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Title Description Publication date
Grants Pass Fire Engine Visits Elementary School

Firemen and Dalmatian with Grants Pass Fire Engine No. 3 / elementary school children swarm out of building, pose with teachers in front of engine / dog is led past, petted by, children / children file past fire engine

10-12-1967
A Briefing on Civil Defense

Color, completely faded to red and yellow: We watch bored group in hospital maternity waiting room watching 1963 documentary "About Fallout" on radiation, fallout, fallout shelters and civil defense. They become less bored as documentary goes on. Then we have to listen to them discuss the film.

1969
DMV; Veterans Domiciliary Leather Shop; New Medford Parking Lot; Fender Bender

Sign: "Drivers License" / eye testing machine / closeup of Driver's Manual / DMV personnel / shot of parking lot through window / DMV staffer inspects car / / man displays leather, moccasins while another man cuts pieces for leather project, men tool leather, glue leather together / man displays tooled belt: "DeWitt McMahon" / / sign: "Free 2 Hour Parking," parking lot on Sixth Street, Medford, between Riverside and Bartlett--future site of Middleford Parking Garage / Mayor Dunlevy in parking lot with VIPs, pan to cars in lot, pan back to sign, Newberry's in background / / chain-reaction car accident on East Main, Medford--three cars with dented fronts in street in front of Century Building

10-11-1967
Medford Meeting; Central Point School; Dave Brubeck Quartet

Luncheon scene: speakers at folding-table dais / listeners including Mayor Dunlevy / pan across scene / more of same / / students leaving Mae Richardson Elementary School, filing past camera to school buses / / band on stage: drummer, bass, piano, saxophone / Dave Brubeck in hallway schmoozing / sidemen taking a break

Dave Brubeck Quartet disbanded 10 weeks later, on December 26, 1967. Sidemen in October consisted of Eugene Wright, bass; Paul Desmond, sax; Joe Morello, drums.

Frank Bash at :15 (far right)
Glen Jackson at :32 (on right, small picture)
Brandt Bartels 1:01
Dave Brubeck 2:40

 

10-11-1967
Red Cross Blood Donor Honored; White City Shooting Range Competition

Closeup of handful of commemorative mail / / man in suit chats at Red Cross offices / nurse takes his blood / he drinks water / he holds tubing and waits in line / on gurney with blood pressure cuff / exterior with nine gallon jugs on table representing amount of blood he's donated / / long shot of shooting range, Agate Lake area, as men target practice with pistols / closeup of targets mounted on shed as holes are being tallied

10-10-1967
Department of Motor Vehicles; Medford Carnegie Library

Sign in window: "Department of Motor Vehicles," pan to door with "Office Hours" sign (new office at 25 North Main, Ashland?) / interior: DMV staffer helps men at counter / / VIPs in Medford Carnegie Library pass "Vietnam Doctor" book ti man, shake hands / closeup of book / man places book on shelf / men display LPs of "Messiah," "Mormon Tabernacle Choir," pan to more records

10-9-1967
Manhunt in Woods

Jackson County Sheriff's deputies and civilians examine map on hood of pickup in woods / groups hike off into hills with firearms and radios, camera jerkily follows / deputy calls on portable radio / break time

10-9-1967
Southern Oregon Home Show

Exterior, Medford Armory, sign: "1967 Southern Oregon Home Show" / pan across interior from second floor, booths: "Go All Electric," "Coca-Cola," "Quality Processed Meats," "Decorating Centre," "Jenn-Air Range" / closeups of dishwasher, live TV camera, electronic equipment / Eads Furniture display / Ford Mustang on turntable

10-6-1967
Navy Officer and Ship

Closeup of photo of naval officer / photo of Navy destroyer / officer again

10-6-1967
Police Examine Burglary Tools; Trash Cans in Alleys

Policemen examine tables covered with tools and firearms / pan along table / closeup of ring of keys and pistol / man holds up angle grinder / / trash can sitting by hedge / long shot of same trash can / pile of wood and cardboard debris, pan to trash cans in alley / more trash cans / man lifts lid of trash can / more trash, more cans / inside of trash can / more of the same

10-5-1967
Truck Mechanic with Leg Braces

Mechanics at work on engine of log truck parked on rural road / mechanic limps toward camera / closeup of braces on legs / he climbs in Steve Wilson Co. truck

