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Sailors Receive Diplomas; Governor McCall Signs

Man speaks at lectern, pan to sailors at attention / man hands out envelopes to sailors, shakes hands / / Oregon Governor Tom McCall reads aloud as VIPs and young men and woman in suits watch / he signs document, hands pen and document to young man, shakes his hand / closeup pan across assembled dignitaries

1-12-1968
Tour of New SOSC Library; Wind Storm

VIPs enter building toward camera already inside, take off overcoats, go through turnstiles, up stairs, chat / / trailer house lying on its side / taped broken glass window flapping in breeze / South Ashland I-5 exit service station flag, signs, traffic signals, bushes, trees being whipped by wind /

1-12-1968
Ashland Woman Uses Pay Telephone

Woman dials pay phone mounted on tiled wall / another shot of same showing office behind her / closeup of rates on top of phone / closeup of dial--Ashland number 482-9981 (pay phone numbers not in 1968 Ashland city directory) / tight closeup of her mouth as she speaks into receiver / tight closeup of money slots on top of phone

1-11-1968
Installing Airplane Radio; VIP at Medford Airport

Men walk from Max-Sig Communications hangar to 1956 Piper private plane N4567A, Medford Airport / man installs radio into plane / shot of cockpit dash / pilot in cockpit grins at camera / Piper private plane N8199W taxis past other planes to runway, Roxy Ann in background / shots of private planes and borate bomber on tarmac / Mercy Flights office / Civil Air Patrol plane / Piper N5682Y / / man in suit standing in airport parking lot talks to women, Medford Airport radar dome in background / tight closeups of man

1-11-1968
Car Theft Warning Footage

Color, completely faded to red: heavy freeway traffic, voiceover about auto thefts and General Motors anti-theft locking steering wheel / in studio, man demonstrates ignition key and locking steering wheel / as he exits car, voiceover reminds us to lock our cars

1-10-1968
Medford School Officials Make Presentation; Medford High School Newspaper

VIPs chat in office of Medford Superintendent of Schools Elliott Becken; man hands papers to Japanese man / / classroom: young women prepare newspaper pasteup / closeup of girl as she types / over-the-shoulder shot / discussing, editing copy / closeup of Medford Hi-Times, article about paper clothing

1-9-1968
Wrecked Crop Duster; Senator Wayne Morse on Log Exports to Japan

Debris on ground, pan to wrecked crop duster Cessna airplane, man repairing fence / pans across damaged plane, N9734V / men repairing power lines in distance / / sound: Senator Wayne Morse talking about upcoming hearings to protect Oregon lumber mills from log sales to Japan

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=128769

Aero Ag, Inc. owner, accident took place on takeoff at 2:10 p.m. January 6, 1968, preparing to dust bluegrass. One occupant, no fatalities

1-8-1968
Bear Creek Golf Course

Sign: "Hole 1 par 3 yards, use tee mats" / golfers teeing off at driving range / one tees in show motion / hole 9, golfer chips ball toward hole, Barneburg Hill in background / putting /

1-5-1968
Stewardesses Arrive; SOSC Donation; SOSC Registration

West Coast Airline DC-9 taxis up to gate, Medford Airport, stewardesses in three different uniforms disembark / Mayor Dunlevy, Earl Miller, other VIP shake hands with stews / stews pose in front of airliner, closeup pans / / entrance of Churchill Hall, SOU: check is handed off, hands are shaken / VIPs chat awkwardly / / more registration footage, pan across SOSC gymnasium

1-4-1968
Courtesy Cab Operations, Medford; Removing Medford Christmas Street Decorations

Taxicab dispatcher on telephone / cabbie holds door for fare / cabbies chat, smoke in office / man enters Courtesy Cab on Fifth Street, Medford, Grand Hotel and old Medford City Hall in background / cab makes U-turn on Fifth / cabbie enters cab, Elks Lodge in background / cab driver holds door for fare / / passersby on sidewalk, pan up to ladder truck and men removing Christmas decorations, Barlett and East Main, Medford /

1-3-1968
Statistician at Work; SOSC Registration

Man in suit working at desk / closeup of his hands writing on note paper / different shot of him at desk / graph showing severe rises and falls--dips every summer--1965-1967 / his hand working on graph of "Ashland Census" / / students waiting in line / long shot of registration in gymnasium, sign: "Law Enforcement, Anthropology, Economics," pan to professor / long shot of registration chaos with signs: "Central Biology Students Note" "15 Credits Is Minimum Load for Draft Deferment" / students sprawled in corner filling out paperwork / shot of registration from balcony of gym

