May 21, 2012: Help Wanted


I added fifteen more ads today, from March and April 1975, plus nine more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Monday, 3/24/75 story by Norman Dresser, “Don Wolfe Speaking Weeknights on Radio” and a Tuesday, 3/25/75 AP story, “NBC Soap Opera To Be Stretched,” about Days of Our Lives. There are six more stories by Norman Dresser, a Thursday, 3/27/75 story, “Program Director Named at WGTE-TV, about Margaret Emerson, a Monday, 3/31/75 story, “WJR Disk Jockeys To Switch Times,” about Jimmy Launce, Marc Avery and Warren Pierce, and two Tuesday, 4/1/75 stories “Ch. 30 To Show 18 Bergman Movies” and “Does More TV News Add Up To Good News?” Next is a Thursday, 4/3/75 story, “Toledo Viewers Follow National Trend” followed by a Monday, 4/7/75 story, “Buckeye Cablevision To Get Service Award.” There's also a Saturday, 4/12/75 picture of Annette Funicello, promoting the returm of The Mickey Mouse Club to channel 13, and a Thursday, 4/17/75 story, “Street Fair To Mark Ch. 30 Auction Display.” There's one ad in the Channel 11 gallery, a Thursday, 4/25/75 ad for Family Affair. There's another one in the Channel 11 News gallery, a Friday, 4/11/75 ad, proclaiming ratings dominance for Toledo Eleven News. There are two in the Channel 13 gallery, a Monday, 4/14/75 ad for The Mickey Mouse Club and a Thursday, 4/17/75 ad for NBC's Bob Hope on Campus, a special sponsored by Sears. There are two in the Channel 24 gallery, a Wednesday, 3/26/75 ad for Sammy (Sammy Davis, Jr. and his father) and a Monday, 4/14/75 ad for ABC TheaterI Will Fight No More Forever” (Ned Romero). There are five WGTE-TV 30 ads in the PBS gallery including a Friday, 3/21/75 ad for Wall Street Week (Louis Rukeyser). There are two more for Your Children Your Schools, a Wednesday, 3/26/75 ad for “Sports! What's the Score?” and a Wednesday, 4/2/75 ad for “Discipline: Who's Responsible?” There's a Friday, 4/4/75 ad for “Wild Strawberries” on The Ingmar Bergman Film Festival and a Wednesday, 4/9/75 ad for the PBS special, Solar Energy. There's one in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Friday, 4/18/75 ad for The Bob Kelly Morning Show on WCWA.

There are three more in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 3/27/75 ad for Ohio Bell's Candlestick phone, a Monday, 4/7/75 ad for Winegard Antennas and Alliance Rotors at eight Toledo area dealers, and a Saturday, 4/19/75 ad for burglar alarms at TAS Electronics. The ad said, “Protect Your CB (or 8 track or anything valuable).”


More 1975 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...