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Medford City Hall VIP; Medford Airport Air Show; Tricycle Races

VIP in office speaks to camera, walks off / he chats up secretary / sits behind desk, Medford City Hall / /  three private planes take off at once, Medford Airport, pan across field littered with private planes / biplanes take off / men push biplane into position / biplanes do slow flyby over runway / announcer on viewing stand / trophies awarded / / Baza'r department store parking lot, Medford, crowded with spectators / children race on tricycles toward camera

8-18-1969
Itchy Children; Jet Fighter

Pan across weedy field / suburban ranch house with small children in yard / woman points to, discusses field / small child / closeups of itchy children's legs / woman holding children, pan to field / men in meeting / speaker / / good color: Air Force officer explains jet fighter to VIP / VIP in cockpit / closeup of VIP /

8-15-1969
OSU Crop Lab; Fairgrounds Buildings; Livestock Auction

Good color: Men leave Hyslop Crop Science Laboratory building, Oregon State University, Corvallis, walk to cars / closeup of sign on building / men point at electrical box on pole by field / they examine recording device in field, examine crops  / / black and white: pan along Jackson County Fairground buildings / huge pile of grain or sand inside building / / / sheep let out of pen, pan to auctioneer / more sheep, men examine their teeth / auctioneer / /

8-14-1969
Truck Farm; Timber Sale; Medford Meeting

Man checks onions in field (Seven Oaks Farm?) / closeup of onions, pan down rows / checking tomatoes, pan down irrigation pipe / checking squash plants / man examines 10-foot-tall cornstalks / pounding stakes into field / closeup of farmer / / meeting scene, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / closeup of secretaries doing paperwork / timber sale tote board / buyers in audience / closeup of bid board / / meeting, Medford city council chambers / closeups of participants

8-13-1969
Actors on Street; Mill Creek Falls; Ashland Water System; Britt Festivals

Varsity sign, Varsity Theater, Ashland, pan down to theater patrons on street / Shakespeare banner on light standard / actors in Restoration costume walk down sidewalk to theater, down alley to back door of theater / / tourists in woods / sign: "Mill Creek Falls Viewpoint," pan to Boise Cascade logo on sign / Mill Creek Falls / water dashing on boulders, pan up falls / / man in woods, pan to cinderblock building (Ashland water system?) / man and boy enter building / men discuss recording gauge in building as boy stares at camera, pan down to valves / man and boy on street / / woman plays clarinet, Britt stage, pan across spectators / closeups of children on grass / man on stage assembles, discusses parts of oboe

See SOHS Film No. 1382 for simliar Shakespeare Festival event in 1968

8-12-1969
Clown Prince of Baseball; Medford Street Accident

Closeups of Max Patkin, "clown prince of baseball," in baseball uniform, clowning during night game, Miles Field / / Ford pickup on its side, West Main Street at Ivy, Medford / tow truck tows away station wagon / truck pulls pickup upright with cable / firemen wash away gasoline / policeman directing traffic

8-12-1969
Two-Car Accident; Ashland Groundbreaking

Police and bystanders at two-car accident on road in the woods / upended badly mangled VW beetle / / groundbreaking scene at real estate office on East Main Street south of Pioneer Street, Ashland /

8-11-1969
Borate Bomber Demonstration, Medford Airport

Closeups of engines starting on borate bomber / pan across tarmac, Medford Airport / discussion under wing of bomber / people climb ladder into cockpit / engines start / private plane taxis away, flies past camera / bomber takes off, dumps load near camera /

8-8-1969
National Guard Convoy; Medford City Council Meeting

National Guardsmen discussing over hood of jeep / National Guard trucks drive past camera / Guardsman climbs into vehicle / more trucks / NG vehicles enter freeway / / pans across meeting in Medford city council chambers, seats filled / speakers at microphone

8-8-1969
Jackson County Fairgrounds; Holiday Inn, Big Y Area

Pan across outside of arena, Jackson County Fairgrounds / silent interview with old man standing in front of fairgrounds office / / VIPs mingle in front of Holiday Inn, pan to Holiday Inn sign / slow pans across I-5 and Big Y area from a disstance, Holiday Inn, Baza'r, barn visible in distance /

