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A SPARTAN TEAM
Teams at ABC tournaments in the 1930s were generally composed of five men (women were not allowed in the ABC at this time). Seen here is one team, called Spartan, that competed in the 1930 ABC Tournam ...
ALL IN A DAY’S WORK
Bowling teams could be made up of any group of people: family members, friends, neighbors and even coworkers. This group of ABC coworkers formed the ABC Office Team to compete at the 1939 ABC Tourname ...
AN ELECTRIC PERFORMANCE
Bowling champions get trophies too! Fife Electric Supply Company of Detroit emerged victorious in the 1939 ABC Tournament, held in Cleveland, Ohio. Shooting a combined score of 3,151, the team had the ...
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 ...