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OSU Research Vessel Yaquina

Fair color, silent: helicopter shot of white-painted ship at sea / painted on side: "Oregon State University" / from shore: ship enters ocean from river breakwater /

For more footage of Yaquina see SOHS Film No. 1593

8-1-1969
OSU Research Vessel Yaquina; VIP Tour of Wildlife Areas

Color, silent: Zoom out from beaver logo on smokestack / ship slowly draws away from camera, "Oregon State University" painted on side / slow zoom in on ship from distance / / Black and white: Earl Miller stands at table in Jackson County courthouse auditorium and speaks / different commissioner standing by table with slide projector / VIPs in TouVelle Park looking at Table Rock Road bridge and river / pan across VIPs standing in park parking lot / cars carrying VIPs leave TouVelle Park parking lot / man speaks to VIPs with bullhorn / VIPs stand by cars at different site, Table Rock in background / pan from (Denman Wildlife Area?) pond to VIPs / slow pan across berm separating ponds / VIPs on berm

For more footage of Yaquina see SOHS Film No. 1591

8-4-1969
Otis Jordan Property Auctioned

Policeman on steps of Jackson County Courthouse / pan across bidders

7-20-66
Outdoor Class, North Medford High School; Duff Water Treatment Plant Construction

High schoolers lounging near parking lot, "Homecoming" banner in distance / various shots, closeups of group / / Duff Water Treatment Plant construction site near Rogue River / family with three small children, man points to building / pans of building / interior plumbing, tanks, control room, construction workers / settling tanks, water flowing / concrete being poured / control room, panel

5-8-1968
Overturned Logging Rig

Night: pans across loaded log truck on its side

8-19-66
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
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
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
Pacific Air Lines, Medford Airport; Smudgepot Fire

Pan across "Pacific Air Lines" sign above ticket desk, Medford Airport, pan down to desk and arrivals sign / dusk: stewardess walks across tarmac up stairs into airplane / passengers board / darker: plane spins props / night:  taxis away / / hundreds of burning smudgepots, pan up black smoke clouds / more of same / burning wood debris fire--that presumably started smudgepots burning / telephoto closeup of burning smudgepots / orchard under thick black cloud blowing low over it /

8-28-1967
Pacific Northwest Bell Building; Rifle Target Practice; St. Mary's High School

Pacific Northwest Bell building, North Bartlett Street, Medford / Bell logo on building / secretary talking on phone / closeup of phone / building again / / man shooting at bottles and cans with rifle in woods / can topples / closeup of rifle / closeup of man aiming / over-the-shoulder shots / telephoto shots of target area as he shoots / / pan along St. Mary's High School lettering on building to students talking with teacher in parking lot / students chat / priest talking with students /

4-8-1968
Painting Rogue Center for Hearing and Speech

Exteriors: sign: "Rogue Center for Hearing and Speech" / pan across building / painters in overalls painting building, stadium lights and school buses visible in background / painting interior / exterior: cleaning brushes / pan across damaged roof

6-20-1966
Painting Store Window for Halloween

Woman painting witch and pumpkin on appliance store window / young boys painting trees and bat

10-26-1966
Paper Pears; Bicycle Inspection; Pear Blossom Royalty Contest

Man and two boys carrying ladder walking down Main Street, Medford / they stop by street tree / closeup of "Pear Blossom Festival" small pear-shaped placard hanging from tree / closeup pan along Schwinn bicycle, pan to line of children with bikes in school playground / policeman inspecting bike / Asian boy walks bike away / closeup of policeman / inspecting loose bike chain / spinning wheels / woman writes on paper on clipboard / boy walks bike away/ checking girl's bike / more of same / pan along waiting children with bikes / pan across room full of seated parents and children / Pear Blossom king and queen seated in folding chairs / king and queen seated uncomfortably on stage while woman plays piano

4-7-1969
Parco d'Alba, Medford

Sign: "Parco d'Alba, Dedicated to Medford's Sister City--Alba, Italy, Commemorating Medford's Young People Who Died in the Name of Peace in World War I" / pan across park to closeups of merry-go-round

9-21-66
Parents and Children, Jackson School Lunch Room

Lunchroom scenes: mothers and fathers with elementary school children eating in lunch room / closeups

10-11-1966
Park Groundskeepers; River School Field Trip; Coffee Shop B Roll

Men squatting on lawn and examining grass / closeup of man holding up dandelion / / elementary age children at park (TouVelle Park?) staring at camera / they wander off, shepherded by adults / children stroll by placid river / / closeup of grumpy old busboy in coffee shop / shots of coffee shop interior / pans across people eating / waitress flirts with man at counter / employees schmooze at counter

