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Title Description Publication date
Meeting; Wreath Making; Santa Hands Out Presents

Men in suits in office; man writes in notebook; discussion, silence, glaring / / people trim greenery, make wreaths / legionnaire in cap / / scary clown accosts seated children / man in Santa Claus suit and plastic Santa mask gives children Christmas gifts

12-13-1967
Bear Creek Bridge Ribbon Cutting; Cracked Safe; CAP at Ashland Airport

Men in suits in office in Jackson County courthouse discuss map of Bear Creek Valley, grin at camera, shake hands / closeup of Preliminary Land Use Plan / / men shiver on bridge over Bear Creek with ribbon stretched across it / two men--one of them Earl Miller--cut ribbon / man hands off envelope to another / closeup of $25.000 check from Jackson County to City of Ashland / / safe door sitting on top of demolished safe lying on its side / shots of damage to safe / / Air Force officers and Civil Air Patrol cadets examine private plane at Ashland airport / CAP shoulder patch: "Oregon" / uniformed cadets in cockpit / group walks toward camera

12-11-1967
Two-Way Car Radio; Rummage Sale

Tight closeup of man's face / he enters car / seated in driver's seat, he talks on radio / tighter closeup of his eyes / talking on radio / leaves car--door of car says "Interagency Motor Pool"--walks toward camera / / rummage sale or antiques bazaar / Eugene Bennett / tables with needlework, antiques / pan across buyers

12-8-1967
Christmas Crafts Sale; High School Scavenger Hunt; Project Gasbuggy Footage

Women examine Christmas crafts, more on display on table and wall / craft groups identified on wall: "Lake Creek," "Medford Harmony Homemakers" / / high school students standing in classroom (one standing on desk) intently examining papers, numbered photos on wall, map / teacher watches smugly / / good color, silent: crane lifts "Gasbuggy" bomb, lowers it into hole

Project Gasbuggy was an attempt to use a nuclear device to fracture rock for gas extraction:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Gasbuggy

12-7-1967
Timber Products Equipment Auction; Dunlevy Draws Winners on Television

Same auction sign as in SOHS Film No. 1185 / people milling about in parking lot, wigwam burner burning in background / interior of mill: table covered with tools, more milling about / sign: "Start of Sale" / pans across tools, equipment, people milling and chatting / / interior of TV studio, participants wearing microphones, "Boutique" part of sign visible, closeup of Mayor Dunlevy holding basket / woman shakes basket, Dunlevy pulls out winning postcards

12-7-1967
Airline Passengers Board Bus; Medford Airport Radio Beacon

Passengers boarding chartered bus / workers loading luggage onto bus from airport trolleys / / man indicates small metal building with antennas above roof / interior: he opens small metal cabinet / tubes and electronics inside cabinet

12-6-1967
Installation of School Board; Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland

Men sitting at table in high school classroom (new school board?) / men stand and take oath / pan across listeners in high school desks / one of men takes second oath / / facade of Mark Antony Hotel, Ashland, pan up to top of building / old safe inside: "Lithia Springs Hotel" / light fixture, pan to balcony / view from elevator as it ascends / footage takenon roof: pan across huge "Hotel" sign to view of hills and birdseye view of Main Street below

12-5-1967
Black Man Radio Interview; Local Elections

Radio studio: black man interviewed, pan to other black men on couch / / closeups: "Official Ballot, Annual Election Bear Creek Valley Sanitary Authority" (running: Mrs. Curtis L, Bereth Hopkins, Duane Venekamp, Hadley A. Yow, J. C. "Pat" Kennedy), ballots for Medford Rural Fire Department District #2 (Glen V. Allen), Jacksonville Highway Water District (Fred Gardner)

12-4-1967
High School Bands; Timber Products Equipment Auction; New White City Building

Closeup of Elmer Ayres conducting high school band in classroom / pan across band / another conductor / a different band / / sign: "Public Auction on these Premises: Saw Mill, Gang Mill, Planing Mill, Stacker," etc. "Milton J. Wershow Co." / building with "TImber Products Company," pan back to sign / / new building / closeup of sign on exterior: "The Tomkins-Johnson Company," 7638 Pacific Avenue, White City (currently occupied by Eaton Hydraulics)

John Drysdale in in film at :30 

For more Timber Products auction footage, see SOHS Film No. 1189

12-1-1967
Crater Lake Highway Accident; Medford Red Lion Confab

Wrecked car at intersection of Vilas Road and Crater Lake Highway, tow truck driver in white cap and pants and bow tie attaching to it / state policeman watches / Highway 62 sign pointing  to Medford one way, Eagle Point and Crater Lake the other / / interior, looks like Medford Red Lion: VIPs including Mayor Dunlevy walk past camera / men discuss at overhead projector / man buttonholes another in hallway

