They were there to skate, dance, have fun.
September 27, 2015 7:10 AM Subscribe
In 1972 & 1973 26 year old photographer Bill Yates shot scenes at the Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink in rural Florida. Then he moved away to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, eventually becoming well known for his aerial photography. Forty years later he dug out the negatives from the fall and spring he'd spent hanging out at the rink, and began scanning them. Video of the artist discussing the work on his website for the project.
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