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Title Description Publication date
Hotel Jackson Demolition; Burning Trash; Construction Site; North Medford High School Tree Assembly

Pan across Jackson Hotel undergoing demolition--walls standing / burning rubbish in field, pan along smoke / closeup pan of burning trash / pan along Eighth Street side of Jackson Hotel / / VIPs in suits pick their way across construction site, Roxy Ann visible in background / pan across site, creek / VIP splashes in creek / / crowded high school gymnasium bleachers / students holding bare-root trees speak at microphone / audience departs / students discuss in gym / students admire young tree on grounds of North Medford High School

3-20-1968
Kelly Slough; Oregon State Penitentiary

Men standing by Kelly Slough, Table Rock in background / pan across site--fields / closeup of slough / / pan down Oregon State Penitentiary tower, along wall to guard tower on corner / telephoto closeup of corner tower with guard / closeup shot along wall to corner / pan along barred prison windows and wall to corner tower / Canada geese on grass near creek / "Stop--Proceed with Signal from Tower" sign / tight closeup of guard tower / more corner tower shots / administration building, pan to prison, up tower again

3-19-1968
Locomotives and Lumber at Medford Depot; Money and Adding Machine; Angus Bowmer, Vietnam Casualty at Medford Airport

Log truck on highway / idle Southern Pacific locomotives / lumber deck, pan to Southern Pacific caboose / lumber and locomotive at Medford depot / many brief shots of same / / hand operating adding machine / closeup of quarters and rolled quarters / adding machine / coins and bills / more of same / cash drawer of cash register / dollar bills / / passengers disembarking at Medford Airport / Angus Bowmer and others being greeted at gate / waiting hearse / preparing to load casket onto hearse / unwrapping flag-draped casket

Casket is that of Marine Lance Corporal John Boyce, killed March 2 in Vietnam. See Medford Mail Tribune, March 15, 1968, page 1.

3-15-1968
Ten Thousandth Baby Born at Rogue Valley Hospital

Baby in hospital bassinet stretches, pan to sticker "Who will be the 10,000th?" and handwritten "ME" / mother in hospital bed / more of same / nurse lifts and cradles baby

Baby is Stefanie Rae Vandevender; mother is Lenora Vandevender, wife of Jesse Paul Vandevender. Grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. Jesse L. Vandevender, Medford, and Mr. and Mrs. John Baima in California. See Medford Mail Tribune story, March 15, 1968, page 1

3-14-1968
Jackson County Commissioners Meeting; Policemen and Ponies

Earl Miller at dais / speaker / audience in folding chairs, Jackson County courthouse auditorium / Otto Frohnmayer speaks / pan across commissioners Miller, Rodney Keating, Henry Padgham / / woman speaks at lectern / pan across audience in folding chairs / man at lectern / / Medford policemen and two ponies in chain-link fenced police parking lot downtown, train and packing house in background / men adjust bridle, walk ponies away from camera

3-13-1968
Forest Service Airplane; Spring Classes at SOC

Pan across building marked "USFS" to idling single-prop Cessna airplane N3418S / plane taxis away / aerial view of forest, clearcuts / views of plane over forest taken from another plane / / SOSC college students sitting on grass and talking near parking lot / they stand up and disperse / interior of college class

3-11-1968
Oregon State Prison Riot

Still aerial photo of prison / photo of man / photo of another man / third man / pan across photo of six men / extreme closeup of benday dot pattern on newspaper photo, lap dissolves of progressively less closeup to reveal photo is aerial photo of same prison in flames

3-11-1968
George Romney Quits Presidential Race; Smudgepots Burning; Lassie TV Show Promo

Black and white, silent: Headline of Oregonian: "Romney Quits Presidential Race" / photo of Romney on front page / similar headline and photo, Oregon Journal / / night, from moving car: orchard smudge fires / same from standstill / / sound, color, completely faded to red: "As exciting as all outdoors--follow Lassie!" promo for Lassie show / Lassie drops tree with cougar in it / braves windstorm, avalanche

