Tag Archives: Bowling

1940: Election and a Bowling Alley

Adrian was getting a bowling alley in 1940.

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1940: Sunday Bowling Snowed Under by Voters

Sunday bowling didn’t win any fans in 1940.

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1986: Couple Bowls Together

Mona and Bob Persing were husband-and-wife bowling partners in 1986.

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1940: Sunday Bowling Dies a Sudden Death

Sunday bowling died a sudden death in 1940. Surviving are pairs of oddly-scented shoes and a seven-ten split.

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1939: Bowling Shoes Improve Your Game

Bowling shoes improve your game, stated D&B Sport Shop in 1960. Did people not still have to rent and wear bowling shoes back then? Or were you allowed to just bowl in street shoes?

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1939: We Helped Make the Bowling Center

Greven Concrete Block Company put in this fun brag ad about its concrete blocks in the bowling center in 1960. Not too many companies do this anymore, unfortunately–I would definitely look at the blocks in the bowling alley a little … Continue reading

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1939: New Bowling Alley in Worthington

Worthington got a new bowling alley in 1939.

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1960: The Devils Like Bowling

People dressed up for a round of Halloween bowling in 1960. Cool!

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1959: Bowling Commercial League

A Worthington bowling team sponsored by the Daily Globe, with team members George Juth, Jay Thurber, Marlin Bohning, Jack Griffith and Reuben Lieser. And a Westminster Presbyterian team, Dale Ling, Dewey Anderson, Heink Meinders, Harold Wiese and Bob Munns. These … Continue reading

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