8-7-1969
Bicycle Rodeo; Launching Model Rockets

Children on decorated bicycles lined up on school playground / they ride off, accompanied by man on horse / getting instruction / demonstrating accuracy stopping on painted line / / children launch model rockets, supervised by man in uniform / pan across spectators

8-7-1969
Luncheon Meeting; Meeting Meeting

Army officer smilingly addresses group at lectern / luncheon scene / closeup of old woman at microphone / / meeting in small room / shots of speakers sitting around table, including actual black man

8-6-1969
Rogue Valley Symphony Practice; Surplus Vehicle Auction

Man directs adult orchestra, U.S. Hotel ballroom / closeups, pans of director, musicians / / policeman, mechanic examine engineless automobile, other 1940s-early '60s cars parked in field / cop looks in windows /

8-6-1969
4-H Livestock Show, Jackson County Fairgrounds

Children bring rabbits to judging table, old Jackson County Fairgrounds pavilion / pan across young entrants and rabbits / adults in bleachers / children sweeping around cattle in barn / people waiting under banner: "Rogue River 4-H Dairy Club" / teens milling around cattle in pavilion, filling out forms / judging hogs / pans across scene, pans, closeups of crowd

8-5-1969
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
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
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
Local Rock Band; Shopping Center Petition

Teenage rock band playing on backyard outdoor stage / closeup of organ keyboard / frenetic drummer singing / closeup of flower-bedecked guitar / / entrance and sign, Baza'r department store--current site of Food 4 Less / teenage boy at folding table at door, woman signing petition / sign: "Medford Residents: Please Sign Petition in Favor of New Penney's Shopping Center Thank you!" / somber boy holding down papers on table

7-31-1969
Removing Jetliner Engine; Harvesting Grain

closeup of engine being removed from tail of AirWest jetliner with crane at Medford Airport / long shot / / combine at work in field, various angles / combine approaches cameraman / teenage boy driving combine with bandana over face

For more of same combine see SOHS Film No. 1588

7-30-1969
Harvesting Grain; Miller's Egg Ranch

Men standing in field examining straw / tractor pulls load of straw from road onto field / offloading straw into thresher / stacked bags of grain / baling straw / sewing bags of grain / shot of harvested field / combine operating in field / closeup of combine at work / / woman uses vacuum to pick up dozens of eggs at a time to feed them into egg washer / cartons of eggs pour onto lazy susan: various brands including Miller's Pride / man displays printed styrofoam and paper pulp cartons / pan across egg factory buildings /

For more of same combine see SOHS Film No. 1589

7-30-1969
More Inscrutable Film; Medford Planning Commission

Teens walk through door from street into building / pan across teens in waiting room / examining newspaper / / men in office gathered around woman at telephone switchboard, talking, on phone, filling out forms / pan across men in lounge / / man at easel in Medford city council chambers / pans across men at tables--looks like planning commission meeting /

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1586

7-29-1969
Inscrutable Film

Teens examine newspaper in waiting room / nurse talks to them, they walk over to rack, pull and examine brochures

For more of teens see SOHS Film No. 1587

 

7-28-1969
Creek Water Temperature; Medford Airport Road Work

Meeting / / young boy takes temperature of rushing creek (Bear Creek?) / scenic shot of creek / closeup of thermometer / boy wades to camera / takes tempertaure with thermometer tied to stick, then on string / / Medford Airport, radar dome in distance / control tower in distance / signs: "Speed Zone Ahead, Speed 45 Miles" / "Do Not Enter," pan to control tower / more of same / airport access roads

7-25-1969
Meetings

Man speaking at small table / closeup / / meeting in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / closeup of speaker /

7-24-1969
North Riverside Accident; Transmitter Construction

Policeman holding compress on head wound of young man lying on North Riverside / ambulance with open door / / roofless concrete transmitter building on top of Mount Ashland, pan to rocky summit

For more footage of accident and transmitter building, see SOHS FIlm No. 1581

7-23-1969
Home Economics Dinner; Library Processing Center

Family sitting down to dinner at table in Home Economics kitchen / teenage daughter at table wearing nametag / she washes dishes / / VIP in office / woman at desk and table covered with paperbacks / she labels books / pan across book cases, stacks of books / woman on telephone at desk / woman puts plastic slipcovers on books / pans across office / more of same / sign: "Public Library of Medford & Jackson Co. Processing Center; Hours Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m." / exterior view of converted residence

