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Burglary at Central Point Market; Work on Railroad Crossing, Phoenix-Talent; Grants Pass Fender-Bender

Signs: Mobil Gas, J&J Market, Beall Lane / exterior of store / man points to side of store / man points to broken window / closeup of same / / earth mover by Talent or Phoenix lumber mill / mover on raliroad tracks / men spreading gravel on tracks at railroad crossing / / wrecked cars on side of highway, Grants Pass / Oregon State Police car, pan to wrecks

6-28-1967
North Medford High School Construction

Sign: "Medford Senior High School, Batterman Construction Inc., Payne & Struble" / pan across construction site / unloading metal from truck / work on foundation / pan across foundation / pans across site / pan across crane positioning I-beam for auditorium / men work on framing / crane truck moves pipe / men laying cinderblocks

6-28-1966
Brush Fire on South Stage Road

Shot of smoke in air, pan down to fire in distance / "State of Oregon Forestry" painted on truck door / closeup of burning stump, pan up to smoke cloud / pan across unburned hillside, up to smoke / sprinkler wetting down house roof / shot of house, then quick pan to fire / shots of houses with smoke in background

6-28-1965
Rogue River Rooster Crow

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" / pan across antique 1920s cars / giant rooster statue on trailer, sign on trailer: "National Rooster Crowing Contest, Rogue River, Ore., Last Saturday in June" / pan across elementary school grounds / pan across beauty queens and announcer / pan across rooster cages / closeup of roosters in cages / pan across crowd / closeup of people watching over roosters / winner holds rooster aloft, announcer holds microphone up to rooster

Rooster Crow queen was Margaret Engle (far right); princesses were Dani Niquette and Chris Warren. The queen received a trophy and $15; princesses got $10.

13th annual Rooster Crow winner was Black Fella, with 71 crows, falling short of the record 109 set by Beetlebaum in 1953. Black Fella was owned by Lloyd Hanson, of Foster, Oregon, who had read about the competition in a newspaper article. Prize was $150 and a trophy. The entry of the governor of Utah beat Mark Hatfield's entry by a margin of one crow. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 27, 1965, page 1)

See also Medford Mail Tribune, April 30, 1965, page B10; June 21, 1965, page B8.

6-28-1965
Auto-Train Fatal Accident at Rogue River

Banner: "Rooster Crow Contest" in distance, pan to train stopped on tracks and car upside down in weeds near main street / tow truck has turned car over / pans across car, 1957 Chevrolet station wagon

6-28-1965
White City Day Care Center; AAU Girls Swim Meet

Preschool classroom full of children led in dancing and jumping / eating lunch around tables: girl with black eye / sign: "White City Day Care Center" / / Jackson Pool: young girl swimmers dive into lanes, breaststroke across pool / judge shows record sheet: "Girls AAU Entry Card"

6-27-1969
Bear Creek B Roll

Pans along Bear Creek / irrigation diversion dam / creek with I-5 in background / creek with Fourth Street (?) bridge in background

6-27-1968
Medford Airport Tarmac Work; New Trailer Park

Men surveying and marking tarmac, Medford Airport / loaded dump truck / dumping dirt into Rogue River Paving truck / road grader at work as airliner lands in background, pan along with airplane / man supervising excavation in middle of tarmac, pan across scene / airliner taxiing / passengers at gate / passengers disembarking / pan across crowd at gate / / sign: "Park Features: Utilities Underground, Concrete Street, Natural Drainage; Country Atmosphere, Adult Park" / VIPs talk with worker, pan across site / trailer with "For Rent" sign, pans across trailer park, shots of trailers /

6-27-1968
Light Voting Turnout; Rogue Valley Dairy Princess Pours Milk for Airline Passengers

"Vote Here" sign / bored poll watchers at tables / entrance with "Knights of Columbus" sign / elderly voter with walker departs/ housewife with child crosses room to tables / / Rogue Valley Dairy Princess and stewardess in airplane cabin / princess pours milk for passengers / closeup of princess / Air Force airman drinks milk / exterior of West Coast twin-prop puddlejumper

6-27-1967
Ashland Water Carnival, Emigrant Lake

Pan across crowd / speedboats speed past camera / shots of people on shore / bathing beauties pose on boat / more speedboats / man towed with kite behind boat (probably Lon Skinner) / man receives trophy, poses with bathing beauty

6-27-1966
Removing Lithia Springs Hotel Sign; Interview; Meeting

Lithia Springs Hotel building, Ashland / lowering portions of "Hotel" sign from roof to ground / telephoto shots of men dismantling sign, raising section of "Hotel" sign from roof / section is slowly lowered / / young man being interviewed (no sound) / / closeup of inscrutable spinning device / / man speaking at lectern, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / slow pan across spectators /

