December 10, 2017: Unk and Andy

There are eight additions today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.
There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Wednesday, 3/1/50 ad for Blue Ribbon Bouts Boxing, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer / Treu House of Munch.

Monday, 3/6/50 ad for Unk and Andy (Art made easy for youngsters), sponsored by Commerce National Bank.

There are two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Friday, 3/3/50 ad for We, The People, sponsored by Gulf ("Flying Saucers ARE real.")

Sunday, 3/5/50 ad for Theatre Guild on the Air, "Lady in the Dark," with Gertude Lawrence, MacDonald Carey, and Hume Cronyn. It was sponsored by U.S. Steel and also featured an address by General George C. Marshall, for the American Red Cross.

There are three more "other" ads:

Two additions to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Thursday, 3/2/50 ad for Emerson Ultra Wave TVs at the W.T. Grant store in downtown Toledo.

Friday, 3/5/50 ad for the Gee-Bee plug-in-tenna.

One addition to the Auto Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 3/8/50 ad for Jim White Chevrolet (Thanks again, Toledo!)

One addition to the Utilities...Charities Gallery:

Wednesday, 3/8/50 ad for the Red Cross (She knows what your giving means).

I've also completed adding titles and descriptions to images in TV Guide Gallery #1.

Be sure to check out the holiday ads in these five galleries:

1948-1980 TV-RADIO HOLIDAY ADS

1981-1993 TV-RADIO HOLIDAY ADS

1994-2000 TV-RADIO HOLIDAY ADS

HOLIDAY BOWL GAMES ADS

OTHER CHRISTMAS-NEW YEAR'S-HOLIDAY ADS

November 29, 2017: Tonight at 9 . . . WSPD

November 29, 2017: Tonight at 9 . . . WSPD

There are just five more (February 1950) ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade:

There are three additions to to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Friday, 2/3/50 ad for Edward G. Robinson in "The Sea Wolf," on Screen Directors' Playhouse, directed by Michael Curitz and sponsored by RCA Victor.

Friday, 2/10/50 ad for Rosalind Russell in "This Thing Called Love," also on Screen Directors' Playhouse, directed by Alexander Hall and again, sponsored by RCA Victor.

Sunday, 2/12/50 ad for Ezio Pinza, Madeleine Carroll, and Linda Darnell in "Goodbye Again," on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by U.S, Steel.

There's one addition to the Toledo Area Events-Attractions-People-Places Gallery #2:

Saturday, 2/4/50 "Memorial" for "Ernest Tiedtke, co-founder of the store which bears his name." Ir was on page 2 of The Blade.

There's also one addition to the Banks Ads Gallery:

Sunday, 2/12/50 ad for The Toledo Trust Company ("Doesn't He Know The 1950 Cars Are Here"...)

Four new Holiday Ads Galleries are on the way...

November 24, 2017: YIP-eeee! See Him In Action! Hopalong Cassidy

There are thirteen more ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade:

Addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Friday, 1/27/50 full-page ad for Hopalong Cassidy, sponsored by Silvercup Bread.

Saturday, 1/28/50 ad for Arthur Godfrey with GM officials in a special review of the Great GM MidCentury Motorama in New York, sponsored by Pontiac.

Another 1/28/50 ad, for The Ken Murray Show on CBS, sponsored by Budweiser.

Additions to to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Monday, 1/16/50 ad for The Ohio Story, sponsored by The Ohio Bell Telephone Company.

Friday, 1/20/50 ad for We, The People with Ezzard Charles challenging Joe Louis, sponsored by Gulf.

Another 1/20/50 ad, for Cary Grant in "Mr. Lucky," on Screen Directors' Playhouse, sponsored by RCA Victor.

Friday, 1/27/50 ad for Ginger Rogers in "It Had to be You," also on Screen Directors' Playhouse, sponsored by RCA Victor.

Addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 1/27/50 ad for The "Silver Dust" Case, a WTOL-AM Public Service Feature.

Addition to the Other Radio Station Ads Gallery:

Saturday, 1/21/50 ad for The Gospel Singer, Edward MacHugh, on CKLW-AM.

