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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 ...
The Belleview Bowlodrome in Steubenville, Ohio, might not have had as impressive an exterior as other golden age centers, but plenty of fun was to be had on the lanes inside.
BIRTHPLACE OF AVIATION
Dayton, Ohio, welcomed bowlers in 1957 for the Women’s International Bowling Congress. Dayton has long considered itself the birthplace of aviation, being the site of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s bicyc ...
BOWLERS AND A BASEBALL PLAYER IN TOLEDO
The 13th annual American Bowling Congress tournament in Toledo, Ohio, was held in February and March 1913. Hundreds of bowlers made their way to the Toledo Terminal Auditorium, including Fred Merkle, ...
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 ...
CASE TO MATCH THE LUGGAGE
A bowling bag that matched one’s luggage was quite a luxury for the traveling bowler. Frank A. Stallman was a Columbus, Ohio, luggage manufacturer and was particularly well known for his dresser trunk ...
COLUMBUS PUTS ON A SHOW
When the country’s best bowlers converged on Columbus, Ohio, for the 1942 American Bowling Congress’s world championships, they were greeted with posters which read: “It Was Columbus in 1492, It’s Sti ...
CUTE KEGLERS IN COLUMBUS
Exactly 22 years since it first hosted the event, Columbus, Ohio, welcomed “the country’s cutest keglers” to the Women’s International Bowling Congress in 1949. More than 2,500 five-woman teams attend ...
GEOGRAPHIC ROOTS OF BOWLING
Bowling was growing fast in the industrial Northeast and the Midwest in the early 1900s as legions of workers turned to bowling as an after-work activity. Bowlers represented 32 cities at the 1904 Ame ...
PIN-SETTING MACHINES IN CLEVELAND
Upon arrival, members of the Milwaukee delegation to the 1930 American Bowling Congress tournament would have found 32 brand-new alleys and hundreds of pin boys, foul men and scorers at the Public Hal ...