Snow in April; National Library Week at Medford Library

Pan across parked cars as snow falls / snowy farm yard / Library Park, Medford, from library steps in snow / / VIP stands in doorway / writes something at desk / more of same / / Medford Library: VIP at table with display of materials for National Library Week / library counter, librarians at work / librarian with "Explore Inner Space: Read" display / VIPs examine book: Pictorial History of American Sports / closeups of photos in book

Spirit of America Car in Medford; Auction Crowd; Domiciliary Hobby Show

Men at Medford Center shopping center examine Craig Breedlove's "Spirit of America" race car, Sears, Lerner Shoes in background / closeup of cockpit / VIP enters cockpit / cool teens walk by as man polishes car / / police impounded car auction crowd / / clown dusts off sign ("Hobby Fair Today, Visitors Welcome") at VA Veterans Domiciliary, White City / clown dusts off arrowheads, indicates inlaid stone table with Veterans Administration logo, woodworking projects / examines wooden windmill, guitar, knitted goods, dusts off ceramics (breaks one and mourns) / examines leather goods (checks wa

IRS Income Tax Filing Reminder; V.I.P Arrives at Medford Airport

Man walking into Medford federal building / "Internal Revenue Service" glass office door / Man reads brochure "Instructions for preparing your federal income tax return" / "IRS 1040" form / "1966" Oregon tax packet / Man leaves building with brohures / Man fills out IRS "1066" form / Man signs his signature / Close-up of "Internal Revenue Service" return address on envelope / Man double checks work // Crowd of men and women at "Gate 3" at Medford airport / V.I.P arrives / V.I.P, wife, and entourage chat by double-door entrance and shake hands /

Grants Pass Highland Road Safety; Police Impounded Car Auction

Street sign "Morgan Lane" and "Highland Avenue" / Highland School Grants Pass / "Speed checked by radar" sign and road / ditch creek / empty parking lot / road and houses / man speaking on microphone at desk (no sound on film) // Police officer pointing around impounded car lot / Police officer checking under hood of car / Officer opens and closes car doors / Officer checks tag on steering wheel / Officer checks hoods of cars

Water Supply Meeting; Dog Killed by Arrow

Man speaks to audience / speaker with outline written on pad: "Precipitation, Soil Moisture, Ground Water, Reservoired Water" / /  young woman chats with policeman on driveway / policeman holds arrow to wound of dead dog / pan across house / empty food dish on porch (see SOHS Film 929 for more of this clip)

SOTIA Safety Awards Recipients; Singer Petula Clark at Medford Airport; Chat with Policeman

Men exit Southern Oregon Timber Industries Association building, Medford, with plaques, pose for camera / closeup of plaque: "Safety Champion Lumber Mfg. Division, Outstanding Achievement in Accident Prevention" / woman exits with smaller Safety Award plaque / / passengers disembark from turboprop airliner, Medford Airport / closeup in airport lounge: singer Petula Clark, entourage / / young woman chats with police officer in driveway; looks like Ashland

O.N.C. Truck Freight Terminal; Trash Cleanup; Accident at Big Y

Pan across Oregon-Nevada-California trucks lined up at warehouse on North Pacific Highway / boxes, stacks of new garbage cans on loading dock, pan to empty truck / truck driver opens trailer to show jumble of boxes inside / / cardboard boxes full of trash at curbside / boxes left on roadside / "CIty Sanitary Service" painted on truck door / men pick up trash, throw it into truck / / night: vehicle arrives at scene of accident / closeup: policeman takes notes by flashlight / day, Big Y, Medford: signs directing to highways 62 and 99; Highway 99 sign on ground / broken signpost / pan along sp

Jackson County Commissioners Meeting; Wigwam Burner

County commissioners meeting, old Medford city hall, Earl Miller in attendance / man discusses Jackson County zoning map / / men at lumber mill, pan up wigwam burner / men look inside burner / view inside, sawdust piling up / man walks up wooden ramp, pan up wigwam burner / wood waste / cyclone dust collector

Forest Plane Crash; VIPs Meet

Forest: pan across topped fir trees, branches on forest floor / parachute on ground and in trees / more of same (plane crash? no wreckage visible) / possible burned area / / closeup of VIP / conversation with other VIP

Planting Tree at New Medford City Hall; United Airlines; Interstate 5, Medford

Man and women planting evergreen tree, Medford Mayor Dunlevy in attendance, on grounds of new Medford City Hall / shots of women attendees (Garden Club?) / / pans across painting of historic United Airlines airplanes, evolution of stewardess uniforms / / through windshield: approaching Interstate 5 overpass on Crater Lake Highway / Crater Lake Highway looking north from freeway area, pan to overpass / freeway exit sign: "Medford Barnett Road," fairgrounds buildings in background / Texaco gas station at intersection of exit ramp and Barnett Road, fairgrounds buildings

Hooded College Student; Josephine County Sheriff's Patrol

Person wearing sheet and hood walks down college corridor / hooded person sitting in classroom, pan across laughing students / / young man sitting at desk speaking into microphone / / men install Sheriff's Patrol Josephine County Search and Rescue stickers on jeep, Morm's Circle S boat, Circle S Trailer & Camper Repair Service pickup truck, Royal Trailer Sales pickup

Post Office Sorting Room; Police VIP Retires; Boys Board Airplane

Interior: mailmen sorting mail, probably Medford Post Office / pan across sorting room / VIP self-consciously tidies up conveyor belt / man operates automatic canceller / / VIP cuts cake in office, hands out pieces to secretaries and policemen / closeups of retirement gifts: barometer, silverware / hands are shaken / / boys pose and grin for camera / Medford Airport: boys pose at stairs to airliner

Emergency Crews at Car Wreck; Meeting

Night: emergency crews dimly pumping hand hydraulic jack on wreck / pans across badly wrecked car / / packed audience, gymnasium / policeman or army officer walks to lectern / speakers / pan across audience

Clean Up Medford Campaign--Ugly Shots

Pan up muddy, trashy ditch / trash and debris in fields, yards / paper peeling off Nucoa Margarine billboard, Spomer Co.

Nursing Home Opens; House Moving

Nurses receive keys from VIP, shake hands / same nurses at nurse's station / nursing home corridor / kitchen / exterior with water tower, barn / corridor again / nursing home patients / / house being moved on rural road

Police Education; Remodeling Southern Oregon College Library Meeting

Meeting: man speaking at lectern / police in audience, including female officer / men and police at desks taking notes / / meeting, Southern Oregon College / map of college on wall, plans: "Remodel Old Library Building"

George Andrew Jackson

Within the city limits of East Medford is a little fruit ranch of five acres owned by George Andrew Jackson, a pioneer of 1854, and a man who has acted as well as thought since he took up the burden of life in the Far West. A fair measure of success has come to him as a miner and stockman, but at present his existence is a leisurely one, and devoted to fruit-raising principally, although he spends considerable time in taking parties to the mountains, and exploiting the many charms of this well-favored locality.

State Police on Freeway; Jackson County Shooting Range

I-5, Medford: Oregon State Police car pulls up to camera with energency lights flashing / police car behind civilian car on freeway, police car drives off / / shooting range: men fire pistols at targets, Agate Lake area 

Barn Hay Fire; North Medford High School Construction

Fire truck: "Rural Medford Fire Dept. 319" (District 3?) pan to smoking barn / firemen remove smoking hay from barn spray it / / VIPs walk towards North Medford HIgh School under construction / inside dark, unlit room / courtyard, men at work / VIPs tour building / pan across exterior

Meeting

Meeting: Earl Miller present / shots of audience, speakers

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