Three-wheeled skate by Hiker Manufacture
Company early 1900s. (81.5.28)
Reproduction of early 1900s band organ.
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- Reflect the history of roller skating on a
local, regional, national, and international level.
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collection and which the staff feel can be handled in terms of storage
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- Any roller skating item from before 1900.
- Items documenting competitive roller skating
- Costumes (used for either competitive or
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