September 19, 2019: Everybody Watches The Ohio Story

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Thursday, 12/3/57 ad, for "The Devil's Brew" on the CBS series Climax!, starring future Murder She Wrote star, Angela Lansbury, John Ericson and Stephen McNally.

Friday, 12/13/57 ad, for The Ohio Story presentation of "Up On the Housetops" (the story behind the song). It was sponsoreed by Ohio Bell.

Thursday, 12/26/57 ad, for The Pat Boone Chevy Show.

There's also one addition to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Monday, 12/16/57 Basch's Jewelers ad for the NBC show, The Price Is Right, on Detroit's WWJ-TV, Channel 4. One of the prizes on the show was a Speidel watch band, sold at Basch's, in Toledo.

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Monday, 12/2/57 ad, for a University of Toledo Basketball game against Western Ontario, with play-by-play with Doug Tabner. It was sponsored by Food Town.

Sunday, 12/29/57 ad (Listener response indicated that...WTOL is fast becoming "Toledo's No. 1 Tune-In Choice..."

There's one addition to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 12/3/57 "On The Beam" item by Ray Oviatt, about the Lennon Sisters salary on The Lawrence Welk Show.

The are four more "other" ads...

One addition to the Auto Service-Parts-Repair Gallery:

Wednesday, 12/4/57 ad, for Sohio Super Boron gasoline, "powered to meet the power of the 58's."

Two additions to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Monday, 12/16/57 Plymouth ad, featuring Bob Hope, Betty White, and Lawrence Welk. Plymouth sponsored their TV shows.

Sunday, 12/29/57 full-page ad for Willys Motors (All roads lead to TOLEDO, home of Willys Motors).

There's also one addition to the Utilities, etc. Gallery:

Tuesday, 12/31/57 New Year's Eve ad, for The Red Cab Company (For your safe-t-y's sake, take a Red or Yellow Cab).

More ads (from 1958) from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 10, 2019: The Mayflower Story

There are eleven additions today, all from November 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Sunday, 11/3/57 ad, for "The Other Van Gogh" on Telephone Time, sponsorted by Ohio Bell.

Sunday, 11/11/57 ad, for "I Get Along Without You Very Well" with Hoagy Carmichael, again on Telephone Time.

Sunday, 11/24/57 ad, for The Mayflower Story, sponsored by Willis Day Storage Co., agent for Aero-Mayflower Transit Co.

There are two ads for radio stations...

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Sunday, 11/17/57 ad, for Bob Considine's Special Report, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha and the R. Kirkahm Agency.

One addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 11/22/57 ad, for High School Basketball.

There are six additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Three Saturday, 11/2/57 items from Ray Oviatt's "On the Beam" column, one about The Universirty of Toledo Hour on WSPD-TV, one about the return of The Ohio Story, also on Channel 13, and one about Toledo radio's "broadcasting brothers."

Monday, 11/4/57 picture of Susan Oliver.

Tuesday, 11/5/57 "On The Beam: item by Ray Oviatt, about UT's Rocket Choristers appearance on Ed Sullivan's show.

Thursday, 11/7/57 picture of leggy Jayne Mansfield.

Monday, 11/18/57 Thanksgiving picture of The Real McCoys star, Kathy Nolan.

Saturday, 11/23/57 "On The Beam" item by Ray Oviatt, about former Toledoan Mickey Little's appearances on Ozzie and Harriet.

There's also one "other ad,"an addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Sunday, 11/17/57 ad, for Cliff Clark Hi-Fi, sponsor of Harbor Command, on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

August 30, 2019: Texas Rangers in Action!

There are six additions today, all from October 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Friday, 10/18/57 ad, for All-Star Golf, sponsored by Miller High-Life Beer.

Friday, 10/18/57 ad, for Trackdown, starring Robert Culp, sponsored by Mobil Dealers.

Monday, 10/28/57 ad, for Harbor Command, sponsored by Lee Motors.

There's one addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Friday, 10/18/57 ad, for Art and Shirl Landseadel's Down to Earth, sponsored by Secor Landscape.