3-8-1968
Petitioning, Nelson Rockefeller for President

Woman signing petition on sidewalk in front of Medford post office, Eighth Street / closeup of signature gatherer with "Draft Rocky" sticker on clipboard / man signing petition / view of waiting signature gatherer at post office entrance from across Holly Street

3-7-1968
Cleaning and Calibrating Thermometers

Man talking, holding thermometer / cleaning thermometers, putting them in sink full of ice / closeup of temperature dropping on thermometer / more of same / pan across dozens of tagged thermometers, closeup of record form: thermometers are from Klamath, Modoc, Newburg, Scottsburg, Sams Valley, other places / closeup of thermometer / same man talking while working

3-6-1968
Teenaged Girl Talking on Telephone

Hand dialing princess telephone / teenage girl speaking on phone / lap dissolve of hours passing on clock / girl drinks Coke, still talking / clock / girl eats candy bar, still talking / clock / clock

3-5-1968
Holiday Inn Site Work; Meeting; Presentation of Medals to Parents

Pan across construction site, Holiday Inn/Nendels/Ramada Inn, 2260 Biddle Road, bulldozer, dump trucks dumping shale. Orchards, Mobil station, Bazar Store, traffic in background / / VIP reading papers at desk / audience in folding chairs / / Santo Center, Medford: army lieutenant directs family to place in front of color guard / color guard escorts grieving parents / parents presented with medals

3-4-1968
Dachshund Puppy; United Airliner at Medford Airport

Man in suit plays with dachshund puppy on floor--at length / / four-propeller United airliner taxis to gate, Medford Airport / reader board: "Flight 807 Nonstop to San Francisco" / passengers disembark / view of cabin with stewardesses / pilots and stews in cockpit / stewardesses at head of stairs, pan to pilots on tarmac / liner taxis away

3-1-1968
United Airlines Convair; Miss Rogue Valley Talent Competition

Mechanic works on wing of United Airlines twin-prop Mainliner Convair at Medford Airport / pilot boards / pan across airplane / views of empty passenger cabin / cockpit, controls / pan along belly of airplane from tail to nose / / dimly lit interior: young woman performs monologue / women play organ, guitar, women sing, pose, act

2-29-1968
Crater High School Assembly

Man speaking at dais / large audience of aduilts and students in high school gym applauds / pans across speaker and audience / closeup of plaque: "Edward J. Zander, Good and Faithful Service for the Past Ten Years, presented by Mayor and Council, City of Central Point"

2-29-1968
Funeral of James Rowden, Killed in Vietnam

Marines carry casket, followed by bereaved family / Marines fold flag as pastor reads / Douglas Rowden and family at graveside as Marines fold flag; they present it to mother / crowd leaves / casket sitting alone suspended above grave / pan across headstone: "James Herbert Rowden"

2-29-1968
School Meeting; Medford Ash Wednesday Observance

Man speaking on school stage / woman in small audience in folding chairs responds / shots of restless audience / speakers on stage and in audience / / children receive ash on forehead from priest / children exiting Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Medford / tight closeups of children's ashy foreheads / girls in parochial school uniform walking south on Oakdale near Tenth, City Hall visible in background, pan to church

2-28-1968
OSU Forest Laboratory; Recovering Sunken Log Pond Logs

Silent, color, moderately faded: Sign: Oregon State University Forest Research Laboratory / shots and pans of building behind sign / interiors: scientist examines pine seedling, places cover on growing tip / scientist weighs pallet of lumber / device spins wood sample / man inserts sample into drum / view of burning wood through porthole / / black and white: man and scuba diver on small boat lifting sunken log from log pond / pan across logs already pulled to shore / boat pulls log to shore / diver climbs onto boat to repeat process

2-27-1968
Master Plan, Medford Bear Creek Park

Man examines maps of riverside park on wall / closeup of "Bear Creek Park Master Plan," man points out features

2-23-1968
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

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