August 10, 2011: Three Hours for Survival

You'll find 17 additional ads today from July, August and September, 1961 plus three Ray Oviatt columns from the Blade, in the Random Pages gallery. There's a Thursday, 7/27/61 "On the Beam" column, "Toledo TV Staff Changes," part of a Monday, 8/28/61 "On the Beam" column about Channel 11's move from the Hillcrest Hotel to its new studios at Jackson and Huron, and a Saturday, 9/2/61 "On the Aisle" column, "News Package Cuts Paar Off WTOL." There are nine WTOL-TV ads, four of them in the Channel 11 gallery, including a Friday, 9/22/61 ad for CBS shows Route 66 "A Month of Sundays" and The Twilight Zone "The Arrival." Next is a Monday, 9/25/61 ad for Weather Tots, sponsored by Toledo Home Federal, another 9/25/61 ad for the CBS show Hennesey "The Gossip-Go-Round" and a Tuesday, 9/26/61 ad for CBS shows The Red Skelton Show, Ichabod and Me "Bob's Boat" and The Garry Moore Show (Carol Burnett, Durwood Kirby). There are two more in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Monday, 9/4/61 ad for the premiere of The 11th Hour News Final (Oscar Huff, Jim Van Sickle, Clem Gendron, Doug and Orris Tabner) and a Tuesday, 9/12/61 ad, also for The 11th Hour News Final and "Ride the Man Down" on Night Owl Theatre. There are three more in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Thursday, 7/11/61 ad for the CBS program, At the Source and two more ads for Series One, a Thursday, 7/27/61 ad for "Port Clinton: The Summer City" and a Thursday, 9/21/61 ad for "Three Hours for Survival." There are two in the Channel 13 gallery, a Sunday, 9/25/61 ad for Maverick "Dade City Dodge" and Follow the Sun "Cry Fraud" and a Monday, 9/25/61 ad for Expedition and Cheyenne "Winchester Quarantine." There's one WTOD ad in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Wednesday, 7/29/61 ad for Doctor's House Call. The last five ads are in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Monday, 7/10/61 ad for Marathon Gasoline, and a Saturday, 7/15/61 ad for Music Under the Stars at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater which was broadcast on WTOL-AM & FM. There's also a Monday, 7/24/61 ad for the Pure Oil Toledo Refinery, a Monday, 8/21/61 full-page bowling-themed ad for Buckeye Beer, at the Toledo Tournament of Champions, and a Tuesday, 9/15/61 ad for

college loans at

the Ohio Citizens

Trust Co.

More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...