11-30-1967
Jackson County Courthouse Election; Office Discussion

Speaker at lectern, Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium / pans across listeners / people tally votes on blackboard as clerks at desk open ballots / grinning man in audience / / two men have discussion in office

11-30-1967
Gold Dust at Stock Exchange; Fallout Survey Reminder; Demolishing Snyder Garage

Man weighs gold dust on small balance scale / closeup of gold in pan / grinning man at desk, pan across office / man at teletype machine, pan to Dow Jones Averages board / tickertape stock display running on wall / / Civil Defense-produced footage, sound on film: animated airplane pulling banner: "Home Fallout Protection Survey" / voiceover reminding people to fill out mail questionnaire or answer questions of door-to-door surveyor / / crane demolishes large wooden commercial building at corner of Eighth and Bartlett, Medford / view of undemolished Bartlett Street front of building, Medford Montgomery Wards building in background / view of demoltion from Eighth Street, Roxy Ann and viaduct in background

11-29-1967
Labor Bureau Open House; Medford Firemen Repair Christmas Toys

Sign: "Oregon Bureau of Labor" pan to door / interior: VIPs schmoozing / name tag on chest: "Norman O. Nilsen, Commissioner," pan to face as Norm chats, shakes hands / sign again / / banner, hanging somewhere downtown Medford: "Seasons Greetings" / pan across yard full of broken bicycles, Medford fire station / firemen in overalls working on bikes / yard full of broken bikes and toys again

11-28-1967
Civil Defense Census; State Representatives' Meeting

Woman walks up to suburban ranch home / closeup of her clipboard: "Civil Defense Census" / woman answers door; they talk at length / / spectators in metal folding chairs / discussion around table in center of room, tape recorder running, present are State Representatives Loren J. Smith of Benton County and Grace Olivier Peck of Multnomah / spectators again

11-28-1967
Wrecked Volvo; Cracked Safe

Closeup of front of wrecked Volvo / more shots, closeups of Volvo, interior and exterior / / opened safe / broken safe dial, knob, other parts / shots of safecracker damage to safe, interior

11-27-1967
Eagle Point National Cemetery; New Medford City Hall; Tuberculosis Test

Flag flying over Eagle Point cemetery / closeup of flag, pan down to base / longer shot of base, pan up to cenotaphs / pan across cenotaphs, hills in background / / VIPs posing in front of new Medford City Hall / interior of council chambers / council looks at blueprints / more shots of chambers, pan up to ceiling / Mayor Dunlevy pats wall / view through upstairs window to courthouse / / doctor administers tuberculin tine test to patient in office / closeup of "button" / closeup of arm with button

11-24-1967
Thanksgiving Messages from the Pilgrims, John Dellenback; Thanksgiving at Providence Hospital, Medford Fire Station

Sound film: Living history recreations at Plimoth Plantation, historical Thanksgiving message / / color, sound: John Dellenback at desk with Thanksgiving message: history of Thanksgiving, "let's give thanks" / / silent: exterior: Providence Hospital / interiors: man wheeled out of hospital holding small children / nurses in dining hall / hallway with lines of men / dining hall: Thanksgiving buffet / diners eating, pan across dining hall / people waiting in hallway / exterior: Medford fire hall, Third and Front / interiors: fireman in kitchen with cooked turkey in pan / firemen eating at table

11-23-1967
Planning Commission Meeting; Air Pollution Presentation to Jackson County Commissioners

Meeting (planning?): men in metal folding chairs at metal folding tables, maps on wall / / county commissioners meeting, Earl Miller present / shuffling papers, speaking / grinning speaker in audience / sign: "This Is the Air You Breathed! At the end of 24 hours the filter is removed and the deposits on it are weighed and analyzed" (filters are solid black) / sign: "The Breath of Life! According to state sanitary authority surveys this valley has the densest air in the state at this time!" / speaker

11-22-1967
Swearing in New Citizens; Construction of Electrical Substation and High-Tension Line; Gas Station Construction

Judge speaks at bench / spectators rise one by one / bailiff swears in new citizens / man pins corsages on women / certificates given to citizens / judge hands out small flags / speakers / small child angrily snatches his certificate away from other child / celebratory buffet / / construction scene, electrical substation / spooling wire from truck / uncompleted tower on far hilltop / helicopter delivers cable, flies away / / gas station building under construction, nearly complete / pans across site / several shots of building

