October 16, 2012: It's Your Turn, Toledo!

I added eighteen more ads today, all from April, 1979 plus two more Random Pages gallery additions, both by Norman Dresser, from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Tuesday, 4/10/79 story, “Would 'All In The Family' Survive As Pilot Today?” and a Friday, 4/20/79 story, “'Scared Straight' Hits Hard As Superb TV Documentary.” There are four additions to the Channel 11 gallery including a Saturday, 4/7/79 ad for Rock Hudson on The Big Show. There's another 4/7/79 ad for “Super Sports Saturday” featuring a Tigers Baseball game with Texas visiting Detroit and a Goaldiggers Hockey game in Ft. Wayne. There's also a Monday, 4/9/79 ad for The Gospel Road (Johnny Cash) and a Monday, 4/16/79 ad for Crosswits (Jack Clark, Marion Ross, Jamie Farr). There's also a similar TV Guide ad here. There's also one addition to the Channel 11 News gallery, a Monday, 4/23/79 ad for “Your Turn.” There's also one addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Thursday, 4/26/79 ad for “The Best 13” on 13 Nightly News. This one is for the best park. I'll post more of these next time. There are also two more for 13 Nightly News in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Monday, 4/9/79 ad for a series of reports on “Help—Knowing Where to Find It” with “troubleshooter” Susan Shafer, and a Monday, 4/30/79 ad for a Mike O'Mara series of reports on “The Dumping Pools.” There are three additions to the PBS gallery, all for channel 30, including a Tuesday, 4/10/79 ad for Abortion: A Choice For America (Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen). There's also a Friday, 4/20/79 ad for The Boston Marathon, and a Thursday, 4/26/79 ad for Horacio Gutierrez In Class, taped in the Recital Hall of the University of Toledo Center for the Performing Arts. There are four additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery including a Saturday, 4/7/79 ad for Jazz Alive! “The 1978 White House Jazz Festival” (President Jimmy Carter). There are two for WSPD-AM 1370, a Monday, 4/16/79 ad for the 16,000th newscast on WSPD, with Don Edwards, sponsored by Columbia Gas of Ohio, and a Tuesday, 4/17/79 ad for their “Surprize Prize Sweepstakes.” The last one is a Saturday, 4/21/79 ad featuring WMHE-FM's open letter to the public asking listeners to vote for their favorite tunes. And there are three additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Tuesday, 4/10/79 ad for the Jolly Trolly, a Wednesday, 4/18/79 ad for Toledo's White Tower Restaurant, and a Friday, 4/27/79 ad for Advent's life-size TV at Paragon Sound. Also, be sure to check out the Halloween Gallery. May 1979 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...