Thursday, 1/26/50 ad for The Supper Club on NBC Radio (WSPD-AM & WWJ-AM), sponsored by Chesterfield Cigarettes,

The last three ads fall into the "Other Ads" category...

Addition to the Auto Dealers Ads Gallery:

Sunday, 1/1/50 full-page ad for Willys-Overland, "Toledo's Partner For Almost Half a Century," in The Blade's special "50 Years of Progress-The Age We Live In" section.

Addition to the Food & Drinks gallery:

Thursday, 1/19/50 ad for Buckeye Beer (First in Toledo: 26,000,000 bottles of Buckeye sold in Toledo, 1949).

Addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Sunday, 1/1/50 full-page ad for The Lion Store, 1857 to 1950, also in The Blade's special "50 Years of Progress-The Age We Live In" section.

More (February 1950) ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 17, 2017: Ice Fishing on Nature Trails

There are twelve more ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade:

Addition to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Wednesday, 12/28/49 ad for Nature Trails with Jim Nessle and Lou Campbell,sponsored by The B.R. Baker Co.

Additions to to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Wednesday, 12/22/49 ad for a Duffy's Tavern Christmas show, sponsored by Blatz Beer.

Thursday, 12/23/49 ad for It's a Miserable Merry Christmas by Edward C. Ames, sponsored by the Ohio Fuel Gas Company.

Sunday, 12/25/49 ad for "The Passing of the Third Floor Back" on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Sunday, 12/25/49 ad for The Greatest Story Ever Told.

Addition to the WJR-AM Gallery:

Sunday, 12/25/49 ad for "The Man Who Came to Dinner" on The Hotpoint Holiday Hour, with Jack Benny, Charles Boyer, Gene Kelly, Dorothy McGuire, Gregory Peck, and Rosalind Russell. The show was narrated by Henry Fonda and John Garfield and directed by Mel Ferrer.

The last six ads fall into the "Other Ads" category...

Addition to the Auto Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 12/28/49 full-page ad for the 1950 Studebaker.

Addition to the Auto Service Gallery:

Thursday, 12/29/49 Sports Section ad for Ben's Auto Parts: New Year's greetings to all our friends and customers from Ben (Solomon) and his employees.

Addition to the Banks Ads Gallery:

Sunday, 12/25/49 ad for Lucas County Bank: A Very Merry Christmas to You and a Happy New Year.

Addition to the Blade Ads Gallery:

Friday, 12/30/49 ad for a new addition to The Blade Comics: Roy Rogers, "King of the Cowboys"...

Addition to the Food & Drinks gallery:

Friday, 12/23/49 ad for Page's Ice Cream: A Merry Merry Christmas from the Page Dairy and Page Dealers everywhere.

Addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Friday, 12/30/49 ad for Lamson's: ...Happy New Year, The Lamson's Brothers Co.

November 13, 2017: Mr. O.K. Weatherman

There are 13 more December 1949 ads today, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade:

Additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Thursday, 12/1/49 ad for Kay Kyser and His College of Musical Knowledge, sponsored by Ford.

Monday, 12/5/49 ad for Studio One, "Henry IV," presented by Westinghouse.

Thursday, 12/8/49 ad for the 9th annual All Star Bowling Tournament, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer.

Sunday, 12/11/49 ad for a Chicago NFL game with the Cardinals vs. the Bears, sponsored by Sunoco.

Friday, 12/16/49 ad for the Mr. O.K. Weatherman weather forecast / ski and snow report.

Monday, 12/19/49 ad for The Mohawk Showroom with Roberta Quinlan.

Additions to to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Friday, 12/2/49 ad for We, the People, sponsored by Gulf.

Sunday, 12/4/49 ad for Theatre Guild on the Air, "The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse" with Madeline Carroll and Basil Rathbone, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Sunday, 12/11/49 ad for Theatre Guild on the Air, "Street Scene" with Richard Conte, Diana Lyn, and Shirley Booth, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Monday, 12/19/49 ad for Camera Holiday, sponsored by Gross Photo Mart.

