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A POLITICAL TOURNAMENT
At the 1954 Women’s International Bowling Congress tournament, bowlers were invited to personalize their badges. Women could display one side of a token, declaring they were either Republican or Democ ...
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GOING TO GUATEMALA
The 4th Inter-American Bowling Tournament was held in Guatemala City, Guatemala. There were male and female tournaments with both team and individual events. Lois Yut, a member of the winning American ...
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CATHERINE FELLMETH INSTRUCTOR TO THE STARS
Women’s International Bowling Congress (WIBC) champ Catherine Fellmeth showed bandleader Jonny Long the correct form for holding a bowling ball. And she should know! Fellmeth was a star of women’s bow ...
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LADY BIRD JOHNSON, A PROUD WIBC MEMBER
As First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson was no stranger to the White House bowling alley. Though not a regular bowler before moving into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., she quickly took to the sport. The Women’s Int ...
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WIBC’S NEWEST MEMBER, FIRST LADY PAT NIXON
Alberta Crowe, longtime president of the Women’s International Bowling Congress, recruited at the top. After presenting then-First Lady Lady Bird Johnson with a golden membership card, Crowe crossed p ...
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CARTER TOES THE FOUL LINE
Jimmy Carter: peanut farmer, president and…bowler? While still governor of Georgia, Jimmy Carter rolled the first ball at the Annual Women’s Bowling Congress Tournament, kicking off the team events at ...
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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 ...
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WIBC IN OKLAHOMA
The 22nd annual Women’s International Bowling Congress in Oklahoma City gave Oklahoma a chance to celebrate its female athletes as well as the state’s 50th anniversary as part of the United States. (O ...
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TOURNAMENT IN SUNSHINE STATE
Welcome to the Sunshine State! The 39th Women’s International Bowling Congress met in Miami, Florida, in 1956. Interest in the tournament was so high in Erie, Pennsylvania, that ten teams pooled their ...
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MYRTLE SCHULTE AS CHAMP OF THE WORLD
Myrtle Schulte of St. Louis, Missouri, was a mainstay of American women’s bowling for half a century. In 1931, she ran away with the singles and all-events titles at the Women’s International Bowling ...
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