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New Electrical Transformer Substation

Moderately faded color, silent: Telephoto views of Eastern Oregon transformer substation from hilltop / ground view / wires and insulators from below / man in control station with clipboard checking dials / pan across wires from pylon to pylon / helicopter flyby view of pylon standing by irrigated green field / ground view of transformers / men on cherry pickers working above substation

9-8-1968
Commissioners' Meeting; Police Impound Auction; Ashland YMCA Sale

Jackson County Commissioners meeting: commissioners / pan across audience / closeups of speakers / / people examining 1950s cars / 1940 Ford / policemen schmooze with attendees / auctioneer with cowboy hat and cane / pan across crowd / / YMCA sign on roof of Ashland YMCA building / pan across used TVs / young boys play with typewriter / boys examine clothing / old piano / man selects china, glass dishes / woman arranges plastic flowers /

9-5-1968
Walking to Lincoln School; Driving Simulators; Airliner Lands on Flat Tire

Young children and teens walking and walking their bikes down sidewalk / crossing street at Lincoln School / walking on sidewalk toward camera / arriving at entrance of Lincoln School / / "Pacific Northwest Bell Mobile Driving Test Unit" trailer / young woman sitting in simulator gets instruction, steps on brake / she looks into hood on machine / she steers trainer / view over shoulder of film of woman steering down filmed highway, crashing / view of trailer / / four-engine United Airlines propeller liner taxiing down tarmac, flat tire on nose wheel / slowly taxis toward camera / pilot looks out open cockpit door, men examine tire

9-4-1968
Mobile Chest X-Ray Unit; Jimmy Dunlevy Receives VFW Award

Woman exits mobile chest x-ray unit / painted on wall of trailer: "Chest X-Ray Unit. Oregon State Board of Health" / people waiting in line in parking lot of lumber mill / interior: people hug x-ray machine / people waiting in line, sign: "Free Chest X-Rays" / / Medford Mayor Jimmy Dunlevy at desk in city hall signs something, hands it to young man wearing VFW cap / Dunlevy examines and displays coin to camera / hands are shaken with older vets / Dunlevy examines coin/medallion/token, places it on stand on his desk / closeup: still life of coin on desk with VFW cap / young vet grins uneasily for camera / vets and Dunlevy pose with coin

9-4-1968
Feast of Will, Opening Performance, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Elizabethan dancers dancing on grass, Lithia Park / speakers in suits at microphone, Elizabethan Theater / Shakespeare performance in Elizabethan garb / curtain call, players take their bows

9-2-1968
Registering Students at Hedrick Junior High School

"E. H. Hedrick Junior High School" on building / women and children walking toward school / women and children filling out registration forms at desks

9-2-1968
Marines Sworn In; Erecting Mountaintop Antenna

Marine in dress uniform reads from paper / young civilian man at attention / more reading / civilian smiles / process repeats with different young man / reads to middle-aged woman, elderly couple / officer presents plaque to couple, hands are shaken / / pan up antenna being assembled on mountaintop / men raised to top by crane / closeup of same / antenna being lifted to vertical position / telephoto closeup of same / men at work on top, seen through mist / clearer shots / more of same

8-29-1968
House Fire at Night

Night: flames of almost totally consumed residence / silhouette of fireman spraying water / unburned section of structure / more flames /

8-29-1968
Man in Suit at Desk Talking on Phone

Man in suit at desk talking on phone / /

8-28-1968
Mechanized Tree Cutter

Silent, color faded to red and yellow: Mechanized tree cutter in woods grabs tree, cuts it, turns it 90 degrees, yards it / driver / cutter delimbs trunk, cuts it to length / driver / man sitting on log deck watching

8-27-1968
Cancer Society Golf Tournament Promo; Civil Air Patrol

Man with golf club and hat at entrance to store / spectators applaud / he hits ball from sidewalk into store, people laugh / people inside store, American Cancer Society banners in background / Celebrity Golf Tournament poster / / surplus military ambulance with "Emergency Services Vehicle" painted on side / sign: "Civil Air Patrol Headquarters, Grants Pass" / interior: officers confer over table / small airplane N56040 / instruments in cockpit / view through window as plane takes off / aerial views of Grants Pass area (low contrast) / officers and cadets in office / woman at table with "Briefing" sign / airplane does touch and go, small airport (Grants Pass?)

