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Womens Political Dance

"Dancers" (title drawn from segment title card). Three women (Nomi Azulay, Donna Pollach, Joan Kent) introduce the dance, detailing that it was first created as a celebratory dance for when Saigon was liberated. Women perform interpretive dance to Vietnam war protest song in front of an audience. A second song, "Monos" (hands), is introduced as a dedication to a spiritual healer. Naomi Little Bear and Kristan Aspen play guitar and flute off-camera while the dance is performed. A third song, "Million Eyed Woman," is introduced by Naomi Little Bear as an anti-rape protest song. Donna Pollach and Nomi Azulay perform as Naomi Little Bear sings and plays guitar, and Kristan Aspen plays flute.

Credits: "Made in solidarity with Vietnamese women, all incarcerated sisters. Yvonne Wanrow, Lolita Lebron, Susan Saxe, Inez Garcia, Joann Little. And women everywhere who fight back." Production credits: Camera, Elaine Velazquez; Sound, Bells; Editing and Design, Eileen O'Shea Music: Kristan Aspen, Naomi Little Bear and the Red Star Singers. Dancers: Nomi Azulay, Joan Kent, Donna Pollach. With thanks to: Mountain Moving Cafe, Creative Outlet.

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Women in the Performing Arts

National Organization for Women presents, "Women Work Transformation" (title drawn from segment title card). Group of women discussing the imbalance of public support for mass media entertainment over the performing arts, and their experiences as artists. (0:4:15) Robin Chilstrom and Izetta Smith sing and perform theatrical dance. (0:09:07) Discussion continues, talking about the cultural significance about working as professional artists. (0:11:12) Susan Banyas and Melinda Lambert perform interpretive dance to string-instrument recording. (0:15:13) Discussion continues, with one group member talking about artistic expression. (0:15:58) Kate Campeau plays piano and sings protest song about female sterilization. (0:19:51) Discussion continues, emphasizing the use of music as a tool to convey ideas and share experiences. (0:20:22) Group musical performance, partially overlayed with voice narration, ending abruptly. (0:21:23) Musical performance by Naomi L. Bear and Ursa Minor Choir about violence against women.

Credits: "Women Who Throw Stones and Live in Glass Houses." Written by Diane Nowick; Performed by Robin Chilstrom and Izetta Smith. "Fields." Choreographed and performed by Susan Banyas and Melinda Lambert. "Sterilized." Composed and performed by Kate Campeau. "I am the River." Composed by Naomi L. Bear; Performed by the Ursa Minor Choir. Produced by, Elaine Velazquez.

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Women Alive!; Four Men in Oregon

All segments are part of "Women Alive!" program (title drawn from segment title card). "Four Men in Oregon." Four separate interviews with men of varying employment types and backgrounds, all taking place in Eugene, Oregon. Interviewees are Rick Myers, a folk singer from San Francisco; Jim Swan, a teacher at the University of Oregon; Mike McMullen, a businessman from Eugene; and Dave Burwell, forester and logger. Questions are asked off-camera, while interviewees respond to questions relating to themes of masculinity, men and women in the workforce, men's societal and familial roles, and emotional expectations. Segment 2: (0:14:58) Sylvia Porter, columnist and author, talks about evolving roles and equality of women in the workforce. Discusses familial and economic changes as more women are continually entering the workforce. Segment 3: (0:18:02) As program ends, the musical group Novella Nelson performs.