Addition to the Auto Service Gallery:

Thursday, 12/15/49 ad for Cities Service Gasolene (It's Winter-Conditioned for cold weather starting!)

Addition to the Food & Drinks gallery:

Monday, 12/12/49 ad for Coca-Cola (He Travels Best Who Travels Refreshed, with Santa Claus)

Addition to the Utility Ads, Etc. Gallery:

Monday, 12/19/49 ad for the Ohio Bell Telephone Company (Long Distance Switchboards will be "Lit up like a Christmas Tree" on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

More December, 1949 ads. from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 9, 2017: Atomic Explosion on Television

There are 9 more November, 1949 ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade:

Additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

The first two are for Thanksgiving evening specials,,,

Wednesday, 11/23/49 ad for Elgin American's All Star TV Show with Milton Berle, The Ritz Brothers, George Jessel, Frances Langford, and Phil Regan.

Another Wednesday, 11/23/49 ad, for Hotpoint Holiday Hour with Rudy Valee, Guy Lombardo, and Carol Bruce.

Monday, 11/28/49 ad for "At Mrs. Beams" on Studio One, presented by Westinghouse.

Addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 11/25/49 ad for "Samson and Delilah" on The Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, sponsored by Texaco.

Additions to the WSPD Radio gallery:

Saturday, 11/26/49 ad for "The Enchanted Cottage" on Theatre Guild on the Air. sponsored by U.S. Steel.

The last four ads fall into the "Other Ads" category...

Addition to the Auto Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 11/30/49 ad for cold-weather service at your Ford Dealer (Snow! Sleet! Cold! Let 'em come!)

Additions to the Banks Ads Gallery:

Both of these are Wednesday, 11/30/49 ads for 1950 Christmas Club accounts at...

Lucas County Bank ad.

The Toledo Trust Co. ad.

Addition to the Toledo Area Events-Attractions-People-Places Gallery 1:

Friday, 11/25/49 full-page "Committee to Save Toledo's Payrolls" ad (Toward a Greater Toledo).

November 5, 2017: How Do You Pronounce Macomber?

There are eight more ads, today, all from November, 1949 editions of The Blade. Also, all images in the Peach Section Gallery #4 have titles and descriptions added. 

Additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Wednesday, 11/2/49 Political ad for the Toledo Public Schools levies.

Sunday, 11/13/49 ad for an NFL game, Washington vs. Philadelphia, sponsored by Sunoco.

Monday, 11/21/49 ad for Studio One, "Of Human Bondage," sponsored by Westinghouse.

Tuesday, 11/22/49 ad for appearances by Santa Claus on Ch. 13, sponsored by Tiedtke's.

Addition to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Wednesday, 11/2/49 ad for another poltical ad (How Do You Pronounce Macomber?...Hear Miriam Macomber Butler...speak for the School Levies).

"Other" ads:

Addition to the Auto Service Gallery:

Tuesday, 11/3/49 ad for Gulf No-Nox Gasoline, from Gulf's ulta-modernized Toledo Refinery!

Addition to the Food & Drinks gallery:

Monday, 11/21/49 ad for Coca-Cola (Cartons of Coke For Thanksgiving Menus).

Addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Monday, 11/21/49 ad for Brunswick Televison for $249.95 at Lion Store.

More November, 1949 ads. from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

November 2, 2017: Brought to you by the Buckeye Brewing Company

There are fourteen more October, 1949 ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade: I've also finished adding titles and descriptions to all the images in the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1. 

Additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Thursday, 10/13/49 ad for Martin Kane, Private Eye with William Gargan, sponsored by the United States Tobacco Company.

Thursday, 10/13/49 ad for This Week in Sports, sponsored by Buckeye Beer.

The next three are all ads for Studio One, sponsored by Westinghouse:

Monday, 10/17/49 ad for "The Storm" with Marsha Hunt and John Rodney.

Monday, 10/24,49 ad for "Battleship Bismark" with Paul Lukas.

Monday, 10/31/49 ad for "Concerning a Woman of Sin" with Iris Mann.

