Films

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Title Description Publication date
Brother of Vietnam Casualties Receives Draft Notice

Raging river, pan up to house on other side of river near bridge / closeups of photos of Marines John and James Rowden killed in Vietnam, photo of brother Douglas Rowden / closeup of pensive Douglas at table holding paper / closeup of draft notice he's holding / he plays with dogs / house again, pan down to river

2-21-1968
Ashland Fire Department Fire Dog

Dalmatian puppy and fireman's helmet / puppy on Ashland fire engine seat, lap dissolve to puppy on fire engine rujnning board / puppy walks over his City of Ashland Personnel Action Form. "Sparky" is a Fire Prevention Expert, to serve without pay

2-19-1968
Drug Paraphernalia; City of Ashland Receives Check

Closeup of man, pan down to homemade pipe and tobacco tin he's holding; he disassembles pipe and places pieces in tin / closeup of tin with pipe parts / / pan across VIPs at table, map of Ashland in background / closeup of State of Oregon check made out to City of Ashland for $27,039.37 / closeups of check recipient and presenter, policeman / more of same

2-16-1968
Automobile Air Pollution Stock Footage

Silent, color--completely faded to red: Stock footage: several shots of congested freeway traffic / scientist with bubbling lab equipment / scientist operating air analysis equipment

2-14-1968
VIPs Take Aerial Tour of Rogue River National Forest

Tight closeup of man aloft in five-seater private plane, pan to map on his lap and typed document he's reading, pan across pilot and other passengers / map of Rogue River National Forest, passengers discuss / terrain barely visible out window as plane banks in circle / aerial view of house, road and field by stream

2-12-1968
Clearing Landslide from River Road

Fishermen warm themselves over fire at road construction site in mountains; policeman with police dog in background / road grader clears road / truck with broken windows, wrecked heavy drill / bulldozer at work, loader loads dump truck / pan across site

2-9-1968
VIP Inspects Army Troops

Man in suit shakes hands with Army noncoms in locker room, inspects troopsm greets officers / closeups of VIPs and officers

2-8-1968
Moving from Medford City Hall

"City Hall" on building, pan down to doors / boxes on floor, man sorting contents of office / more employees doing same / reader board on floor, person removing and storing letters of employee directory

2-7-1968
Army Medal Presentation at Santo Center, Medford

Soldiers at attention, Santo Center, Medford / officer at lectern, color guard, assembled soldiers / Ish-Baker House visible in background / officer presents medal and papers to soldier, shakes his hand / soldier displays bronze star to mother and siblings / color guard marches off / company marches off / officers salute

2-5-1968
75th Anniversary of Trail Post Office; SOSC Hannon Library Open

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

2-1-1968
Peace Corps, Navy Recruitment

Man in suit chats up young woman standing in front of Peace Corps display / closeup of display brochures / civilians and Navy officer talk with Peace Corps people / pan from Peace Corps area to Navy recruitment area and several officers /

1-31-1968
Wrecked Airplane

Men examine wrecked private plane, area north of Medford Airport / closeups of damage to plane / hand chips away snow and ice on wing / shots of damage

1-29-1968
Forensics Meet; Snow Storm; Medford Airport in Snow

Pan across teens sitting in classroom / teacher at lectern smoking pipe / teen delivering talk to judge / table with speech/forensics trophies / / cat standing in snow, pan to snowy woods and fence / German shepherd romping in snow / snow falling on barn and horses / snow-covered cars / view inside car as windshield wipers wipe away snow / road grader scraping runway / Medford Airport: tractor-mounted broom removing snow, control tower in background / twin-prop United airliner taxiing

1-26-1968
Man Ponders Water Quality

Man walks down dirt country road in hills, inspects culvert, digs in wet dirt with his toe / pan up conifer seedling to same man standing in creek and pondering / closeup of same / closeup of creek, pan to man

1-23-1968
Medford Airport Hearing; Carl H. Stoltenberg Speaks

Pan across audience, old Medford City Hall council chambers / map of Medford Airport / closeups of same / Weather Bureau section of map / still aerial photos of Medford Airport / dais / / speaker at lectern / closeup of typed document: "Educating Multiple Use Managers" by Carl H. Stoltenberg, School of Forestry, OSU / speaker again / shot of grinning audience over speaker's shoulder / closeup of speaker

1-22-1968
VIP Pontificates

Man in suit standing and speaking in small room / closeup of reporter's notepad as he takes notes / over-the-shoulder spot of speaker talking to reporter / VIPs standing and watching raptly / more of same

