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Fire at Hong Kong Cafe

Smoking building next to gas station, Talent / firemen unreel hoses / smoky interiors: firemen and volunteers pull hoses inside, set up fan to exhaust smoke / pan across exterior

8-31-1966
Security Motors, Menasco Motors Merger

Sign on building: "Security Motors," pan across staff lined up outdoors--Grants Pass? / men close garage door / pan across exterior of building / Sign: "Used Cars Menasco" / men shake hands for camera / pan across Menasco building and car lot / men chat outdoors

8-31-1965
Highway 66 Map; North Medford High School Event

Closeup of map of Rogue Valley with towns labeled / Hwy. 66 portion of map, with animated arrow tracing highway to Ashland / arrow traces along I-5 to Medford (investigation into killing of Glenn T. Clark--killer Jimmy Dale Taylor caught 21 years later, acquitted in March 1989) / / night, North Medford High School: view of lighted room from outside / people arrive, enter lighted room with waiting greeter, students at table / cameraman does jiggily walking pan past scene

8-30-1967
Car Safety Film; Rogue Valley Manor Confab

Cars drive past camera, log deck in background / closeup of damaged front end of VW Beetle / shots of more cars damaged in accidents / rapid montage of same / lap dissolves to damaged cars, flashing, rotating effects--arty / / facade of Rogue Valley Manor / interior: old people in lobby / seniors in dining room with teens or college students wearing name tags--one tag says "Glass" / many shots of same

8-30-1967
Antique Car Sale, Grants Pass

Exterior: crowd from above / Sign: "1918 Chevrolet" / man opens hood of old car / lineup of 1920s cars in various stages of decrepitude / pans across crowd / closeups of people examining cars / interior: headlights hanging from rafter

8-30-1965
VIP Greeted at Medford Airport; Schoolchildren at Jacksonville Museum

People at gate, Medford Airport / jetliner arrives / people disembark / VIP is greeted / closeups of VIPs / / "Jacksonville Museum" sign, pan down to schoolchildren waiting to go inside / children file into museum / pan down pipe organ / scrum of children looking at exhibits

8-3-1967
Medford City Council Lunch--New City Hall Samples

Luncheon scene in wood-paneled room / Mayor Dunlevy / men open packet of samples--wall treatments for new city hall? / councilors examine photos of chairs and desks

8-3-1966
Accident at Vilas and Table Rock roads

Firemen hose down wrecked station wagon / traffic on Table Rock Road / policeman arrives / fireman hoses down road / ambulance attendant unloads gurney, places child on gurney, loads into ambulance

8-3-1966
New Medford U.S. Bank Building Party

Night: exterior U.S. Bank, Medford / interiors: banquet scenes / man speaks to banquet / pans across empty bank

8-3-1966
ZOOMSI Plane Arrives with Leopard Cub, Medford Airport

Banner on plane, Medford Airport: "Zoo Portland Oct. 28-29 + OMSI = ZOOMSI" / twin propellers on plane stop / "Lynn Mucken, Press" on man's sash, shakes hands with Mayor Dunlevy / more dignitaries with sashes disembark: Jean Watson, Will Jonny, others illegible / Dunlevy holds leopard cub, others do likewise including small girls

8-29-66
Morse Motors, Biddle Road, Under Construction, Medford

Steel framework of building / men installing roof beams / installing waste pipe in trench / carpenters building trusses on ground / pan across site, Biddle Road and empty I-5 in background

8-29-66
Tagging Rogue River Salmon

Good color, silent: pan across mouth of Rogue River to bridge / small boat lays net across river / men on beach pull net taut / pulling net to shore / fish in net including sturgeon, small fish, salmon / sturgeon returned to river / gasping salmon displayed for camera / salmon quickly tagged, scale sample taken and returned to river

8-29-1969
Downtown Medford Traffic; Student Nurses Graduation

Arty closeups of cars passing camera / quick cuts of East Main Street Medford traffic, bathmat building and future Vogel Plaza in background / man parks, gets out of car, boys on bicycles ride past / / graduate nurses wearing corsages on stage, audience of nurses applauds / pan across audience / speaker at lectern / pan across audience / woman speaks / pan across room from rear

8-29-1969
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
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
New Medford Fire Engine

Medford Fire Department FWD fire engine / closeups, pans along engine--hoses, gauges, knobs, tailboard, hose connectors