11-21-1967
Installing Medford Outdoor Christmas Decorations; Medford Airport Control Tower

Workers assembling outdoor Christmas decorations at Main and Fir, Medford / pan up light pole with tinsel decorations / man rises in cherry picker / decorations leaning against parking meters / cable lifts decorations to man up top / / men in suits chat on Medford Airport tarmac, point at sign: "Union Terminal," "Medford" on airport control tower / closeup of "Medford" on tower / tail of United jet, pan to control tower / men walk with pilot to terminal, pan to tower

11-20-1967
Aerial Shots of Rogue Valley, Crater Lake; Installing Street Lights on Ivy Street, Medford

Shots from airplane of snowy mountainsides, Crater Lake, hills, Medford in distance / Interstate 5 below / / new Medford City Hall, pan to workers assembling streetlight, crane lifts it into air / long shot of streetlights

12-14-1967
Mary Hanley with Jacksonville Museum Agricultural Equipment

Mary Hanley manhandles, operates plow, displays other agricultural equipment in building behind Jacksonville courthouse / stagecoach, fan mill, pack saddle, portable forge, fly nets / / men in suits chat

11-17-1967
Confiscated Illegal Drugs; Christmas Seals at Post Office

Pan across drugs, drug paraphernalia: baggies of marijuana on table / State Policemen examine, display drugs, pipe, bottles / / man at desk trying to ignore camera / / interior, Medford Post Office: Postmaster Al Bradford, Mayor Dunley, marines, sailors, soldiers passing bundles of Christmas Seals to each other, loading them into bins; Dunlevy and Bradford shake hands

11-17-1967
Meeting; Medford Businesses; New Telephone Connections; Silver Dollars Purchased

Pans across small group of men sitting in folding chairs / man speaks / more pans, more speakers / / exterior: Drews Manstore, Medford Center / interior of store: man in suit shows shirt / exterior: Medford railroad depot / interior of depot: man writes at counter / painted on glass of door: Heffernan & Ford, Attorneys at Law / interior: man at desk / / young man solders electrical connection in telephone exchange wiring bank / tight closeups of wiring and soldering / longer shot of man at work / / interior of business, sign on wall: "Appliances," men discuss with woman at desk / closeup of man holding seven Morgan silver dollars / man writes check

See SOHS Film No. 1162 for earlier film of silver dollars

11-16-1967
Relief Map of Southern Oregon

Man indicates line on relief map of Southern Oregon with pencil from Klamath Lake north to Douglas County to Lakeview and back to Klamath Falls

11-15-1967
Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday

Very old woman (centenarian?) in hospital bed holding carnation, speaking / nurse talks with her /

11-14-1967
Christmas Seals Mailing Completed; Teens Lectured Against Drugs

Carrying boxes from Jackson County Health Department building to waiting veterans' 40-et-8 "Medford Voiture 165" faux locomotive / banner on locomotive: "All Aboard for Good Health Use Christmas Seals" / boxes of brochures in back of vehicle / petting dog / schmoozing is done / volunteers load into vehicle as well / they wave as vehicle departs / / teenage boys in Medford High School football grandstand / priest lecturing to them / closeup of priest speaking / pan across boys holding brochures / closeup of brochure: "Judo--Operation Judo--How It Affects the American Teenager"

Operation Judo, named after St. Jude, was a national alcoholism and drug addiction program

11-14-1967
Tuberculosis Testing, Research Footage

Color, completely faded to red, silent: Exterior: giving tuberculin skin tests / Interiors in laboratory: woman looks through microscope / bacteria / man spoons out powdered drug / sign: "Tuberculosis: Keep Out" / injecting white mouse

11-13-1967
Chest X-Rays; Dedicating Veterans Memorial Park Playground

Woman registers at table / woman stands in chest x-ray machine / waiting room / / unused playground equipment: slide, swings, merry-go-round at Veterans Memorial Park, Medford, Stewart and Highway 99 / group unveil plaque on stone: "Playground Area Developed by Medford Jaycees 1967" / they applaud themselves

11-10-1967
Jackson County Media Confab; Hospital Tour

Man speaks at lectern behind dais / at dais: local TV newsman Hank Henry, radio personality Dave Allen, Mail Tribune writer Joe Cowley / / women wearing leis and nametags tour hospital / they tour radiology lab / pharmacy / switchboard

11-10-1967
Firemen Prepare to Repair Christmas Toys; Deputy with Police Dog

Man directs workers in overalls sorting toys, bikes, cribs (looks like back of Medford's Fire Station #1, Third and Front Street)  / closeups of broken toys / / Sheriff's deputy with police dog / dog enters car on command / deputy enters without command / they pose in car, drive off

