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Firemen at Larry's Restaurant, Grants Pass

Fireman with "Lowe" on back climbs ladder to roof / fireman "Pat" inside building / fireman sweeps out water / water dripping from ceiling

11-7-1966
Bellview Elementary School, Ashland

Teacher and elementary student at table with flash cards / elementary classrooms at work / students in circle on floor as teacher reads / closeups of students

11-7-1966
How to Use Vot-o-matic Voting Machine

Closeup of Vot-o-matic / woman holds cards up / closeup of insertion of card, punching, turning page / extreme closeup of punching / clerks with punch cards / card sorter / printer / punching again

11-7-1966
VIP Greeted at Medford Airport; New Community Theater Building

Passengers disembark from Western Airlines DC-8, Medford Airport / VIP greeted, schmoozed with at terminal gate / closeup of VIP / / pan across building / interior: painters at work / woman fits young man with tuxedo / people standing on unfinished stage(?) / exterior of same building

11-7-1967
Christmas Seals En Route to Post Office

Women toting boxes full of Christmas Seals envelopes / loading boxes into van / "Jackson County Tuberculosis and Health Association" on van door

11-7-1968
Dedication of Salvation Army Citadel

Pans across exterior of citadel / people (including Mayor Dunlevy) leave building / they mill about for camera, walk back into building

11-8-1965
Jackson County Polling Places

Pans across busy polling place, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / "Vote Here" sign / poll watchers joking and schmoozing / "Information" table / clerks in County Clerk's office / voter signing in / man sits down at Vot-o-matic, votes / gymnasium polling place, precincts 51, 52, 67 / exterior: "Vote Here" signs / interior, different gymnasium

11-8-1966
Silver Dollars; Medford-Jackson County Airport Master Plan

Seven Morgan silver dollars on table / more views of same ad nauseam / / book: "Master Planning Study of Medford-Jackson County Airport Master Plan" / drawing of airport / regional map / land use map / map of airport / "Terminal Building Master Plan"

See SOHS Film No. 1170 for subsequent footage of silver dollars

11-8-1967
Bear Creek Valley Sanitary Authority Office

Sign: "Bear Creek Valley Sanitary Authority" / pan across lot and building / man sitting at desk, answering phone, pan to secretary / map of Bear Creek Valley on wall / man at desk again / secretary / more of same

11-8-1968
Medford Leaf Vacuum Truck in Operation

Closeup of leaf vacuum in operation / extreme closeup / vacuum jammed, extended sequence of men with pitchforks trying to unjam mechanism

11-9-1966
Firemen Prepare to Repair Christmas Toys; Deputy with Police Dog

Man directs workers in overalls sorting toys, bikes, cribs (looks like back of Medford's Fire Station #1, Third and Front Street)  / closeups of broken toys / / Sheriff's deputy with police dog / dog enters car on command / deputy enters without command / they pose in car, drive off

11-9-1967
Selma General Store Burglary

Exterior: "Selma General Store" / pan across store / closeup of door lock / Albers Feed sign / interior: typewriter on desk / woman regards disarray at desk / out-of-focus closeups of damage to door jambs, pan down corridor

11-9-66
Old Southern Pacific Depot Clock

Women adjusting, dusting antique station clock in large upstairs office room (old Medford City Hall?) / closeup of clock, pan down

11-9-66
Medford Veterans Day Parade

Small crowd standing in the rain on Main Street, Medford / color guard / army tank drives by Hotel Medford / army trucks drive by Alba Park / early fire engine drives by Frohnmayer Real Estate / Queen of Industry float on Medford Voiture 40 et 8 truck dr

See photos, Medford Mail Tribune, November 12, 1965, page 10.

11/11/1965
Installing Medford Christmas Street Decorations

Tinsel Christmas tree decoration on street light pole in front of Penney's building, Medford / lift truck by Hotel Holland with man on lift installing decoration / closeup of man installing decoration, Hotel Holland neon sign nearby / pan from truck up t

11/22/1965
Jacksonville LPA Meeting, California Street

Pans across audience, U.S. Hotel ballroom / speakers with drawing of proposed development / closeup of plans / pans down California Street--signs: Cracker Barrel Studio, Jacksonville Tavern, Jacksonville Drug, Guns and Books, Thrifty Market, Jacksonville

Meeting is of Local Public Agency for Historic Preservation; director is Theron Rust. See Medford Mail Tribune, December 1, 1965, page B2.

