February 21, 2018: Don't Miss

There are 8 more (February 1951) ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are five additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Friday, 2/2/51 ad for The Sealtop Big Top, featuring Loof Rio and Hunt Bothers' trained animals including the world's smallest performing elephant.

Monday, 2/5/51 ad, for Old Dutch Nite Cap with Ish Kabible and Michael Douglas.

Friday, 2/9/51 ad for The Sealtop Big Top, this time featuring the 3 Edwards Brothers acrobatic act.

Another 2/9/51 ad, for Blazing Trails, one hour of western TV featuring...stories of "Billy the Kid."

Wednesday, 2/14/51 ad, for The Alan Young Show, sponsored by Kroger.

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

Thursday, 2/1/51 ad, for We, the People, with "David Harding, chief of U.S. Counter-Spies," sponsored by Gulf.

There's one addition to The Blade stories gallery:

Friday, 2/2/51 story, from the front page of The Toledo Blade's 3rd. News Section, "TV Increases Rent Bills Of 300 In Toledo."

There's also one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery :

Sunday, 2/2/51 full-page ad, for genuine RCA Victor Eye-Witness Televisions (Everybody's Rushing...RCA Victor is First...Ask Your Neighbor!)

More February 1951 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

 

February 18, 2018: Uebelhart and the News

There are fourteen more (January 1951) ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are five additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Monday, 1/1/51 ad, for Old Dutch Nite Cap, with Janie Hodges and Fred Wood.

Sunday, 1/14/51 ad, for George Burns and Gracie Allen's show, sponsored by Carnation Milk.

Saturday, 1/27/51 ad, for The Cisco Kid, sponsored by Johnson Bros. Furniture.

Sunday, 1/28/51 ad, for Jack Benny's show with guest stars Frank Sinatra and Faye Emerson plus Don Wilson and Frank Fontaine.

Sunday, 1/28/51 ad, for Grouch Marx on You Bet Your Life, sponsored by Desoto-Plymouth Dealers.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 News Gallery 1:

Sunday, 1/7/51 ad, for Uebelhart and the News with Jim Uebelhart, sponsored by The Ohio Fuel Gas Company.

Saturday, 1/20/51 ad, for Bob Considine's news, views, and interviews, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha's local agent, Rush Kirkham.

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

Monday, 1/1/51 ad, for "The Sidewalk Superintendant," sponsored by the Toledo Association of Insurance Agents.

There are three additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Sunday, 1/7/51 ad, for "The 3rd. Man" on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Wednesday, 1/24/51 ad, for "Government in Action" on The Ohio Story, sponsored by Ohio Bell.

Sunday, 1/28/51 ad, for the Cleveland Orchestra's "Twilight Concerts," sponsored by Sohio.

There are three more "other" ads...

There are two Additions to the Utilities...Gallery:

Monday, 1/1/51 "Midwest Consumers of Waste Paper" ad. Yes, even then we were recycling.

Monday, 1/15/91 ad, for Ohio Bell (My Pop calls by number!)

There's one addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery 1:

Wednesday, 1/24/51 B.R. Baker Co. ad, for "Gene Autry's Round-up Show" at Toledo's Sports Arena.

More 1951 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 12, 2018: Tops at T. U.

There are eleven more December 1950 ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are seven additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Saturday, 12/2/50 ad, for the premiere of The Frank Sinatra Show, sponsored by Bulova Watches.

Monday, 12/4/50 ad, for the premiere of daytime serial The First Hundred Years, sponsored by Tide.

Wednesday, 12/6/50 ad, for The B.R. Baker Show with John Claerhout and Jim Nessle.

Two Saturday, 12/9/50 ads, one for The Frank Sinatra Show, with Milton Berle, and one for the premiere of The Bigelow Theatre, sponsored by Bigelow Rugs and Carpets.

Saturday, 12/13/50 ad, again for The B.R. Baker Show ("Tops at T.U.").

Wednesday, 12/27/50 ad, one more for The B.R. Baker Show (How to build bird feeding stations...)

Sunday, 12/31/50 ad, for The Challenge of the '50s" Year of Crises, with Edward R. Murrow, sponsored by Chevrolet.

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

Sunday, 12/31/50 ad for "State Fair" with Van Heflin, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, and June Lockhart, on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

There are three more "other" ads...