7-23-1969
Medford Motorcycle Accident; Mount Ashland Transmitter Construction

Man walking down street past police car to scene of accident / police bending over man and motorcycle on North Riverside, Snuffy's Office Equipment, 1112 N. Riverside, and Yvonne's Millinery, 1110 N. Riverside, in background / policeman applying pressure to head wound, small first-aid kit open / ambulance arrives / / summer view of Mount Ashland and ski runs / ski lift as seen from mountain top, pan across construction site / men pounding nails, shoveling concrete / view of roofless concrete radio or television transmitter building

For more footage of accident and transmitter building, see SOHS FIlm No. 1583

7-23-1969
Feast of Will; B.P.O.E. Elks Convention

Feast of Will: Bagpipers, girls in kilts, drummers / / color, silent, some good color, most faded to blue instead of red: men in evening jackets, women in gowns file into convention hall (not local) / seated audience, elaborate proscenium / choir sings / closeup of VIP / Boy Scout drummers march past camera / baton twirlers on stage / speakers at Elks lectern, dignitaries on dais

For more 1969 Feast of Will footage see SOHS No. 1579

7-21-1969
Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will

Closeup of swan in pond / pan across crowded Feast of Will tables on lawn, Lithia Park / people getting drinks from table set up by van, bagpipers march by / dancers performing with pantomime horse / Elizabethan band / Elizabethan dancers perform

For more 1969 Feast of Will footage see SOHS No. 1580

7-21-1969
Medford Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale

People milling about on sidewalk on Sixth between Central and Bartlett, Medford / going thorugh tables of merchandise on sidewalk / crazily dressed store employees inside Miller's (?) / shoppers going through racks of merchandise on sidewalk in front of Miller's, Main and Bartlett / shopping under awning at Robinson's, Main and Front / young women walking on sidewalk beside Penney's on Central / man with back cut out of suit / more shopping scenes

The man in the striped shirt in the first shot is Don Hanlon.

7-18-1969
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
Freeway Litter Cleanup

Young man in tee-shirt picking up trash on freeway median, putting it into burlap bag / longer shot showing other young men doing same, their pickup / stacking bags in back of pickup, pan across bags / young man picking up trash along highway cut, this time wearing gloves, vest and hard hat

See SOHS Film No. 1577 for more footage of litter crew

7-17-1969
Cheney, Medco Mills; Moon Rocks

Black and white: sign: "Cheney Forest Products, Cheney Studs," wigwam burner and Grange Coop grain elevator in background, Central Point / man painting pole at Cheney mill, pan up to Cheney sign / bulldozer driving across mill yard / young men raking hay between Medco plant and Court Street, various shots, Big Y in background / / Color, faded to red: men sitting around table, point at moon chart / examine rocks / closeups of rocks / photomicrographs of rocks / diamond saw cutting rock / polishing rock sample / examining sample under microscope / photomicrographs / men with moon chart again

7-17-1969
Tennis Players; Darlene's Peaches in Phoenix

Pre-teens in shorts with tennis rackets sitting on ground against wall (watching game?) / woman poses by van painted "Darlene's Peaches, 2255 Camp Baker Road," Phoenix / woman backs up tractor wth grader blade, drives past camera and van into orchard / woman picks peaches on ladder, from ground / round sign on standard: "Darlene's Peaches"

7-16-1969
Ashland City Hall and Plaza

View South on East Main Street from Plaza, pan to city hall / interior: office directory on wall / city truck / city seal on door of truck / sign: "Who Pays for City Services?" / secretary at desk, talking on phone / other secretaries at desks / looking south on East Main again / city hall and Plaza from south

7-15-1969
Armadillo

Armadillo released from cage, wanders around on concrete driveway / woman pets armadillo, people annoy it, try to attract its attention, try to direct it toward camera / closeup of animal / armadilo has had enough for one day, tries to get away / gloved man puts it back in cage