1-18-1968
Oregon Legislature Hearing; Planting Street Trees on South Ivy

Pan across men sitting at dais / identified: "Rep. Johnson, Chmn.; Mrs. [Maribel] Cadmus, Clerk [of the House]"; panel is apparently all Oregon state representatives, and Lyn Newbry  / shot of dais from behind crowd / / bare-root trees on sidewalk, South Ivy Street, Medford, pan to man planting trees / closeup of newly planted tree

1-16-1968
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
Sailors Receive Diplomas; Governor McCall Signs

Man speaks at lectern, pan to sailors at attention / man hands out envelopes to sailors, shakes hands / / Oregon Governor Tom McCall reads aloud as VIPs and young men and woman in suits watch / he signs document, hands pen and document to young man, shakes his hand / closeup pan across assembled dignitaries

1-12-1968
Tour of New SOSC Library; Wind Storm

VIPs enter building toward camera already inside, take off overcoats, go through turnstiles, up stairs, chat / / trailer house lying on its side / taped broken glass window flapping in breeze / South Ashland I-5 exit service station flag, signs, traffic signals, bushes, trees being whipped by wind /

1-12-1968
Ashland Woman Uses Pay Telephone

Woman dials pay phone mounted on tiled wall / another shot of same showing office behind her / closeup of rates on top of phone / closeup of dial--Ashland number 482-9981 (pay phone numbers not in 1968 Ashland city directory) / tight closeup of her mouth as she speaks into receiver / tight closeup of money slots on top of phone

1-11-1968
Installing Airplane Radio; VIP at Medford Airport

Men walk from Max-Sig Communications hangar to 1956 Piper private plane N4567A, Medford Airport / man installs radio into plane / shot of cockpit dash / pilot in cockpit grins at camera / Piper private plane N8199W taxis past other planes to runway, Roxy Ann in background / shots of private planes and borate bomber on tarmac / Mercy Flights office / Civil Air Patrol plane / Piper N5682Y / / man in suit standing in airport parking lot talks to women, Medford Airport radar dome in background / tight closeups of man

1-11-1968
Car Theft Warning Footage

Color, completely faded to red: heavy freeway traffic, voiceover about auto thefts and General Motors anti-theft locking steering wheel / in studio, man demonstrates ignition key and locking steering wheel / as he exits car, voiceover reminds us to lock our cars

1-10-1968
Medford School Officials Make Presentation; Medford High School Newspaper

VIPs chat in office of Medford Superintendent of Schools Elliott Becken; man hands papers to Japanese man / / classroom: young women prepare newspaper pasteup / closeup of girl as she types / over-the-shoulder shot / discussing, editing copy / closeup of Medford Hi-Times, article about paper clothing

1-9-1968
Wrecked Crop Duster; Senator Wayne Morse on Log Exports to Japan

Debris on ground, pan to wrecked crop duster Cessna airplane, man repairing fence / pans across damaged plane, N9734V / men repairing power lines in distance / / sound: Senator Wayne Morse talking about upcoming hearings to protect Oregon lumber mills from log sales to Japan

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=128769

Aero Ag, Inc. owner, accident took place on takeoff at 2:10 p.m. January 6, 1968, preparing to dust bluegrass. One occupant, no fatalities

1-8-1968
Bear Creek Golf Course

Sign: "Hole 1 par 3 yards, use tee mats" / golfers teeing off at driving range / one tees in show motion / hole 9, golfer chips ball toward hole, Barneburg Hill in background / putting /

1-5-1968
Stewardesses Arrive; SOSC Donation; SOSC Registration

West Coast Airline DC-9 taxis up to gate, Medford Airport, stewardesses in three different uniforms disembark / Mayor Dunlevy, Earl Miller, other VIP shake hands with stews / stews pose in front of airliner, closeup pans / / entrance of Churchill Hall, SOU: check is handed off, hands are shaken / VIPs chat awkwardly / / more registration footage, pan across SOSC gymnasium

1-4-1968
Courtesy Cab Operations, Medford; Removing Medford Christmas Street Decorations

Taxicab dispatcher on telephone / cabbie holds door for fare / cabbies chat, smoke in office / man enters Courtesy Cab on Fifth Street, Medford, Grand Hotel and old Medford City Hall in background / cab makes U-turn on Fifth / cabbie enters cab, Elks Lodge in background / cab driver holds door for fare / / passersby on sidewalk, pan up to ladder truck and men removing Christmas decorations, Barlett and East Main, Medford /