6-26-1969
Ashland Rescue Van; Medford Buildings B Roll

Firemen with Ashland Salvage & Rescue Van No. 9 / closeup of inhalator-respirator with masks, oxygen and air tanks / "rescuscitating" fireman / rubber bag inflating and deflating / installing inflatable splint on fireman's arm / pan across shelves of gear inside van /  / shots of apartment building, Bazar (Foodland) building in background / Tudor style residence / apartment building / church / residences of various vintages and states of repair / dilapidated garage

half of frame missing from part of second clip

street numbers of residences readable: 924, 1820

6-26-1968
Church Fire; Building Under Construction

Firemen, priest and civilians talking / pan across tile roof to fireman on roof spraying water through bent metal vent, stained glass window in background / group on ground talking again / closeup of priest / interior: man climbs with bucket past fresco of Christ, paints arch / pan across scaffolding in church / cellar window, pan up to brick wall with missing windows / /pan across framed ceilng of building under construction / 2x4 on ground / wood waste on ground / more shots of building under construction

6-26-1968
River Drowning Victim Recovery; Jackson County Commissioners Study Session; Construction Progress, Medford Federal Building and City Hall

Long shot: bystanders and boat on sandy beach beside river / covered body in boat / stretcher loaded onto boat / stretcher carried from river, bystanders discuss / eddy swirls lazily on river / cars on road, "rescue" van / / Earl Miller, dignitaries at meeting / speaker indicates sign: "Application Selection Criteria: Overloaded Facilities, Voluminous Operations, Excessive Paperwork, Consistently Late Reports, Complex Computations, Urgency, Unobtainable Data" / bored audience / new sign: "Study Coverage: Assessor, Sheriff--Tax Collection, Clerk--District Court, Treasurer, Road Department, School District, Other" / / pans across concrete work on construction site / Medford City Hall under construction / road grader levels Medford City Hall parking lot

6-26-1967
Timber Auction; Fraternal Order of Eagles Event

Meeting in Jackson County Courthouse auditorium / closeup of speaker / spectators / woman handling checks / man at blackboard tote board labeled "Sale Name," "Volume," " App. Price," "Min. Dep." "Total" / / people wearing nametags registering for event at tables, handed folders of papers / sign: "FOE," pan to building

6-25-1969
North Medford High School; Wigwam Burner B Roll

Two men in front of North Medford High School / third man talking inside the building / two men in the corridor and then two men in  the library / in the office./ / pan across lumber mill to smoking wigwam burner / burner is pictured artistically in a circular motion and turning around.

6-25-1968
Sheep Ranch

Man speaking at lectern / / pan across rolling hills / ranchers standing in field, discussing / pan across sheep grazing /

6-24-1969
YMCA Grand Opening; Roseburg Parade

Luncheon scene: man speaking at lectern, shots of dais / pan from back of room / succession of speakers / / pan across exterior of Medford YMCA buidling / VIPs arrive / pan across brass plaque / banquet in gymnasium / more VIPs / Oregon Senator Mark Hatfield, Otto Frohnmayer / / Roseburg parade on NE Winchester: mounted color guard / Hatfield in open car / Grants Pass Cave-ettes / Cavemen / Roseburg Merkettes / mounted sheriff / sign of Howard Chaney Distributing Co. visible

For more footage of luncheon, see SOHS Film No. 1543

6-24-1969
Drugstore Burglary; White City Businesses

Policeman opens door / interior: Medford policeman talks to drugstore owner / staff checks for missing merchandise / policeman indicates hole in wall / view through hole / / VIPs schmooze outside Tomkins-Johnson Company, White City / bulldozers, earth movers doing site preparation, White City as VIPs watch / lumber deck at lumber mill / closeup of VIPs, pans across site / wigwam burner / VIPs chat

6-24-1968
Search in the Woods

A man looking through compartments in a trailer with "Jackson County Sheriff's Reserve" and "Rescue Unit" painted on it / long aerial shot of trucks parked by road in open woods.

