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"Cincinnati" - 4 Total Result(s)
TOURNAMENT IN CINCINNATI
Cincinnati hosted the 8th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in the “fireproof” armory on Freeman Avenue in 1908. In preparation for the event, the armory constructed 18 bowling alleys, set u ...
ROLL-OFF IN CINCINNATI
Bowlers competed for $17,000 in prize money at the Women’s International Bowling Congress tournament in Cincinnati in 1938. In a dramatic conclusion, Nell Webster of Elgin, Illinois, and Rose Werner, ...
The 1918 American Bowling Congress tournament in Cincinnati was the site of protest when temperance supporters objected to Hamilton County issuing a temporary saloon license to the ABC for the distrib ...
BOWLING AS MEDICINE
In the early 1900s, a growing number of doctors and social reformers began to tout the positive effects of “recreation” for “the nervous and overworked.” Physical exercise was seen as an antidote to t ...