Diners, Bowling Alleys, and Trailer Parks: Chasing the American Dream in the Postwar Consumer Culture

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INDEX
Acheson, Dean, 286
Adler, Sydney, 260-264
Advertising, 19
benefits of automated bowling, 145-146
classless family, 277-283
diners, 54-57
family bowling, 150-151, 160-161
family dining, 61-65
family marketing, 279(fig.), 280(fig.), 292(fig.)
McDonald's, 97-98
moral attributes of bowling, 117
racial segregation, 306-307
selling social mobility, 8-9, 8(fig.)
social backlash against consumerism, 299-301
targeting autonomous individual, 333-334
targeting teens, 295-299
trailers as the domestic ideal, 227-228
twenty-four-hour bowling, 148
African Americans, 104
as pinsetters, 134
civil rights activities, 304-310
discrimination in trailer parks, 252, 267-268
segregated bowling, 184-190
segregation in diners, 84-92, 88(fig.)
victims of urban decay, 317-320
Watts uprising, 320-325, 321(fig.)
Airport Bowl ( Buffalo, N.Y.), 147
Alcohol consumption, 161-162, 181
Aldom, Jim, 101
Aldom's Diner ( Salem, Ohio), 67
All Star Lanes ( Skokie, Ill.), 172, 178
American Bandstand (TV show), 298
American Bowling and Billiard Corporation, 139
American Bowling Congress, 122
American Coaches, 229
American Machine Foundry Company (AMF), 140-142, 147, 150, 160-161, 172, 181, 184
Pindicator, 142
Pinsetter, 146
Pinspotter, 140-143, 141(fig.), 144-148, 160
Radaray Foul Detector, 142
Underlane ball return, 143, 146

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