Monday, 10/31/49 ad for The Roar of the Rails, presented by American Flyer.

Additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Friday, 10/21/49 ad for The Six O'Clock News with Karl Nelson, sponsored by Toledo Edison.

Wednesday, 10/26/49 ad for Mitch Woodbury's Magazine of the Air.

Additions to the to the Food & Drinks gallery, all for Coca-Cola:

Monday, 10/17/49 ad: Refresh,,,Add Zest To The Hour, with Edgar Bergan and Charlie McCarthy.

Monday, 10/24/49 ad: Put A Pause For Coke On Your Program, Too.

Monday, 10/31/49 ad: Have A Coke...Work Refreshed.

Addition to the TV/Radio Ads Gallery:

Monday, 10/17/48 ad for Alliance Tenna-Rotor (For Clearer - Brighter Television).

Addition to the Toledo Area Events gallery 2:

Tuesday, 10/18/49 ad for Toledo Day (Bargains, Bargains Everywhere plus $1,300 in U.S. Savings Bonds).

Addition to the Utility Ads, Etc. Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/25/49 ad for New York Central (Now-World's Largest Fleet of newly equipped trains).

October 29, 2017: Watch Wrestling Tonight!

There are five additions to the WSPD-TV 13 ads gallery 1:

Sunday, 10/2/49 ad for an NFL game (Chicago Bears vs. Chicago Cardinals),sponsored by Sunoco.

Saturday, 10/8/49 ad for Inside U.S.A. with Chevrolet starring Peter Lind Hayes and Margaret O'Brien.

Monday, 10/10/49 ad for Studio One, "The Light That Failed," sponsored by Westinghouse.

Monday, 10/10/49 ad for Tele-Theatre, "Leave It To Mother" with Irene Rich, sponsored by Chevrolet.

Wednesday, 10/12/49 ad for a live presentation of Wrestling, sponsored by RCA Victor.

There are five additions to the WSPD Radio gallery:

Sunday, 10/2/49 ad for James Cagney in "Counselor-at-Law" on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Wednesday, 10/5/49 ad for "radio's biggest double feature" on NBC, Break the Bank with Bert Parks, and Mr. District Attorney with Jay Jostyn.

Thursday, 10/6/49 ad for Duffy's Tavern starring Ed "Archie" Gardner, sponsored by Blatz Beer.

Thursday, 10/6/49 ad for "Homecoming" with Clark Gable and Lana Turner, on Camel Screen Guild Theater. The following week would have "Champion" with Kirk Douglas and Ruth Roman.

Two Friday, 10/7/49 side-by-side ads, for The Life of Riley with William Bendix, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, and The Jimmy Durante Show, sponsored by Camel Cigarettes.

There's one addition to the Auto Dealers' Gallery:

Friday, 10/7/49 ad for Banham Oldsmobile, where you could watch the Michigan-Army football game on TV.

There's one addition to the Service Station gallery:

Thursday, 10/6/49 ad for Marathon "Cat" Gasoline, from the Ohio Oil Company.

There's one addition to the Food & Drinks gallery:

Monday, 10/10/49 ad for Coca-Cola (Get the Message...Be Refreshed.)

There's one addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Sunday 10/2/49 full-page ad for Tiedke's (We've stood the town on its head.)

There's one addtion to the Toledo Area Events gallery 2:

Friday, 10/7/49 ad for Hockey at the Toledo Sports Arena (Cleveland Barons vs. Toledo Mercurys and Detroit Red Wings vs. Cleveland Barons.)

October 24, 2017: Berle's Back on TV Tonight!

You'll find 23 more ads today, all from September 1949 editions of The Blade. Also: I've completed adding titles and descriptions to the Peach Section Gallery 3 and to the Channel 24 "The Editors" Gallery.

There are eight ads for WSPD-TV 13:

Monday, 9/12/49 ad for Studio One featuring "Kyra Zelas," sponsored by Westinghouse.

Monday, 9/19/49 ad for Studio One featuring "The Rival Dummy" with Paul Lukas.

