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Snowplow in action / / snowplow backing up / Mount Ashland Ski Lodge / ski lift / pan across ski lift shed / danger signs on shed / / long pan along ski lift to shed / aerial shot of lodge from mountain top / view into California from mountaintop / lodge again / ski / / bulldozer at work on construction site / / sign on construction site: "Future Home of / American gas station from distance, pan to Texaco station at Biddle Road and I-5 / / service station /
 

1-24-1969
Mount Ashland Ski Area

Mt. Ashland Ski Lodge / / sign: Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Rogue River National Forest / Mount Ashland residence with snowy hill and trees in background

1-24-1969
Harlem Globetrotters; California Pacific Utilities; Lumber Mill; Medford City Council

Good color, silent: Harlem Globetrotters or imitator basketball team running circles around white college team / / black and white: "California Pacific Utilities Company" on building / CPU logo on building / / log deck / / wigwam burners / steaming peeled logs, pan across logs and log deck in background / yarding logs / lumber mill and log deck shots / / pan across councilors, Medford city council chambers / individual shots of smoking councilors and employees / pan across scene

Reel was originally six snippets masking taped together.

1-23-1969
Mount Ashland Ski Area; Army Winter Survival Exercise

Black and white: slow pan down slopes of Mount Ashland, no skiers / / color, silent, faded to red and yellow: GI cutting down tree in the snow with saw / GIs improvising tent near campfire / cooking in tin can over fire / making animal snare / frozen rabbit / cooking rabbit in pot in shelter / making SOS signal from small cut trees / signaling / helicopter landing / / black and white: VIPs in suits and overcoats set up folding chairs, stand uneasily

1-22-1969
Smudging; New Weather Bureau Building; Korean Children's Choir

Daytime: smudgepots blazing in orchard / men tending pots, warming themselves around them / more of same / / man enters U.S. Weather Bureau at Medford Airport / interior: man at maps, workers wandering around / pan across new building / men examine interior of empty new building / looking down corridor / / sign: "Welcome Korean Children's Choir / American children lined up, waiting / they give books and presents to Korean children, applaud / man directs choir singing

1-14-1969
Occupations B Roll; Mount Ashland Skiing

Gassing up pickup and VW beetle at service station / telephoto view of man dumping wood chips from semitruck trailer on tilt-up ramp / long view of same / view of Medco lumber mill with wigwam burner in foreground / lineman working on power pole in front of "Cedar Lodge Turn Left Next Lite" sign on North Central / bulldozer and front-end loader clearing building rubble on construction site next to Gates Furniture, 341 North Central, Medford / / man standing by Mt. Ashland sign in lodge parking lot / lodge rising above snowy hillside / skiers walking toward lodge / skiers walking toward slopes / interior: view from balcony, pan to people below / view through window / pan across skiers on slopes

For more footage of bulldozer and front-end loader on North Central, see SOHS Film 1461

1-13-1969
Hodgepodge

Bulldozer and front-end loader clearing building rubble on construction site next to Gates Furniture, 341 North Central, Medford / VIPs in office / elderly audience in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / floodwaters sheeting across rural road (Vilas Road?) / sorting mail in Medford Post Office with Al Bradford / / auditorium audience again / young man operating slide projector in audience / more pans across audience / speakers / same young man with map

For more footage of bulldozer and front-end loader on North Central, see SOHS Film 1462

1-13-1969
Commissioners' Meeting

Pan across people sitting around table, map-covered walls / Lin Newbry, Bill Mansfield present / shots of people earnestly discussing

1-10-1969
Courthouse Meeting; Gold Ray Dam Flood Damage

Audience in Jackson County courthouse auditorium / officials at dais / speaker indicating highway map on wall / audience / men at map / speaker in audience / / pan down Medford Airport control tower to U.S. Weather Bureau door / man on telephone, taking notes / water pouring over Gold Ray Dam, pan to fish ladder / pan along river to dam / calm lake portion of river, pan across dam to water below / Gold Ray Dam powerhouse, pan to dam / destroyed concrete, splintered timbers, bent steel beam

1-3-1969
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Vietnamese Christmas; Deserted Medford

Air Force airmen and Santa Claus passing out Christmas presents to Vietnamese children as “Silent Night” plays / children going through gifts / GI holds up dress to girl / GIs feeding children sitting on their laps / children eating Christmas feast / / black and white, silent: Main and Central sign, Medford, pan down to street, pans along deserted Main Street / deserted Medford Shopping Center: Newberry's, Gallenkamp / pan across vacant Bazar parking lot

12-25-1968
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
Josephine County Prisoner; Jewelry Store; Downed Orchard

Prisoner led to courtroom, escorted by policeman, wearing “Jos. Co. Jail” jumpsuit / exterior view of courthouse / / man at jewelry counter displays jewelry / / sign: “Oregon Orchard” / pan across downed trees covered with snow / group with pickup gathering firewood

12-26-1968
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Farewell Party

Man presents wrapped present to Mayor Dunlevy in Medford mayor's office / Dunlevy examines watch / closeup of new watch in case / Dunlevy and smoking wife cut cake in break room / police, VIPs leaning against vending machines / serving cake decorated with "Good Luck, We'll Miss You, Mayor Dunlevy" / closeup of Dunlevy / smoking wife / Dunlevy eating cake, wife opening ccorsage / tight closeup of grinning Dunlevy

12-31-1968
Norman O. Nilsen

Pan across weedy embankment, vacant lot / / sign: “Bureau of Labor, Norman O. Nilsen, Commissioner” / Nilsen speaks to camera, stands uneasily with other VIP / flirts with secretary / uncomfortable schmoozing in office

12-26-1968
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
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
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
Jacksonville Storefront Museum; Shriner Parade; Christmas Tree Lot

People polishing wood cook stove in museum display / “Ye Olde Bakery Shop” sign in window, pan to woman on sidewalk / cakes in shop window / pan across exhibit / / Ashland Shriner band parading on East Main Street, Medford, under viaduct with U.S., Canada and Mexico flags / Ray Frisbie dignitary car / Shriner drum band / Shriners on bicycles / / woman examining Christmas tree in lot / closeup of woman / conferring with tree seller / rejecting skimpy tree / paying seller / closeup of hand examining foliage

 

12-9-1968
Doctor; Courthouse Meeting

Doctor in lab coat working at desk / closeup / more of same / on phone / / man speaking, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / pan across audience / speaker / audience / more of same

 

12-6-1968
Christmas Tree Farm

Man displaying Christmas tree / people measuring trees in field / hand displaying tag on tree: “$3.00” / pans across field of trees

12-6-1968
Yarding Logs; Pigeon Problem

Crane yarding logs at log deck / men conferring at pickup truck, log decks towering in background / closeup pan across log decks to crane / logs on log truck / man grading logs / log trucks at weighing station / crane loading truck from deck / / pan across hundreds of pigeons on roof of downtown Medford building / VIPs in suits point to roof / pigeons in flight, landing on roof, pan across roof / more of same /

12-5-1968
VIP Speaks

Slow pan across crowd of adults in high school gymnasium / gray-haired speaker at lectern / audience applauds / different speaker / pan across dais / gray-haired speaker in smaller room / pans across audience /more of same room, speaker, audience

11-13-1968
Medford Veterans Day Parade

Majorettes marching on East Main Street, Medford in rain, Fluhrer Building, Standard & Brown in background / closeup of unhappy majorettes / color guard, Burelson's, Burk's, Lamport's, Arcade in background / VFW veterans carrying flags, Michelle's in background / drum majorettes followed by Medford High School band / closed cars (no convertibles) with signs on side carrying dignitaries / shot of sparse crowd / different high school band, Brainerd's and Crater National Bank in background / Veterans Domiciliary ambulance / VA truck float: “Peace Thru Freedom for All” / color guard / Medford Voiture 165 “locomotive” float / Bill Kerns, Dick Orr VIP car / Crater High School band, HFC Loans, Brown's Cafe, Grotto, Goldy Building in background / Salvation Army tambourine band / Girl Scouts / sailors / Cub Scouts / damp crowd / Pioneer Village stagecoach

11-12-1968
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
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
VIPs Visit Veterans Administration Domiciliary

VIPs talk to old man lying in hospital bed / VIPs talk to man getting massage / VIPS walk on grounds of VA Domiciliary / they chat up old man sitting in chair and holding inscrutable object

11-6-1968
Voting

Sign on lawn: "Vote Here" / voters, poll watchers inside busy brick gymnasium polling station / people voting / slow pan across scene / exterior of building with "Vote Here" signs / poll watchers inside different polling station / people voting / woman places ballot in box / pan across scene

11-5-1968
Collating Christmas Seals

VIP pins something on young man's shirt / they smile / women collating Christmas seals and envelopes / pan across table of collating women at work / young man shakes hands with different VIP