"Women Alive!" credits: Directed by Roger Englander; Produced by Joan Shigekawa; Coordinating Producer, Jacqueline Donnet; Associate Producer, Janet Klein; Art Direction, Marsha Louis Eck; Production Manager, Mona Kligman. "Four Men from Oregon" Produced by Vic Losick; Camera, Duke McDonough; Sound, Tom Cohen; Assistant Camera, Jim Fehrman; Film Editor, Howard Milkin; Assistant Editors, Peri Muldofsky and Bobby Brooks. "Women Alive!" staff: Production Assistant, Ann Sellew; Researchers, Susan Baskin and Barbara Grace; Production Secretary, Shelley Taylor Huis; Title Design by Irene Trivas; Music Supervision, John Adams; Engineering Supervisor, Andy Setos; Videotape Editor, Glenn Jordan; Associate Director Judi Elterman; Lighting Designer, Danny Franks; Audio, Vicki Weger; Technical Director, Robert Kafarski; Executive Producer, Ronnie M. Eldridge. Musicians for Novella Nelson; Bob Cunningham, Leopoldo Fleming and Linda Twine. Produced in collaboration with Ms. Magazine.

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Who Stole the Umbilical Cord?

Program presented by the Portland chapter of the National Organization for Women. The Family Circus theater troupe performs "Who Stole the Umbilical Cord?" Program is a dramatized analysis of gender stereotypes and inequities. Explores themes of sexuality, homophobia, and societal expectations of women.

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Viva Hale Interview

Segment 1: Interview with Viva Hale (last name taken from title, Viva does not state her last name). Interview takes place at the Industrial Hall Rehabilitation Center for Alcoholics and Narcotic Addicts, where Alcoholics Anonymous rents space for group meetings, located near west Burnside street in Portland. Viva is an employee at the Center, and lives in the area. She identifies as an alcoholic and having once lived on the street herself, and believes she understands individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness. Discusses homelessness, alcoholism, drug use, and addiction in Portland. Discusses violence towards homeless individuals, police response for incidents involving homeless individuals, and services the city provides. (0:24:28) Interstitial of outdoor footage of cars and building construction, off-camera someone mentions how the "Downtown Chapel" had been located there. Followed by footage of various downtown businesses, including the Star Theater. Segment 2: (0:27:11) Interview with Edward Lyons, who identifies as the President of Burnside Area Residents (BAR) committee, discussing displacement of homeless and low-income individuals due to redevelopment of the downtown area. Video ends abruptly.

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Union Avenue Tape-Model Cities Planning

Union Avenue Redevelopment Program. Program operated by the City of Portland, the Office of Planning and Development. Video is an information piece covering the redevelopment of NE Union Avenue, including the Walnut Park Shopping Center. Narrator discusses commercial and residential potential of the area. (0:5:55) Neil Goldschmidt talking to group about Union Avenue redevelopment plan. (0:6:55) Cuts back to narrated video regarding the Union Avenue plan, focusing on transportation, education in the area, and community services. (0:11:27) Goldschmidt discussing city bureaus and committees involved in the logistics of the redevelopment plan. (0:13:49) Narration continues, discussing the planning stages of the redevelopment plan, including community involvement. (0:15:52) Collection of short statements from community members of the Union Avenue area, including Warren Chung; Opal Strong, member of the Citizen Planning Board, part of the Model City Program; unnamed man outside Ruswell Toys (presumably Levi Russel in credits); Joel Southwell, Director of the Senior Adult Service Center; Harvey Rice, Executive Director for Metropolitan Economic Development. Union Avenue later became Martin Luther King Jr. blvd in 1989.

Narrated credits (no text): Film produced by the Union Avenue Planning Team: Dennis Wild, Herman Brain, Mike Lyons, Tim Noland; Gary Stout, administrator of Planning and Development; Union Avenue Steering Committee. Special thanks to Bob and Tom of Econet, John Neil, Warren Chung, Opal Strong, Harvey Rice, Joel Southwell, Levi Russell. Spelling of names is not certain since they are spoken aloud during the credits, not presented as text. "Knocking on Heaven's Door," by Bob Dylan is used in video.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Portland Winter Scenes"