And there are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Thursday, 10/1/57 picture of leggy Jan Sterling, who'd "Rather Be Right."

Monday, 10/28/57 front page picture of Rhonda Fleming, showing off one of her legs.,

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

August 24, 2019: Paul Harvey...Back on WTOL

There are six additions today, all from October 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/1/57 ad: Attention Toledo Voters, WTOL Radio is conducting a non-partisan poll...

Thursday, 10/3/57 ad: Paul Harvey will be back on WTOL...

There's one addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Wednesday, 10/15/57 ad, for Crisis at School, a Toledo Central Labor Union program.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 10/1/57 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, one about WWJ-TV, Channel 4 in Detroit, replacing Traffic Court and Juvenile Court with The Arbitrator, and one about National Pro Highlights on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

Saturday, 10/12/57 picture of future Partridge Family mom Shirley Jones, in a bikini.

There's also one "other" ad:

An addition to the Auto Service-Parts-Repair Gallery:

Friday, 10/11/57 almost full-page ad for new Sohio Super Boron, "most powerful gasoline on the Ohio road."

More October 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

August 19, 2019: See Big Ten Football on TV!

There are seven additions today, all from September 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There's one addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Thursday, 9/2/57 ad, for Big Ten Football Highlights, sponsored by Pure Oil.

There are three additions to the WTOD-WKKO Gallery:

Thursday, 9/12/57 ad: Listen! to the best in Music, News and Sports..."Toledo's Home Station."

Friday, 9/13/57 ad: Telling You! Everybody is talking about the New Programs on WTOD...

Wednesday, 9/25/57 ad: Another Listen to the best in Music, News and Sports...

There's one addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Saturday, 9/14/57 ad, for Toledo's Mobile Home Show at Westgate Shopping Center, sponsored by the Mobile Homes Manufactureres Association with coverage on WTOL-AM.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 9/17/57 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, including the headline item, "TV Schedules 25 Football Games" and an item about radio news concerning WJR-AM, WMIC-AM and WABJ-AM.

Thursday, 9/19/57 item, again by Ray Oviatt, about Johnny Darro joining the staff of WOHO-AM.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

August 12, 2019: Gee! Have You Heard The New WTOD?

August 5, 2019: Full Living Color

There are six additions today, all from August 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There's one addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Thursday, 8/22/57 ad, for "The Stranger Within" on Climax!, starring George Nader, Rita Moreno, Charles Korvin, Kathleen Crowley, and Regis Toomey. It was sponsored by Chrysler.

There are two radio station ads...

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Friday, 8/9/57 ad for WTLG's General Electric Giant Giveaway.

One addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 8/23/57 Johnson Ford Sales ad, for Joe Weaver's Saturday Morning show.

There's one addition to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Friday, 8/30/57 story, "Bowling Green Pair Wed on Television," about Tom Armstrong and Sue Wright getting married on the CBS show, Bride and Groom.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 8/21/57 Blue Line Appliance ad, for RCA Victor Color TV. The only color show in the listings that night was the TV Theater presentation of "Ride Into Danger" at 8:00 on Detroit's channel 4.

One addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Saturday, 8/24/57 Ohio Bell Telephone Company ad (Tomorrow...60,000 Toledo Telephone Numbers change...)

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

July 29, 1957: Dick the Bruiser vs. Ivan Rasputin

There are eleven additions today, all from July 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Thursday, 7/11/57 ad, for Rod Cameron in State Trooper. sponsored by Red & White Super Marlets.

Saturday, 7/13/57 ad, for Wrestling, featuring Billy Darnell vs. Hans Hierman, Dick the Bruiser vs. Ivan Rasputin, and Len Rossie vs. Great Yamato, presented by The Bargain Mart and the Four Big Bargain Barns.

Friday, 7/19/57 ad, for The New Adventures of Martin Kane, starring William Gargan, sponsored by Toledo Edison.

There are four additions to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Three of them are for WTLG-AM 730:

Monday, 7/1/57 ad (Watch The Sky Tomorrow!)