1-3-1968
Statistician at Work; SOSC Registration

Man in suit working at desk / closeup of his hands writing on note paper / different shot of him at desk / graph showing severe rises and falls--dips every summer--1965-1967 / his hand working on graph of "Ashland Census" / / students waiting in line / long shot of registration in gymnasium, sign: "Law Enforcement, Anthropology, Economics," pan to professor / long shot of registration chaos with signs: "Central Biology Students Note" "15 Credits Is Minimum Load for Draft Deferment" / students sprawled in corner filling out paperwork / shot of registration from balcony of gym

Note: for the first time clips have cue marks in corner

1-3-1968
Sam Price for Lions President Campaign Film; Striptease

Hank Henry stands in front of KMED News station wagon in KMED parking lot, then in front of KMED garage door, seriously intoning news that Lyndon Johnson has declined to run for Presidency because Sam Price of Central Point "could do a better job." "I only hope the Oregonian webfoot won't make the mistake of lifting his dog by the ears." /  It was a misunderstanding; Sam is running for presidency of Central Point Lions Club / the rest of KMED News team standing in front garage door: newsman Bill Merlin delivers similar story about Sam Price's superiority as a candidate: "sex fiend maybe, but true leader definitely" / Tom McLeod, KMED sports newscaster, touts Sam Price as best thing since sliced bread / weatherman Don Hanlon says Price will "keep all the dark and gloom from the area," says Dan Hadley has little chance,"will bring rain when the hay is down" / Sam Price says, "Drinks for everyone, and everyone pays for their drinks" / silent: shadow of woman does striptease behind illuminated bedsheet

Charles Samuel Price (January 2, 1926-April 23, 2018) moved to Medford in 1962, where he worked for KMED. He did serve as president of the Central Point Lions at some point. Died in Vancouver, Washington. (obituary on tdn.com)

April 1968
First Baby of 1968

Woman in hospital bed poses with baby / closeup of baby / closeup of mother, pan to baby / more of same

1-2-1968
Plea Bargain Explanation

Closeup of printed sheet of paper: "Negotiated Pleas" / tighter closeup and pans of papert: "The Deal," explaining plea bargain

1-1-1968
Talent Area House Fire; Discarded Christmas Trees

Blazing ruins of building, multiple shots, pans--looks like Talent area, railroad boxcars and industrial buildings in background / civilian or volunteer fireman hoses down garage / pan down chimney to fire / more of same / / pans across pile of discarded Christmas trees / closeups of pile

1-1-1968
Medford Paparazzo Annoys Trio After Trial

Cameraman walks parallel to two men and woman walking from Jackson County Courthouse onto West Main carrying large cardboard box / they studiously ignore camera, put the box in back of pickup, get in / closeup as cameraman shoots them through windshield, they drive off

Related to SOHS Film No. 1196?

12-29-1967
Burglary Damage; Electric Substation Construction

Man examines door jamb, bent corrugated iron / closeups, pans of same / / Earl Miller, other dignitaries at construction site in hills, pan to linemen working on electric substation / dignitaries symbolically hold cable / pan across site, men at work

12-28-1967
Hotel Jackson, Medford

"Hotel Jackson" sign on roof of building, pan down to "Jackson House" sign on street / closeup of "Jackson House" sign /

12-27-1967
Air Force Airman LaFleur

Good color, silent: Air Force noncoms examine thick manual standing in front of fighter jet, zoom in on Senior Airman LaFleur

12-26-1967
State Police Christmas Present; Children Open Presents; Highway Construction

State Police office, pan to wrapped Christmas present on counter / closeup of present / officer takes it away / / small boy writes on blackboard, pan to Christmas tree; other boys play with toys: electric hockey game, toy Camaro, cowboy and horse, Tonka Jeep / closeup of hockey set in action / boys play with basketball, toy dog / / dump truck dumps fill into hole next to highway / shots through car window driving past road construction, looks like Highway 140 area

12-25-1967
Downtown Medford Christmas Traffic; Christmas Highway Safety Footage

Policeman directs traffic, twilight,  East Main Street at Central, Medford / businesses visible in background: Alexander & Brown Insurance, Crater National Bank, The Arcade, Brainerd's Photo, Robinson Hotel, First National Bank, Tallman, Purucker's Music, First California Company, Medford Lock & Key, Burk's / heavy traffic on South Central, pan to policeman (telephoto shots to compress traffic) / more traffic shots, Main and Central, Medford / / color, silent, completely faded to red: all night shots: Christmas decoration, crowded freeway, driver stops at toll booth with sign: "Stay Alert, , Stay Alive, Stop Often for Coffee Safety" / driving in tunnel, city traffic

12-22-1967
Jury Examines Evidence

people (jury?) stare at stained, crumpled-up cloth laid out on concrete loor / pan across people regarding cloth / closeup of cloth

Related to SOHS Film No. 1202?

