3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Kerr, Randall, 1955-"
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Folk demonstrations at Garden City Elementary School

Folk demonstrations at Garden City Elementary School

Date
1988
Description
One video recording. (VHS) The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Furniture auction in Jacksonville

Furniture auction in Jacksonville

Date
1988-07
Description
Thirty-six color slides. Images of an auction led by auctioneer Kerr at a furniture store in Jacksonville. Images are also of store personnel, products sold, and buyers. For an interview with Kerr, see S 1618, box 4, tape 18. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was started in 1984 by folklorist David Taylor with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The project consisted of field research to identify local traditions and folk artists, a series of five two-day seminars to acquaint teachers with the use of folklore and folk arts, and in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist which included visits by local folk artists. Taylor ran it until 1986. In 1988, Gregory Hansen re-initiated it with minor changes.
Collection
Randall Kerr interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Randall Kerr interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project

Date
1988-07-06
Description
One audio cassette. Born in Missouri, Kerr is a second-generation auctioneer. He discusses learning the trade from his father and from an auctioneering school; chanting; practicing; strategies for success; training; job difficulties; types of auctions; opening his own auction house; regulations; ethics in the field; customers; auctioneers as performers; good luck beliefs; styles of bidding; and his enjoyment of the business.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folk demonstrations at Garden City Elementary SchoolFolk demonstrations at Garden City Elementary SchoolMoving ImageNeedleworkers
Auctioneers
Video recording
Bobbin lace
Oral communication
Auctioneering
Lacemaking
Lace and lace making
Lace bobbins
Elementary schools
Classrooms
Students
Needlework
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
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Furniture auction in JacksonvilleFurniture auction in JacksonvilleStill ImageFieldwork
Auctions
Auctioneering
Selling
Furniture
Dealers (Retail trade)
Stores, retail
Material culture
Oral performance
Speech play
Auctioneers
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a_s1618_04_tape18Randall Kerr interview for the Duval County Folk Arts in Education ProjectSoundAuction chants
Field recordings
Auctions
Antique auctions
Selling
Furniture
Dealers (sales personnel)
Interviews
Speech play
Occupational folklore
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