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