Amazing Scenes From a 1970’s Skating Rink

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Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink
CNN

The roller skating rink is an indelible part of the American cultural memory. Perhaps only disco is more iconic of the 1970’s.

A photographer named Bill Yates spent a year taking pictures at a Tampa, Florida roller skating rink and produced this wonderful series of photos.

The photos, published in a book titled Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink, show an America that is past but not forgotteen. “It’s a real slice of time,” said Yates of the series.

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