12-20-1967
Manhunt in the Snow

Man straps on snowshoes / men and police mingle in snow next to line of parked pickups and jeeps / more people put on snowshoes / pan to tracks into woods

12-19-1967
Traffic Accident in Snow, Jackson and Riverside, Medford

Policeman directs traffic in snow, Medford intersection of Jackson and Riverside, American, Shell and Texaco service stations, Knights Inn Motel, I-5 viaduct in background / station wagon on curb, damaged Chrysler sitting in traffic lane / policeman takes notes / front of station wagon smashed into sign pole / pans across scene / closeup of chains on Medford police car, pan to door / flashing red light on roof

12-18-1967
Meeting; Wreath Making; Santa Hands Out Presents

Men in suits in office; man writes in notebook; discussion, silence, glaring / / people trim greenery, make wreaths / legionnaire in cap / / scary clown accosts seated children / man in Santa Claus suit and plastic Santa mask gives children Christmas gifts

12-13-1967
Bear Creek Bridge Ribbon Cutting; Cracked Safe; CAP at Ashland Airport

Men in suits in office in Jackson County courthouse discuss map of Bear Creek Valley, grin at camera, shake hands / closeup of Preliminary Land Use Plan / / men shiver on bridge over Bear Creek with ribbon stretched across it / two men--one of them Earl Miller--cut ribbon / man hands off envelope to another / closeup of $25.000 check from Jackson County to City of Ashland / / safe door sitting on top of demolished safe lying on its side / shots of damage to safe / / Air Force officers and Civil Air Patrol cadets examine private plane at Ashland airport / CAP shoulder patch: "Oregon" / uniformed cadets in cockpit / group walks toward camera

12-11-1967
Two-Way Car Radio; Rummage Sale

Tight closeup of man's face / he enters car / seated in driver's seat, he talks on radio / tighter closeup of his eyes / talking on radio / leaves car--door of car says "Interagency Motor Pool"--walks toward camera / / rummage sale or antiques bazaar / Eugene Bennett / tables with needlework, antiques / pan across buyers

12-8-1967
Christmas Crafts Sale; High School Scavenger Hunt; Project Gasbuggy Footage

Women examine Christmas crafts, more on display on table and wall / craft groups identified on wall: "Lake Creek," "Medford Harmony Homemakers" / / high school students standing in classroom (one standing on desk) intently examining papers, numbered photos on wall, map / teacher watches smugly / / good color, silent: crane lifts "Gasbuggy" bomb, lowers it into hole

Project Gasbuggy was an attempt to use a nuclear device to fracture rock for gas extraction:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Gasbuggy

12-7-1967
Timber Products Equipment Auction; Dunlevy Draws Winners on Television

Same auction sign as in SOHS Film No. 1185 / people milling about in parking lot, wigwam burner burning in background / interior of mill: table covered with tools, more milling about / sign: "Start of Sale" / pans across tools, equipment, people milling and chatting / / interior of TV studio, participants wearing microphones, "Boutique" part of sign visible, closeup of Mayor Dunlevy holding basket / woman shakes basket, Dunlevy pulls out winning postcards

12-7-1967
Airline Passengers Board Bus; Medford Airport Radio Beacon

Passengers boarding chartered bus / workers loading luggage onto bus from airport trolleys / / man indicates small metal building with antennas above roof / interior: he opens small metal cabinet / tubes and electronics inside cabinet

12-6-1967
Installation of School Board; Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland

Men sitting at table in high school classroom (new school board?) / men stand and take oath / pan across listeners in high school desks / one of men takes second oath / / facade of Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland, pan up to top of building / old safe inside: "Lithia Springs Hotel" / light fixture, pan to balcony / view from elevator as it ascends / footage takenon roof: pan across huge "Hotel" sign to view of hills and birdseye view of Main Street below

12-5-1967
Black Man Radio Interview; Local Elections

Radio studio: black man interviewed, pan to other black men on couch / / closeups: "Official Ballot, Annual Election Bear Creek Valley Sanitary Authority" (running: Mrs. Curtis L, Bereth Hopkins, Duane Venekamp, Hadley A. Yow, J. C. "Pat" Kennedy), ballots for Medford Rural Fire Department District #2 (Glen V. Allen), Jacksonville Highway Water District (Fred Gardner)

12-4-1967

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