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Isaiah Pyant Bowling

Date: 1946
Description: Isaiah Pyant bowling.

Cushions Bowling Team

Date: December 03 1946
Description: Already assured of the UAW Local 75 Bowling league title is the Cushions line-up shown here. The sockers have lost only four games in 54 to date in the st...

UAW Local 75 Women's Bowling Team

Date: February 1947
Description: Bowling team composed of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company. Left to right: Myrtle Rohloff, Hilda Lange, Tillie Stowasser...

Shopping Center at Sunset

Date: July 03 1961
Description: The parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store (3557 E. Washington) looking northeast toward the corner of East Washington Avenue and Highway 51. Other...

Woman Bowler

Date: February 20 1931
Description: Record setting woman bowler, Nora Kay, standing next to Brunswick Balke Collender Co. chalk and towel stand at Madison Bowling and Billiard, 112 N. Fairchi...

McCormick Works Club House Bowling Alley

Date: 1907
Description: Three-lane bowling alley at International Harvester's McCormick Works Club House.

Bowling Alley

Description: Four lane bowling alley built and operated by F.W. Kehl in the basement of his dance studio at 113-115 East Mifflin Street. F.W. Kehl and all his sons had...

Pin Setter at Lathrop Hall

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Virginia Rae Miller, a pinsetter at the Lathrop Hall bowling alley, about to return a bowling ball. Traditionally, this work was done exclusively by men b...

Kiwanis State Bowling Tournament

Date: March 01 1947
Description: A bowler is delivering his ball at the Kiwanis State Bowling Tournament held at Schwoeglers, the Plaza, and Moderne Recreation, watched by other bowlers.

Elks National Bowling Tournament

Date: March 15 1947
Description: Three justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court reviewing a score sheet at the Plaza Bowling Alley, 319 North Henry Street. Left to right: Chief Justice Marv...

Health and Safety Poster on McCormick Club House

Date: 1916
Description: Poster or signboard with the title "McCormick Club House - Here Physical, Mental and Moral Sides of Employee are Developed Equally." Includes images of the...

Championship Bowling Team

Date: April 07 1948
Description: Group photograph of the Madison Brass Works championship bowling team. Team members are, left to right, Harry Vogts, sponsor, Harry Helman, Steve Caravello...

Wisconsin Woman's Bowling Association Tournament

Date: January 22 1949
Description: Group portrait of persons participating in the opening ceremonies at the Plaza Alleys of the first women's state bowling tournament since 1931. Left to rig...

Moderne Recreation Bowling Alley

Date: February 10 1949
Description: Interior view of the Moderne Recreation Bowling Alley lanes, 317 West Gorham Street.

Women's Bowling Team

Date: April 19 1949
Description: Group portrait of six members of the WIBC 600 Club Women's bowling team taken at a bowling alley.

University League-Junior Division

Date: November 01 1949
Description: Pictured are three members of the bowling group of the Junior Division of the University League at the Wisconsin Union alleys. From left to right are: Mr...

A Bowling Demonstration

Date: January 04 1950
Description: Jo Ann Walker, bowling instructor, demonstrates bowling technique to Catherine Greene and Elsa Tamminga at the Plaza Alleys as part of the YWCA winter acti...

Saloon Recreation Center

Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...

Automatic Foul Detector

Date: November 12 1944
Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

Setting Up Pins

Date: February 19 1956
Description: Father and daughter Theodore and Janet Weiss set up bowling pins on Dads Day at Milwaukee-Downer College.

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