11-4-1968
Boeing 737 at Medford Airport; Courthouse Picketer

Airliner landing at night / United liner taxiing up to gate / people silhouetted in cabin door / spotlight turned on airliner / telephoto pan across liner / long static shot of liner / closeup of "Boeing 737" on liner / / old man picketing in front of Jackson County Courhouse with homemade sign: "Jackson County Assessor, Judge, Commission Unfair to Taxpayers/Today's Benedict Arnolds? Conspiring? Uncaring Unfeeling Unjust Unequal UnAmerican?"--closeups and long shots

11-1-1968
Removing Medford Parking Meters

Man in hard hat beats parking meter with hammer, removes head / pan across pickup bed full of parking meters / removing another meter, Main Street, Medford, Bob's Lunch, 58 E. Main, visible in background / vacant meter pole

10-31-1968
Eagle Point High School Assembly; Work on Barnett and Stewart Intersection

"Eagle Point High School" painted on gymnasium / man speaking at microphone on gym floor / pans across high school students in bleachers / speaker seen from behind / speaker from front / / freeway sign: "Barnett Road/Medford/Rogue Valley Manor-Memorial Hospital" / generator, cement truck parked at Barnett and Stewart, pouring cement, fairground buildings in background / backhoe digging ditch / directing traffic through intersection, Chevron station and Jerry's Restaurant in background

10-29-1968
Robert Conrad Makes Guest Appearance

Pan up waiting crowd / crowd revealed to be behind celebrity Robert Conrad in "Wild Wild West" costume inside large department store / Conrad tips hat to camera / Conrad at table signing autographs, pan to waiting crowd

10-28-1968
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; GM Test Vehicle

Young, bearded disembarking passengers walk from United airliner N37583 past camera / excited young spectators, including girls beauty queens wearing tiaras / long shot of rear stairs of airliner / excited spectators / / color, faded to red and yellow, sound: General Motors "laboratory on wheels" car driving on huge paved test ground / view from above of car driving with all-wheel steering on gridded lot: "it sidles off like a crab" / driver wearing helmet / car driving through pylons / elaborate control panel / onboard computer behind nest of wires / car driving figure 8s on grid / more driving between pylons

10-24-1968
Air Pollution Hearing; Ribbon Cutting at Medford City Hall

Pan across judges, court reporter / view of courtroom from back of room / pan across audience / smoke and steam emitting from stacks of lumber mill, log truck drives by / / speaker at lectern, open air / pans across standing audience, Medford City Hall grounds / speaker again / view of scene with city hall in background / VIPs take scissors from box held out by young woman / they simultaneously cut ribbon

10-24-1968
Grand Opening Medford Gas Station; Color Photocopier Demonstration

VIPs standing in front of new Shell service station, pan up to sign / Model A Ford drives through enormous paper imprinted with Shell logo, VIPs applaud / repeat of same / Mayor Dunlevy and other VIPs schmooze, wander around, shake hands, pan up to Shell sign / gassing up car / / color, faded to red and yellow: woman places paper on Xerox color photocopier, she removes color copy and compares it with original for camera / she places successive color pages in front of camera / view of photocopier

10-23-1968
Wayne Morse Campaign Headquarters; Halloween Costumes

Men installing banner on California Street building, Jacksonville: "Independent Republicans for Wayne Morse" / / children posing in Halloween costumes in front of Medford Center fountain

10-23-1968
Employment Service Trailer; City of Rogue River; Grave Creek Bridge

Man standing in door of Oregon State Employment Service trailer / "Rogue River Post No. 4116 VFW" on building / trailer and tow vehicle / man at desk in trailer filling out form / poster on wall of trailer: "Step up to Job Corps" / main streets of Rogue River: Jackie's Restaurant, Rogue River Cleaners, Rogue River TV Service, Cafe, Ron's, Richfield gas, The Hub, post office visible / / Boy Scouts color guard / Josephine County Historical Society historic marker for Grave Creek Bridge / covered bridge / old car ("Pottsville Taxi," Debbs Potts at the wheel), dignitaries at bridge / historic marker in front of bridge

10-22-1968
United Air Lines B Roll

Customers at United Air Lines counter, Medford Airport terminal / United clerk behind counter / four-propeller United DC-6 airliner N37502 taxiing at airport, people waiting at gate in foreground / airliner taxis up to camera / man climbs stairs, opens cabin door / passengers disembark /

10-22-1968
Fire Hazards in Medford Fire Hall

Medford fire chief or fire marshal examines potbelly stove, ash tray, electric heater / stands in front of fire engine / "Fire Dept." on building, pan down to chief and fire engines / chief with stove again (brass fire pole in background), pan along rickety stove pipe to where it enters wall