Wednesday, 7/10/57 ad (Thank You Toledo)

Tuesday, 7/30/57 ad (Another Giant Give-Away)

Thursday, 7/18/57 ad, for WFIN-AM in Findlay (Hear your Boy Scouts...from Valley Forge...)

There's one addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Saturday, 7/13/57 ad, for the Don Greiner Accordion School's Sunday morning show which featured performnce's by their students.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Saturday, 7/8/57 "On The Beam" item by Ray Oviatt, about new ABC show Maverick, which was to be partially sponsored by the Toledo-made Jeep.

Tuesday, 7/30/57 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, again, this time about the Joe Gillis show on WTOD-AM, and about Michighan Outdoors on Detroit's WWJ-TV, Channel 4.

There's also one "other" ad, an addition to the Auto Service-Parts-Repair Gallery:

Monday, 7/8/57 ad, for Sohio Super Boron gasoline (The feel of fun!...smoothest power you can buy!)

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

July 15, 2019: Can Toledo Do It Again?

There are seven additions today, all from June 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are four additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Wednesday, 6/5/57 ad, with Jack Benny for Date With the Angels, starring Betty White.

Thursday, 6/6/57 ad, for Silent Service, sponsored by United Savings.

Wednesday, 6/12/57 ad, with Ralph Edwards for Date With the Angels, starring Betty White.

Saturday, 6/29/57 ad, for Silver Dollar Quiz, with Toledoan C. Gordon Stratham.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Thursday, 6/6/57 "On The Beam" story by Ray Oviatt, "Golf Meet Blacked Out in Host City?"

Saturday, 6/22/57 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, "Radio Stations Make News Notes," about WTRT-FM and Bowling Green's WTLG.

There's also one "other" ad, an addition to the Blade & Other Periodicals ads Gallery:

Monday, 6/6/57 full-page public service ad featuring Amber, the safety elephant (Children should be seen...not hurt!...Caution keeps children alive!).

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

July 6, 2019: Club Polka

There are seven additions today, all from May 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Saturday, 5/4/57 ad, for The Kate Smith Hour, sponsored by Youngstown Kitchens, a division of American-Standard. Her guests included Edgar Bergen, Ed Wynn, Boris Karloff and Benny Goodman.

Sunday, 5/28/57 ad, for TheTelephone Time presentation of "Again the Stars," presented by Ohio Bell. There is a YouTube Video of that show.

There's one addition to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Thursday, 5/9/57 ad, for Club Polka on WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, sponsored by E&B Kroyzend Beer.

There are two ads for radio programs...

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Saturday, 5/11/57 ad, for Jim Uebelhart's Preview of Tomorrow, sponsored by Beltone Hearing Glasses.

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Saturday, 5/11/57 ad, for How Chrisian Science Heals, a religious program heard on WTOD-AM, CKLW-AM, and WTOL-AM, and seen on Cleveland's WJW-TV, Channel 8 and Detroit's WXYZ-TV, Channel 7.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Friday, 5/3/57 story, "WJR Has Special Anniversary Program." The show was entitled "35 Eventful Years."

Wednesday, 5/28/57 picture of "Real American Beauty" Cyd Charisse.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

June 28, 2019: One Weak Tube Can Spoil Your TV Fun with Groucho

There are seven additions today, all from April 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Tuesday, 4/2/57 ad, for Dr. Hudon's Secret Journal, sponsored by Drewrys Beer.

Monday, 4/8/57 Westinghouse ad, for Studio One, where you could see the famous Westinghouse "Sand Test." The ad includes a list of Toledo area appliance dealers.

There are two ads for radio programs...

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Monday, 4/1/57 ad, for Congressman Lud Ashley's Report on Washington, heard on three Toledo AM stations, WSPD, WTOL, and WTOD.

One addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Monday, 4/15/57 ad, for Cleveland Indians Baseball (vs. Chicago White Sox) The ad includes a list of seven sponsors.

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 4/7/57 "On The Beam" item by Ray Oviatt, about the new Danny Thomas show, on CBS.

Saturday, 4/6/57 "On The Beam" item by Ray Oviatt, about WOHO disc jockey Jack Gibson, leaving for Texas.