10-5-1967
Truck Highway Accident; Medford City Hall Construction; California Agricultural Highway Inspection Station

Men shovel around semitruck trailer on its side on shoulder of highway / man attaches cable to frame / / VIPs examine new Medford City Hall, under construction / telephoto shot of men at work on roof / interior: VIPs examine new furniture under plastic, look out through windows at men at work / more of same / / woman sitting in car in garage, car drives through / uniformed inspectors talk to drivers, examine trunk contents / man indicates display: "European Corn Borer," "White Pine Blister Rust" / sign :"Agricultural Inspection; Please Wait Till Cleared" / interior: official stamps documents / exterior: looking down highway waiting for arrivals / more of same

10-4-1967
Police Investigation at Economy Market; Meeting in Medford City Hall

Exterior: Economy Market / interior: policeman talks with owners / cash register, pan to policeman and owners / exterior: policeman chats with neighbor / / interior: meeting in Medford City Council chambers, Earl Miller present

10-4-1967
Space Program Lecture; Garage Sales, Rummage Sales

Classroom scene: photos of space capsule, Mercury astronauts on wall / student taking notes / / woman examines, cleans antiques in garage / man displays electric iron / pan across items on table / closeup of lamp / sign on sidewalk: "Garage Sale" / shoppers examine merchandise in garage / sign on sidewalk: "Rummage Sale Today, Room 108 Fehl Bldg.," pan to building / shoppers in thrift stores / sign: "Rummage Sale Today"

10-3-1967
Aftermath of Wind Storm

Downed tree branches on street / branch on electric lines / pan down broken trees to branches on ground / branch hung up in tree, Central Point area / piles of branches under trees, pan up to trees / Perrydale Orchards sign hanging by one wire

10-3-1967
Windy Day Footage; Medford VIPs; I-5 Fender-Bender

C-54 Skymaster airliner landing at Medford Airport / U.S. Weather Bureau building / residence with chickens in yard, pan up to trees / traffic lights swinging in wind / / VIP walking up stairs to entrance of old Medford City Hall / interior: VIPs chat in front of map of Medford / / smashed front of Dodge on rainy Medford I-5 viaduct / smashed front end of sports

10-2-1967
United Way Executive; Medford Police, City Employees

Man at desk on phone, looking through papers / closeup of United Way paperwork over his shoulder / more of same / / policemen schmoozing in office with Mayor Dunlevy / policemen taking photographs of people (city employees?)

9-29-1967
Search on Lower River

Police, search crew on bank of river / men leave in drift boat, power boat / shots of rapids, lower Rogue River (presumably)

9-29-1967
Winifred Coleman Mallinckrodt Award; YMCA; Banquet

Earl Miller speaks at dais / more speakers / pan across audience / / man presents engraved tray to young lady / closeup of tray: "Mallinckrodt Award presented to Mrs. Winifred E. Coleman Oregon Technical Institute School of Radiologic Technology" / / "YMCA" sign on top of building (Ashland? Grants Pass?), pan down to YMCA sign lower down, Elizabethan half-timbered building / pan down Wonderstone YMCA building / / banquet scene: people wearing name tags schmoozing / woman wearing corsage

9-28-1967
California and Oregon Highways; Anti-Narcotics Publications

Closeup of highway map showing Sacramento, Chico and Redding / arrow points to spot south of Chico / map showing San Francisco, S.F. Bay and Walnut Creek / Chico map again, camera pans north to Redding / map showing highways at Oregon-California border / / closeups of booklets: "Marijuana: Its Identification," "Prevention and Control of Narcotic Addiction," "Drugs and Driving," "The Drug Abuse Problem," "Federal Bureaul of Narcotics," pan down list illustrating "Restricted Drugs"

9-27-1967
Voting; Log Truck Accident; Jackson County Commissioners Meeting

Sign outside building: "Vote Here" / interior: poll watchers, voters signing in, walking to widely separated school desks to vote / putting ballots in ballot boxes / / long shot of wrecked log truck on mountain road / closeup shots of truck on side, driver and policeman doing paperwork, debris on ground, logs scattered on shoulder / / meeting in old Medford City Hall / pan across attendees, including Earl Miller

9-26-1967
United Crusade Tote Board; Washing Airplane, Medford Airport

Pan across United Crusade 1967-68 Campaign tote board: Martin Crane Chairman / goals, totals, closeups of totals for various mills, public employees / / young man hoses off private airplane N2131F, Medford Airport, washes tail / spectators

