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    Jamie Powell Sheppard Collection


    National Rollerskating Queen 1961

    1961 American Amateur Roller Skating Championship held in Fort Worth, July 23, 1961

    Pictured: 1961 Roller Skating Queen, Marge Van Pavenage (Miss New Jersey), at center, with second runner-up Ann Curry (Miss Texas) to her left, and first runner-up Alfreda May Lord (Miss Delaware) on her right. Image Credit: Associated Press.

    Summary: The donor graduated with a Masters of Arts in Film and Photographic Preservation and Collection Management from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, and gave a copy of her thesis on the View Master. She also gave various items from her personal collection of roller skating ephemera. She is a current employee of the Tarrant County Archives.

    • Archival Thesis: "Stereo Pictures in this Mount were Not Taken by View-Master," by Jamie Powell Sheppard, 2016
    • Skating Ephemera
      • Bruised Boutique Skate Shop promotional card, circa 2019
      • Arcadia Roller Rink sticker, undated
      • Bruised Boutique Skate Shop matchbook cover, by The Executive Advertising, circa 2019 
      • Cotton Bowl Roller Rink label, undated
      • Cotton Bowl Roller Rink sticker, undated
      • Dal-Kliff Roller Rink sticker, undated
      • Derby Laces Saved My Sole sticker, by Derby Laces/Best Laces, LLC., circa 2019
      • Deuback Skating Rink sticker, undated
      • Irving Roller Rink sticker, undated
      • Midtown Roller Drome sticker, undated
      • Pullman's Skateland and Pullman's Roller Rink matchbook cover, by American Match and Printing Co., circa 1940s 
      • Robinson's Roller Rink sticker, undated
      • Skate the Universe sticker, by Bruised Boutique Skate Shop, circa 2019
    • Skating Postcards and Photographs
      • Rocket Skating Palace Postcard, by Nationwide Post Card Co., undated
      • Skating Queen photograph, Associated Press, July 23, 1961 (image shown)
      • The World's Largest Roller Skating Rink Postcard, Capacity 2000 Couples, postcard, by C. Weichsel Co. and Albertype Co., circa 1907



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