11-9-1967
Silver Dollars; Medford-Jackson County Airport Master Plan

Seven Morgan silver dollars on table / more views of same ad nauseam / / book: "Master Planning Study of Medford-Jackson County Airport Master Plan" / drawing of airport / regional map / land use map / map of airport / "Terminal Building Master Plan"

See SOHS Film No. 1170 for subsequent footage of silver dollars

11-8-1967
VIP Greeted at Medford Airport; New Community Theater Building

Passengers disembark from Western Airlines DC-8, Medford Airport / VIP greeted, schmoozed with at terminal gate / closeup of VIP / / pan across building / interior: painters at work / woman fits young man with tuxedo / people standing on unfinished stage(?) / exterior of same building

11-7-1967
Jackson School Open House; Residence Fire; Surplus Vehicle Auction

Brief pan across front of Jackson School, Medford / poster: "Visit Your Schools" / pan across display of photos / classroom with paper cutouts of children sitting at desks / children leaving school / / night: flashing lights on fire trucks / dimly seen firemen at work on old two-story wooden house / fireman descends ladder / firemen drag hoses / / mostly men milling about in warehouse interior / auctioneer at work / man drives stake truck away /

11-6-1967
White City Traffic Accident; Children and Tape Recorder

White City, intersection of Highway 62 and Antelope Road, Cascade Shopping Center, wigwam burner in background: wrecked Buick, pan to car upside down / state policeman taking notes, pan to door of upside-down car / police taking measurements / Medford Ambulance standing by / / woman with three small children, pan to tape recorder, pan to transfixed children

11-3-1967
Termite Inspection and Spraying

Man on step of mansion / door opens, man walks in / interiors: man walks down stairs in dark basement, talks to woman / he talks on wall phone / pickup drives into driveway / same man in basement spraying chemicals overhead / tight closeup of woman writing check / man walks with chemical sprayer back to pickup

11-2-1967
Surplus Vehicle Auction; Winter Driving Safety Footage

Long row of Chevrolet pickups, Jeep station wagons and pickups / shots of vehicles, trailers, men inspecting them / pan across grounds, near Medford Airport / / KTVM car flashes headlights in fog / cars slowly drive side by side in parking lot, one with headlights on, the other without / shot from moving car of snowy shoulder, frost on trees and bushes / man at teletype in Weather Bureau / closeup of teletype / man examines weather maps on wall / State Police, office workers /

11-2-1967
Police Dog Training Demonstration

White City county yards: Four policemen pose with police dogs / they walk away, dogs come on command / dogs go through obstacle course / dog attacks man's padded arm / more of same / dog leaps from police station wagon

11-1-1967
Demolishing Phipps House; Stuffing Christmas Seals

Man removing shingles from roof / men and woman carrying doors outside / interior of vacant house: holes in walls / pans across exterior of elegant, columned mansion (Pierce/Phipps House?) / / volunteers stuffing envelopes with seals / Easter Seals logo / sign: "Fight Tuberculosis and Other Diseases," pan to enlarged Christmas Seals, pan to "No Smoking" sign

11-1-1967
Power Outage at North Medford High School; Grade School Halloween Party

Students at North Medford High School waiting for rides / cars drive up, students board / man in suit watches workers digging ditch / broken electrical cable in ditch / more of same / / elementary school lunch room: children in Halloween costumes sitting at tables / GI Joe, devils, princess, monsters, witches, ghost, astronaut, Supergirl

10-31-1967
Fluoroscope Demonstration; Timber Auction; Paving Crater Lake Highway

Man shows timer, sets it on table / x-ray machine lowers over timer / fluoroscope image of ticking mechanism / technician demonstrates developing machine / / meeting in old Medford city hall / pan across spectators / closeup of forms on desk / spectators fill out forms, stand to leave (timber auction?) / / traffic jam, long line of cars, White City area / paving operations (Crater Lake Highway?) / cars back up, drive across field to avoid jam /

10-30-1967
Edison Marshall Photo, Books; Stolen Horse Tack at Shady Cove

Closeup of printed photo of man / book: "The Voice of the Pack," by Edison Marshall / title page: "American Captain," by Edison Marshall / "Yankee Pasha" / portrait again / / sign: Sun Down Motel, Shady Cove, pan to building  / policeman interviewing handcuffed, smoking man, pan to saddle and horse blanket / closeup of Oklahoma license plate on 1960 Chevrolet / another saddle / interiors: police with same man / residence / man retrieves cat from bushes / elderly couple examine saddle and tack / man retrieves same cat from tree / detectives leave same residence / handcuffed man enters car / car backs down shady driveway / detective loads saddle into van / interior : cataloging horse tack

