December 15, 2013: Come Home for the Holidays

You'll find fifteen more additions to the Holiday Season Ads gallery today, all from 1986 and 1987, starting with a Saturday, 12/20/86 ad for El Matador (Felices Navidades) and a Tuesday, 12/23/86 ad for WTVG-TV 13 News (Come Home for the Holidays). Next is a Wednesday, 12/24/87 full-page ad (Season's Greetings...The Blade), followed by another 12/24/86 ad for WUPW-TV 36's The Sounds of Christmas, from Central Catholic High School.

The rest are from 1987, starting with a Monday, 11/23/87 full-page Kroger ad (Holiday Festival). Next is another 11/23/87 full-page ad, this one a Food-Town ad for Toys for Tots, followed by a Friday, 12/11/87 ad for the Special Olympics Christmas Album, "A Very Special Christmas" and a Monday, 12/21/87 ad for Sounds of the Season on WGTE-FM 91.3. There's also a Wednesday, 12/24/87 full-page ad (Holiday Greetings! from the staff & Management of The Blade), followed by another 12/23/87 ad, for Portside's New Year's Eve celebration, featuring Mitch Ryder, and one more 12/23/87 ad, for The Christmas Festival of Music, on WLQR-FM 101.5.

The other four ads are all Thursday, 12/24/87 ads, starting with a Hudson's full-page (sideways) ad. for the CBS special, Santabear's High Flying Adventure, on WTOL-TV 11. Next is a Murray's ad (Merry Christmas), followed by a WSPD-AM 1370 ad, for The Joy of Christmas, and today's last ad, for Children's Wonderland, at the Lucas County Recreation Center.

1988 and 1989 holiday ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...