8-29-1967
Jackson County Juvenile Detention Facility

Women in cinderblock office talking to Jackson County Sheriff's deputy / woman oversees teen sewing at table, pan across institutional living room / pan across kitchen, same building / man at desk chatting with VIPs / man digging with pick, Barneburg Hill in distance / different people chatting in same office

8-29-1967
Election Polls

Exteriors: sign: "Vote Here" / women reading paperwork / they file past camera

8-29-1966
Mystery Death in Grants Pass, Dale's Restaurant

Man in car speaks into radio mike / view through windshield as car exits tunnel / long view of house in hills / mailbox: "Dale Bourquin, 4310 Foothill Blvd" / discarded soda coolers in field / long shot from hilltop of houses

8-29-1966
Mill Meeting; Convention

Man with clipboard speaks / view from outside of people assembled in (lumber?) mill building / closeup of German shepherd wandering grounds / VIP speaks / VIPs mingle / check is passed from hand to hand / pan across machinery in dark mill building / pan across outside of mill as attendees mingle / / pan across audience of mostly women, wearing nametags / audience stands, files out of building /

8-28-1969
Medford Water System Valve Installation

Man working in excavation of large water pipe, others watching / releasing water from valve / Y-valve in excavation with rebar for concrete foundations around it, parallel pipe in excavation nearby

Presumably installation of valve in supply pipe from Big Butte Springs for Medford Water Commission--possibly Martin pressure control station

8-28-1969
Man in Suit at Desk Talking on Phone

Man in suit at desk talking on phone / /

8-28-1968
Britt Festivals Performance; Grants Pass Bike Safety Inspection; Riverside Park Picnic

Night: orchestra performance on Britt stage as viewed from audience / / pan across children with bikes / man leaning against police car / men examine bikes, affix reflective stickers / man wearing Redwood Lions Club, Grants Pass jacket affixing stickers  / children cook hot dogs over open fire, man at Coca-Cola cooler / / women and girls lined up on temporary stage in park by river / children compete in sack race / greasing pig / scrum of children, presumably around pig.

John Trudeau conducting :23

8-28-1967
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
Beautification Meeting, Rogue Valley Country Club

Exterior: people sitting and talking at table, Rogue Valley Country Club

8-28-1965
Marines Basic Training

Young men and soldiers clustered on parking lot, ambulance in background / young men with numbers on their tee-shirts doing squat thrusts / drill instructor yells at recruits / rifles lined up on ground / sergeant instructs recruits with photos on easel / recruits do calisthenics and lift weights / barber shaves heads with electric clippers / recruits march in formation, palm trees in background (Camp Pendleton?) /recruit greets parents / VIP talks to recruits at attention / closeups of recruits / soldiers march in formation / Marines in formation / VIP hands book to Marine / soldiers march in formation /

8-27-1969
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
Wood Shavings Fire

Pan across site, smoke in distance, fire truck in foreground / closeup of burning pile, road grader drives past cutting fire line / pan across fire trucks, firemen

8-26-66
Preparation for Women's Equestrian Competition

Young women saddle horses, Jackson County Fairgrounds / woman in equitation garb on horse / woman attaches spurs to boots, saddles horse / women pose on horseback, lined up for camera

8-26-1969
Farm Demolition; Downtown Coos Bay Street Work

Men in suits looking at plans as bulldozer clears ground behind them / pan across scene, bulldozer piling demolished farm building between Medford and Jacksonville / / men examine plans on construction site, "The Hub" in background / pan across Coos Bay U.S. Bank building, Western Union, excavation work on closed street / young men installing conduit in manhole / backhoe digging trench in street, "Fish, Poultry" and "Motorola" signs visible / barber watches from barber shop doorway / view down street, Chandler Hotel, "Skyroom" sign in background

8-26-1969
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
Auto Accident, Big Y, Medford

People attend to man lying on grass / 1958 Chevrolet in ditch, Medco headquarters in background / police direct traffic, Big Y Shopping Center in background / ambulance arrives

8-26-1966
Private Plane Wreck

Night: policemen with flashlights examine wreck / day: pans across wreck in forested hills

8-26-1966
Grants Pass Lions Give Check to Blind Girl

Exterior: Grants Pass High School; cheerleaders lined up, man presents check to cheerleaders and blind girl

8-26-1966
John Tomlin Lecture Guests, Rogue Valley Country Club

Poster: "I'm Cured of Cancer!" / dignitaries shake hands, exterior Rogue Valley Country Club / interior: women at registration table /

