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Rage City Rollergirls records

Guide to the Rage City Rollergirls records

Collection number: HMC-1193.
Creator: Rage City Rollergirls.
Title: Rage City Rollergirls records.
Dates: 2009-2015.
Volume of collection: 1 cubic foot and 293 GB.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Records of a roller derby league in Anchorage.

Organizational history:
Rage City Rollergirls (RCR) is the trade name of Anchorage Women’s Derby, Inc., an Alaska nonprofit corporation. RCR was founded in March 2007 by Heather McGee, Polly Carr, DeeAnn Apgar, and Lori Gage. They completed their first exhibition bout in May 2008. Rage City is a Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) League Member and is therefore governed by WFTDA rules. RCR has three home teams, the Sockeye Sallys, Dirty Polli’s, and the Devil’s Club. These teams play in intraleague bouts and in a championship tournament at the end of each season. RCR also has a team for their top skaters, Rage City All*Stars, and a team for their up-and-comers, Orange Crush.

Collection description:
The collection contains the records of Rage City Rollergirls. Included in the collection are promotional materials, such as posters, flyers, and handouts, as well as a scrapbook. The collection also includes an assessment checklist, WFTDA rules and guidelines, forms, attendance rosters, membership policies, a recruitment packet, patches, buttons, and membership cards. The collection also includes electronic records containing video of RCR’s bouts and season highlights.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order in which it arrived at the Archives.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Access restrictions: The collection contains material in electronic format. Please consult archivists for access.

Rights note: Copyright to materials created by Rage City Rollergirls is held by Rage City Rollergirls with the Archives authorized to permit use on their behalf. Materials in the collection authored by other individuals or organizations may be subject to copyright not held by Rage City Rollergirls or the Archives.

Preferred citation: Rage City Rollergirls records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:  “Rage City Rollergirls.” Accessed April 10, 2015. http://www.ragecityrollergirls.org/index.php

Acquisition note: This collection was deposited in the Archives by the Rage City Rollergirls and a formal deposit agreement signed by RCR  president, Angela Ramirez, in 2015.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2015. Additional materials were added to the collection in 2019 by Gwen Higgins.

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