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A CONVENIENT LOCATION
Over 100 teams, including the Howard Six team pictured here, participated in the 15th annual ABC tournament at the Peoria Coliseum in Peoria, Illinois, in March 1915. The site was chosen due to its pr ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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ROLLING IN PEORIA
Peoria mailed 10,000 posters and entry blanks to bowling enthusiasts all over the country for the 15th annual international tournament of the American Bowling Congress. Organizers chose Peoria as a ho ...
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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 ...
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TOURNAMENT IN CHICAGO
The 24th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Chicago in 1924 saw a record-high 2,131 teams competing.
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