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Shuster Photograph Collection Finding Aid: Appendix B

The following is a list of each folder and its related content available in the Audio-Visual Materials series.

  1. [1964 Flood]
    • 1964 Christmas Flood, compiled from news footage dvring and notes the flood, title of film provided by unknown source, possibly Merle Shuster. Same as VIDEO7318 in HSU Library Catalog. Uses footage from 1964 Flood: from old 16mm news film.
      Length: 00:27:00
    • 1964 Flood: from old 16mm news film, title of film provided by Merle Shuster.
      Length: 01:03:04
  2. KVIQ Veteran News Cameraman
    • KVIQ Veteran News Cameraman, title of segments on VHS/DVD transcribed from Merle Shuster’s notes [Same footage as News Stories #1, slight variations]:
      • July 1988, CAMP (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) and Humboldt County’s MET (Marijuana Eradication Team), Garberville (Alderpoint), Rancho Sequoia area. Reporter Eric Rosenfield & Cameraman Merle Shuster.
        Timestamp: 00:00:00
      • 2-13-90, Earth First Group – Many from S.F. area, ambush a loaded logging truck at 101 and highway 36 at Alton. Heidi Calbert, reporter/ Merle Shuster, cameraman.
        Timestamp: 00:21:48
      • 6-28-90, Heidi Calbert Sky-diving story. Samoa Airport. Andy Bandy – one of the divers had video camera on helmet for some of the video.
        Timestamp: 00:50:00
      • 8-2-90, BLM Greensweep operation – King Range, Hidden Valley Marijuana raid by U. S. Army – National Guard. Presidents Drug Czar – Jamieson. Black Hawk Choppers that went to Panama. Heidi Calbert reporter – Merle/Camera.
        Timestamp: 01:18:07
      • Shelter Cove Fire, 9-8-88, Saddle Mountain – Kings Peak Wilderness. Reporter Kevin Reese, Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:48:33
      • 9-7-88, Humboldt Bay Dredge Project. Reporter/Kevin Reese – Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:50:54
      • 9-12-88, Klamath Fire – Hunter Creek. Int w/ CDF Director Jerry Partain. Reporter/Kevin Reese – Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:53:04
  3. News Stories # 1
    • News Stories # 1, Title of segments on VHS/DVD transcribed from Merle Shuster’s notes [Same footage as KVIQ Veteran News Cameraman, slight variations]:
      • July 1988, CAMP (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) and Humboldt County’s MET (Marijuana Eradication Team), Garberville (Alderpoint), Rancho Sequoia area. Reporter Eric Rosenfield & Cameraman Merle Shuster.
        Timestamp: 00:00:00
      • 2-13-90, Earth First Group – Many from S.F. area, ambush a loaded logging truck at 101 and highway 36 at Alton. Heidi Calbert, reporter/ Merle Shuster, cameraman.
        Timestamp: 00:21:40
      • 6-28-90, Heidi Calbert Sky-diving story. Samoa Airport. Andy Bandy – one of the divers had video camera on helmet for some of the video.
        Timestamp: 00:49:52
      • 8-2-90, BLM Greensweep operation – King Range, Hidden Valley Marijuana raid by U. S. Army – National Guard. Presidents Drug Czar – Jamieson. Black Hawk Choppers that went to Panama. Heidi Calbert reporter – Merle/Camera.
        Timestamp: 01:17:57
      • Shelter Cove Fire, 9-8-88, Saddle Mountain – Kings Peak Wilderness. Reporter Kevin Reese, Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:48:25
      • 9-7-88, Humboldt Bay Dredge Project. Reporter/Kevin Reese – Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:50:47
      • 9-12-88, Klamath Fire – Hunter Creek. Int w/ CDF Director Jerry Partain. Reporter/Kevin Reese – Camera/Merle.
        Timestamp: 01:52:56
      • 4-22-88, Near Fish Lake/ past Wietchpec. Site where Hoopa Teens Bodies were found. Reporter/Susan Thomas – Camera/Merle. Sheriff/ Dave Renner Interview.
        Timestamp: 01:56:00
      • Carol Whittaker Resume Tape – Dup 1983-84? First part (Second part on tape #2).
        Timestamp: 01:59:09
  4. News Stories # 2
    • News Stories # 2, Title of segments on DVD transcribed from Merle Shuster’s notes:
      • Second part of Carol Whittaker’s Resume tape.
        Timestamp: 00:00:00
      • 1984/1985? Saw Festival, Portland Oregon. Merle playing – David Weiss playing & explaining saw technique (Misty & Swat Georgia Brown).
        Timestamp: 00:06:22
    • News Stories # 2, Title of segments on VHS transcribed from Merle Shuster’s notes:
      • Second part of Carol Whittaker’s Resume Tape.
      • 1984/1985? Saw Festival, Portland Oregon. Merle playing – David Weiss playing & explaining saw technique (Misty & Swat Georgia Brown).
      • 11-15-88, shootout 4th & L sts. Eureka Apts./ James Brewer
      • Snow – Highway 299 – Caltrans – Chains – Motorists.
      • Snow Kneeland.
      • KVIQ Veteran News Cameraman Promo –
      • 3-26-91, Dyerville Giant Topples
      • Earthquake – fallen overpass near C/R – damaged cars. Scalvini/Ferndale seismograph. Reporter Larry Good. Aerials I did not take.
      • Waves over King Salmon Road.
      • 4/4/91, 6 p.m. newscast/ also 4-19-91, 6 p.m. newscast
      • 4-24-91, Last part – last newscast