12-1-1965
High School Bands; Timber Products Equipment Auction; New White City Building

Closeup of Elmer Ayres conducting high school band in classroom / pan across band / another conductor / a different band / / sign: "Public Auction on these Premises: Saw Mill, Gang Mill, Planing Mill, Stacker," etc. "Milton J. Wershow Co." / building with "TImber Products Company," pan back to sign / / new building / closeup of sign on exterior: "The Tomkins-Johnson Company," 7638 Pacific Avenue, White City (currently occupied by Eaton Hydraulics)

John Drysdale in in film at :30 

For more Timber Products auction footage, see SOHS Film No. 1189

12-1-1967
Construction of Howard Prairie Lake Boat Basin

Long shot of power shovel at work on end of earthen dam in water / dump truck drives by / Jackson County logo on truck door / closeup of shovel bucket swinging by / pans of construction site, shovel and dump trucks at work

12-10-1965
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
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
Jackson County Commissioners Vote / School Association Officials

Earl Miller sits down at dais / shots of Jackson County commissioners at dais: Rodney Keating / they put slips of paper in box / / empty school multipurpose room prepared for meeting, display on wall: "Professional Rights, Responsibilities MEA NEA DEA OCT" / VIPs schmooze on school playground

12-12-1966
Courthouse Meeting, Hilton Road Junkyard; Making Christmas Wreaths

Man in audience, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / pan across men at dais / speakers in audience / closeup of map, Hilton Road and Crater Lake Highway / man standing on approach to Hilton Road overpass, pan to junked cars in muddy field, Interstate 5, Witham's signs in background / more of same / “Medford-Crater Lake” Interstate sign, pan to junked cars from across freeway / / women assemble Christmas wreaths / man cutting greenery / women make ribbon bows / assembling wreaths

 

12-12-1968
Cub Scouts Deliver Toys to Firemen

Cub scouts in uniform unload toys from pickups onto downtown fire station lot

12-13-1965
Medford Post Office Scenes

Customers' eye view of busy counter, Medford Post Office / sorting mail in back / more customers at counter / more sorting

12-13-1966
Completing Concrete Work, Medford City Hall

Men examine blueprints / closeup of blueprints / exterior: man points to city hall, pan across uncompleted building / workers loiter / camera follows concrete bucket to top of building

12-13-1966
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
Red Cross Blood Drive, Medford

Women at typewriters / donors waiting on folding chairs / nurses taking information / nurses drawing blood /

12-14-1965
Fire at Lumber Mill; Tree in Alba Park, Medford; Girls Visit Channel 5

Shots of smoking, steaming lumber mill wigwam burner and kiln, men milling about / firemen at open kiln door / / Medford Alba Park: pan up evergreen tree / closeup of plaque: "Boy Scouts of America, Dedicated May 30, 1937 to John Foster Gribble, Star Scout, Tr. 5, Medford, Ore." / men discuss plaque, replace plaque by tree / / Brownies or Campfire Girls pose with presents by Christmas tree / closeups of girls

12-14-1966
Aerial Shots of Rogue Valley, Crater Lake; Installing Street Lights on Ivy Street, Medford

Shots from airplane of snowy mountainsides, Crater Lake, hills, Medford in distance / Interstate 5 below / / new Medford City Hall, pan to workers assembling streetlight, crane lifts it into air / long shot of streetlights

12-14-1967
Providence Hospital News Conference

Sign: Sacred Heart Hospital / pan across newly completed Providence Hospital / interior: men and nun holding banner: Providence Hospital, Medford / man speaks / interior shots, plumber at work / stack of beds

12-15-1965
Camp White Ammunition Bunkers; Banquet Scenes

Pan across tilled field / closeup of hole in field / view of hole from afar / hillside with scattered oaks and Camp White ammunition bunkers / closeup of closed bunker door / bullet-pocked sign: "Explosives--Keep Out" / / banquet scene: pan across dais / man at lectern / banqueters / speaker / / different banquet, pan across attendees

12-15-1966
Howard School Christmas Program

Pan across audience, large Christmas tree / small choir sings / Christmas play: creche, manger, angels etc.