10-17-1968
Dam Dedication; Packwood Sign Error; Vietnam Soldiers Charity

Concrete structure under construction / pans across crowd at construction site in hills (Lost Creek Dam?) / pan across seated high school orchestra / VIPs at dais prepare / VIP speaks at lectern / pan across dais / / woman displays "Bob Packwood for U.S. Senator" poster, pointing at handwritten "for" / Packwood sign on roof of car without "for"; woman writes it in / / children with tables heaped with drawstring hygiene bags, probably for GIs in Vietnam / pan across children

10-14-1968
Lumber Mill Fire

"Big Fires" fire safety billboard on lumber mill building / burning lumber, log pond in foreground, wigwam burner in background / pan across smoking ruins, water raining down on cameraman / firemen connecting hoses / firemen in smoking ruins / pan across burning lumber, building / fire engines pumping / pan across same scene

10-14-1968
Gold Hill Cemetery

Pans across concrete tombs in cemetery: Edwin Carlisle Stanwood, Josephine Catharine Stanwood / man doing something inscrutable--picking at rotten stump or concrete / pan across cemetery / man presses ear to tombs, smiles / trash on ground /

10-11-1968
Employment Service Trailer; United Crusade Luncheon

Man standing by Oregon State Employment Service trailer / closeup of man / legend painted on trailer / pan across trailer / / luncheon scene: man at dais speaks / pan across audience with signs: "North," "Southwest," "Special Events" / VIPs standing in front of pledge board /

10-10-1968
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
Senators Percy and Packwood Speak; Medford Airport Parking

Reception line: Illinois Senator Charles H. Percy and Oregon Sen. Bob Packwood shaking hands with line of young women / Percy and Packwood pose with one young woman / banquet scene: Packwood speaks at lectern, Percy on dais / audience stands and applauds / Percy speaks / Percy enters froom / movie cameras on tripods / Percy speaks in front of microphones / Percy and Packwood / ABC cameraman / youthful audience applauds / Packwood speaks / closeup of Percy speaking / / Medford Airport terminal, pan down to "No Parking, Reserved Cafe Mgr." on bumper / pan across parking lot / "Terminal" sign on building, pan to parking lot / more of same / sign: "Medford-Jackson County Airport" / jetliner in distance beyond parked cars / control tower from middle distance, pan to "Public Parking" sign / terminal from distance with parking lot in foreground

10-10-1968
New Apartment Building; Signs B Roll

Pan across new motel or apartment building / more pans / signs in window of Safeway: "Bleach, White Magic 44c" "Bacon Thick Sliced 99c" "Pumpkin Pies 8 in. each 69c" etc. ad nauseam / prices on Craterian theater box office window (from Loges $1.50 to Children .50) / pan down movie poster for "The Sweet Ride" / cigarette vending machine / coin slot on cigarette machine / sidewalk sign at gas station: "Cigarettes 25c Per Pak" [sic]

10-8-1968
Courtroom Ceremony

Woman speaking before meeting / closeup of same / other speaker / audience / closeups of judges / court recorder's hands / framed photo on wall / audience shots / judges on bench / speaker / man pins corsage on woman speaker / woman sitting with family / different woman with corsage

10-7-1968
Medford Concrete Gravel Pit; Medford Steel & Blow Pipe

Building with signs: "Medford Concrete Construction Div., Sand & Gravel Office" / pan across gravel pit / pans across gravel equipment, dump truck / sign: "Manufactured by Medford Steel &  Blow Pipe, Division of Concrete Steel Corp." / interiors: automated welder welding steel parts / closeups of same / man welding / enormous brake bending sheet steel / cutting steel / welder prepares to weld tractor cab / inspecting finished cab, pan across yard full of bulldozer rollbars / man operating lathe / men at drawing board / executives discuss

10-4-1968
FAA Inspection of Medford Airport

Men meeting in small office / wind sock, Medford Airport / man walks toward twin-engine DC-3 FAA N60, pan across airfield to pickups parked in distance / pan across terminal, control tower / airliner powers up, taxis away / takes off /

According to maam.org, "FAA N60 was used as an airways facility flight check aircraft. In this program the FAA outfitted each aircraft with electronics in a standardized manner and assigned them to various regions of the United States to perform airway facility flight checks and to check the various beacons and instrument landing systems within the assigned areas."

FAA N60 was originally R4D-6 50819; is currently being restored in Pennsylvania

10-3-1968

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