Item Info

Item No: pdch00469
Title: Tournament
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins.  Notes on the negative's envelope read:  "N.D. [no date], bowling tournament"

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) was founded in 1932.  It became affiliated with the national BPAA All-Star tournament series, begun in 1941 (which became bowling's US Open since 1971).  This undated image shows an interior view of the bowling alley during the 24th Annual All-Star tournament, thereby suggesting the photograph was taken ca. 1965. 

Creation Year: ca. 1965
Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer