December 10, 2018: Save Sunday Night!

There are eight more October 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 10/28/54 ad, for a five-minute poltical spot for the Lucas County Miami Children's Home levy.

Sunday, 10/31/54 ad, for a Detoit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams football game, sponsored by Goebel, "Toledo's No. 1 Beer."

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

Saturday, 10/29/54 ad, for Toledo's newest radio station, WOHO-AM 1470...salutes Toledo's New Airport...Some of the shows at that time were Hi Ho with Don Evans, East Toledo Hour with George Mishler, Melody Matinee with Fred Mitchell, The Betty Grable-Harry James Show, Bumper to Bumper with George Mishler, Tops Tonight with Jack Gibson, Western Jamboree with "Pop" Jenkins, and Record Rack with Jack Gibson. They also had News, 18 times a day, Michigan State Football, High School Football, and Toledo University Basketball, plus November 2 election returns.

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

Thursday, 10/14/54 item, by Ray Oviatt, about Paul King and Jack Gibson's shows on WOHO-AM.

Friday, 10/15/54 list of TV Channels carried in The Blade's Peach Section listings, and five shows in the Television Highlights box.

Two Thursday, 10/28/54 'On The Beam' items, by Ray Oviatt, about Making Friends with Music, on WTDS-FM, and also about the Toledo Museum of Art's program for youngsters also being carried on Columbus station, WOSU.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Thursday, 10/22/54 Toledo Edison ad, for Light's Diamond Jubilee Show, carried on ABC, CBS. NBC, and Dumont (Save Sunday Night!).

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Friday, 10/15/54 ad: Scoop. Gayety...Worlds Fair...Nude Ranch...See It Now on our Stage!

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

December 4, 2018: On TV: Meet Corliss Archer

There are nine more October 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Sunday, 10/10/54 ad, for Meet Corliss Archer, sponsored by Toledo Edison.

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

Monday, 10/11/54 ad for broadcasts of Toledo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America's Scouting on the Air, on WTOL-AM, WTOD-AM, WOHO-AM, and also on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

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

Wednesday, 10/13/54 picture of Debbie Reynolds in a bikini ("Ready For Dip?").

Wednesday, 10/13/54 listing of radio news broadcasts on AM radio stations WJR, WOHO, WSPD, WTOL, WWJ, CKLW, WTAM, and WLW.

There are also 5 more "other" ads...

Two additions to the Utilities...PSAs-Charities Gallery:

Sunday, 10/10/54 full-page ad, for the Greater Toledo Community Chest (Put Yourself in This Picture...).

Tuesday, 10/12/54 ad, for the Toledo Edison Company (How far ahead of Edison are you?).

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

Monday, 10/11/54 ad, for Drive-In Banking at the Ohio Citizens Trust Company.

One addition to the Restaurant-Bar-Club-Hotel Gallery:

Monday, 10/11/54 ad, for Dyer's Chop House.

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

Wednesday, 10/13/54 ad, for Sohio Boron Supreme, World's first Boron gasoline! This ad was one column shy of being a full-page ad.

More October 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 27, 2018: WOHO - Now On The Air

There are nine more (October) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Tuesday, 10/5/54 ad, for The Ohio Story (Now Twice a Week on TV!), sponsored by The Ohio Bell Telephone Company.

There are three additions to the WOHO Gallery:

Monday, 10/4/54 ad: WOHO, Now on the Air, Day and Night, 1470 On Your Dial.

Tuesday, 10/5/54 ad: WOHO, Now on the Air, 1470 KC, Day and Night.

Another 10/5/54 ad: Hear Toledo's earliest quarter hour evening newscast, 5 P.M., WOHO...sponsored by The Home Building and Savings Co.

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

Tuesday, 10/5/54 picture of Janet Leigh ("Ahoy--Oh, Boy!").

Tuesday, 10/5/54 item, "Blade Carrying WOHO Schedule."

Friday, 10/8/54 picture of Debbie Reynolds ("No Wonder Eddie's Happy").

And there are two more "other" ads...

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

Saturday, 10/2/54 ad, for People's Savings Association (Did you win the game?...make a game of Saving...).

One addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/10/54 ad, for extension phones from The Ohio Bell Telephone Company.

More October 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 21, 2018: The Old Ranger

There are fourteen more (September) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 9/15/54 ad, for "The Royal Family" on Best of Broadway, on CBS, in color...and in black and white.

Another 9/15/54 ad, for a poltical program with Richard Nixon speaking at the Republican State Convention, in Columbus.

Tuesday, 9/28/54 ad, for Death Valley Days, hosted by the Old Ranger, sponsored by 20 Mule Team products.

There are four radio ads...

Three additions to the WOHO Gallery:

Saturday, 9/4/54 ad (We are ending our technical adjustments...)

Saturday, 9/11/54 ad (Our Techincal adjustments are now complete. Soon you will hear...)

Wednesday, 9/29/54 ad (Watch for our opening date, then listen...)

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

Tuesday, 9/14/54 ad, for "Wuthering Heights" on NBC's Lux Radio Theatre.

There are four more "other" ads...

One addition to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 1:

Friday, 9/3/54 full-page ad, for Buckeye (the Toledo Beer).

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Monday, 9/6/54 ad, for the new Corvette, at Toledo's Chevolet dealers, Lownsbury, Kopf, Jim White, and Weissenberger.

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

Wednesday, 9/15/54 Pure Oil ad (Join our big anniversary celebration...Win this Kaiser-Darrin 161 Sports Car).

One addition to the Utilities...PSAs-Charities Gallery:

Tuesday, 9/28/54 full-page ad, for the Community Chest (Anyone here belong to you?).

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

Thursday, 9/2/54 'On The Beam' item, by Ray Oviatt, about CKLW-TV.

Thursday, 9/15/54 item, "CKLW-TV Begins Schedule Today."

Tuesday, 9/21/54 'On The Beam' item, about Detroit's three stations, sharing Detroit Red Wings telecasts.

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 13, 2018: First Binaural Broadcast

November 8, 2018: Polio Precautions

There are seven more (July) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Tuesday, 7/13/54 ad, for Jane Schroeder's Evening Varieties, with Toledo dance instructors Ruth and Eddie Hanf.

Another 7/13/54 ad, for Learn and Live, a community service program about cancer, presented in cooperation with the Lucas County Cancer Society.

Friday, 7/23/54 ad, for another community service program, Polio Precautions, presented in cooperation with the Lucas County Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

Another 7/23/54 ad, for The Boy Scout Show, a public service presentation.

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

A Saturday, 7/24/54 ad, announcing that WOHO-AM would soon be broadcasting.

There's one addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Sunday, 7/25/54 'On The Beam' story, "Toledoans Should Be Concerned Over Future Of UHF Telecasting," by Ray Oviatt.

There's also one "other" ad, an addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 7/7/54 ad, for Irv Pollock, Inc. (...see the special TV showing of the fabulous new (Mercury) XM 800. See this ultra-modern special car actually televisied from Irv's showroom).

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 4, 2018: Hospital Corridors

October 29, 2018: Nurses' Glee Club

There are fourteen more April 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 4/15/54 ad, for "Sister Veronica" with Irene Dunne, on Ford Theatre.

Sunday, 4/18/54 ad, for the premiere of That's My Boy, starring Eddie Mayehoff.

Thursday, 4/29/54 ad, for a program for Toledo Hospital's building fun campaign, featuring the Nurses' Glee Club of Toledo Hospital.

There are two additions to the WOHO-WXEZ-WKLR Gallery, for new Toledo station, WOHO-AM 1470:

Sunday, 4/11/54 ad for upcoming Toledo Sox baseball games, sponsored by Miller Beer, distributed locally by Maumee Valley Distributing.

Wednesday, 4/14/54 ad, for the Toledo Sox games again, only airing on WTRT-FM and Fostoria's WFOB-AM, because WOHO's broadcasting debut has been delayed. Frank Gilhooley did the play-by-play.

There are two additions for stories in the Toledo Blade...

Two additions to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Thursday, 4/13/54 "On the Beam" item, about WOHO-AM still not having a definitive starting date.

Saturday, 4/24/54 "On the Beam" item, about Mary Ellen's Fun Farm Matinee, on WSPD-TV.

There's one addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Sunday, 4/25/54 picture with George Burns and Gracie Allen, which accompanied a story titled, "Burns And Allen Now Play To Their Biggest Audiences."

There are six more "other" ads...

Three additions to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 1, all for Buckeye Beer:

Sunday, 4/11/54 ad, in the "Baseball 1954" section (The Biggest Hit in the Ballpark!)