There's one addition to the Blade & Other Periodicals ads gallery:

Friday, 12/1/50 full-page ad, for The Toledo Times (Howdy Doody!...Hopalong Cassidy...Mother's Sweetheart dolls).

There's one addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Sunday, 12/3/50 ad, for Dodge Trucks (They both protect our way of life...Chrysler Corporation)

There's one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Part of a Friday, 12/8/50 full-page ad, for a Hopalong Cassidy Radio by Arvin, at Kobacker's.

I'll post more December 1950 Christmas ads next December.

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

February 6, 2018: Television May Never Again Cost So Little!

There are ten more November 1950 ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are four additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Saturday, 11/11/50 ad, for The Joe DiMaggio Show.

Sunday, 11/12/50 ad, for Showtime U.S.A. with host Vinton Freely, master of ceremonies Reginald Gardner, and Carol Bruce, Avon Long, and Judith Anderson in a scene from "Macbeth."

Wednesday, 11/22/50 ad, for The B.R. Baker Show featuring Toledo's high school football captains.

Thursday, 11/30/50 ad, for Martin Kane Private Eye with William Gargan, sponsored by products of the U.S. Tobacco Company. This program was also carried on the radio, on CKLW-AM.

There's two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery for Theatre Guild on the Air presentations, sponsored by U.S. Steel:

Sunday, 11/12/50 ad, for "The Voysey Inheritance" with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Angela Lansbury.

Sunday, 11/26/50 ad for "Theatre" with Gloria Swanson and Melvyn Douglas,

The are four "other" ads, too...

There's also one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Tuesday, 11/11/50 full-page ad, for American Television Dealers and Manufacturers (There are some things a son or daughter won't tell you!...Television may never again cost so little!)

There's one addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Tuesday, 11/14/50 ad for Brondes Motor Sales (The Brondes Boys want you to see the grand new, brand new 1951 Studebaker Champion...)

There are two additions to the Food / Drinks gallery:

Wednesday, 11/29/50 two-page ad, for Pfeiffer's Beer, sponsor of Broadway Open House on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

Thursday, 11/20/50 full-page ad, for Libby's Frozen Foods (Now in Toledo...Buy with confidence! Buy Libby's!)

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

January 31, 2018: Get on the Beam!

There are eleven more (November 1950) ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Thursday, 11/2/50 political ad (See and hear Senator Robert A. Taft when he Meets the Press, Raymond C. Corbin...Orin R. Taylor...Howard Fitzwater...Walter A. Krupp...Art Barrie...

Two Friday, 11/3/50 political ads, one for Congressional candidate Homer A, Ramey and one with Michael Disalle interviewing judicial candidate John Hackett.

Sunday, 11/5/50 ad, for Showtime U.S.A. with host Vinton Freedley, master of ceremonies Basil Rathbone, and Edith Piaf, Henry Morgan, Gertude Lawrence and Paul McGrath in a scene from "Susan and God."

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

Thursday, 11/9/50 ad, for We, The People, sponsored by Gulf (Will this be the most dramatic show in radio history?)

There's one addition to the WJR-AM gallery:

Monday, 11/9/50 ad, for "Rebecca" with Laurence Olivier amd Vivien Leigh, on Lux Radio Theatre.

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

Friday, 11/10/50 ad, for "Don Carlo" on The Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, sponsored by Texaco.

There are five more "other" ads, too...

There's one addition to the Banks / Insurance Ads Gallery:

Thursday, 11/2/50 ad for Blue Cross (...More Benefits! More Protection!...)

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

Thursday, 11/2/50 full-page ad, for Drewrys Beer.

There's also one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Sunday, 11/5/50 ad for the "Tele-Turner" antenna rotor, at Harry's Auto Stores.

There's one addition to the Auto Parts/Service Gallery :

Monday, 11/6/50 ad, for Sohio (,,,Guaranteed Starting!...You Start or We Pay!)

There's one addition to the Auto Dealer Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 11/10/50 ad, for the Willys Sedan Delivery vehicle, at Laurel C. Worman, Inc.

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

January 26, 2018: Opening Tonight! On Television

There are eleven more (October 1950) ads today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Friday 10/20/50 ad, for The Ken Murray Show, sponsored by Budweiser.

Saturday, 10/21/50 ad, for The Vaughn Monroe Show, sponsored by Camel Cigarettes.

There are two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Saturday, 10/21/50 political ad, for News and Views...an interview with Virgil E. Cramer

Tuesday, 10/24/50 political ad, for a show with congressional candidate Frazier Reams.