9-25-1967
Celebrities Greeted at Medford Airport

Crowd at Medford Airport / passengers disembark from United Airlines turboprop liner / William Gargan, Ray Bolger, Bob Morgan, George Lindsey ("Goober Pyle"), Jack Kelly ("Bart Maverick"), Glenn Corbett, Clint Walker, Jim Davis, Buster Collier, other familiar but unidentified actors greeted by Mayor Dunlevy, fans

Refer to ":Celebrity Tourney Draws Crowd; About $10,000 Is Raised," Medford Mail Tribune, September 25, 1967, page 1. Golf tourney was to raise money for the William Gargan Cancer Fund.

9-25-1967
5th Dimension Singing Group at Medford Airport; Awards Given at Jackson County Shops

Young black and white men schmooze in front of Greyhound bus at Medford airport / more men and women arrive (Marilyn McCoo and 5th Dimension) from parking lot, much schmoozing going on / / interior, probably Jackson County shops: Earl Miller hands awards to men, clapping is accomplished / pans across crowd of men in work clothes with hard hats, seated in folding chairs

9-22-1967
Grants Pass Prisoner Arraigned; Picking Reter Pears; Car Fire

Police examine unidentifiable stolen goods: boxes, bins, bags / policeman wanders outside Grants Pass jail / handcuffed prisoner walks from jall to courthouse / interior: prisoner walks up stairs / prisoner exits courhouse / / man picks leaves from bit of Reter pears / picking pears on ladder / pickers picking, removing leaves from bin, emptying pears into bin / more of same / / shot of driver driving down dirt road / police examine abandoned car / firemen douse same car, now smoking / douse smoldering car seat on ground / interior: policeman holding sergeant's patches

9-22-1967
Litter Patrol, Burning City Dump; Clown Entertains Schoolchildren

Truck accelerates from shoulder of rural road (Table Rock Road?) / man wanders dirt shoulder, picking up something, pan to burlap bags / men empty bags into truck / pans across smoldering garbage landfill, Table Rock in background / / clown ties balloon animals for small children seated on floor of school multipurpose room

9-21-1967
Trouble at Tonti Station

June 10, 1971: Illinois Central No. 1 at the Chicago station is headed for trouble down the line. The train derails, but disaster preparations and simulation exercises down the line at Salem, Illinois (near Tonti, the location of the derailment) had prepared local services for the disaster.

On-camera narration by and interviews with Chicago Civil Defense officials Val Oshel, Robert Ross, Dr. Ed Perry, Marion County coroner, Mayor Charles McMakin of Salem, Governor Richard B. Ogilvie, eyewitness Dick Garden, passenger Donna Burge, unidentified porter, police, firemen, relatives

Footage of Oak Lawn and Belvidere tornado aftermath; Crescent City tank car fire, automobile accidents, Big John Chicago water cannon, Salem Fire Department, Salem downtown, Salem Hospital, profiles of Urbana first responders

Aerial footage of derailed train, many shots of disaster scene, rescue teams. Some recreations and disaster drill scenes intercut with actual footage.

According to Wikipedia, the crash killed 11 people and injured 163: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1971_Salem,_Illinois,_derailment

Color faded completely to red, wandering scratch all the way through the emulsion on left-hand side of film:

1972
Federal Building Lectures; Manhunt in Woods

Speakers at lectern in courtroom in federal building, Medford / audience, including row of police and deputies / / policemen, one holding rifle, one on radio telephone, loiter by side of road / pan across woods / hounds on leashes, handler with rifle

9-21-1967
Fairchild F-228 Jetliner; Medford Airport Scenes

Slow closeup pan across painting of Fairchild jetliner, holding on tail: "F-228" / airliner landing at Medford Airport / small children waiting at gate / turboprop West Coast Airlines liner taxis up to gate / passengers, crew disembark / nun, man in suit, gaggle of teens waiting at gate, mugging for camera

9-20-1967
Site Work; Doctor H. A. Glatte

Man shoveling dirt on unpaved street, curbs in place / men on tractor with brush cutter / / sign: "Dr. Glatte" / Glatte glares at camera / closeup of insignia: "Aerospace Medical Division" / certificate: "Airman's Medal for Heroism"

9-19-1967
West Coast Airlines, Medford Airport; Medford Post Office Mails Zip Code Notices

