Historic District plaque by Beekman Bank, talks to camera (silent) / Collins chats on grounds of Jacksonville Museum / people exit U.S. Hotel / people in Beekman Bank interior / Pioneer Village stagecoach on corner / VIPs wander aimlessly on sidewalk / bank interior /

Robertson Collins

8-19-1968
Senator Wayne Morse at Democratic Headquarters; Claire Hanley Arboretum

VIPs (including Wayne Morse and Jimmy Dunlevy) chatting / "McCarthy for President" sign in background / little girl with "Morse" hat / Morse chats with children / / sign: "Southern Oregon Experiment Station" / people loitering outside barn / they amble off / man talks to them, headquarters building in background / Mary Hanley in group / different speaker / sign: "Claire Hanley Arboretum" / small group examines tree

8-16-1968
Tower Sections on Train Cars

Ore cars on track in Rogue River (?), Texaco and Gulf stations in background / closeups of triangular antenna tower sections in cars, OK Tires in background / closeup of cable spools in car / more of same

8-15-1968
Jehovah's Witnesses Confab, Miles Field

Crowd walking through parking lot to Miles Field / pan across crowd in bleachers and folding chairs on field  / palm trees, pond built on field, large letters stuck into grass: "Good News for All Nations District" / TV cameramen at the ready / multiple crowd shots, pans / pan of scene from back of bleachers / pan across temporary bleachers / inside Armory: people in wheelchairs (to watch TV remote?), reporters at tables with typewriters

According to the Medford Mail Tribune, August 15, page 1, the National Guard Armory had been converted to a dining hall to feed the thousands of delegates attending the four-day-long Jehovah's Witnesses district assembly. Closed-circuit TV was installed.

8-15-1968
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.

8-13-1968
Ashland JCPenneys Petition, Elks Building Fire Damage

Woman signing petition at table in front of boarded-up Elks Building, huge banner above it: "Help Keep Penney's in Ashland" / crowd grows around table / man in apron signs / closeups of people signing / "J. C. Penney Co." on building / smoke and fire damage on facade of building /

8-13-1968
Jet Travel B Roll

Air West jetliner taxis up to gate, Medford Airport / passengers disembark far from gate / new passengers trek to jetliner / jetliner takes off / Bonanza Funjet jetliner lands, taxis toward gate / passengers disembark, walk toward gate / new passengers hike to airplane, board

8-12-1968

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