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LaGrange, Ella Papers

Title: LaGrange, Ella Papers 

Reference Code: Mss-0439

Inclusive Dates: 1908 – 1910

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: At age 15, Ella LaGrange was 1908 amateur state champion in the half-mile roller skate race.  With partner Peggy Bruhn, she also earned fame as a “fancy trick” skater.

Scope and Content: The collection contains a notebook with newspaper clippings regarding Ella’s racing career and her exhibitions as a skating duo with Peggy Bruhn, a small card announcing La Grange & Bruhn’s appearance at the Crystal Theatre, and a photocopy of a handbill regarding La Grange & Bruhn’s exhibition at the Hippdrome.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Notes: The material was donated by Roy Schroeder, 1993.  For photos, see M-124.