Tuesday, 4/13/54 ad (In Syria They Say...Buck Up with Buckeye...Beer!)

Friday, 4/30/54 ad (In Mexico They Say "Salud"...Buck Up with Buckeye...Beer!)

Two additions to the Utilities Gallery:

Sunday, 4/11/54 ad, in the "Baseball 1954" section (Welcome, Toledo's Sox...The Toledo Edison Company).

Tuesday, 4/13/54 ad, for Ohio Bell Telephone Company phone booths.

One addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 4/21/54 ad, for CBS-Columbia TV sets, at Cliff Clark's Home Appliance ("Arthur Godfrey and I Agree," says Cliff Clark...who proudly presents America's most advanced TV sets...)

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

October 24, 2018: The Boys' Club Story

There are ten more (April) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 4/1/54 ad, for Favorite Story with Adophe Menjou, sponsored by Drewrys Beer.

Monday, 4/5/54 ad, for Life Begins at 80 (Win a Free Weathermaker Home, Carrier air-conditioned... Hausman Steel Co., local distributors of Carrier).

Wednesday, 4/7/54 ad, for The Mock Trial, presented by Toledo University with the Toledo Bar Association.

Thursday, 4/8/54 ad, for Justice on NBC, sponsored by The Borden Co.

Friday, 4/9/54 Community Advertising Fund ad for a Vincent Van Gogh show at the Toledo Art Museum and for Van Gogh's Friends on Channel 13.

Saturday, 4/10/54 ad, for Duffy's Tavern, sponsored by Goebel 22 Beer, distributed locally by the John Canelli Company.

Sunday, 4/11/54 ad, for The Boys' Club Story with panelists "Frosty" England and Andy Mulligan, moderated by Irv Edelstein.

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

Sunday, 4/10/54 ad, for the CBS show, Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town, on Detorit's WJBK-TV, Channel 2. Guests included Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, and Rocky Marciano. It was sponsored by Lincoln-Mercury Dealers.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to The Blade Peach Section Gallery 1:

Two Saturday, 4/10/54 items from the "On the Beam" column, one about a former Toledoan appearing on Faith for Tomorrow on Detroit's Channel 7, and one about TU's Telestudies program on Channel 13.

One addition to Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Sunday, 4/11/54 ad, for and appearance by Danny Thomas at the Toledo Sports Arena.

More April 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

October 17, 2018: Toledo's First Simulcast

There are eight more February and March) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Friday, 2/5/54 ad, for Karo Kiddie Karnival, with Uncle Jules Blair, simulcast on WSPD-TV and WSPD-AM, sponsored by Karo Syrup.

Saturday, 2/8/54 ad, for Captain Braddock (Racket Squad reruns), starring Reed Hadley, sponsored by Pure Oil Dealers.

Friday, 2/10/54 ad, for We Saw It Happen, a television salute to aviation, produced by United Aircraft Corporation.

Monday, 3/2/54 ad, for Old Dutch Revue, with Alan Dale, Elise Rhodes, Tom O'Morgan, and host Jack Clifton, sponsored by Old Dutch Beer, distributed locally by Krantz Brewing Corporation.

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

Saturday, 3/13/54 ad, for a political program with Adlai Stevenson.

There are three more "other ads...

One addition to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 1:

Friday, 2/19/54 ad, for Buckeye Beer (In France They Say "Votre Sante").

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

Sunday, 3/21/54 full-page ad, for Pepsi-Cola (Portrait of a Darling!...refreshes without filling).

One addition to the Retailers # 1 Gallery:

Monday, 3/29/54 ad, for Cliff Clark's Home Appliance, "Home of Honest TV Service" (Over 9000 Toledoans have signed petitions for a new TV station. Have You?...)

It would be almost five years (December 1958) when Toledo's second TV station, WTOL-TV, Channel 11 went on the air).

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...


October 13, 2018: Channel 2, WJBK-TV Makes TV History

There are ten more (January) 1954 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Friday, 1/8/54 ad, for Inner Sanctum, sponsored by Red and White Super Markets.

Monday, 1/11/54 March of Dimes ad, for programs on WSPD-TV, Channel 13, WSPD-AM and WTOL-AM ("Give more in '54 to the March of Dimes").

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

Tuesday, 1/12/54 ad (Today....Channel 2, WJBK-TV Makes TV History...one of the strongest TV signals in America with the great new tower and full power...)

Saturday, 1/16/54 ad, for the East vs. West NFL game, on WJBK-TV, Channel 2, sponsored by Goebel 22 Beer, distributed locally by the John Canelli Co.

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

Saturday, 1/9/54 ad, for The March of Dimes!, the story of the Lucas County Campaign Against Infantile Paralysis. This ad was paid for by the Toledo Community Advertising Fund.

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

Saturday, 1/2/54 "The World's Smallest Radio" picture of RCA's new experimental transistor radio.

There's also one addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Sunday, 1/10/54 Section 5 story, "Break for TV Distance Seekers," about WJBK-TV's boost in tower power and height. WXYZ-TV in Detroit and WEWS-TV in Cleveland had increased their power recently, too.

There are three more "others ads"...

All are Buckeye Beer ads, in the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 1/5/54 ad: Wacky World?...drawn by Duwayne Richard from Deshler, Ohio.

Wednesday, 1/6/54 ad: Wide Space? Sad Case!,,,drawn by Walt Ditzen.

Thursday, 1/7/54 ad: Doomed to the Doghouse?...drawn by Walt Ditzen.

More 1954 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

October 8, 2018: Motorola TV Hour

There are eleven more (December) 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Saturday, 12/5/53 ad, for Douglas Fairbanks Presents, sponsored by Goebel 22 Beer.

Saturday, 12/5/53 ad, for "Miss Annie Rooney," on Burger Beer Movie Time.

Saturday, 12/12/53 ad, for "Long Voyage Home," on Burger Beer Movie Time.

Thursday, 12/24/53 ad, for "Ever Since the Day," on Ford Theatre.

Saturday, 12/26/53 ad, for "Counterfeiters" on Burger Beer Movie Time.

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

Both are for ABC's Motorola TV Hour, on WXYZ-TV, Channel 7...

Tuesday, 12/1/53 ad, for "Brandenburg Gate" with Maria Riva and Jack Palance.

Tuesday, 12/15/53 ad, for "At Ease" with Brian Donlevy and Magge Evans.

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

Friday, 12/3/53 ad, for Texaco's Metropolitan Opera Broadcast, featuring Faust selections.

There are three more "other" ads...

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

Tuesday, 12/1/53 ad, for Buckeye Beer (Ruffled by ref?...Buck up with Buckeye...)

Two additions to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Tuesday, 12/1/53 ad, for a scheduled appearance at the Sports Arena, by the Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) with the World Championship Contest Rodeo.

Thursday, 12/3/53 ad, announcing the cancellation of that show.

More (1954) ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

October 4, 1953: Main Line Talent Time with Lloyd Thaxton

There are fourteen more November 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Saturday, 11/21/53 ad, for Main Line Talent Time with Lloyd Thaxton, sponsored by RCA.

Saturday, 11/21/53 ad, for "Silver Queen" on Burger Beer Movie Time.

Saturday, 11/21/53 ad, for Prescription for Living, "The Great American Disease," with Warren Guthrie.

Saturday, 11/21/53 ad, for a panel discussion on the trucking industry and the film. "Horizons Unlimited."

Wednesday, 11/25/53 Lasalle's ad, for America's Greatest Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Wednesday, 11/25/53 ad (Be Sure to See Ginny Woods Demonstrate the Putzie, on sale at Lamson's).

Saturday, 11/28/53 ad, for "Son of Monte Cristo" on Burger Beer Movie Time.

Saturday, 11/28/53 ad, for an NFL game with the Rams playing the Bears, sponsored by Goebel-22 Beer, distributed locally by the John Canelli Co.

Saturday, 11/28/53 ad, for Prescription for Living, "Worried Sick," with Warren Guthrie, sponsored by Sohio, the Cleveland Health Museum, and the Cleveland Academy of Medicine.

Monday, 11/30/53 ad, for The Voice of Firestone 25th anniversary program. The show was also heard on WSPD-AM.

There are three more "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Sunday, 11/22/53 Toledo Trucking Association ad (Toledo Salutes the Trucking Industry on its 50th Anniversary).

Three additions to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery:

Sunday, 11/22/53 ad, for Kleenex tissues with CBS TV and radio star, Arthur Godfrey and "Little Lulu."

Tuesday, 11/24/53 ad, for Stroh's Bohemian Beer.

Wednesday, 11/25/53 ad, for Buckeye Beer and the Toledo Mercurys hockey team.

