The SOHS Library is OPEN to the public at 106 N. Central Avenue in Medford, with FREE access to the SOHS Archives, from 12:00 - 4:00 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Appointments are not necessary. Please contact, or call 541-622-2025 ex 200 to ask questions or request research.


Bobby Kennedy at Medford Airport

Four-propeller United airliner taxis to gate, Medford Airport / big crowd waiting at gate / passengers disembarking / Robert Kennedy disembarking, diving into crowd / Kennedy mobbed under wing of airplane / Kennedy addressing crowd at microphone / pan across crowd, Medford terminal See SOHS Films Nos. 1315 and 1324 for footage of RFK in Medford in May 1968 See SOHS Film No. 1329 for footage of RFK memorial service Per Erich Reeder, November 5, 2019: 0:06 Man in white trench coat is Thomas J. Reeder, RFK's Jackson County campaign manager 0:10 Woman in sunglasses is Joan Redden, wife of Judge James Redden, then Minority Leader in the Oregon House 1:26 James Redden is the leftmost of the two balding men in dark-rimmed glasses Per Tam Moore, November 5, 2019: He recalls shooting this footage. Due to the crowd, John Darling stood by with a bicycle to deliver the film to KOBI studios, then where the Rogue Valley Mall is today.
Original NID
M6F Box 3 70E/97E
Year or Date Range
Film Length
Black & White
Internal Link
SOHS Film 1271 4-17-1968 Bobby Kennedy at Medford Airport