7-15-1969
Burglary Investigation; Luncheon Meeting

Men in office discuss break-in with Medford policeman  / desk drawer jimmied open / broken door / broken piggy bank / / luncheon meeting: speaker at lectern on dais / pans across audience, dais / speakers

7-14-1969
Aerial Footage of Rural Jackson County

VIPs examine contour map laid out on tail of airplane / aerial shot of river / shot of men inside cabin / aerial shots of forest, small fields and valleys along creeks

7-14-1969
Apollo Moon Shot Interviews

Good color, sound: Standing next to Apollo space capsule mockup, Air Force sergeant interviews two Air Force officers working with NASA about their roles in the Apollo moon shot

7-14-1969
Meeting

Meeting, Medford city council chambers: VIPs sitting and speaking (not a city council meeting)

7-14-1969
Vector Control Sprays for Mosquitoes

Men get out of Jackson County Vector Control pickup near I-5 / fog exits rear of pickup, they drive off / pickup slowly bounces across field, fogging all the way

7-11-1969
Making Hay; FFA Envoys; I-5 Talent Rest Area

Slow pan across field of windrowed hay / young men in FFA jackets waiting at Medford Airport / / pan across vehicles parked at I-5 rest area / camera follows vehicles pulling trailers on I-5 between Talent and Phoenix /

For more footage of both subjects, see SOHS Films Nos. 1564 and 1565

7-10-1969
I-5 Recreational Vehicle B-Roll; Meeting; Golf VIPs

Camera follows cars and trucks pulling trailers, pickups with campers, the occasional motorhome pass by camera on I-5 between Phoenix and Talent / / meeting: shots of participants, pans across audience / / VIPs chat and toy with golf clubs while sitting on bench

For more footage of I-5 subjects, see SOHS Film No. 1566

7-10-1969
Future Farmers at Airport; Making Hay

Medford Airport: people milling about and chatting with young men wearing FFA jackets / closeups of young men and embroidered names on jackets: Jeff Blixt, Don Hamann, Nathan Rutherford; Tim Underwood; Jerry Bunker / parents taking photos / / downed hay in field / tractor in distance windrowing hay / tractor approaches camera / teenage driver makes U-turn close to camera / windrowing in slow motion

For more footage of both subjects, see SOHS Film No. 1566

7-10-1969
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.

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Grocery Shopping at Bazar

Interiors, Bazar Shopping Center, Medford: women push shopping carts down grocery store aisle, examine, buy meat, toss it into cart / worker restocks meat / more of same / woman selects sack of potatoes, puts it in cart / women shop in produce aisle / couple with loaded cart in line at checkstand / young man cashier checks groceries

7-9-1969
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 /

7-9-1969
Medford Airport B Roll

Jetliner lands at Medford Airport, taxis to gate / sign: No Bicycles Allowed / baggage cart drives to liner / another plane lands / telephoto shot of windows of control tower / Mercy Flights plane taxis to runway as passengers deplane from first liner

7-8-1969
Highway Accident; Bob Packwood; Timber Carnival

Black and white, silent: Night: highway accident scene: headlights, flares, cars driving  by, police directing traffic with flare / tow truck connecting to damaged car / / good color, sound: Bob Packwood sitting in front of curtain, speaking about his attendance record during his first six months and his intent to keep that record high / / good color, silent: timber carnival, presumably Albany: shots of audience by side of pond / log chopping competition / one-man log bucking

For more of same footage of timber carnival, see SOHS Film No. 1558

7-7-1969
Timber Carnival; Oregon Dairy Queen Crowning

Good color, silent: Timber carnival (presumably the Albany Timber Carnival): bald man competing in log sawing / three men at log chopping next to pond / two-man bucking / man collapsed by log, recovering / man climbing spar pole, sawing end off pole / end falls / judge examines round sawn off pole / man descends pole, takes drink / tight closeup of men cleaning, checking two-man saw / / pan across dairy princesses, Rogue Valley Dairy Princess Mary Ann Cantrall far right / Cantrall surprised and crowned Oregon Dairy Queen / audience applauds / Cantrall and court / tight closeup of Cantrall wiping away tears / Cantrall interviewed, opens presents

For more of same footage of timber carnival, see SOHS Film No. 1559

7-7-1969

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