7-27-1968
Park Maintenance Institute in Medford

Pan across audience / speaker

12/15/1965
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
Paving Interstate 5-Crater Lake Highway Interchange

Shot from moving car of I-5/Crater Lake Highway interchange under construction / pavers at work / pan across paving scene / closeup of Rogue River Paving Co. asphalt-laying machine / supervisors, men raking asphalt / roller / dump truck

5-9-1968
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
Peace Posters; Post Office Award

Graffiti on post, Alba Park, Medford: “The Rights of Man Key to Peaceful Community” / young people in raincoats attaching poster to fence / poster: “1968 International Year for Human Rights” / homemade poster: “1968 Human Rights Peace / young women display other homemade posters: “Change To Make the World One,” “New Directions,” “Come on People, Smile on Your Brothers,” “Help Peace the World Together,” peace sign, Gene McCarthy / / mailman in U.S. Mail truck behind post office, drives off / postmaster Al Bradford and another man display “Certificate of Achievement”

 

12-10-1968
Pear Crop Progress; Medford Mailman

Old man discusses with secretary at typewriter / closeup of paper: "Pear Estimates by Variety as of July 1, 1968" / lap dissolve to shots of orchard with young pears / tight closeups of young pears on trees / / mailman crosses street on crosswalk at Eighth and Ivy, Library Park in background, stops on sidewalk to pose for camera, federal building in background / mailman sorts fistful of mail while standing on sidewalk, walks toward post office

7-24-1968
Pear Hybridizing Tests--Hanley Farm

"Hanley Research farm" sign / men in shed sectioning and testing pears / pan shot of winter orchard, foggy day

1-19-1965
Pear Orchard Field Day

Group of men in orchard / man speaks to group / pans across orchard / pan across group / different man speaks / more pans / orchard sprayer in operation /

8-5-1965
Pear Picking Scenes

Pan across stacks of pear boxes / orchard shots / closeup of man picking pears / pan down picking ladder / more picking shots / closeup of picking bucket / shot while walking through orchard /

9-16-66
Pear Picking, Pinnacle Orchards

Pear pickers in orchard / picker dumps pears into bin / picker high up in tree / pan across tree laden with fruit / woman picker on ground / picker on ladder / Pinnacle Orchards boxes / closeup of woman

8-16-1965
People Receive U.S. Citizenship

Four candidates sitting in pew in wood-paneled courtroom / they receive scrolls / man speaks / pan across audience / judge speaks / hands are shaken, people get up to leave

11-15-66
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
Pet Adoption Contest Winning Posters

Woman displays two posters in classroom

2-17-1966
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
Phoenix Area Streets

Man driving pickup, filmed from passenger seat--looks like Colver Road, Phoenix / view through windshield of residential area / man stands by rural roadside ditch, pan along ditch / man speaks into camera / driving again / through windshield: stop signs / driving again

3-22-1968
Phoenix Bank After Holdup, Suspect Led to Jail

Police enter First National Bank, Phoenix from parking lot / bank sign with Grizzly Peak in background / interior of bank, police talk to teller / other bank sign, pan to drive-up window / police search bushes / interior of police station, secretary with weapons mounted on wall behind her / "Jackson County Sheriff" on car door / car drives up to camera, police escort handcuffed man into police station / Jackson County Courthouse jail window from ground level

9-27-1966
Phoenix Recall Voting; North Medford High School Event

On building: "Phoenix Civic Center" / interiors: voter talking to poll watchers / signing in / closeup of special election ballot to recall Councilman Dale Haggard--Reason why: "He refuses to cooperate and work with other city officials." Haggard's statement: "I was unafraid to stand up to a power structure for the best interests of all the people of Phoenix." / / woman at lectern speaks / pan across band playing national anthem, VIPs and students with hands over hearts / pan across sparse audience, North Medford High School auditorium / speakers / view from back of auditorium, pan across hall

4-29-1968
Phoenix/Talent Meeting; School Lunch

Pan across men wearing name tags, chatting outdoors between building and parking lot, Phoenix or Talent / men emerge from building / / elementary-school children eating school lunch / closeup pan of lunches / children pick up lunch trays, silverware