There's one "Other" ad, an addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Monday, 4/8/57 ad, with Groucho Marx, for GE tubes, for TV sets. The ad includes a list of eleven Toledo area TV sales and repair shops.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

June 20, 2019: Hemo the Magnificent

There are ten additions today, all from March 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Tuesday, 3/5/57 ad, for The Law in the Making, presented by Toledo Bar Association in cooperation with the University of Toledo.

Wednesday, 3/20/57 ad, for the CBS special, Hemo the Magnificent, sponsored by the Ohio Bell Telephone Company. You can watch a video of that show, here.

Thursday, 3/21/57 ad, for Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans, sponsored by Kroger.

There are two ads for radio programs...

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Tuesday, 3/12/57 ad, for Theodore H, Epp's Back to the Bible broadcast on Cincinnati's WLW-AM.

One addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 3/22/57 ad, for High School Tournament Basketball, with Doug Tabner and Frank Gilhooley Toledo Macomber was competing with Cleveland Cathedral Latin and Kent Roosevelt.

There are five additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 3/5/57 "On The Beam" items, by Ray Oviatt, about Toledo's Allen Saunders and about a group of Toledo teenagers who will be guests on WXYZ-TV's Ed Mackenzie Show.

Wednesday, 3/13/57 "Look Over Here" picture of Sheree North.

Wednesday, 3/20/57 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, featuring a story on the Hemo the Magnificent program (in the channel 13 ad above) and some other Toledo related items. I also include the program listing for the CBS special, Hemo the Magnificent.

Tuesday, 3/26/57 "On The Beam" items, about WJBK-TV's first color program, Ladies Day, and about Toledoan Teresa Brewer's appearance on Perry Como's show.

Friday, 3/29/57 picture of Jayne Mansfield and Joan Collins, in a "Moment of Relaxation."

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

June 12, 2019: Arthur Godfrey Time

There are twelve additions today, all from February 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Friday, 2/1/57 ad, for "The Man Who Discovered O. Henry" on Telephone Time.

Thursday, 2/21/57 ad, for "Son of the Sun," the premiere episode of Captain David Grief, sponsored by Stroh's Beer.

There are three additions to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Sunday, 2/3/57 ad, for NBC's Spectacular presentation of "Ruggles of Red Gap," on WWJ-TV, Channel 4, sponsored by Swift.

Tuesday, 2/5/57 ad, for Telescope, a community service of the UAW, with Mel Triplett, on CKLW-TV, Channel 9.

Thursday, 2/7/57 ad, for "The Miracle Worker," on Playhouse 90, a CBS show on WJBK-TV, Channel 2.

There's one addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Saturday, 2/2/57 ad, for Radio Betty Newton, sponsored by The Ohio Fuel Gas Company.

There are four additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Saturday, 2/2/57 picture of Julie Andrews, Edith Adams, Janet Blair, and Shirley Jones, titled "Lot Of Talent Gets Together."

Tuesday, 2/5/57 'On The Beam' items by Ray Oviatt, about Toloedoan Vic Ullman's story on CBS Playhouse, and about a group of Toledoans in New York City.

Friday, 2/15/57 picture of "Boy on a Dolphin" star Sophia Loren, "Hunting Sponges."

Saturday, 2/16/57 picture of "Still In Great Shape" Ginger Rogers.

There are also two "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery #1:

Friday, 2/8/57 ad, for an appearance of Gene Autry at the Toledo Sports Arena.

One addition to the Banks-Credit-Finance-Insurance-Realty Gallery:

Monday, 2/11/57 Mutual of Omaha / Rush Kirkham Agency ad, for Arthur Godfrey Time, on WJR-AM, and on WSPD-TV, Channel 13 and WJBK-TV, Channel 2.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

June 2, 2019: Hockey on TV

There are five additions today, all from January 1957 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Both are for NHL games, sposnored by Stroh's Beer, on CBS, a Friday, 1/4/57 ad, for a Chicago Blackhawks vs. New York Rangers game, and a Friday, 1/11/57 ad, for a New York Rangers vs. Detroit Red Wings game.

