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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Auctioneering"
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Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

Date
1984-12
Description
Seventeen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, images show him auctioning antiques at the Pioneer Auction Company on Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. 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, 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.
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Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

Date
1987-08-07
Description
Nine color slides. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted between 1986 and 1987 by folklorist Jan Rosenberg with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to add to existing social studies curriculum. The goal was to impart an appreciation of multi-ethnic traditions and provide a sense of place to the mobile student population. The project focused on the Florida Studies component for fourth grade students. 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, in-school programs conducted by a folklorist and traditionalist, which included visits by local folk artists. In total, the project involved 15 schools with 779 students.
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Colonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for students

Colonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for students

Date
1985-10-13
Description
Eleven color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he demonstrates auctioneering at Oceanway Elementary School. 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, 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.
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Colonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary students

Colonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary students

Date
1985-01-31
Description
Fourteen color slides. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he demonstrates auctioneering at Northshore Elementary School. 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, 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.
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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.
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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.
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Interview with Gene Rawls

Interview with Gene Rawls

Date
1983-05-07
Description
Two audio cassettes. Rawls, an auctioneer at a cattlemen's market in Lakeland and Tampa, talks about working in agriculture. He discusses attending auctioneering school in Iowa; learning agribusiness; having stage fright; working with and controlling crowds of people; how to begin an auction; controlling his voice; the longest sale (it started on a Thursday afternoon at 1:00 PM and ended that Wednesday at 7:00 AM); learning how to talk fast; the use of "hot shots," improvements in the quality of cattle in Florida; and methods in taking care of his voice including taking a lot of vitamin A, putting salt water in one's nose, and drinking Gatorade; and dealing with hecklers and crooks.
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Recording of an auction in Myakka city

Recording of an auction in Myakka city

Date
1984-02-04
Description
One reel to reel. The Myakka Community Profile Project was conducted between October 1983 and March 1984 through a partnership with the Crowley Museum and Nature Center, and the Florida Folklife Program, funded by the Florida Endowment for the Humanities. The fieldwork and resultant booklet/slideshow, created by museum employee Robert Cottrell and folklorist Pat Waterman, was to profile the lifestyles and values of the Myakka community, located in Southwest Florida in Manatee County. See S 1682 for more information on the project.
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Recording of Auctioneer Bill Myers selling antiques

Recording of Auctioneer Bill Myers selling antiques

Date
1984-12-01
Description
One audio cassette. Known as Colonel Bill Myers, he auctions off antiques in the recording at Pioneer Auctions Company on Southside Blvd. in Jacksonville. 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 began 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.
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Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)

Date
2006-05-27
Description
One compact disc. Mansfield served as emcee. Whitaker discusses the history and method of tobacco auctioneering.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiquesAuctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiquesStill ImageFieldwork
Auctioneering
Occupational groups
Workplace
Selling
Oratory
Auctions
Economic practices
Antiques
Dealers (Retail trade)
Oral performance
Oral communication
Auctioneers
Orators
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Auctioneers Gene and John LarisonAuctioneers Gene and John LarisonStill ImageAuctioneers
Fieldwork
Auctioneering
Auctions
Antiques
Furniture
Material culture
Selling
Occupational groups
Oral performance
Oral communication
Orators
Oratory
Economic practices
Workplace
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Colonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for studentsColonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for studentsStill ImageEducation
Auctioneering
Occupational groups
Demonstrations
Students
Oratory
Auctions
Economic practices
Elementary schools
Classrooms
Oral performance
Oral communication
Teaching of folklore
Auctioneers
Orators
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Colonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary studentsColonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary studentsStill ImageEducation
Auctioneering
Occupational groups
Demonstrations
Students
Oratory
Auctions
Economic practices
Elementary schools
Classrooms
Oral performance
Oral communication
Teaching of folklore
Auctioneers
Orators
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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_s1576_10_c83-107Interview with Gene RawlsSoundAuctioneers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Auctioneering
Auctions
Selling
Oral performance
Agriculture
Livestock
Cattle
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a_s1576_t85-227Recording of an auction in Myakka citySoundAuctioneers
Fieldwork
Auctions
Auctioneering
Occupational groups
Community culture
Selling
Economic practices
Oral performance
Oral communication
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a_s1576_22_c86-183Recording of Auctioneer Bill Myers selling antiquesSoundAuctioneers
Education
Sound recordings
Selling
Antiques
Auctions
Auctioneering
Retail trade
Oral communication
Oratory
Oral performance
Speech play
Speech events
Workplace
Occupational groups
Occupational folklore
Orators
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a_s2034_05_cd06-081Saturday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 5)SoundAuctioneers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Workshops (Adult education)
Auctioneering
Auctions
Occupational folklore
Occupational groups
Tobacco
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