12-16-1965
Jackson County Park and Planning Commissions Meet

Shots of commissioners sitting in folding chairs, talking / man with composite aerial photo of Bear Creek Valley on easel

12-16-1965
Cows Shipped by Rail from Medford

Unloading cattle from railcars into steel holding pen / men on horses herd cows, Medford houses in background / cows run up ramp into railcar / man in suit sprays cattle

12-17-1965
School Crossing Guards Take Oath

Man and young children with hands raised, taking oath / policeman pinning badges on crossing guards' Sam Browne belts / pan across new crossing guards

 

12-17-1968
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
Soldiers in the Snow

Good color, silent:  Soldiers jumping from armored personnel carrier into snow / lying down with rifles aimed / lying soldier with rifle smiles, waves at camera, tosses snow

12-18-1968
Motorcycle Accident / Joke Christmas Traffic Signs Prank

Night: ambulance attendants work on victim on ground as police watch / very dark shot of motorcycle / / roadside, foggy day: Highway 99 near Central Point? / man on roadside talks to camera / closeups of phony traffic signs: "Reindeer Crossing" "Watch for Falling Toys" "Yield for Santa" / man expostulates on signs again

12-19-1966
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
Truck-Train Wreck, Medford

Shots of crushed semi-truck trailer, load of bread, Medford warehouses in background

12-20-1965
Crowds See Titan II and Navy Electra, Medford Airport

Line of people enter side of missile to enter museum / shot of missile museum from control tower / Electra flies by, lands / woman poses with pilot / pans across line of people waiting / interior exhibits: flight suit, missile models, film of Titan II leaving launch pad

"Spectators will see the Air Force missile story told in slides and films while standing inside an actual ICBM." "A display case of large scale models shows the growth of missiles from Thor to Titan IIIC. A three-dimensional diorama shows the underground complex of a Titan ICBM site." All Project Gemini flights were made with the Titan II. (Ashland Tidings, December 2, 1965, page 10)

The airplane on display is the Navy version of the Lockheed Electra L-188 airliner, the P-3 Orion anti-submarine and surveillance craft. The boom on the tail was used for magnetic detection of submarines.

See Medford Mail Tribune December 1, 1965, page 3; December 17, page 1; December 19, page 11.

12-20-1965
Medford City Hall Floor Concrete Poured; Shoplifting Scenes

Concrete truck pours cement into bucket / bucket rises away from camera / camera on top floor watches bucket being dumped / man pulls lever on bucket, others smooth concrete / view of bucket lowered to concrete truck, filled again / / Medford Mayor Dunlevy at desk signs documents (very dark image) / Dunlevy points to Medford city directory on wall / closeup of directory, pan down / woman puts merchandise in purse, walks away / man examines power drill, golf clubs, puts them in his coat / woman shoplifts towels / man shoplifts knife / cash register / man and woman walk out of store / closeup of fingerprinting process / policeman puts man in jail cell / closeup of fists holding bars of cell door

12-20-1966
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
Ashland-California Section of I-5 in Snow

Cars drive by on snow-covered highway / shot through windshield / downtown Ashland, Plaza / driving by line of cars chaining up / Siskiyou Summit / through windshield driving Siskiyou Grade / Ashland exit sign / snowplow /

12-21-1965
Medford School Board Meeting; Labor Relations Board Meeting

Pan across officials at desks shuffling papers / brief shots of North Medford High School construction site / sign: "Medford Senior High School, Batterman Construction Inc., Payne & Struble" / / NLRB board at desks / pan across audience / man holds up right hand, swears, sits down at microphone / more people do same

12-21-1966
U.S. Bank, Medford Computer Equipment

Women feeding checks into machine, punching numbers / man feeds stack of punch cards into reader / printer

Man may be branch manager Allan F. Perry. See Medford Mail Tribune, December 21, 1965, page 5.

12-22-1965
Salvation Army Christmas Food Baskets

Pans across room full of boxes of food / people filling bags / more of same

12-22-1965
100-Year-Old Woman, Grants Pass; Santa Claus Hands Out Presents; National Safety Council Night Driving Film

Old lady sitting in overstuffed chair, being interviewed by reporter, chatted up by nurse, reading mail / / Man in bad Santa Claus costume swarmed by children; he unboxes and gives Tonka Trucks, dolls to elementary-age children / / safety film, color, completely faded to red: night: man working on car stopped in traffic lane in rain / car slams into stopped car, they burst into flames / man driving in rain, blinded by oncoming headlights / driver's-eye view of passing cars stopped by side of road / we meet oncoming with one headlight / car arrives safely at suburban home

12-22-1966
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
Christmas Tree Industry Promo

Professionally produced. Shots of tree farm, cutting, packaging, loading, shipping, selling, buying Christmas trees

12-23-1965

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