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
  • Scrapbooks
    • Follow the link to 39 PDFs of Middle School Girl's Scrapbook, photographs and mixed materials, 1926-1928
    • Accessibility Notice: Due to the age and complexity of the original material, these linked scrapbook PDFs are made up of scanned images. If you need assistance accessing the content in one of the documents, please contact the Archives at 817-884-3272.         

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