8-26-1968
Britt Festivals Performance; VIP Visits McCarthy Election Headquarters

Closeups of young boys / pans across group in shade, Britt Festival grounds / pan across musicians on stage / musicians speak: bassoonist, flautist / young spectators raise hands, applaud / / VIP speaks / pan across listeners, McCarthy bumper stickers on wall in background / VIP drones on / people listening earnestly, "See Sen. McCarthy on Face the Nation" written on blackboard

8-23-1968
Paving at Medford Airport

Man with push broom sweeping tarmac near Medford Airport gate, pan to paving machine / children watching / men shoveling hot asphalt near gate / roller, paving machine, men at work / group of teenage Girl Scouts at gate /

8-23-1968
Sighting in Microwave Dish, Medford Depot

Policeman at Fifth and Central, Medford, pan up to balloon in sky / microwave dish mounted on Medford railroad depot / man looking through spotting scope on window of van parked below microwave dish, pan to helper engine on siding / Medford depot seen from Fifth and Central, pan up to balloon (Medford City Hall in foreground)

8-22-1968
Medford Airport B Roll; National Guard Convoy

Air West jetliner lands, Medford Airport, paving machine in foreground, taxis / rapid cuts: people waiting at gate / liner taxis to gate / nose of Bonanza Silver Dart / small Air West Piper Navajo N11130 / Bonanza Funjet jetliner / Bonanza liner as seen through door of terminal / woman takes photo of people waiting at gate / closeup of tail / / National Guard military vehicles lined up at armory / sign: "Military Convoy Ahead, Proceed with Caution" / small group of men talk by vehicles / vehicles with armory in background

8-21-1968
VIPs Tour SOC Campus

VIPs wearing name tags exit building, SOC campus / pan across large group of adults on campus / group gets coffee, snacks, chats, loiters /

8-20-1968
Jackson Pool Swim Meet; Beekman Bank

Small girls on swimming starting platforms, Jackson Pool / man with starting gun / girls finish race / closeup of coach / different race finishes / wet girl talks to parents through chain link fence / man with bullhorn / girls swim past camera / / Robbie Collins points at Jacksonville Historic District plaque by Beekman Bank, talks to camera (silent) / Collins chats on grounds of Jacksonville Museum / people exit U.S. Hotel / people in Beekman Bank interior / Pioneer Village stagecoach on corner / VIPs wander aimlessly on sidewalk / bank interior /

Robertson Collins

8-19-1968
Senator Wayne Morse at Democratic Headquarters; Claire Hanley Arboretum

VIPs (including Wayne Morse and Jimmy Dunlevy) chatting / "McCarthy for President" sign in background / little girl with "Morse" hat / Morse chats with children / / sign: "Southern Oregon Experiment Station" / people loitering outside barn / they amble off / man talks to them, headquarters building in background / Mary Hanley in group / different speaker / sign: "Claire Hanley Arboretum" / small group examines tree

8-16-1968
Tower Sections on Train Cars

Ore cars on track in Rogue River (?), Texaco and Gulf stations in background / closeups of triangular antenna tower sections in cars, OK Tires in background / closeup of cable spools in car / more of same

8-15-1968
Jehovah's Witnesses Confab, Miles Field

Crowd walking through parking lot to Miles Field / pan across crowd in bleachers and folding chairs on field  / palm trees, pond built on field, large letters stuck into grass: "Good News for All Nations District" / TV cameramen at the ready / multiple crowd shots, pans / pan of scene from back of bleachers / pan across temporary bleachers / inside Armory: people in wheelchairs (to watch TV remote?), reporters at tables with typewriters

According to the Medford Mail Tribune, August 15, page 1, the National Guard Armory had been converted to a dining hall to feed the thousands of delegates attending the four-day-long Jehovah's Witnesses district assembly. Closed-circuit TV was installed.

8-15-1968
Medford Hawthorne Pool B Roll; Shakespeare Actors on Sidewalk

Boys loitering outside building / children wait to get into Hawthorne Pool building / young man does somersault dive into pool in slow motion / swimming class sprawled on concrete / backwards somersault dive in slow motion / / sign: "Shakespeare Theatre" / actors in costume walk under sign / actors in Restoration costume walk down East Main Street, Ashland, past Oregon Hotel, Heirloom Antiques toward Varsity Theater

The actors are apparently walking to a production of "Lock Up Your Daughters," Bernard Miles' adaptation of the Henry Fielding play "Rape Upon Rape." See Medford Mail Tribune, August 13, 1968, page 1. According to a photo caption on page 9 of that issue, actors in that production included Scott Wagoner, Amanda McBroom, Danny Davis and Karen Sue Boettcher.

