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...

April 16, 2019: Bargain Barn Dance

There are eight additions today, from July 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

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

Wednesday, 7/11/56 ad, for Bargain Barn Dance, featuring Vocalist "Joy" and Little Richard, and the Plainsmen. This show was sponsored by the 4 Bargain Barns and the Bargain Mart.

Sunday, 7/29/56 ad, for The New Liberace Show, sponsored by United Savings.

There's one addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Friday, 7/13/56 ad, for Scouting the Country ("Direct Radio Reports From Camp Miakonda") on WTOD-AM, WWBG-AM, and WFRO-AM, a community interest feature of the Toledo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

There are three additions, all "On The Beam" items by Ray Oviatt, in The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Saturday, 7/7/56 item, about How You Talk, a series produced by WTDS-FM.

Saturday, 7/14/56 item, about Toledoan Betty Lea Rosebrock's appearances on Masquerade Party and Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour.

Tuesday, 7/24/56 item, about new radio station WMIC-AM.

There are two more "other" ads...

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

Monday, 7/2/56 ad, for Cities Service 5-D Premium Gasolene.

One addition to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery # 2:

Friday, 7/13/56 ad, for Toledo Beach on Lake Erie.

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

April 12, 2019: Baseball Scoreboard

There are eight additions today, from June 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

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

Friday, 6/1/56 Century Power Mower Center ad, for sports programming they sponsored on Channel 13, Baseball Scoreboard, after Saturday's Detroit-New York game.

Tuesday, 6/28/56 ad, for Susie, starring Ann Sothern and Don Porter, sponsored by Drewrys Beer.

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

Monday, 6/18/56 ad, for Medic, "Reach of a Giant," about arthritis, on WWJ-TV, Channel 4.

Thursday, 6/28/56 ad, for a special on WJBK-TV, Channel 2, about a possible "Steel Strike."

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

Monday, 6/4/56 picture of Leigh Snowden, titled "A Nice Catch, Eh What?"

Thursday, 7/21/56 "On The Beam" story by Ray Oviatt, titled "Local Radio Station Airs A New Show," about WSPD's evening call-in talk show, The People Speak.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery # 2:

Tuesday, 6/20/56 ad, for Devil's Lake, "Michigan's most fascinating resort."

One addition to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 2:

Friday, 6/29/56 ad, quoting Mort Neff of Michigan Outdoors, for National Bohemian Beer, distributed locally by Lucas County Distributing Co.

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

April 5, 2019: Figures in Clay

There are five additions today, from May 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 5/31/56 ad, for "Figures in Clay" on Climax!, starring Edmon O'Brien, Lloyd Bridges, Georgann Johnson and Henry Hull. It was presented live from Hollywood by Chrysler Corporation.

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Thursday, 5/3/56 ad: We at WTOL are in the business of giving...

Thursday, 5/31/56 ad, for The Story of the Toledo Better Business Bureau, part of a community service series of Thursday night programs.

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

Two Tuesday, 5/1/56 "On The Beam" items by Ray V. Oviatt, one about Phil Silver's show and Diamond Jubilee, coming to WSPD-TV, and one about the University of Michigan's educational television service.

There's also one "Other" ad, an addition to the Banks-Credit-Finance-Insurance-Realty Gallery.

Monday, 5/28/56 ad, for "Drive-In Banking" at the Ohio Citizens Trust Company.

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

April 2, 2019: Leo Marks Presents

There are eight additions today, from April 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

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

Friday, 4/6/56 ad, for the Ford Star Jubilee presentation of "Twentieth Century," starring Orson Welles and Betty Grable.

Sunday, 4/15/56 ad, for the Bulova Showtime presentation of "Hazel Craine," sponsored by Leo Marks Jewelers.

Sunday, 4/15/56 ad, for Dr, Hudson's Secret Journal with John Howard, sponsored by Toledo Edison.

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

Sunday, 4/15/56 ad, for Jim Uebelhart's Preview of Tomorrow, sponsored by the new higher fidelity Beltone Hearing Aid.

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Monday, 4/16/56 ad, for the Cleveland Indians opening day game with the Chicago White Sox, sponsored by Carling Black Label Beer, Gulf Oil, White Hut, Pontiac, Richfield Construction, and Toledo Trust.

Wednesday, 4/16/56 Carling Black Label Beer ad, for Cleveland Indians Baseball on WTOL.

There's one addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Sunday, 4/15/56 items about Tigers and Indians baseball broadcasts on WJBK-TV, WEWS-TV, and on local radio stations.

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

Monday, 8/16/56 full-page ad, for Westinghouse air conditioners, refrigerators, washers and dryers, televisions, and light bulbs. (Watch Westinghouse!...Where BIG things are happening for YOU!

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