There are two additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Saturday, 1/5/57 story by Ray Oviatt titled "Lloyd Thaxton Hollywood-Bound."

Saturday, 1/19/57 picture of Space Patrol actress Virginia Hewitt ("Solar System Beach Garb?")

There's one addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 1/18/57 ad, for Doug Tabner's Sports reports at 8:45 P.M.

More 1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

May 28, 2019: Hi-Kiddies!

There are seven additions today, all from December 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There's just one addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Friday, 12/7/56 Hobby Center Toy Stores ad for Santa's appearances on Fun Farm.

There's also one addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Monday, 12/3/56 Lee Motors ad, for The Latest News on Art Barrie's The People Speak.

There are three additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 12/11/56 list of channels covered by The Blade's Peach Section listings.

Monday, 12/17/56 'On The Beam' items by Ray Oviatt, about Toledoan Barbara Krall going to Columbus and Jim Rudes being named news editior for channel 13.

Wednesday, 12/19/56 promo pic of Toledoan Clifford David, who had a role on NBC's Kraft Theatre presentation of "The Wonderful Gift," seen on Detroit's channel 4. I also included the program listing.

There's one addition to The Blade stories Gallery:

Sunday, 12/16/56 promo pic of Dinah Shore with a snow man. Her show was on NBC that night.

There's one more "other" ad, an addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Tuesday, 12/11/56 Toledo Edison ad (A sleighload of electrical help...Make it a White Chriustmas).

1957 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

May 22, 2019: Our Mr. Sun

There are ten additions today, from November 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are five additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 3:

Thursday, 11/1/56 ad, for the sixth season of Gallery 39, the Toledo Art Museum program.

Monday, 11/7/56 ad, for a political program for Adali Stevenson, which was also seen on Detroit's channel 2. The program was followed by a local show for Lucas County Democrats on channel 13.

Wednesday, 11/7/56 ad, for Ohio Story, sponsored by Ohio Bell.

Wednesday, 11/14/56 ad, for another edition of Ohio Story, sponsored by Ohio Bell.

Monday, 11/19/56 ad, for Our Mr. Sun, on CBS. The program was produced and directed by Frank Capra, and starred Eddie Albert and Dr. Frank Baxter. It was sponsored by Ohio Bell.

There are two additions to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Thursday 11/1/56 ad, for the CBS show Shower of Stars, live from Hollywood with Jack Benny, Nanette Fabray, Johnnie Ray, and Rory Calhoun, on WJBK-TV, channel 2, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation.

Monday, 11/19/56 ad, for Lawrence Welk's Monday night show, on WXYZ-TV, channel 7, sponsored by Dodge-Plymouth dealers, availaible in Toledo at Seltzer Motors.

There's one addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery 1:

Monday, 11/26/56 ad, again for Lawrence Welk's Monday night show on WXYZ-TV, channel 7, sponsored by Dodge-Plymouth dealers, availaible in Toledo at Seltzer Motors. The show could be heard the following afternoon on WSPD-AM 1370.

There's one addition to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Saturday, 11/17/56 picture of Joan Collins titled, "She Knows The Ropes."

And there's one "other" ad, an addition to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery # 2:

Tuesday, 11/20/56 ad, for the Elvis Presley movie, "Love Me Tender," at the Paramount.

I also had to move some WSPD-TV, Channel 13 ads to different galleries...

1948 to 1951 ads are still in gallery 1, 1952 to 1955 ads are still in gallery 2, 1956 to 1963 ads are in gallery 3, 1964 to September 1970 ads are in gallery 4, and October 1970 to 1979 ads are in gallery 5.

More 1956 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...


May 11, 2019: Another Sparkling Season

There are seven additions today, from October 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 2:

Friday, 10/12/56 ad, for "Diamond Jim Brady" on Friday Evening Theater, sponsored by Jordan Motors.

Wednesday, 10/31/56 ad, for Ohio Story, sponsored by Ohio Bell (Nelson Olmsted uncorks another sparkling new season of the always interesting...)