More 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 28, 2018: Burger Beer Movie Time

There are fifteen more October and November 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Friday, October 30, 1953 ad, for Hollywood Off-Beat, starring Melvyn Douglas, sponsored by Red and White Super Markets.

Sunday, 11/1/53 ad, for at Detroit Lions vs. Los Angeles Rams NFL game, sponsored by Goebel Brewing Company. The game was also carried on WJR-AM.

Tuesday, 11/3/53 ad, for Life is Worth Living with Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, sponsored by Admiral.

Thursday, 11/5/53 ad, for The March of Medicine, "Cancer," presented by the American Medical Association and Smith, Kline & French Laboratories.

Saturday, 11/7/53 ad, for "To Be or Not to Be," on Burger Beer Movie Time.

Sunday, 11/15/53 ad, for the G-E Comedy Theatre presentation of "Meet Mr. McNutley," starring Ray Milland.

Another 11/15/53 ad, for "Europe Through the Eyes of Women" on Voice of C.I.O.

Tuesday, 11/17/53 ad, for I Led 3 Lives, starring Richard Carlson, sponsored by Lee Motors.

Friday, 11/29/53 ad, for Liberace's show, sponsored by Baldwin Pianos, at the Great Lakes Piano Co.

Saturday, 11/21/53 ad, for a Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears NFL game, sponsored by Goebel-22 Beer, distributed locally by the John Canelli Co. The game was also on WJR-AM.

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

Friday, 10/30/53 ad, for "Michigan's Most Powerful Television Station," WXYZ-TV, Channel 7.

Wednesday, 11/5/53 ad, for Michigan Outdoors, starring Mort Neff, on WWJ-TV, Channel 4, sponsored by Altes Golden Lager Beer and Sportsman Ale, distributed locally by the Toledo Parfay Distributing Co.

There are three more radio station ads...

Two additions to the WSPD-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 11/3/53 ad, for The Dinah Shore Radio Show, sponsored by Chevrolet Dealers.

Wednesday, 11/4/53 ad, for the Your Theatre of Life presentation of Conrad Nagel in "3 Miracles," from the United Jewish Fund of Toledo's 1953 Campaign.

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

Saturday, 11/7/53 ad, for a Toledo Mercurys vs. Johnstown Jets hockey game, sponsored by Buckeye Beer.

More November 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 21, 2018: Place the Face

There are eleven more August and September 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Saturday, 9/12/53 ad, for Zachary Scott in "The Padre of San Pablo" on the CBS series, Medallion Theatre, sponsored by Chrysler.

Monday, 9/14/53 ad, for Place the Face, sponsored by Prom Home Permanent.

There are three radio station ads...

Two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 9/8/53 ad and a Monday, 9/14/53 ad, both for John W. Vandercook and the News, sponsored by CIO, Congress of Industrial Organizations, on ABC.

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 9/15/53 ad, for a Toledo Sox vs. Louisville Colonels baseball game, sponsored by Miller High Life Beer.

The are six more "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery #1:

Sunday, 8/30/53 ad, for Joie Chitwood's Auto Daredevils vs. Canadian Aces, at Fort Miami Raceway.

Two additions to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery:

Sunday, 9/6/53 full-page ad, for Pepsi-Cola (Modern living calls for Light refreshment...)

Another 9/6/53 full-page ad, for Driggs Milk (...Start your Children off to School with a wholesome glass of Driggs).

Three additions to the Retailers # 2 Gallery:

Sunday, 9/6/53 ads, on two pages, for Levi's, at Lion, Tiedtke's, Midwest Salvage, Nesbitt;s, Howard's, Official Service Stores, and Harry's (easier fittin'...workin' or sittin').

Another 9/6/53 ad, for Everything for the Kitchen...at Walford's three Toledo locations.

Monday, 9/14/53 ad, for Lamson's Big 68th Anniversary Sale!

More 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 15, 2018: In Person at Tiedtke's

There are ten more July 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Thursday, 7/16/53 ad, for Ford Theatre, starring Joan Caufield and Herbert Marshall, in "Girl in the Park."

Saturday, 7/17/53 ad, for The Goldbergs, sponsored by RCA Victor.

Two more ads, for Gasinator Theatre...

Saturday, 7/18/53 ad, for "My Son, My Son," starring Madeline Carroll, Vrian Aherne and Laraine Day.

