Great Lakes Deaf Bowling Association
Collection of Great Lakes Deaf Bowling Association, 1942-1983
Gallaudet University Archives
Repository: Gallaudet University Archives
Call No.: MSS 108
Title: Collection of Great Lakes Deaf Bowling Association.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
Note: This document last updated 2005 December 8.
Acquisition Information: Unknown.
Processed by: Ronald Rood Jr. 2000 July 26.
Conditions on Use and Access: This collection is open to the public with no restrictions. Photocopies may be made for scholarly research.
Related Material in the Archives:
See ALADIN for Deaf Bowling Associations.
|1930||John Mancino gave birth to the idea of organizing a bowling team to compete against neighboring New York State cities.|
|1934||After few years went by Thomas Hinchey,George Lewis, and John Mancino formed new Deaf Organization called International Deaf Bowling Association (I.D.B.A.) - Their first tournament was held in Syracuse with only 5 teams attended.|
|1936||The name has changed from I.D.B.A. to Great Lakes Deaf Bowling Association (G.L.D.B.A.).|
|1943-1945||No bowling tournaments due to war sports blackouts.|
|1948||Ladies were permitted to bowl.|
|1966||100 men team has reached with 108 entries.|
Scope and Content
Great Lakes Deaf Bowling Association collection contains one box of bowling averages, minutes of the meetings, history of G.L.D.B.A., newspaper articles from different cities, and program books. The collection, which consists of approximately 400 papers, is dated from 1934-1982. The information is available for public.
Series Descriptions and Folder Lists
|Box||Folder||Title of Folder||Date|
|1||3||History of GLDBA||1942-1950|
|1||13||Report of Meeting||1934|