Tsuboi family home movie featuring footage of the Tsuboi family and the Portland area in the 1930s. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Trip to the River. Scenes of family fishing, cooking, and playing on the bank of a river. Also scenes of family in a rowboat.
03:01 - Scenes from a car race and air show. Cars race on a dirt track. Air show in which a person hangs beneath a flying plane and later stands on the wings. Airplane crashes into a wood building.
04:50 - Driving around Portland. Taken from the front seat of moving car.
05:16 - Parade with children in traditional clothing
05:26 - Snow Scenes. Geese, swans, and dog in snow. Driving through Downtown Portland in the snow. Broadway Bridge is lowered. Great Light Way is visible. Snow in the countryside.
08:32 - Blurry footage taken from the back of a moving train as the train travels through a snowy mountain pass.
10:32 - Scenes from a big parade in Portland. The parade has floats celebrating countries from around the world and one for Felix the Cat.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Pendleton Rodeo - Scenes Aboard Japanese Training Ship"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Pendleton Round-Up, rural Oregon roads, the Japanese ship Taisei-Maru docked in Portland, and the Pacific Ocean. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - A sign advertises the Pendleton Round-Up. Members of the Tsuboi family pose next to the sign.
00:47 - Scenes from the parade at the Pendleton Round-Up
02:00 - Scenes from the rodeo at the Pendleton Round-Up
06:52 - Agricultural fields outside Pendleton, Oregon
07:13 - Scenes of automobiles driving on a rural road outside Pendleton, Oregon, and on a road through the Columbia River Gorge. Some shots are taken from the passenger seat of a moving automobile.
08:03 - Scenes of the Japanese Imperial Navy training ship T.S. Taisei-Maru, docked in the Willamette River near the Burnside Bridge in Portland, Oregon. American and Japanese civilians stand side-by-side, smiling. The drawbridge of the Broadway Bridge opens to allow the ship to pass.
10:16 - Scenes of the Pacific Ocean and waves crashing on a rocky shore.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [no description]

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family. This is followed by 3 newsreels produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage is in black-and-white and has sound. Copyright status of accompanying music on this film is undetermined.
00:00 - Family scenes, with accompanying music.
The following newsreel footage is not included in the online access file due to possible outside copyright holders:
01:26 - Screen test of Bonnie Nolan, produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Several shots of Bonnie Nolan on a beach in a swimsuit.
04:15 - Newsreel titled "Diving Champ in Action", produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of Asian American diver Sammy Lee as he trains for the 1948 Olympics.
06:46 - Newsreel titled "Flashes from the 'Ice-Capades,'" produced by Movie Newsreels, Inc. Footage of ice skaters performing with the Ice-Capades.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Mt. Hood Loop Rd 1925 - Scenes aboard Japanese battleship"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring a silent film about Mount Hood Loop Road and home movie footage of a Japanese battleship, the logging industry, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Silent film, "The Mount Hood Loop Road," produced by W.A. Van Scoy. Scenes of Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge, taken from the Mount Hood Loop Road. This film was not made by the Tsuboi family.
05:01 - Scenes of a Japanese battleship. Scenes of a city, possibly Seattle.
06:48 - Scenes of a rural area, taken from a moving train. Scenes of the logging industry.
08:05 - Scenes of Mt. Hood, taken from Portland. Unidentified bridge in the foreground.
08:29 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge, some taken from a moving train. Trains in a rural area. Scenes of Crown Point in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Model T"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Rose Festival parade, a school event, and a family vacation to Vancouver B.C. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Members of the Tsuboi family exiting a Ford Model T
00:18 - Members of the Japanese American community in traditional clothing, preparing for a parade
01:31 - Japanese American children laugh and play. Boy plays with dog.
02:46 - Military troops march in a parade
03:12 - Scenes of a Japanese American league playing baseball
03:56 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland
07:10 - Ceremony at Union Station in Downtown Portland
07:47 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland, including footage of young Japanese American women in traditional clothing, on a Japan-themed float
09:25 - Japanese American girls perform and play at a school event
09:58 - Scenes from the Rose Festival parade
10:50 - Large crowds attend the opening of the St. Johns Bridge. Floats and automobiles from the Rose Festival parade cross the bridge.
12:37 - Scenes from Tsuboi family vacation. Family crosses the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. Scenes from a boat, possibly in Puget Sound.
14:57 - Children perform and play games at a school event

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes - Africa Maru (ship) - Shots of Portland & Steele Bridge - 1928 Logging Camp"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a trip to Japan, the Africa Maru cargo ship, Portland, Oregon, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes from a trip to Japan, including temples, buildings, streets, and the Kanaya Hotel.
03:27 - Scenes of the cargo ship Africa Maru, which transported many Japanese immigrants to the Pacific Northwest. Japanese civilians bid farewell to the ship. Footage of the ocean voyage, possibly from Japan to Seattle.
06:24 - Scenes of Mount Hood and driving through the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon
07:22 - Scenes of Downtown Portland. Shots of the Tsuboi family.
08:00 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge.
08:38 - Iceskating on a frozen lake. Sign reads: Kahlotus.
09:11 - Steel Bridge in Portland, Oregon
09:20 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge. Various waterfalls, including Multnomah Falls

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Family Scenes - Italian Battleship - Isabell Dunbar Beverage's Funeral - USS Constitution - Seaside - Color Children"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Oregon coast, ships, the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge, and winter scenes. Footage is in both black-and-white and color. Some footage is blurry.
00:00 - Scenes of young children
01:36 - Tsuboi family on the beach at Oceanside, Oregon
02:40 - Italian battleship passes under the Steel Bridge on the Willamette River
03:29 - A group at the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge. Includes brief footage of a man, possibly Japanese diplomat Yosuke Matsuoka.
03:52 - Scenes of the USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, docked in a river. An airplane flying. Woman in a car smiles.
04:32 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family at the Oregon coast. Footage of Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
07:47 - Scenes of Tsuboi family, mostly young children
10:06 - Snowy winter city scenes
11:22 - Scenes of Tsuboi family, mostly young children. Little girl in traditional clothing.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - [Compilation short reels]

Compilation of several short reels of Tsuboi family home movies, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Rose Festival parade, laborers working in hops fields, and more. Footage is in black-and-white and color.
00:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family children playing on the beach at the Oregon coast in the early 1950s
02:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s
04:00 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade, possibly in 1956.
06:00 - Demolition of a building in downtown Portland
07:58 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s. Children playing, family visits a cemetery, family at the Oregon coast. Scenes from a child's birthday party.
12:00 - Scenes from the 1956 Rose Festival parade, including footage of Jimmy Dodd, Bob Amsberry, and several original Mouseketeers from the Mickey Mouse Club. Several Disney-themed floats.
16:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family and a visit to the eastern side of the Columbia River Gorge in the early 1950s. Children playing on the beach on the Oregon coast.
18:00 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in the 1950s, including footage of a Japanese Boy Scout float
21:50 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in the early 1950s. Children playing in the water at the Oregon coast.
23:54 - Scattered buildings at the Minidoka Relocation Center. The Minidoka Relocation Center was one of ten American concentration camps to which Japanese and Japanese Americans were forcibly removed and incarcerated. Followed by a brief shot inside of a busy store, possibly the Tsuboi Brothers Store.
24:19 - Portland Rose Garden. The footage is overexposed.
28:41 - Scenes of laborers in a hops field in the 1930s. Scenes of the farm laborers' camp. Horses on a farm.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Color Parade"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Columbia River Gorge, a big parade in Downtown Portland, and Mount Hood. Footage is in color.
00:00 - Colorful azalea bushes in front of home. Two small children walk in front of home.
00:16 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge, taken from the Oregon side of the gorge.
01:24 - Scenes from the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland, Oregon.
07:07 - Mount Hood, filmed from Hwy. 26 and Timberline Lodge.