See SOHS Film No. 1603 for simliar Shakespeare Festival event in 1969

8-13-1968
Ashland JCPenneys Petition, Elks Building Fire Damage

Woman signing petition at table in front of boarded-up Elks Building, huge banner above it: "Help Keep Penney's in Ashland" / crowd grows around table / man in apron signs / closeups of people signing / "J. C. Penney Co." on building / smoke and fire damage on facade of building /

8-13-1968
Jet Travel B Roll

Air West jetliner taxis up to gate, Medford Airport / passengers disembark far from gate / new passengers trek to jetliner / jetliner takes off / Bonanza Funjet jetliner lands, taxis toward gate / passengers disembark, walk toward gate / new passengers hike to airplane, board

8-12-1968
Downtown Jacksonville; Medford House Fire

Man seated and talking at desk / woman walking on sidewalk, California Street, Jacksonville / interior of antique store / banner over street: "Britt Music Festival," Orth Building in background / pan across California Street, Frontier Finance Corporation, Jacksonville Tavern visible / / large Medford Fire Department fire truck parked at suburban residence / firemen enter house--broken window, smoke damage visible / smaller Medford F.D. pumper with hose snaking toward house

8-9-1968
Medford Airport from the Air

Aerial shot of jetliner gaining altitude above Rogue Valley; Medford Airport runway from the air / "Medford" painted on ground, private planes and four-engine borate bomber lined up on tarmac

8-7-1968
Meeting B Roll; VIP Arrives at Medford Airport

Spectators in audience, Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium, stand up and sit down (identifying themselves?) / recorder at desk / more audience shots / speaker / more of same / recorder's hands in foreground, writing / / VIP arriving at Medford Airport, being greeted / interior of terminal: VIP chatting

8-6-1968
Duff Water Treatment Plant; Bear Creek Tour

Man standing on catwalk, pan to surging water below him / man walks along catwalk between settling ponds, pointing / water surging through channel / interior: man showing control panel / man on phone in control room / man grins at flowing water / men watch water flow / view of countryside through window / treatment plant building from outside / / group waiting by dirt road / group slowly picking their way through rubbish-strewn field, wading across Bear Creek

8-5-1968
Oregon State Employment Service Trailer

Small travel trailer parked by road (near Miles Field?) / "Oregon State Employment Service, Division of Department of Employment" painted on trailer / man sitting forlornly at window of trailer / interior: man in short sleeves and tie inside trailer / sitting at desk in trailer, chatting with cameraman / man outside trailer, Roxy Ann in background / closeup of man

8-2-1968
Duff Water Treatment Plant

Shots, pans of new Duff Water Treatment Plant building--empty parking lot / closed gate across access road, TouVelle Bridge in distance / bulldozer crawling along Table Rock Road near bridge / "No Trespassing" sign, pan to fisherman at river's edge / water intake in river, fishermen at river / fence and "No Trespassing" sign, pan to fishermen and bicycles at river's edge /

8-1-1968
Holiday Inn Sign, Interviews; Bank Accounting Office

Man at top of crane / crane lifting element of Holiday Inn sign / pans up Holiday Inn sign / interviewing applicants at tables outside entrance of hotel / / executives in large office discussing / men and women working at desks (tabulating votes?) / closeup of adding machine / dozens of women working at desks in large office / man operating (Vot-o-matic?) punch card machine / computer operating panel / spinning tape reels / man operating computer

7-30-1968
Park Groundskeepers; River School Field Trip; Coffee Shop B Roll

Men squatting on lawn and examining grass / closeup of man holding up dandelion / / elementary age children at park (TouVelle Park?) staring at camera / they wander off, shepherded by adults / children stroll by placid river / / closeup of grumpy old busboy in coffee shop / shots of coffee shop interior / pans across people eating / waitress flirts with man at counter / employees schmooze at counter

7-27-1968
VIP; Society Ladies

Man sitting and talking at desk / closeup of same / / well-dressed men and women chatting at gate, Medford Airport / pan across group of women wearing name tags (at Rogue Valley Country Club?)