Monday, 9/19/49 ad forTele-Theatre with Vickie Cummings and Bert Lytell in "Leo and Sagittarius," sponsored by Chevrolet.

Tuesday, 9/20/49 ad for Milton Berle in Texaco Star Theater.

Friday, 9/23/49 ad for a Notre Dame vs. Indiana football game, sponsored by Chevrolet.

Monday, 9/26/49 ad for Studio One featuring "The Outward Room," sponsored by Westinghouse.

Monday, 9/26/49 ad for Tele-Theatre with Ethel Griffies and Henry Stephenson in "Her Majesty the King," sponsored by Chevrolet.

Tuesday, 9/27/40 ad for Kukla, Fran & Ollie, sposored by Sealtest.

There are five ads for radio stations, the first four for WSPD-AM:

Saturday, 9/10/49 ad for Theatre Guild on the Air with John Lund and Betty Field in "Dream Girl," sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Friday, 9/16/49 ad for The Lassie Show, sponsored by Red Heart 3-Flavor Dog Food.

Sunday, 9/18/49 ad for Theatre Guild on the Air with Rex Harrison, June Duprez, and Henry Daniell in "Libel," sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Monday, 9/26/49 ad for The Cities Service Band of America. This was an NBC ad (WSPD in Toledo).

There's also one ad for WTOD-AM & WTRT-FM:

Friday, 9/23/49 ad for an Ohio State vs. Missouri football game.

 

There's one ad for Pontiac, a Tuesday, 9/20/49 ad.

There are three ads for Coca-Cola:

Monday, 9/5/49 ad: When It's Time To Eat It's Time To Refresh.

Monday, 9/12/49 ad: Refresh,,,Add Zest To The Hour.

Sunday, 9/18/49 ad: When there's Coke in the house there's Hospitality at home.

There are three ads for Toledo retailers:

Wednesday, 9/14/49 full-page ad for Robert Hall Clothes

Tuesday, 9/20/49 full-page ad for A&P.

Saturday, 9/24/49 full-page ad for Lamson's Big 64th Anniversary Sale.

And there are three more ads:

Saturday, 9/10/49 ad for Comunity Traction: Super Highways to where?

Monday 9/19/49 ad for The Ohio Bell Telephone Co. Long Distance.

Wednesday, 9/28/49 ad for Toledo Edison.

October 15, 2017: What's a Gallon of Gasoline Worth?

Additions. all from from the online archives of The Toledo Blade

8/23/49 ad for The Constant Invader, about Tuberculosis, on WSPD-AM

8/23/49 ad for It's Your Business, about The Steel Dispute, on WTOL-AM

8/25/49 ad for Father Knows Best on WSPD-AM

8/29/49 ad for Bette Davis and James Stewart in "June Bride" on Lux Radio Theatre, on WJR-AM

8/29/49 ad for Coca-Cola (refreshments and Movies go hand-in-hand

8/30/49 ad for Sohio (What's a gallon of gasoline worth?...24-1/2 cents)

September, 1949 ads are on the way...

OCTOBER 12, 2017 UPDATE

I finished adding titles and descriptions to the Peach Section 2 gallery images (1975-Sept. 1979).

I also noticed a couple of missing galleries, for PAX ads and one for WKBD-TV ads, which are now up. 

If anyone finds any other problems you can let me know about them in the comment section, below. Be sure to click on the title (October 12, 2017 Update) to make the comment area visible.

OCTOBER 9, 2017 ADDITIONS

8/1/49 ad for Coca-Cola

8/2/49 ad for Ford Trucks

8/3/49 ad for Sohio Supreme

I've added titles and descriptions to all the images in the following galleries:

WTOL-TV 11 Big Show Movie ads

BCS Channel Guides

CBS Cable ads

Misc. Cable ads

Misc. Cable Sports ads

TCM ads

TV Land ads

TWC ads

VISN-ACTS ads

WGN ads

Other-Utility Co., etc. ads

Blade Non-Peach Section ads

Peach Section ads (1948-74)

and I've started doing

Peach Section ads (1975-9/79)