Medford Fire Department Training

Men in uniform sitting around covered pool table in second-floor room (must be Medford fire station), refrigerator, stacks of empty soda bottles, handwritten sign on wall reads "Class of '68 Prof L. Williams" (presumably LeRoy Williams) / instructor displays case of breathing apparatus / man lies down on table, another holds a mask over his face / pan across spectators

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

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 glass window flapping in breeze / South Ashland I-5 exit service station flag, signs, traffic signals, bushes, trees being whipped by wind /

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

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

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

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

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

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 /

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

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 /

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

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 mayb

DVD 46

Grace's Visit to the Rogue River Valley, 2018 edition. Film created for 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Features former Broadway actress Grace Fiero. The 2018 edition features a higher quality copy of the film, plus optional narration provided by Ben Truwe. DVDs are available for purchase through SOHS. 

This edition includes 4 sections:

First Baby of 1968

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

Plea Bargain Explanation

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

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

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?

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

Hotel Jackson, Medford

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

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