Sports card of roller derby announcer and coach, Bob Noxious of the Vaudeville Vixens

Description (Brief):

Sports card of roller derby announcer and coach Bob Noxious of the Vaudeville Vixens. Color photograph of Bob Noxious in a pink blazer on the front of the card and statistics on the back.

Description (Brief)

Modern roller derby began in 2001 after four teams were formed and founded under the Bad Girls Good Women Productions (BGGW) name. In 2002, the flat track derby, Texas Rollergirls was formed from 65 members of the first BGGW teams after a disagreement over management practices caused a permanent split. BGGW took the remaining 15 skaters and became the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls forming a banked track league. A truly grass roots movement, the flat track derby uses a not-for-profit organizational model with female identifying skaters running the leagues and using their own money to buy rink time, produce tournaments, and print programs, putting any money earned, back into the organization.

Date Made: 2009

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: Roller DerbyLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: Women

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.3108.13Nonaccession Number: 2016.3108Catalog Number: 2016.3108.13

Object Name: sports card, roller derby

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a91f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1820362

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