6-24-1968
Foreign Exchange Students in Medford

Parents and students mill around outside school (Hedrick?) / exchange students pose as a group for camera / more milling

6-24-1966
Medford Greyhound, Trailways Bus Depots

Greyhound bus pulls up past camera into Greyhound depot / passengers disembark / unloading luggage / exterior shot of Greyhound depot / interiors of depot: counter, employee, waiting area / Trailways bus drives by Pacific Telephone building / buses and passengers at Trailways station, Fifth and Front / Trailways bus / passengers lining up / interior of coffee shop

6-24-1966
Ashland Water Carnival Bathing Beauties and Boats

Cadillac drives up to camera, "Ashland Jaycees" painted on car / bathing beauties emerge / girls, lined up on dock at Emigrant Lake, wave at camera / speedboats run past camera / boat drives up to trailer / closeup of boat driver / girls get back into Caddy

6-24-1966
Office Celebration; Work on Main Street Railroad Crossing

Relaxed people sit and grin in unidentified office and talk to cameraman / secretary at work / man on telephone / people sit and schmooze / / street signs: Main and Front streets, Medford, barriers across Main Street, pan to railroad crossing under construction / gandy dancers work on section of track, Crater Lake Motors in background / unballasted track in place across Main, pan to Jackson County Federal Bank /

6-23-1969
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
Medford AFL Labor Temple, Officials; Rogue River Rooster Crow; Police Investigate Street Accident

Man walks past camera on sidewalk into building, pan up to neon AFL Labor Temple sign / pan across Medford Labor Temple building on South Grape Street, crowd on sidewalk / closeup of dignitaries chatting on sidewalk / / closeups of roosters in coops, some decorated / rooster name signs: Mr. Big Mouth, "Black Fella" Defending Champion, Jose Jimenez "I Plan to Crow a Lot" / / speed limit sign in suburban residential area, parked deputies' cars / policeman winds up tape measure

6-23-1967
Bear Creek Discussion; Scuba at Jackson Pool

Dignitaries including Lyn Newbry chat on edge of Bear Creek near Highway 62 overpass, freeway in background / / young man in scuba gear, children at edge of Jackson Pool, Medford / man jumps in / pan across shivering children / man swims underwater

For color footage of VIPs at Bear Creek, same day, see SOHS Film 1032 7-18-1967 Railroad Boxcar Shortage; Bear Creek in Color

 

6-23-1967
Rogue River National Forest Fire School

Ranger walks up to camera, talks / men in classroom / ranger lectures / students listen, draw on maps / instruction in compass reading / ranger at blackboard / closeup of compass / closeup of USFS shoulder patch

6-23-1966
School Board Meeting

Dignitaries at dais, school classroom / audience / speaker

6-22-1967
Forest Firefighters Board at Medford Airport

Firefighters in hard hats eating, lounging in airport coffee shop / mechanic works on airplane engine as pilots and firefighters look on / firefighter sleeping inside airplane / firefighters climb stairs onto airplane / propeller turns over / airplane warming up on tarmac

6-22-1966
Jackson County Parks Commission Meeting

Man in suit points to map / committee members in folding chairs around table discuss, look at papers, smoke

6-22-1966
Two-Truck Accident, Galice Road

Pan across scene, patrol cars parked by road / crane moves logs spilled by road / slow pan across damaged log truck, "H. T. Slagle" on door / closeup of Slagle truck / pan across truck in ravine, loaded with concrete girder / slow pan across damaged Morse Bros. truck /  "Wheeless Wrecker Service" truck winches passenger car up hillside / log trucks pass rubberneckers

6-22-1966
Medford Swimming Instruction at Jackson Pool

Pans across Hawthorne Park pool with children and swim instructors / closeup of instructor helping small boy float on back / children climnb ladder out of pool / children at edge of pool on paddleboards / using paddleboards in pool / pan across children at edge of pool / teacher demonstrates swim stroke

6-22-1965
Medford Navy Reservists Depart Medford Airport for Active Duty

Sailors and crowd at Medford Airport / sailors board United Airlines propeller airplane

6-22-1965
Medford Swimming Instruction at Hawthorne Pool

Pans across children in pool / medium shots of children, instructors / children climb out of pool / land instruction with paddleboards beside pool / using paddleboards in pool / clinging to edge of pool and kicking / instructor demonstrates frog kick in water

6-22-1965
Open-Air Shakespeare Rehearsals; Troubleshooting Contest

B&W:  Actors seated on grass under tree rehearse lines / director / Shakespeare Festival Elizabethan Theater / actors rehearse fight scene under trees /

Color: Indianapolis Motor Speedway entrance with "Trouble Shooting Contest" banner / grandstands, cars arranged in pits / sign: "Roseburg Senior High School," faces of Roseburg team / sign: "Corvallis Senior High School," faces of Corvallis team / students race to cars, open hoods / closeup of student working on carburetor / winners drive under "Finish Line" banner / cameramen / awarding trophy / closeups of winners / spectators in stands applaud

