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roller skating - my grandparents owned a skating rink when I was growing up. Practically lived there and it was so much fun!


From the RSROA is this booklet on roller skating tips. I just like roller skating

Happy Valley Roller Rink - Columbia City, Indiana - I spent MANY hours here.

Vintage roller rink ad, found over at Daily Design Discoveries: Happy Valley Roller Rink vintage label(via What Makes The Pie Shops Tick)

'Jenny on the job - Has her fun after Work'. "Jenny on the Job" series -- the blond, blue-eyed, model war production worker. She offers an example to other women, probably new to industrial jobs, on working safely and efficiently, doing her best to help the war effort. The government encouraged entry of women into the workforce, replacing men fighting overseas. Eight posters issued 1943 by the US Public Health Services. The artist was Kula Robbins

1943 In Jenny on the Job Has Her Fun After Work we see Jenny roller skating after a day at the factory. Jenny on the Job posters were created by the U. Public Health Service during WWII to introduce women to the industrial work force.

skating round the moon

Love the outer space theme on this skate label for the Fleetwood Roller Rink. Still located in Summit, Illinois.

A dancer who is part of the promotion of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site, with a mushroom cloud in the background, April 6, 1953. U.S. Department of Energy photograph.

The Nuclear Dancer, an ‘atomic pin-up girl’ with a mushroom cloud during the Upshot-Knothole Dixie atomic bomb test-firing, photo dated 6 April 1953