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"1950s" - 57 Total Result(s)
ALLEY AMBIANCE AT HOME
From fashion guides to music boxes, a love of bowling extended into ever corner of life. Learn more about the fashion guide or learn more about the music boxes.
SOUVENIR FIT FOR A KING
What bowling superstars signed this souvenir pin? Learn more about this item.
THE WOMAN’S BOWLING GUIDE
Published in 1959, this bowling guide provided women with technical bowling tips alongside on-trend fashion and makeup tips. Author Sylvia Wene (later Sylvia Martin) was no stranger to the lanes. In M ...
LIKE TO PLAY DUCKPIN
Duckpin bowling did not have the same popularity in the United States as the traditional tenpin game. Instructional guides and books about duckpin would prove useful to newcomers interested in getting ...
To become a member of the Eleven-in-a-Row Club, a bowler must roll 11 consecutive strikes in one game. The achievement, one pin short of a perfect game, was recognized by the American Bowling Congress ...
Bowling shirt manufacturers such as King Louie offered brightly colored prints and designs as part of targeted campaigns like this one from 1959. King Louie marketed their products directly to bowling ...
AN EIGHT WEEK EVENT
In 1959, the American Bowling Congress (ABC) chose St. Louis, Missouri, to host a massive ABC tournament. The tournament ran for over two months. Nearly 5,500 bowling teams competed, comprised of the ...
JUNIE THE CHAMP
James “Junie” McMahon was an early star of American bowling. He dominated at his first tournament in 1937, when he began a streak of rolling 1,800 or an astounding six perfect games in a row. This bag ...
IN THE LAP OF LUXURY
Bowling themes found their way into all manners of arts and crafts. This combination cigarette case and music box provided both style and function in the home or office of some bowling enthusiast. The ...
TIME TO GO BOWLING
Golden Visionette electric clocks were produced by Chicago-based Haddon Products. Their glass design was intended to make the hands appear to float freely. Haddon Products made some novelty clocks, in ...