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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 ...
PIONEER LIGHTS UP THE NIGHT
The Pioneer Lanes in Addison, Illinois, embraced technological advancements inside and out! The massive sign that greeted bowlers outside the center was 37.5 feet high and 26 feet wide. It was made of ...
KEEPING SCORE WITH KRUMSKE
Brunswick introduced their Automatic Scorer at Village Lanes in Chicago, Illinois. Brunswick’s vice president for marketing described the event as “the dawn of a new era in bowling.” The premiere attr ...
A MASTER AT WORK
Marion Ladewig drew acclaim as the “greatest woman bowler of all time,” and was an ardent supporter of women’s bowling on an institutional level. At the 1957 World’s Invitational Match Game Tournament ...
TOURNAMENT IN CHICAGO
The 24th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Chicago in 1924 saw a record-high 2,131 teams competing.
WOMEN’S RECORDS IN CHICAGO
The 18th Women’s International Bowling Congress in Chicago drew 480 teams, 667 sets of doubles and 1,399 individuals from all parts of the nation. Erna Haufler and Billy Simon of San Antonio, Texas, s ...
TOURNEY IN PEORIA
Keglers gathered in Peoria, Illinois, for the Women’s International Bowling Congress in 1933. Sally Twyford of Aurora, Illinois, was the “world champion individual bowler,” with a score of 1,765 point ...
PIN-KNIGHTS ROLL IN CHICAGO
The Windy City hosted the 12th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in 1912, billed as “the greatest tournament of the decade.” Over the tournament’s three weeks, “pin-knights” rolled 30,000 ga ...
AFFORDABLE RATES IN PEORIA
The 1920 American Bowling Congress tournament in Peoria, Illinois, offered affordable rates to entrants. Each bowler paid a fee of $1 for each event, plus 25 cents for ABC membership and 50 cents for ...
BOWLERS IN CHICAGO
The 24th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Chicago in 1924 saw a record-high 2,131 teams competing, with bowlers from all over the Midwest and beyond taking advantage of Chicago’s lively ...