10-30-1967
Britt Festivals Promo; Vandalized Street Tree; Salem Hospital Remote Heart Monitors

Women chat near piano / closeup of sheet music / photos of musicians, conductors women again / / man wrestles and manhandles broken sidewalk tree / / good color, but silent: Salem Memorial Hospital / nurse at desk / closeup of remote heart monitor / nurse with patient / nurse at desk telephones / residence / doctor at home answers phone, presses button, heart rhythm strip emerges from machine / he phones nurse / desk nurse takes down orders

10-27-1967
Marching Band Equipment; Highway 62 Overpass; White City Buildings

Marching band paraphernalia, musical instruments on floor: drums, baton, whistle, busby, trumpet, sheet music, pans, arty rapid cuts / / pan across workers' vehicles parked at Highway 62 overpass under construction / pans along vehicles driving overpass / / 3M Duplicating Products plant building, White City / closeup of sign, pans across building / more of same / building under construction--White City?

10-27-1967
Rock Band Arrives at Medford Airport; Pan Am Stock Footage; KAGI Radio Station, Grants Pass

Young men disembark from Western Airlines DC-8, Medford Airport, greeted by fans /  interior of terminal: interviewed by young woman / they throw frisbee in field near airport / color, completely faded to red, but silent: Ford Trimotor flies overhead, lands, Pan Am Clipper flies, lands on bay / Pan Am jetliner in flight / / KAGI sign on building / studio interior: officials examine plans / wall of LPs, pan to officials with brochure: "Incorporation of Fallout Protection and Emergency Equipment into Radio Stations" / pan across back of station building as men examine junction box

10-26-1967
Description of Yreka Area Robbers; Helicopter Takes Off

Map of Southern Oregon/Northern California area / closeup of Yreka/Montague/Fort Jones area / on screen: "Siskiyou County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol" / "Getaway Car . . . Black or Dark Blue 1959 or 1961 Chevrolet Impala" / "Description of Bandits . . . Both wore sport coats, white shirts without ties . . . hats pulled down as far as possible . . . wraparound sunglasses. 30 to 35 years old" / Yreka/Montague/Fort Jones area again / Southern Oregon/Northern California area map again / / whirlybird helicopter idling in field, houses in background / slowly takes off

10-26-1967
Judge Douglas L. Hay; Mugging Recreation; Halloween Costumes

Tight closeup of photograph of man in Oregon Blue Book / caption: Douglas L. Hay, Salem / recreation of crime in Medford alley: man attacks another with bottle, steals his wallet / removing cash from wallet, discarding rest / detective takes testimony of "victim" / shows him mug shots / helps him as he collapses / nurse attends "victim" in hospital bed / caption again, photo again / even tighter shot of Hay's eyes / / six children in Halloween costumes in front of Medford Center fountain / closeups of children / more children arrive, laugh at costumed kids, poke at costumes

10-25-1967
Medford Health Emergency; Packing Vietnam Gift Bags

Ambulance parked at intersection at Jackson and Welch, Medford / station wagon driven off lawn / ambulance drives east on Jackson past The Sloan Co., Tillman-Booth Inc., 631 North Fir at Jackson / police confer around station wagon, pan to house / / young women pose with gift bags and statue of Santa Claus / women packing gift bags--presumably for Vietnam War soldiers

10-24-1967
Fatal I-5 Rollover; Picketing Josephine County Dump

Upside-down pickup, side of I-5 near Central Point, Table Rock in background / pans across scene / man (coroner?) with clipboard confers with policeman, examines body under tarp / witnesses talk to police / shots of scene / / meeting in office, suits in chairs / / front of Josephine Couhty courthouse / picketers' signs: "Keep Your Garbage Out of Our Wells," "Winnemucca to the Dump Then to the Sea," "Put the Dump Where People Are Not," "Why So Secret?" "We Counted Our Blessings," "We Don't Want a Rats Nest"  / picketers by highway: "The Garbage Dump Unfair to Us," pan to smoking fire by side of road, "We Don't Want Dump," "What's Planned for You?" "Unfair to Taxpayers in Merlin," "Down with the Dump," "Recreation Area and Garbage Dump," "We Need Clean Industries Not a Garbage Dump," "Garbage Is Progress?" "Garbage Dump Rats' Domain"

10-24-1967
United Crusade Tote Board

Man at work on United Crusade charity tote board, Red Cross headquarters, Medford

10-23-1967

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