6-21-1968
Orchard Irrigation B Roll

Pan along irrigation ditch / pan down gate / pan along hose to orchard / closeup of pipe / pan along pipe / rainbird sprinklers at work in orchard / more of same / closeup of water in ditch / pan along ditch /

6-21-1968
School Board Meeting; MJHS Class

Closeup of dignitary at dais / speaker / pan across attendees / / speaker at MJHS lectern (McLoughlin Junior High School? students are too old)  / shots of students listening

at :08 (seconds) Frank Bash (?) School Board
:12 Bill Ruck, MHS, principal
:41 Vernetta Brainerd
:47 Elliott Becken (table wnd from left)
:50 Russ Acheson (table 3rd from left)
:53 ? Jamieson (dark suit)
1:19 DruAn Graff, student

6-21-1967
Central Point Police Investigate Robbery; Mt. Pitt Construction Truck Wreck

Pan across Enco Humble gas station / closeup of Enco gas pump / policeman writes down witnesses' testimony / tight closeup of witness-victim / tight closeup of policeman / closeup of shoulder patch and badge of Central Point police sergeant / "Happy Motoring!" above service station bays / / demolished Mt. Pitt Construction Co. flatbed truck in lumber company yard near railroad tracks, Philips 66 service station in background / closeup of door: "The Mt. Pitt Company, Central Point," pan to damage / closeups of damage, interior

6-21-1967
Removing Oak Trees, Medford Airport

Road grader and tractor push knocked-down oak trees into burn pile, airport buildings in background / woman in dress and heels examines tree / part of tree falls over / woman back at it

6-21-1966
Fatal I-5 Accident South of Barnett

Damaged car by side of freeway south of Barnett at Barneburg Hill, pan across police measuring site to other car involved / shots of heavily damaged cars / police record scene / tow truck at scene / directing traffic

6-21-1965
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
Railroad Crossing Repair; Motorcycle B Roll

"Men Working" sign, pan up to men spreading asphalt on potholes at railroad crossing, Eighth Street, Medford, looking east / dump truck door with "Rogue River Paving" logo, pan to men at work on Eighth, looking west, Enco station and Smith Lumber Co. visible / men spreading asphalt, pan down tracks / / long view through windshield of car following motorcycle on Central / motorcycle turns from Main on to Central, going south, camera follows / man driving Vespa scooter arrives at KMED parking lot, rides past / shots of driver, scooter / motorcycle waiting at light on Hwy. 62 overpass

6-20-1968
Shady Cove Scenes, Election; Crater Lake Park Criminal Advisory

Sign: "Shady Cove Welcomes You" / downtown Shady Cove, pan to children walking beside road / gas station / grocery store / post office / couple leaving polls / interior: poll watchers / / map of United States, pen points to Oregon, Crater Lake National Park / mug shot of criminal / Oregon road map with Glide, Red Butte and Crater Lake marked

6-20-1967
High School Teachers in Action; Lottery Winners Receive Checks

Teacher at work in high school classroom / another teacher / more teachers in classrooms: math, English, art, science / / men pose in front of lottery poster, in TV studio, wearing huge microphones / winner awarded check / family pose with Lucky License lottery poster

6-20-1967
Meeting Scene; Surveyors at Work in Medford

Meeting / closeup of speaker / pan across audience / more of same / / Corona and McAndrews street sign, Medford, pan to "survey party" sign on street / closeup of marks painted on street / surveyors measuring with tape, one leaps fence / they confer with landowner

6-20-1967
Deer Fawn in Medford City Offices

Interiors: policeman pets fawn on desk / fawn lies down on desk / fawn on woman's desk, she pets it / other men, Mayor Dunlevy with fawn / sign on truck door: "Game Commission, State of Oregon" / man puts fawn in front seat

6-20-1966
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
Medford City Manager Gilbert Gutjahr; Power Line Cut; School Field Day

Medford City Hall building / sign on door: "Mayor -  City Manager" closeup of City Manager half of sign / outgoing city manager Gilbert Gutjahr answers phone, talks at length / / men examine excavation in field / Reddy Kilowatt sign on truck door: "Pacific Power & Light Company" / bucket of backhoe--presumably someone cut a power cable / / elementary school kids run obstacle course at sports field or park in hills / kids waiting and cavorting / running race / pan across spectators / handing out prizes or snacks

For more footage of Power Line Cut and School Field Day, see SOHS Film No. 1519

6-2-1969
Medford Mayor Dunlevy Receives Check from Teens

Teenage boy in suit hands check to Mayor Dunlevy in Dunlevy's office, two other teens look on

6-2-1967

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