12-7-66
Picketers; Carpenters at Work

Two strikers picketing on sidewalk, Central Avenue, Medford / "Pacific Northwest Bell" on building / man with "Unfair to Glass Workers" tunic picketing, pan up to "40 East 10th" address / "Medford Plate Glass Unfair" sign / / carpenters working on frame of new residence in older section of town / pan across framework / more of same

5-1-1968
Picking Pears; Dog Show; I-5 Pear Mishap

Man on ladder picking pears / closeup of bin full of pears / more shots of pickers picking, dumping into bins / / woman and young girl grooming schnauzer / people with dogs waiting / dogs being walked past judge / / Oregon State Police car by side of I-5 freeway opposite Ashland just south of Bear Creek crossing /, pan to Jeep pulling overloaded trailer, pan to pears littering side of freeway / pan along bent guard rail to pear bin by side of freeway

9-4-1967
Picking Pears; Medford Council Meets Commissioners; Rock Band at Britt

Man picking pears in orchard on ladder / closeup / woman picking while small blond children wander around below her / young man picking from ground / man on ladder, pan to bin full of pears / more of same / emptying bucket into bin / / pan across meeting in Medford city council chambers / Jackson County Commissioners file from seats into center of room as Earl Miller lights cigarette / closeup of Miller speaking / / pan across people seated on grassy hillside (Britt grounds?) to band set up on stage / telephoto shot of rock band playing, sign with (band members'?) names visible including Kirby Mills, David something

8-4-1969
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.

1946
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
Pinto Colvig Performs as Goofy, Plays Clarinet

Clip from "Command Performance" radio show featuring Pinto Colvig, who in the character of "Goofy Horsecollar" plays his clarinet.

Reportedly dated May 3, 1945

5-3-1945
Pinto Colvig Speaks and Performs Maxwell Sound Effect

Clip from "Command Performance" radio show featuring Greer Garson, Nelson Eddy and Pinto Colvig, who beginning at 04:45 speaks briefly about his trombone, then uses it to perform the Maxwell automobile sound effect used on the Jack Benny radio show.

7-8-1943
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
Planning Commission Meeting; Air Pollution Presentation to Jackson County Commissioners

Meeting (planning?): men in metal folding chairs at metal folding tables, maps on wall / / county commissioners meeting, Earl Miller present / shuffling papers, speaking / grinning speaker in audience / sign: "This Is the Air You Breathed! At the end of 24 hours the filter is removed and the deposits on it are weighed and analyzed" (filters are solid black) / sign: "The Breath of Life! According to state sanitary authority surveys this valley has the densest air in the state at this time!" / speaker

11-22-1967
Planning Meeting; Students Apply to College

VIPs talk in small office / closeups of same / closeup of "Land Use Plan" on wall / pan across office / / teens in waiting room, filling out forms / sign: "Dean of Boys"  above entrance to room / "Sophomore Boys" above other entrance / more paperwork

8-22-1967
Planting at Medco Headquarters; School Field Trip to Feed Store

Men planting seedlings on grounds of Medco headquarters building, Medford / digging with hoedads, planting / view of men working from interior of car / using gas-powered auger / / schoolchildren looking at baby chicks in cages outside Albers Feed & Farm Supply, 330 North Fir, Medford, "Launderette," 327 North Fir Street, in background / looking at mare and suckling foal / rabbits in cages

4-12-1968
Planting Tree at New Medford City Hall; United Airlines; Interstate 5, Medford

Man and women planting evergreen tree, Medford Mayor Dunlevy in attendance, on grounds of new Medford City Hall / shots of women attendees (Garden Club?) / / pans across painting of historic United Airlines airplanes, evolution of stewardess uniforms / / through windshield: approaching Interstate 5 overpass on Crater Lake Highway / Crater Lake Highway looking north from freeway area, pan to overpass / freeway exit sign: "Medford Barnett Road," fairgrounds buildings in background / Texaco gas station at intersection of exit ramp and Barnett Road, fairgrounds buildings

4-6-1967
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
Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest

Exterior, garage at Tenth and Central, Medford / signs in front of cars: "Plymouth Troubleshooting Contest, Dick Knight Co., Medford, Oreg." / gun goes off, young contestants open hoods and examine engines / closeups of mechanics intently at work on engines

4-4-1966
Police Administration School

Interior, classroom: man at lectern, attentive audience, some in uniform

3-23-1966
Police Display Recovered Safe

Tools and dismantled safe on floor of evidence room, policeman displays mangled door, tools / closeup of safe door / closeup of door frame, tools / policemen discuss evidence / / banquet scene, closeups of VIP

1-31-1967

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