7-26-1968
Medford Parking Tickets; Army Medal Presentation; Interstate 5 Skid Research

Meter maid at parking meter, Eighth and Central, Medford / she places ticket on windshield / man in office going through files / policeman at typewriter discusses with detective / / Army sergeant and colonel in classroom with old man / closeup of old man / sergeant reads / young officer / young civilian man / medal pinned on old man's coat / hands are shaken / / shot through windshield on I-5 of unusual trailer behind pickup / passing car with "Road Test Ahead" sign on roof, passing test vehicle / following test vehicle with "Caution! Skid Research" sign on Blackwell Hill grade /

7-25-1968
Pear Crop Progress; Medford Mailman

Old man discusses with secretary at typewriter / closeup of paper: "Pear Estimates by Variety as of July 1, 1968" / lap dissolve to shots of orchard with young pears / tight closeups of young pears on trees / / mailman crosses street on crosswalk at Eighth and Ivy, Library Park in background, stops on sidewalk to pose for camera, federal building in background / mailman sorts fistful of mail while standing on sidewalk, walks toward post office

7-24-1968
Meetings; Cowgirls at Medford Airport

Luncheon scene: men's meeting, shots of listeners, speakers / / unidentified governmental meeting: pans across scene, shots of speakers / / teenage girls with name tags in cowboy hats or blazers milling about at Medford Airport

7-23-1968
Jacksonville Utility Excitement; Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will

Obscured pan across smoky downtown scene, Fuller Paints sign, Rasmussen's Super Service (201 California Street, Jacksonville) visible: utilty pole on trailer, truck-mounted auger next to smoke or steam billowing from hole in ground by tree / people milling about in front of Jacksonville Lumber Co. / man pounding pipe into hole / / bagpipers, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will in Lithia Park, pan across crowd seated at tables / crowd from above / man cooking at huge barbecue / Bob Packwood chatting up someone / VIP with awful combover / younger VIP/politician being charming

7-20-1968
Oregon Shakespeare Festival B Roll

Flag flying from roof of Elizabethan Theater, Ashland, pan down / still photos: full-dress rehearsal, scenes from plays including Falstaff / live action: rehearsal on stage, pan back up to flag

7-19-1968
Cadets at Medford Airport; Arboretum; Hot Weather B Roll

Teenage Army and Civilian Air Patrol cadets in formation at gate, Medford Airport / they pick up their luggage, mill about, pose for camera / / VIP points to overgrown orchard / VIPs chat and point / VIP amongst trees pointing at another unidentifiable thing / VIPs walk off into distance past weeping willow / / closeup of thermometer registering 92 degrees / U.S. Weather Bureau weather station / interior of coffee shop: waitress chats with young woman eating ice cream cone / young boys play in sprinkler on suburban lawn / boys fan their mother / mom wanders off

7-18-1968
Ashland Elks Building Fire; Miniature Golf

Pan across exterior of four-story Elks Building, Ashland, pan to roof / view of burned ceiling, pan down to pipes in basement / fire marshal points to fire trail on wall / closeup of ignition source? / fire marshal points to something else / ruined venetian blinds in window / pan across exterior / / children play miniature golf / closeups of kids, parents

7-17-1968
Medco Locomotive Retired; Medford Airport B Roll

Log truck parked at lumber mill offloading area, wigwam burner visible / logs dumping into mill pond / Medco railroad diesel engine approaches, pushed by Southern Pacific engine / more logs dumped from truck into pond / log truck trailing wheels lifted onto truck / engineer in locomotive cab, pan to controls / Medco engine pulled away, switched onto track closer to camera, approaches camera / SP engine drives off / "Medford Corporation" painted on Medco building / different engine couples onto Medco engine / / cars parked at portico, Medford Airport terminal / crowd milling about under awning / crowd under awning waiting for luggage / attendant unloads luggage from cart onto ramp / VIPs schmooze / family waiting at gate / Air West jetliner at gate / interior of crowded terminal / shots of full parking lot / terminal from parking lot / jetliner lands / shot of terminal from car speeding down runway / closer shot of same / jetliner landing as four-propeller liner taxis to runway

7-16-1968
Medal Awarded at Santo Center; Videotape Demonstration

Soldiers at attention, Santo Center, Medford / sergeant receives medal from officer, salutes, shakes hands / family in folding chairs / color guard marches toward camera / / men chat around television as videotape machine plays / "Corticoid Withdrawal Symptoms" on screen / technician crouches behind VT machine / closeup of tape reels turning /