Passenger jet takes off, Medford Airport / West Coast Airlines ticket desk / sign: "Now! West Coast Airlines Daily Nonstop DC-9 Fan Jet Service to San Francisco Only 52 Minutes" / arrivals-departures board, pan to customer at desk / airliner taxiing on runway / / post office interior: nervous man in suit holding mailer about Zip Code / postal employees sorting Zip Code mailers / closeup of mailer: "This Is Your Zip Code 97501"

9-19-1967
Riot Training Exercise; Community Fund

National Guardsmen and "civilians" milling about / phony riot begins, lined-up soldiers with bayonets poised / smoke bombs ignite / guardsmen advance on civilians / / banquet scene: VIPs at blackboard tote board "Goal," Today," "To Date," "Total"

9-18-1967
Jackson County Courthouse Corridor

Painted glass on Jackson County Courthouse door: "District Court--All Traffic Violators Report to District Court Clerk's Office" / civilians and police milling in courthouse corridor / they walk into room / same people emerge from courtroom, policeman removes handcuffs from woman, man is still cuffed

9-18-1967
Fender Bender at Jackson and Biddle

Tow truck tows car on Biddle Road past Jackson Street I-5 overpass, Medford / police examine damaged cars / witness sitting on curb / police measure scene / "Medford Ambulance" attendees talk to man on curb with gurney waiting

9-15-1967
West Coast Shot Company Shot Tower Collapse

CBS Sunday News anchor Gerald Harrington introduces Hank Henry-narrated clip of collapse of shot tower at 4902 McLoughlin Drive, Central Point. Andy Lane rode the tower down, survived.

circa 1976
Cancer Society Banquet; Jacksonville Post Office; Fruit Stand

Banquet meeting: VIP speakers at dais, American Cancer Society posters in background / more speakers, hands are clapped and shaken / / sign: Post Office, Jacksonville / children enter post office / interior, with waiting tellers / pan across interior, patron / post office office / / sign: "Tomatoes, Peaches 8 cents" / car drives up / interior of fruit stand /

9-14-1967
Murder Suspects in Modesto Newspaper; Medford Armory Meeting

Closeup of issue of Modesto Bee / lap dissolve to headline "Officer Nabs Murder Suspects in Modesto" / closeup of photo on newspaper / more of same / / VIP at desk, pan to two other men / still photo / / meeting in Medford Armory / audience in folding chairs / VIPs at dais/ bored audience wearing name tags

Newspaper article relates to arrest of Mrs. Otis Harris in Modesto for murder of Max L. Wolfe September 6.

9-13-1967
Rockhound Mine

Two men schmooze at table under shade tree, pan to pile of rocks / man selects rocks from pile, vegetable garden and valley in background / more schmoozing, pans across rock face / mine opening  in side of hill /

9-13-1967
White City Lumber Mill; Medford Airport Control Tower

Pans across log deck beside road, wigwam burner in background, White City area / Hyster carrying logs / more of same / crane lifts wheels onto back of log truck / more pans of log deck / / control tower, Medford Airport / pan across interior of tower / man reads teletype / controllers at consoles / tarmac from tower / ground-level shot of plane on runway, tower again

9-12-1967
Men at Work; Wilson School Crossing Guard

Timber Products mill buildings / Hyster drives by / "Men Working" sign, pan to road work / road grader, roller, cement truck at work / man with shovel wanders aimlessly, grader drives by / men in ditch, pan to man with backhoe / building foundation work, man smooths concrete / carpenters at work / / School Crossing sign, pan to policeman stopping traffic for children / same, "Wilson School" sign in foreground / more of same

9-12-1967
Long Mountain Incorporation Election; Pacific Livestock Exposition VIPs

Handmade sign: "Long Mountain Election" / man walks to camera from private home / sign by house: "Voters Enter Here" / poll watchers waiting, chatting in home's kitchen / ballot box / man votes, signs ledger / more voters / / men disembark from small private plane N208PP at Medford Airport / they shake hands with Mayor Dunlevy / present enormous ticket "This is a $3.00 Exchange Ticket Pacific Livestock Exposition" / woman wearing "Miss Northwest" (something) sash mounts horse next to airplane / VIP speaks, more handshaking / beauty queen on horse again

9-12-1967
Shakespeare Festival Promo; North Medford High School Opens; Horsemanship Competition

