Men on ladders picking pears / loader stacking log deck / crane pounding pilings / forest of hundreds of pilings next to I-5 freeeway overpass / / sign on corner of building: "Vietnam Summer" / flyer in window: "Why I am going to: 1) Wear a black tie; 2) Drive with my lights on in broad daylights; & 3) Keep it up until this war is stopped," pan to book about Vietnam by Felix Greene / young man leafs through book--sign in window says "Public Symposium: The Right of Dissent, Fri. July 14, 8 p.m.
Fireman hoses burning farm outbuilding / family watches / smoking pickup / fireman hoses pickup / / sign: "Jackson County 4-H FFA Fair", pan across park and Jackson County Health offices to Medford Armory / "Jackson County Public Health Center" on building / closeup of sign: "Externsion Service, Agriculture, Home Economics, 4H Club Work" / pans, still and traveling shots of fairgrounds buildings, signs: "Arena," "Swine," "Goats" / Barnett Road freeway overpass and Rogue Valley Manor in background / / man poses with pickup / "Mosquito Control "on pickup fender / man starts pump in bed
Sign over building entrance: "U.S. Weather Bureau" / men and women at desks pushing paper, examining maps / radio equipment, barometer, teletype, maps on wall / / street sign: Riverside and Earhart streets, Medford, pan to boarded-up old two-story house on corner / / Crater Lake National Park offices in Medford / woman at desk displays CLNP brochures, answers phone / closeup of CLNP and Oregon Caves brochures
Jet taxiing at Medford Airport / camera follows jet as it takes off / different jet taxis up to Gate 5 / / man in hard hat at new Medford City Hall construction site / closeup of "City Hall" sign on old Medford City Hall building / closeup of electrical wires near roof on city hall, pan down to neon signs, to sidewalk / pan up Fifth Street side of building to roof / entrance from across street / / gun range, Agate Desert, White City: policemen in civilian clothes idly swinging nightsticks listening to lecture / instructor demonstrates crouched stance / police march in step, about face on co
Three brief clips found masking-taped together: Closeup pan of cracked safe, front of safe says "The Insurance Man," "Herring, Hall, Marvin Safe Co." / safecracking tools: screwdrivers, crowbars, hammers / different, more modern, cracked Mosler safe / / construction site: four-story building (Ashland?) / / college students sitting on grass, talking
First segment only is color, completely faded to red, optical sound: Surgeon General William H. Stewart warning parents against measles: "LIttle Kim Fisher here has been mentally retarded since the age of two, when she contracted measles" / / pan across construction site--stud framing, bricks, construction workers / / closeup of VIP / woman scrapes last cup of punch from punch bowl / VIPs schmooze, snack in office, map of Bear Creek drainage on wall
In the early 20th century, the North Umpqua River drew anglers to Douglas County, Ore. They fished for Chinook and Coho salmon, as well as sea-run cutthroat trout. Summer fishing camps were established, leading to a storied angling history.
In 1894, a terrible fire burned down the Silver Lake general store in South Central Oregon, where 200 people had gathered on the second-floor ballroom for a community dance. An exit door that opened in, instead of out, and a collapsed stairway contributed to the death of 40 people and i
One file of newspaper articles at the Southern Oregon Historical Society Research Library in Medford, Ore., is labeled “Romance,” an ironic misnomer as the folder contains stories of murder and suicide resulting from bad love affairs.
The Civil War had been over for a year when inebriated supporters of opposing sides in the conflict clashed on Christmas Day in Roseburg, Ore. The brawl left two dead and several injured in what became known statewide as the “Champagne Riot of 1866.”