December 12, 2011: A Christmas Odyssey

I added 24 more holiday ads today from December 1965, 1967, 1969 and 1970 issues of the Toledo Blade. There are six in the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Friday, 12/15/67 ad for Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer on NBC and a Saturday, 12/16/67 ad for Christmas with Lorne Greene, also on NBC. There's a Monday, 12/25/67 ad for The Mike Douglas Christmas Special and a Tuesday, 12/23/69 ad for A Conversation with Bishop Donovan. The last two channel 11 ads are a Thursday, 12/25/69 ad for The Munificent Roadshow Entertainers 1st Christmas Television Program & Ear Show and a Thursday, 12/24/70 ad for A Christmas Odyssey, which also includes the Norman Dresser review of that special from that evening's Peach Section. There are two in the Channel 13 gallery, both Monday, 12/25/67 ads for The Merv Griffin Christmas Special. There are three in the Channel 24 gallery, a Tuesday, 12/23/69 ad for New Year's Eve with Guy Lombardo, a Wednesday, 12/24/69 ad for The Oral Roberts Christmas Special: Contact and a Thursday, 12/25/69 ad for ABC's Christmas Day programs including The NBA Game of the Week with Boston vs Phoenix, The North-South Shrine All-Star Game and the This is Tom Jones Christmas show. There are three in the Radio Station Ads gallery including a Friday, 12/15/67 ad for The Story of Christmas Today on WCWA-FM 104.7 and there are two WSPD-AM 1370 ads. There's a Tuesday, 12/9/69 ad for The Christmas Sing-a-Long with a chance to win a Christmas tree, and a Thursday, 12/24/70 ad for their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day programming. There are ten more holiday ads in the Other Vintage ads gallery including a Tuesday, 12/21/65 full-page ad for Variety Club Beverages. There's also a Friday, 12/24/65 ad for McDonald's and a Saturday, 12/25/65 ad for Toledo Edison. There are two Ohio Bell ads, a Monday, 12/18/67 ad and a Friday, 12/25/70 ad. Next, is a Friday, 12/18/70 ad for Scotch Pine Christmas Trees at Black Diamond Nursery, a Thursday 12/24/70 ad with a Christmas gift list for 1970 from The Andersons and another 12/24/70 ad for Lamson's of Toledo. The last two ads are both Friday, 12/25/70 ads, the first one for Gallant Lumber and the second one for First Federal Savings of Toledo. More '70s holiday ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...