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Roller Derby Girls calendar

Roller Derby Girls calendar

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Description (Brief)
Roller Derby Girls calendar of 2003 was produced by Bad Girl Good Woman Productions costing $7000. Unfortunately the calendar did not come out until January of 2003 after most people had already purchased calendars for that year resulting in a $5000 loss for BGGW Productions which was already struggling financially. 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 Texas Rollergirls were 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. The flat track derby uses a not-for-profit organizational model with skaters running the leagues and using their own money to buy rink time, produce tournaments, print programs and putting any money earned back into the organization.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
roller derby calendar
date made
2003
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
2016.0190.09
accession number
2016.0190
catalog number
2016.0190.09
subject
Roller Derby
Professional
Women
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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