Note: for the first time clips have cue marks in corner

1-3-1968
Sam Price for Lions President Campaign Film; Striptease

Hank Henry stands in front of KMED News station wagon in KMED parking lot, then in front of KMED garage door, seriously intoning news that Lyndon Johnson has declined to run for Presidency because Sam Price of Central Point "could do a better job." "I only hope the Oregonian webfoot won't make the mistake of lifting his dog by the ears." /  It was a misunderstanding; Sam is running for presidency of Central Point Lions Club / the rest of KMED News team standing in front garage door: newsman Bill Merlin delivers similar story about Sam Price's superiority as a candidate: "sex fiend maybe, but true leader definitely" / Tom McLeod, KMED sports newscaster, touts Sam Price as best thing since sliced bread / weatherman Don Hanlon says Price will "keep all the dark and gloom from the area," says Dan Hadley has little chance,"will bring rain when the hay is down" / Sam Price says, "Drinks for everyone, and everyone pays for their drinks" / silent: shadow of woman does striptease behind illuminated bedsheet

Charles Samuel Price (January 2, 1926-April 23, 2018) moved to Medford in 1962, where he worked for KMED. He did serve as president of the Central Point Lions at some point. Died in Vancouver, Washington. (obituary on tdn.com)

April 1968
First Baby of 1968

Woman in hospital bed poses with baby / closeup of baby / closeup of mother, pan to baby / more of same

1-2-1968
Plea Bargain Explanation

Closeup of printed sheet of paper: "Negotiated Pleas" / tighter closeup and pans of papert: "The Deal," explaining plea bargain

1-1-1968
Talent Area House Fire; Discarded Christmas Trees

Blazing ruins of building, multiple shots, pans--looks like Talent area, railroad boxcars and industrial buildings in background / civilian or volunteer fireman hoses down garage / pan down chimney to fire / more of same / / pans across pile of discarded Christmas trees / closeups of pile

1-1-1968
Medford Paparazzo Annoys Trio After Trial

Cameraman walks parallel to two men and woman walking from Jackson County Courthouse onto West Main carrying large cardboard box / they studiously ignore camera, put the box in back of pickup, get in / closeup as cameraman shoots them through windshield, they drive off

Related to SOHS Film No. 1196?

12-29-1967
Burglary Damage; Electric Substation Construction

Man examines door jamb, bent corrugated iron / closeups, pans of same / / Earl Miller, other dignitaries at construction site in hills, pan to linemen working on electric substation / dignitaries symbolically hold cable / pan across site, men at work

12-28-1967
Hotel Jackson, Medford

"Hotel Jackson" sign on roof of building, pan down to "Jackson House" sign on street / closeup of "Jackson House" sign /

12-27-1967
Air Force Airman LaFleur

Good color, silent: Air Force noncoms examine thick manual standing in front of fighter jet, zoom in on Senior Airman LaFleur

12-26-1967
State Police Christmas Present; Children Open Presents; Highway Construction

State Police office, pan to wrapped Christmas present on counter / closeup of present / officer takes it away / / small boy writes on blackboard, pan to Christmas tree; other boys play with toys: electric hockey game, toy Camaro, cowboy and horse, Tonka Jeep / closeup of hockey set in action / boys play with basketball, toy dog / / dump truck dumps fill into hole next to highway / shots through car window driving past road construction, looks like Highway 140 area

12-25-1967
Downtown Medford Christmas Traffic; Christmas Highway Safety Footage

Policeman directs traffic, twilight,  East Main Street at Central, Medford / businesses visible in background: Alexander & Brown Insurance, Crater National Bank, The Arcade, Brainerd's Photo, Robinson Hotel, First National Bank, Tallman, Purucker's Music, First California Company, Medford Lock & Key, Burk's / heavy traffic on South Central, pan to policeman (telephoto shots to compress traffic) / more traffic shots, Main and Central, Medford / / color, silent, completely faded to red: all night shots: Christmas decoration, crowded freeway, driver stops at toll booth with sign: "Stay Alert, , Stay Alive, Stop Often for Coffee Safety" / driving in tunnel, city traffic

12-22-1967
Jury Examines Evidence

people (jury?) stare at stained, crumpled-up cloth laid out on concrete loor / pan across people regarding cloth / closeup of cloth

Related to SOHS Film No. 1202?

12-20-1967
Manhunt in the Snow

Man straps on snowshoes / men and police mingle in snow next to line of parked pickups and jeeps / more people put on snowshoes / pan to tracks into woods

12-19-1967
Traffic Accident in Snow, Jackson and Riverside, Medford

Policeman directs traffic in snow, Medford intersection of Jackson and Riverside, American, Shell and Texaco service stations, Knights Inn Motel, I-5 viaduct in background / station wagon on curb, damaged Chrysler sitting in traffic lane / policeman takes notes / front of station wagon smashed into sign pole / pans across scene / closeup of chains on Medford police car, pan to door / flashing red light on roof

12-18-1967
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

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