Saturday, 7/25/53 ad, for "I Shot Jesse James," starring Preston Foster and Barbara Britton.

There are two ads for radio stations...

One addition to the WTOD-Gallery:

Monday, 7/20/53 ad, for "The Band Wagon" Song Contest.

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Thursday, 7/23/53 'Radio Personnel Wanted' ad, for WONW-AM, in Defiance, Ohio.

There are four more "other" ads...

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

Thursday, 7/16/53 ad, for Sohio Supreme Gasoline.

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Friday, 7/17/53 ad, for a message from Willys Motors: "Farm to live...live to farm. Operate farm vehicles with care."

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

Wednesday, 7/29/53 ad, for Budweiser (When you know your beer...it's bound to be Bud).

One addition to the Retailers # 2 Gallery:

Friday, 7/31/53 ad, for an appearance at Tiedtke's by Mary Ellen, star of WSPD-TV's Fun Farm, sponsored by Saran Wrap.

More 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 11, 2018: Ethel and Albert

There are ten more (July) 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Wednesday, 7/1/53 ad, for Coronator Varieties!, "A Refreshing Interlude Of Music and Songs, Styled by El Myers, And Featuring The New Coronator Gas Incinerator."

Thursday, 7/2/53 ad, for Ford Theatre, starring Marks Stevens and Ellen Drew in "Birth of a Hero."

Saturday, 7/4/53 ad, for "Operation Haylift" on Gasinator Theatre, starring Ann Rutherford and Tom Brown.

Sunday, 7/5/53 ad, for Ethel and Albert, sponsored by Sunbeam Appliances. Wikipedia page.

Saturday, 7/13/53 ad, for "Raw Deal" on Gasinator Theatre, starring Claire Trevor, Dennis O'Keefe and Marsha Hunt.

There are two ads for radio stations...

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery:

Sunday, 7/5/53 ad, for It's Tony Martin Time! on NBC, sponsored by RCA Victor.

One addition to the WTOD-AM Gallery:

Saturday, 7/11/53 ad, for Oral Robert's Sunday morning show.

There are three more "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Thursday, 7/2/53 ad, for "Dangerous When Wet," starring Esther Williams and Fernando Lamas, at the Valentine and Esquire Theatres.

One addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Sunday, 7/12/53 picture, titled "Marilyn Monroe's Sex Campaign Off, Says Zanuck," on the front page of Section 5, in The Blade.

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

Tuesday, 7/14/53 ad, for Stroh's Beer (For Refreshing Flavor...try Flavor-Brewed Stroh's Beer...Now at popular prices!

More July 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

September 6, 2018: The TV Event of the Century

There are twelve more (June) 1953 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

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

Monday, 6/1/53 full-page ad, for CBS TV and Radio coverage of The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth, on WSPD-TV, Channel 13 and WJR-AM.

There are four ads for Saturday night movies on Gasinator Theatre...

6/6/53 ad, for "Corsican Brothers," starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Ruth Warrick.

6/13/53 ad, for "Intrigue," starring George Raft and June Havoc.

6/20/53 ad, for "Abroad with Two Yanks," starring William Bendix, Helen Walker and Dennis O'Keefe.

6/25/53 ad, for "International Lady" starring Ilona Massey, George Brent, and Basil Rathbone.

Sunday, 6/14/53 ad, for the Ford 50th Anniversary Show, "The TV Event of the Century."

Another 6/14/53 ad, for a New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians game, sponsored by Pfeiffer's Beer, distributed locally by Variety Beverage Company.

There are three ads for radio stations...

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery:

Monday, 6/1/53 ad for NBC Radio coverage of Coronation Day, sponsored by General Motors.

Two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Wednesday, 6/3/53 ad, for Medicine's Report to the Nation, an address by the American Medical Association president, Dr. Edward J. McCormick.

Friday, 6/26/53 ad, for Up-to-the-minute News, around the clock!, sponsored by Chevrolet Dealers.

There are two "other" ads, too...

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Tuesday, 6/16/53 ad, for Ford's 50th Birthday celebration at local dealers, Lee Motors, Johnson Ford, Moore Ford, and Bob Reese Motors, sponsors of Ford Theatre and Oriental Express, on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

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

Monday, 6/22/53 full-page ad, for the newly remodeled Sylvania Savings Bank.

More 1953 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

 

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