There's one addition to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Thursday, 10/11/56 ad, for a political program about democratic presdential candidate Adalai Stevenson, on WWJ-TV, Channel 4.

There's one addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 10/19/56 ad, for a Saturday Ohio State vs. Penn State football game with Doug Tabner and for that evening's High School Football Game of the Week.

There's one addition to The Blade stories Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/30/56 story, "Foundation OK's Deal For School TV Equipment," about the start of future NET and PBS station, WGTE-TV, Channel 30.

There are two additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Friday, 10/19/56 picture of Dorothy Malone, showing off her "Sleek Lines."

Wednesday, 10/31/56 picture of Ann Miller for Halloween, with the title "Bewitching Trick."

More 1956 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

May 4, 2019: Accident or Suicide?

There are seven additions today, from October 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are four additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 2:

Wednesday, 10/3/56 ad, for Dr. Christian, starring MacDonald Carey and sponsored by Hekman Club Crackers (Was it Accident or Suicide?).

Friday, 10/5/56 ad, for the premiere of Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, starring Robert Ryan and sponsored by Instant Maxwell House Coffee.

Sunday, 10/7/56 ad, for the Stage 7 presentation of "Hour of Truth" with Ricardo Montalban, sponsored by Toledo Edison.

Thursday, 10/11/56 ad, for the premiere of The Sheriff of Cochise, with John Bromfield, sponsored by Mobilgas.

There are three additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Two Thursday, 10/4/56 "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, one about 15-year-old Carolyn Kovarik of Rossford, and one about new Toleodan Maxine Darland Wagner.

Friday, 10/5/56 picture of "Beauty Queen In Filmdom" Myrna Hansen.

Thursday, 10/11/56 "On The Beam" story by Ray Oviatt titled "ABC Knocking Off The Big Fellows."

More October 1956 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

April 27, 2019: Bowling Time

There are nine additions today, from September 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There are four additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 2:

Thursday, 9/20/56 ad for candidate Lud Ashley's Congressional Scrapbook.

Friday, 9/21/56 ad, for a Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears football game, sponsored by Buckeye Beer.

Another 9/21/56 ad, for A Desk For Billie, presented as a public service by the Ohio Education Association.

Tuesday, 9/25/56 ad, for Bowling Time, sponsored by Lee Motors, "Toledo's oldest Ford dealer."

There are three additions to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Tuesday, 9/4/56 ad, for the Arlene Francis NBC daytime show, Home, on WWJ-TV, Channel 4, sponsored by Niagara.

Thursday, 9/20/56 ad, for Meet the UAW, a program about upcoming election issues fort 1956, with Walter P. Reuther, on CKLW-TV, Channel 9.

Tuesday, 9/25/56 ad, for The Big Surprise, on WWJ-TV, Channel 4. The program was sponsored by Speidel, available in Toledo at Osterman & Levey.

There's one addition to the WOHO-WXEZ-WKLR Gallery:

Sunday, 9/23/56 ad, for the Lawrence Welk radio show, sponsored by Rheem Air Conditioning.

There's also one "other" ad, an addition to the Retailers # 1 Gallery:

Saturday, 9/15/56 ad, for Food Town Super Markets, who unlike Kroger, was not open on Sundays.

More 1956 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

April 19, 2019: Toledo Boy To Star...

There are four additions today, from August 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

There's one addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 2:

Thursday, 8/30/56 ad, for "The Dark Wall" with Shelley Winters, on Climax! The live program on CBS also starred William Talman and Harry Townes. It was sponsored by Chrysler.

There's one addition to The Blade stories Gallery:

Sunday, 8/19/56 picture of a scene from "Magic of the Atom," an educational TV film. This was part of a story titled, "Education Coming Through Channels; TU Will Test TV As Tool In Teaching."

There are two additions to the Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Friday, 8/24/56 'On The Beam' story about 10-year-old Toledoan Tommy Roemer, by Ray Oviatt, titled "Toledo Boy To Star On Kiddie Spec."

Monday, 8/27/56 picture of "Not Bad" Dorothy Malone, by photographer Ray Jones.

More 1956 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...