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VETS ON THE WHITE HOUSE LANES
President Harry S. Truman hosted three paraplegic World War II veterans for a demonstration at the White House bowling alley. Bowling was suggested to wounded veterans for its physical and mental bene ...
TRUMAN INAUGURATES WHITE HOUSE ALLEY
During the midst of bowling’s Golden Age, even the White House came down with bowling fever! President Harry S. Truman oversaw the construction of the two-lane White House bowling alley, originally ho ...
TOURNAMENT IN LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles hosted the 1947 American Bowling Congress tournament at the National Guard Armory in Exposition Park. A few weeks before the competition, actor Harold Lloyd, ABC secretary Elmer H. Baumgar ...
DOUBLES CHAMPS 1947
On November 2, 1947, Andy Varipapa and Lou Campi clinched the National Doubles Bowling Championship title with an average score of 203 over 64 games between the two of them. During the meet in Houston ...