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Annie & Robbie's Ballet"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Family scenes, mainly of three young children. One of the children, a little girl, practices her new walking skills.
04:34 - Multnomah Falls and the Columbia River Gorge.
05:09 - Hwy. 26 and quick shots of Mount Hood in the snow
05:31 - A woman playfully gives a big smile at the camera

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "1931 Los Angeles"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring a family trip to Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park in 1931. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting the Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles. There is snow on Mount Wilson.
01:28 - Scenes of Los Angeles, including a visit to Japanese Miniature Village
01:59 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting a zoo and the Los Angeles Ostrich Farm.
02:59 - Members of the Tsuboi family pose on a rooftop overlooking Los Angeles City Hall. 04:08 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in Los Angeles. Includes footage of family visiting a film studio, possibly Charlie Chaplin's movie studio. Brief shot of studio's cement slab featuring Chaplin's signature with the date, January 21, 1918.
07:36 - The Tsuboi family visits the Coliseum stadium in Los Angeles
08:08 - More Los Angeles scenes, including a visit to an orchard in a Ford automobile, the family laughing on a rooftop, and an ice hockey game
09:33 - Visit to Yosemite National Park
12:37 - Scenes from California visit

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Tsuboi Family Home Movie

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, Mount Hood, PDX airport, Columbia River Gorge, the Tenyo Maru No. 3 ship, and a family visit to a farm. Footage is in color.
00:00 - Scenes of Mount Hood. Tsuboi family at Mount Hood. Timberline Lodge parking lot, filled with cars.
01:36 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family near a lake or river. Children playing games.
02:46 - Tsuboi family at PDX airport. Passengers board a United Mainliner 300 plane.
03:43 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge, taken at Multnomah Falls and Crown Point.
05:16 - Families and children playing games. Tsuboi family on swingsets.
06:38 - Scenes of the Tenyo Maru No. 3 ship, docked on the Willamette River in Portland. Tsuboi family aboard ship. Sailor with Japanese flag.
07:36 - Farm Scenes

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Trullinger Interviews, Creative Outlet Part 3

Tape 3: Part three of "Trullinger Interviews." New interview with unidentified woman, talking about her observations as a homeowner. Interviewee is critical of the city for neglecting the Southeast neighborhood. Talks about renters, and how lack of permanence due to renting has negatively impacted the neighborhood. Discusses lack of police response to complaints and emergency calls. Mentions Neil Goldschmidt (former Governor of Oregon and Portland City Commissioner). Tape ends abruptly.

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Trullinger Interviews, Creative Outlet Part 2

Tape 2: Part two of "Trullinger Interviews." No video for first 20 seconds. Interview continues from Tape 1. General discussion about neighborhoods and businesses in Portland. This segment is more conversational than the first tape, with few prompts from the interviewer. Tape end abruptly.

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Trullinger Interviews, Creative Outlet Part 1

Tape 1: Part one of "Trullinger Interviews." Interview with long-term Oregon residents and Southeast Portland property owner (near Belmont). Interviewees recall times of living in Portland, post WWII. Discuss transportation and changes in the city. (0:19:10) Talks about the Queen of Romania, Maryhill (now Maryhill Museum) and Stonehenge in the Columbia Gorge. (0:25:35) Talks about the waterfront area, and mentions the Vanport flood in 1949.Tape one ends abruptly.

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Time is Now Wood Gathering

Segment 1: Voiceover narration of slideshow presentation about parks and the plan Northwest District Association's plan for community involvement in the planning of city parks to meet visitors' needs. Segment 2: (0:04:50) "Time is Now: A Film About a Wood Co-op" (title drawn from segment title card). Harry Dawson presents a short documentary film he made as a student at Portland State [University]. Subject of documentary is a wood co-op, and the individuals who gather wood for heating and cooking purposes. Segment 3: (0:17:24) Audio, but no video for first 20 seconds. Unidentified representative from the Northwest District Association (NWDA) discusses current issues and upcoming meetings; talks about planning committee meetings concerning park design and collaboration between the City of Portland and residents. Mentions the group RAIN (publication of Eco-Net) and their upcoming Schumacher presentation. Discusses recent increase in violence towards women and reports of rape in the Northwest neighborhood; discusses action plan and resources for women in the area. Mentions the Action Against Rape Program, and upcoming meeting organized by Mike Ryerson with the police bureau about rape prevention.

