Interview with auctioneer Gene Larison

236690
Date
1987-08-21
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Gene Larison discusses the rhythm of auctioning; its use in selling and livening the crowds; learning the skill; apprenticeships; the lack of women auctioneers; the bidding process; the social nature of auctions; his influences; and his sons involvement in auctions. He also gives...
Type
Sound

Recording of Auctioneer Bill Myers selling antiques

235277
Date
1984-12-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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....
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-183

Sunday performances at the 2006 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 6)

241709
Date
05/28/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-99

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

241693
Date
05/27/2006
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD06-81

Interview with auctioneer Randall Kerr

235333
Date
1988-07-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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; et...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 18

Recording of an auction in Myakka city

238237
Date
1984-02-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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/slides...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-227

Interview with Gene Rawls

238287
Date
1983-05-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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; co...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C83-107
Item ID
C83-108

Auctioneer Bill Myers selling off antiques

235274
Date
1984-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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....
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4213 - C86-4228

Furniture auction in Jacksonville

235332
Date
1988-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 bet...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S91-281 - S91-316

Colonel Bill Myers giving auctioneering demonstration for elementary students

235275
Date
1985-01-31
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 Dav...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4229 - C86-4242

Colonel Bill Myers giving an auctioneering presentation for students

235276
Date
1985-10-13
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 T...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4243 - C86-4253

Recording of an auction by the Larisons

236691
Date
1987-08-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. 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 ad...
Type
Sound

Auctioneers Gene and John Larison

236689
Date
1987-08-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
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 ad...
Type
Still Image

Florida Folk Sampler radio program for the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (WLRN-FM)

240474
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
33

Bill Selph demonstration at the 1957 Florida Folk Festival Main Stage

320471
Date
1957-05-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Seventh part of one audiotape recording. Thelma Boltin serves as emcee. Selph demonstrates an auction chant. He was from Madison, Fla.
Type
sound
Item ID
T77-60g

Folk demonstrations at Garden City Elementary School

241232
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
FV-109

Recordings of the 1986 4th of July Celebrations

241726
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-159

Saturday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 9)

238781
Date
1983-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-180

Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239083
Date
1980-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Bucksnort palyed dance music for the Cross Creek Cloggers -- both groups from Gainesville.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-54

Friday evening performances at the 1978 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

239044
Date
1978-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Lee and Peggy Kelly were from Palatka. Dobbs, also of Palatka, performed animal calls. Roth, from Unionville, Pennsylvania, played the dulcimer. This was his first folklife festival. Whatley, of Bell, played old country music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-3

Saturday performances at the 1998 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 3)

240038
Date
1998-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Martin Johnson (fiddle) was the son John Johnson (guitar).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D98-10

Performances at the 1973 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)

240802
Date
08/31/1973 - 09/01/1973
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-237

Monday performances at the 1979 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)

238662
Date
1979-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Green Grass Revival were from St. Petersburg. Madetha was a third grader from Lake City. She sang gospel music. Whatley, of Bell, sang country music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-109

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239160
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-239

Friday morning performances at the 1960 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239454
Date
1960-05-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Detailed information on the performers can be found on the 1960 festival program, located in S 1619, box 1. Virgil Morgan was a 7th grader at Jennings High School.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-91

Recordings of the 1986 4th of July Celebrations

237997
Date
1986-07-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Ten reel to reel recordings. Boltin and Roller served as emcee for the festivities.
Type
Sound
Item ID
t86-165

Friday performances at the 1975 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239158
Date
1975-08-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Malkine was from Shady, New York. Lazonby was from Hawthorne. Gerard and Kershner was from Lake City. The Kellys were from Palatka. Skip Johns and his band were from Lake City, and Waddell hailed from Jacksonville. Williamson was from Palatka. Frog...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T79-15

Performances at the 1974 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)

239164
Date
1974-08-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T77-240

Auctioneer "Colonel" Bill Myers - Jacksonville, Florida

122296
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864216

Auction in progress - Jacksonville, Florida

122297
Date
1984
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS864222

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