7-15-1968
Grass Fire; Meeting; Golf B Roll

Pan across wooded hillside, smoke clouds in distance / man shoveling dirt on burning grass and shrubs / Medford Fire Department pickup with fireman standing on bed drives through smoking area / spraying water on burning grass / closeup of flashing red light, pan to smoke seen through trees / / meeting: VIP talking while sitting at table / closeup of same guy / listener fiddling with pen / more shots of VIP / / smiling man pulls golf cart past camera / men golfing / tight closeup of man / man poses with golf club / golfers walk by / golfer tees off / pan across golfers at tee

7-12-1968
Forest Fire; Work on Railroad Crossing

Pan along hose / airplane and twin-rotor helicopter overhead / burning stump / helicopter carrying bucket over building / helicopter with bucket flies past, pan to burned forest / policeman takes notes from witnesses, pan to burn barrel and burned countryside / smoking countryside / helicopter flies behind trees, then overhead with bucket / drops water from bucket / borate bomber drops load close by / smoking hills / / freight train rolls past waiting gandy dancers, downtown Medford--Sears warehouse, Western Farmers Association warehouse visible / power shovel digging as train rolls by /

7-11-1968
Borate Bomber, Forest Fire B Roll

Four-engine borate bomber idling at Medford Airport / closeup of bomber / bomber fleet / bomber taxis / color film: firefighters fighting forest fire, throwing dirt on flames / burning forest / smoke cloud in distance / smoking field / black and white: bomber taxiing / refueling / B-17 taxiing / bomber taxis up to camera / bomber in flight from airport / bombers taxiing to runway / bomber taking off

7-10-1968
Providence Hospital Nurses; Downtown Medford Traffic, Shoppers, Employees B Roll

Luncheon scene: nuns speak / nurse at table / nurse speaks / Certificate of Award to Ethel Johnson for nurse refresher course / nurses receive certificates from nun / nurses applaud / nurse receives package / / downtown Medford traffic, pedestrians: Main at Bartlett / interior: secretary / bank tellers, secretaries, executive / Main and Bartlett again / man on bicycle / shoppers on sidewalk

7-9-1968
Little Butte Mountain Men, Antique Firearms

Table covered with antique guns / man points out and describes guns / closeup of man cleaning Navy revolver / demonstrates pistol / man holding flintlock / loading muzzleloader / man wearing Little Butte Mountain Men shirt / pan across flintlock / signing along barrel toward target / pan across flintlock / man at table demonstrates early rifle

7-8-1968
Central Point Recall Election; Installation of Judge Loren L. Sawyer

Building with "Vote Here" signs / closeup of official ballot, City of Central Point Special Recall Election to recall Recorder F. W. Mason / interior of fire station fire with fire engines and poll watchers / closeup of ballot to recall Mayor Dale Bartley / poll watchers again / closeup of ballot to recall Councilman Ben Mushaney / poll watchers / closeup of ballot to recall Councilman Chester Ayers / / judges in robes chatting / VIP speaks / judge is sworn in / audience stands up to leave, pan across same, Otto Frohnmayer present / judge displays certificate, hands are shaken

7-8-1968
Downtown Medford Sidewalk Sale

Crowd crossing Sixth Street, Medford, Penneys Building in background / grinning storekeeper / crowds of shoppers examining clothing on tables on sidewalk in front of Miller's, other stores

7-5-1968
First National Bank, Medford

VIP walks down Main Street sidewalk, Medford, Crater Lake Ford in background, turns into First National Bank at Main and Front / interior: VIP walks toward camera, greeted by bank manager (?) / manager hands VIP's check to "Special Deposit" teller / closeup of U.S. government check to Jackson County Schools / smiling teller / VIP shuffles paperwork at teller window / pan across interior of bank, tellers / VIP rummages through envelope / teller handles check, punches adding machine / VIP walks toward exit

7-5-1968
Ashland Fourth of July Parade

Ashland Fourth of July parade from cherry picker, looking south from near Elks Building / telephoto shot of vaquero on horse / majorettes, marching band with banner: "A Penny's Worth" / banner ("Uncle Sam Above All") and Uncle Sam on stilts / closeup of young stilt walker / SOC prestident Elmo Stevenson and wife in car / Miss Rogue Valley C. J. Porter in convertible, Mark Antony Hotel in background / Oregon Cavemen with victims in cage / cavemen and cave girls grab victims / Bagpipe band / Ashland Garden Club Juniors float /  horsemen / Congressman John Dellenback  in convertible / Model A Fords / shots of crowd / large school bell in back of pickup / old fire engine with Firehouse Five band, throwing candy

7-4-1968

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