Segment 2 credits: "Time is Now" credits: Lark, Bill, Steve, Betsy, Mary, and Friends in the Patriot Party (no last names used).

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The Motels are Coming!

Report on general housing issues in Portland. Interviews with residents in Northwest Portland neighborhood; Laura Gardner and Pat Spezito. Spezito discusses the negative impact a new motel has on the neighborhood community. Interview with developer and land owner, James Flad, who is a partner of the group building the motel. James Flad argues that neglected homes lose property value over time, and are no longer seen as profitable for the local economy as single-family units. Interview with Margaret Strong, Community Coordinator for the Northwest District Association (NWDA), discusses protection of older residential homes from being demolished for commercial use. James Flad continues conversation, citing multiple attempts made by the NWDA to prevent commercial development, none of which have been successful.

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The M.J. Anderson Museum of Relicks

"The M.J. Anderson Museum of Relicks [sic]: A Curator's Evaluation of an Interesting Collection" (title drawn from segment title card). Begins with still images of museum, nature, with music overlay. Cuts to discussion between Anderson (credited as Principal) and archaeologist, Brian Gannon, with cuts to still shots of Anderson with Dale Archibald (Curator). Anderson talks about his life and living in the area, his relic museum, and shows Gannon books, artifacts, and naturally-formed rocks, and describes origin of artifacts in the collection. Ends with Anderson and Gannon digging in old stream channel, and uncovering objects similar to those found at the museum. Image of the Oregon Historical Society seal overlaying video.

Credits: Produced by, The Oregon Historical Society; Directed by, Dale Archibald; Production Coordinator, Kristine Chatwood; Audio, Chase Bockman; Camera Operators, Gregory McMickis, Chris Valencia and Patricia Smith; Gaffer, Kristine Chatwood; Editing, Patricia Smith, Chris Valencia; Special Effects, Chris Valencia and Patricia Smith; Graphics, Patricia Smith.

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The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 19

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens program.

Scene description provided by broadcaster: “Wide of Spirit Lake, summer and winter. Skiers, winter activity on Mt. St. Helens. Wide shot of summit.
Eruption in action. "Mt. St. Helens blew its top." Pictures of denuded surface.
Muddy river, damaged homes near river. Logs in river.
Landscape with perfect snow-covered mountain in background.
Geologist gives history of mountain. “A spasm of destruction." Mt. St. Helens subject of Indian legend. Wide shot of Spirit Lake before eruption.
Harry Truman interviewed by Robin Anderson.
More history: last eruption in 1857.
Earthquakes on mountain for one week in March. Pictures of police warning residents to leave. "Swarms of earth-quakes”, between March 20 and March 27. Explosions follow. Crater enlarged. Second crater appears.
Pictures of cracks in surface. View into crater. Ash and steam billowing.
Eruption. Ash and cloud build-up.
Harmonic tremor, molten rock.
Pictures of spectators, cars on roadside.
Harry Truman's reaction: He's going to stay.
Beautiful shot of mountain in sun. View into crater-good shot. Mountain is peaceful.
Sheriff allows residents to go to their property. Interviews with people preparing to leave area. Pictures of car caravans.
Harry Truman remains at Spirit Lake. Good close-up of Harry, also shots of Spirit Lake with lodge and trees covered with snow. Harry states that he is going along with mountain.
Explosion rips north face of mountain. Mountain top disintegrates...1200 feet blown off top.
Full shot of huge cloud of ash. Volcano at distance, full force, awesome. Ash building into sky. Close-in shot of newly created top, pan of mountain in distance.
Shock wave, hurricane winds. Lightning, gas, ash smothering surroundings -Harry Truman, Spirit Lake, forest.
Ash billowing 9-10 miles into sky.
Clear, blue sky.
Central and eastern Washington in darkness. Ash blanket, like snow. Car in ash. Cars moving with lights on. Eerie scene. Crops covered with ash. Ashfall is crippling.
Voice of Dave Crockett trapped in destruction. Picture of helicopter which rescued him.
Mammoth mud flow, logs in river, destruction along river, trees felled.
River a torrent. Bridge out, boiling, muddy water.
Aerials of Toutle River. Building is carried downriver.
Debris moving rapidly downriver.
Remains of houses imbedded in mud. Silt in Columbia River.
Mt. St. Helens: face ugly and blackened. Aerials of forest destroyed. Logs as far as one can see. New barren landscape. Aerials of infinite destruction. Spirit Lake, mud and logs.
People in a town cleaning up ash with hoses.
President Carter in helicopter surveys destruction. He speaks -like a moonscape, etc.
Mrs. Gerry Whiting, Harry Truman's sister, throws wreath from helicopter on to mountain.
Wide shot of mountain before eruption.
Shot of mountain after eruption on clear, calm day. Animals, seedlings, mountain rebuilding.”