8-26-1966
Looking For & Finding Private Plane Wreck

Night: police and civilians mill about / man examines piece of wreckage / pan across wreck / KTVM news photographer / people examine wreck

8-26-1966
Aquacade '66 Water Show, Medford Hawthorne Pool

Dusk: young girl baton twirlers perform, Medford Hawthorne Pool / night: syncrhronized swimming in the rain / musicians perform, pan across deserted pool in the rain

8-26-1966
SOTIA Meeting; Wigwam Burners; Oregon State Fair

Speaker at lectern / pan across luncheon meeting / Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association building exterior / wigwam burner, Central Point, Grange / another wigwam burner (Klamath County?), pan up smoke cloud / more shots of smoking burner / / Oregon State Fair entrance / woman poses with bouquet / Uncle Sam on stilts / carnival / horse race / small child / bagpiper / bagpipe band marching / 4-H banner / banner: "Theme: God & Country" / pavilion / Ferris wheel / small girl on carousel / ducks by tiny pond

8-25-1969
Medford-Jackson County Airport; Meeting in Old Medford City Hall

Sign at entrance to Medford-Jackson County Airport, radar dome in background / closeup of Pacific Airlines logo on sign / interior: Pacific and West Coast ticket desks / exterior of terminal, gate side of terminal / more interiors / terminal from parking lot side / / pans across meeting in old Medford city hall chamber--unusual angle, from spectator area / more of same

8-25-1967
Jackson County Summer Education Day Camp; Wounded Duck; Boy Scout Posters

Children--many of them black, Hispanic or Indian--wearing Jorgensen's Dairy paper hats, displaying handmade poster with drawing of dairy plant, reading "Jorgensen's Dairy, We appreciate you showing us around the dairy plant. We liked seeing them make the ice cream. We liked seeing the lady wrap the butter. Thank you for the hats and ice cream that you gave us." / displaying other artwork / closeups of children / drinking water / running off / totem pole with sign: "Jackson County Summer Education Day Camp" / tepee / napping child / children file off / children splashing in river / / living mallard hen standing on office floor with arrow completely through head / / closeup of poster of saluting Boy Scout: "In grateful recognition of services rendered to Boy Scouting" / photograph of Scout leader / poster: "Council Camping & Activities Patch & Segments" showing patches / poster: "Scouting Can Make the Difference"

8-25-1967
Medford City Hall Construction

Men talking on roof of Federal Building, Medford City Hall under construction in background / same men on top (second floor) of city hall, rebar being laid / crane lifts rebar to site / pans across site / more of same /

8-25-1966
Private Plane Wreck

Night: pans across wreck site, single-engine plane, "N4545D" on wing / police arrive

8-25-1966
Corndog Fundraiser, Medford Shopping Center

Exterior, Medford Shopping center: banner: "Winter Dome Benifit [sic] Jet Pups 10 cents, Ice Cream Soda 10 cents" / teens operating corndog stand set up on folding tables in courtyard / young customer sees camera, is startled

 

Raising money for year-round dome at Hawthorne Pool

8-25-1966
Medford High School Registration, School Board Meeting

Students register, offices at Medford HIgh School / pan across Medford School Board in crowded room; Lynn Sjolund present

8-25-1966
Synchronized Swimming, Hawthorne Pool

Four teen girls in leotards in Hawthorne Pool / closeups of girls / shots of synchronized swimming / they swim past camera

8-24-66
Building Fire; Josephine County Meeting

Sign on building: "Office Hours," pan to smoking ruins of same building in woods, high cliffs in background / closeups of smoking, burning ruins / people sift through ashes / pans across ruins / / VIPs in small office hold discussion, "Donald G. McGregor, County Commissioner" on desk nameplate / exterior: VIPs talk, hands are shaken

8-24-1967
Grants Pass Water Pumping & Filtration Station

Man points to riverside tree (indicating flood levels?) / pan across Rogue River / more pointing, pan down tree / points at streamside vegetation, river and water intake in background / interior: man shows, explains pumping equipment and gauges, "Morgan Abel, Operator" name plaque visible

8-24-1966
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
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
VIP Greeted at Medford Airport by Boy Scouts

West Coast twin-prop airliner taxis up to camera / Boy Scouts wrestle roll of carpet to airplane, unroll it / VIP disembarks, shakes hands with other VIPs, is greeted / VIP schmoozes at length on couch

8-23-1967

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