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Anti-Sales Tax Message

Pan across wrecked car in ditch to sign: "Brophy's Pair-O-Dice Mobile Village," Shady Cove / police talk to witness or driver / / school board meeting, members with hands in air / pan across audience / more pans / looking over shoulder of board member / more of same

4-4-1969
Shady Cove Accident; School Board Meeting

Pan across wrecked car in ditch to sign: "Brophy's Pair-O-Dice Mobile Village," Shady Cove / police talk to witness or driver / / school board meeting, members with hands in air / pan across audience / more pans / looking over shoulder of board member / more of same

3-28-1969
Balloon Release at Wilson School B

Slow pan across field full of children holding balloons / children looking into sky and running, pointing / balloons in sky

3-10-1969
Balloon Release at Wilson School

Swam of elementary school children release balloons dangling papers on strings; camera follows balloons in sky / closeup of stamped postcard in plastic bag addressed to Joyce Worrell, Wilson School, Medford, Oregon, pull back to girl holding it and field of children with balloons

3-10-1969
Fluhrer Building Cleanup

Claw full of Fluhrer Building debris swings, dumps into dump truck twice

3-6-1969
Voting

"Vote Here" sign on door; door opens, people go in and out / poll watchers at polling station / voters give ballots to watcher, she puts them in ballot box / more of same

3-5-1969
Fluhrer Building Wreckage; School Board; Elementary School Playground

Slow pan across Fluhrer Building wreckage from roof of U.S. Bank / crane with claw dismantling wreckage / fire marshals on sidewalk watching crane at work / claw swings to dump truck / / pan across meeting / elementary school children playing on playground--looks like Jefferson Elementary, Medford / girls playing hopscotch / empty playground / children on swings, mugging for camera / pan across busy playground / empty playground / children on slide / pan across empty playground / children swarming on jungle gym /

3-5-1969
Fluhrer Building Fire Damage; Oil Industry Exec on Spills

Pan across burned wreckage of Fluhrer building from roof of U.S. Bank / crane lifting debris into dump truck, Craterian in background / / faded color, sound: executive in interview says his industry is committed to cleaning up oil spills, "Nobody wants an oil spill."

3-5-1969
Woman Drives Bulldozer; Courthouse Meeting

Woman at controls of bulldozer / she drives while being instructed by man standing beside her / speaker at lectern / /.different speaker, Jackson County courthouse auditorium / slow pan across listeners / speaker again (film badly developed) / listeners again, man lights cigarette

2-27-1969
Airplane Crash; Biddle Road Work

State police and reporters hike uphill from private Cessna 150G airplane N22088 crashed alongside rural road / people examining wreckage / various shots of wreckage / man carries nose wheel to car / / street sign: Jackson and Biddle, pan to traffic on Biddle / site work alongside Interstate 5, pan to power shovel and bulldozers / traffic entering Jackson, pan to site work / Biddle Road looking north / Shell station at 2001 Biddle, pan to Biddle looking south / interstate directional sign at Biddle and Hwy. 62 / views through windshield of moving car on various segments of Biddle Road, ending at Medford Airport

According to a photo caption in the Medford Mail Tribune 5/15/1969p9, Biddle was being widened from Jackson Street to the Crater Lake interchange. Part of the project was installation of a 54-inch pipe, "part of the Upper Bear Creek interceptor sewer system."

2-27-1969
Medford Airport Control Tower

Pan across interior of control tower, Medford Airport / closeup of air tower controller / private aircraft on tarmac seen from tower / Rogue Valley Skyways hangar telephoto shot, pan across private aircraft including N9196P, N3111A / interior of tower again / United jetliner at gate

2-27-1969
Surveying; Senior Citizens Home; Mark Hatfield Speaks

Man demonstrates surveying or other inscrutable practice at construction site along Highway 62 (?) / / pan across dining room full of senior citizens / man cuts "Happy Valentine's Day" cake / seniors play on shuffleboard arcade game / / Senator Mark Hatfield at lectern (out of focus), luncheon / pan across audience, Hank Henry present

2-14-1969
Jackson County Commissioners; Luncheon Meeting

Discussion in office, Earl Miller present, reporters recording, taking notes / / man speaking at lectern, luncheon scene, pan across listeners / speaker again / more of same

2-14-1969
High School Typing, Secretarial Skills Class

Pan across high school typing class full of girls at typewriters--no boys / girls at IBM punchcard computer terminal / teachers watching class / girls at adding machines / teacher writing shorthand on blackboard / pan across reciting girls at desks with typewriters covered / girls clustered around man at desk

1-27-1969
Mount Ashland Ski Area; Medford Businesses and Interstate 5 B Roll

Snowplow in action / / snowplow backing up / Mount Ashland Ski Lodge from a distance / idle T-bar ski lift / pan across ski lift shed / signs on shed: "Know These Signs: Easier, More Difficult, Most Difficult" / / long pan along ski lift to shed / aerial shot of lodge from mountaintop / chair lift from mountaintop / views of Ashland and into California from mountaintop / lodge from mountaintop again / idle chair lift / / bulldozer at work on construction site / / sign on construction site: "Future Home of Mike Bauer Chevron, Opening April '69" at Fouth and Central, Standard station visible in background / downtown Medford businesses: Pacific Power, Copco Building, Cue & Cushion, California Pacific Utilities Company / American and Union 76 gas stations from distance, pan to Texaco station at Biddle Road and I-5, county shops buildings at fairgrounds / / service station, Rogue Valley Hospital in far distance / interstate directional sign at Biddle and Hwy. 62: "Airport, Ashland, Grants Pass, Crater Lake" / / interstate sign at Hwy. 62 overpass: "Crater Lake, Klamath Falls, Grants Pass" /
 

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 scaling 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

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