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The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 16

Description provided by broadcaster: “News program from 5/18 continued.

Harry Truman tribute.

Recap of today’s events. Mountain, Toutle River, trees falling, Yakima ash, burn victims, Merwin Dam.
David Jackson live at Amboy, Washington.

ABC National News, Tom Jarrel. Infra-red satellite pictures, Yakima. Harry Truman. Blown down area.

Lots and lots of surrounding area.

Toutle River. Incredible video of logs and river. Logs and logs from downed trees.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 15

Description provided by broadcaster: “Open: Special report. Essex Porter reports. Interview with Bob Christenson, USGS (U.S. Geological Survey). Jim Unterwagner, U.S. Forests Service, talks of blow-down area. Wide shot - aerials of mountain. Toutle River, wall of water, homes destroyed. People on foot. River high. Helicopters, train.

Bill Van Amburg reports on air rescue efforts. People with dog had been on Green River. Third wall of water, moving down trees, scene of home down-river.

Camp Baker. Tim Storrs, first flash flood, wall of logs. Railroad bridge out. Flowing logs.

Yakima - Cascade Middle School as emergency center and Red Cross. Judy Varner - left her husband.

Yakima ash, dark streets, airport. Bud Graves, National Weather Service. Describes weather problems.

More pictures of mountain.

Paul Hanson on flash flood warnings. Pictures of river and spectators. Ed Sonters family, eyewitness David Klein. Muddied area. Interview with man from Cmp Baker. Truck covered with ash.

Men burned, taken to Emmanuel Hospital to burn center.

Weather and Mt. St. Helens. Missing geologists.

Harry Truman, Mt. St. Helens.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 14

Raw news footage of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Description provided by broadcaster: “Aerials of Mountain. Eerie steam cloud. Interview with geologist. He tells us about the situation in the volcano and what problems to expect. Tim Storrs and geologist discuss the mountain and how much of it is missing while camera runs on views of Mt. St. Helens.

Toutle River and Camp Baker. Aerials of Camp Baker and Toutle River valley. Long shots of valley and surrounding area. Pictures of hills, etc. Back to Camp Baker. Shots of logs, machinery, and mud. Debris everywhere. Toutle - mud- river. More Camp Baker. Helicopter lands. More mud and landscape surrounding river. Bridge washed out. Wide views, dusty hills.

Clear shot of mountain erupting. Side of mountain. Plume and wide shot. Valleys and ash clouds. Wide to close of mountain and ash.

Many views of mountain erupting.”

KATU (Television station : Portland, Or.)

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