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.