Closeup of Shakespeare Festival poster / list of plays: "Pericles," "Antony and Cleopatra," "Taming of the Shrew," "Richard the Third," "The Maid of the Mill" / posters of individual plays / slide: "The Oregon Shakespearean Festival" / / cars closely lined up on one side of street / entrance to Medford Senior High School / students milling about under awnings, school bus awaits / / young women riding horses in fairgrounds indoor arena / young man displays horsemanship

9-11-1967
City of Medford Meeting; New Style Fruit Bins

Meeting in Medford City Council chamber / men display maps, graphs on easel--"Area of Influence" circled / graph: "Facilities Peak Hour Operations" "Projected Annual Itinerant Operations" / stack of pallets and old-style fruit boxes / closeups, pans, various shots of same / forklift loads new-style fruit bins onto truck at Reter Fruit Co., South Fir Street, Medford / closeup of pears in bin / bin on forklift / more forklift operations

9-11-1967
Schoolchildren Interviewed; Elephants, Lion, Tiger

Woman at table interviews young boy / pan to other children in classroom watching, waiting / closeup of slip of paper woman is filling out / she talks with boy, gathers papers to give him / young girl sits down at table for same treatment / / closeup of man with baby elephants, Barneburg Hill and Rogue Valley Manor in background / several adult elephants pose for camera, elephant transport trailer in background / closeup of lion in cage, man teases it to get a reaction / closeup of pensive tiger in cage

9-8-1967
Police Look for Clues; Timber Products Company

Policeman walks in weeds by orchard, looking at ground / closeup of cardboard "X" on ground, policeman picks through grass pretending to look for clues / closeup as he walks along road (might be Rossanley) looking in weeds / he gets in unmarked car, drives off / / Timber Products Company sign on top of office building, pan to parking lot / shot from across tracks of TP mill as boxcar rolls past / wood chip loading area, pan across inactive mill / pickup drives across grounds (identical shot as in SOHS Film No. 1086)

9-7-1967
Girl Scouts Meetings; Bridge Demolition; Table Rock Road Railroad Crossing; Police Auction; Candidate Speaks

Pans across Girl Scouts board of directors meeting / man in suit with 16mm film projector / film projected / woman addresses different meeting / / Caterpillar pulls supports from bridge with cable / view of creek and demolished bridge / railroad crossing arm drops across Table Rock Road at White City as workers repair same / / policeman examines room jammed with bicycles / policeman displays electronic equipment, knives, cameras, transistor radio, guitar / / sound: man at desk speaks about Bob Duncan's proposal for tax increase support of Lyndon Johnson, whether he intends to withdraw from race against Duncan. Wikipedia suggests this is Howard Morgan:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Senate_election_in_Oregon,_1966

9-6-1967
Freeway Semi Accident; Junior High School Assembly; Helium Balloon

Men changing semitruck tire on side of highway / damage to front end of Consolidated Freightways trailer / damage to side of trailer / more flat tires, bent rims / shot looking down I-5--Josephine County? / spools of newsprint on side of freeway / / VIPs speak in middle school multipurpose room / shots of junior high schoolers squirming, grinning children in folding chairs / / VIPs on freeway overpass squinting into distance / helium balloon in distance / closeup of balloon / VIP with walkie talkie / man walks with balloon to parked car / VIPs grin / closeup of balloon held by man on side of highway, "Truck Stop Cafe" sign visible--Witham's?

9-6-1967
Medford High School Meeting; Highway 62 Traffic

Pan across all-male audience, Medford High School theater auditorium / long shot as audience files outside, mills about / / car speeds past camera on highway--Highway 62, opposite Veterans Domiciliary, just north of White City / long telephoto shot south as traffic passes camera, wigwam burner smoking in distance, camera swings to north

9-5-1967
Picking Pears; Dog Show; I-5 Pear Mishap

Man on ladder picking pears / closeup of bin full of pears / more shots of pickers picking, dumping into bins / / woman and young girl grooming schnauzer / people with dogs waiting / dogs being walked past judge / / Oregon State Police car by side of I-5 freeway opposite Ashland just south of Bear Creek crossing /, pan to Jeep pulling overloaded trailer, pan to pears littering side of freeway / pan along bent guard rail to pear bin by side of freeway

9-4-1967
Timber Products Company; Sketch of Criminal Suspect

Pan across Timber Products Company building / follow pickup as it drives across grounds / / closeup of police artist sketch of young white male suspect

9-4-1967

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