There are two additions to the WTOD-AM gallery:

Wednesday, 10/11/50 Peach Section ad for Eddy Arnold's new RCA Victor 45 hit, "A Prison Without Walls," with disk jockey "Betty the Baby Sitter."

Friday, 10/20/50 ad, for an Ohio State vs. Minnesota football game, sponsored by Motorola, which was also on WTRT-FM.

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

Friday, 10/20/50 ad, for The Six O'Clock News with Art Barrie, sponsored by Toledo Edision.

There are also four "other" ads,,,

There's one addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Thursday, 10/12/50 full-page ad, for Lasalle's 85th Birthday Sale.

There are two additions to the Auto Parts/Service Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/24/50 ad, for Sohio (Why Gamble?...Guaranteed Starting...You Start or We Pay!)

Another 10/24/50 ad, for Mobilgas (Stretch the Miles...Finest Gasoline We've Ever Sold!...America's Favorite...at the Sign of Friendly Service).

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

Tuesday, 10/24/50 Ohio Citizens Trust Company ad (Ohio Bell and Toledo...).

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

January 21, 2018: Mr. Television is Here Again

There are eleven nore September, 1950 additions today, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are four additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Tuesday, 9/19/50 ad, for Milton Berle on Teaxaco Star Theater (Mr. Television is here again!)

Wednesday, 9/20/50 ad, for Bob Hope on Star Spangled Revue, with Lucille Ball, Dinah Shore, and Bob Crosby, sponsored by Frigidaire.

Saturday, 9/23/50 ad, for Gene Autry in his all new 30-minute musical westerns, sponsored by Brach's Fine Candies.

Wednesday, 9/23/50 ad for the Joe Louis vs. Ezzard Charles Heavyweight Championship Fight, sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, distributed locally by Treu House of Munch. In addition to WSPD-TV, it also aired on WJR-AM.

There are two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Tuesday, 9/15/50 ad, for Lon McCallister in "Golden Harvest" on Du Pont's Cavalcade of America.

Saturday, 9/30/50 ad, for Share the Wealth starring Bill Slater, with Smith's Tennesseans, at Macomber High School, sponsored by Kroger.

There's one addition to the WTOD-AM gallery:

Friday, 9/29/50 ad, for a Ohio State vs. Southern Methodist football game, sponsored by Motorola.

There's one addition to the Other Radio Stations gallery:

Wednesday, 9/27/50 ad, for a program for the hard-of hearing with Gabriel Heatter, sponsored by Beltone, on CKLW-AM.

There are three more "Other" ads...

Addition to the Food/Cigarettes gallery:

Wednesday, 9/20/50 ad, for The Original Amateur Hour, from the Toledo Sports Arena (The makers of Old Gold Cigarettes salute Toledo...with Ted Mack, On stage! In Person!) The program aired on WTOL-AM and WSPD-TV, channel 13.

Addition to the Utilities...Gallery:

Thursday, 9/21/50 ad, for Toledo's new Union Station (All Aboard for Toledo).

Addition to the Auto Parts/Service Gallery:

Thursday, 9/28/50 ad, across the bottom of two pages, for Marathon "Cat" Gasoline.

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

January 16, 2018: Cisco Kid Comes to Toledo

There are nine additions today, from September 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Thursday, 9/7/50 ad, for Father Knows Best, starring Robert Young, sponsored by Maxwell House Coffee.

Two Sunday, 9/10/50 ads, one for The 64 Dollar Question, starring Jack Paar, sponsored by RCA Victor, and one for U.S. Steel's Theatre Guild on the Air presentation of "Edward, My Son," starring Rosalind Russell and Charles Laughton.

Wednesday, 9/13/50 ad, for Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Coleman as The Halls of Ivy, sponsored by Schlitz, "The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous."

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Thursday, 9/7/50 ad, for The Cisco Kid, sponsored by Farm Crest Cakes, Pies and Cookies, on WTOL-AM.

Wednesday, 9/13/50 ad, for a Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles Football Game with Bob Neal doing the play-by-play.

The rest of today's ads fall into the "Other" category, the first three about Toledo's new Union Station...

Addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Monday, 9/18/50 full-page ad, in the "Union Station Dedication" Section, for Willys-Overland Motors (Transportation...a prime factor in Toledo's Prosperity).

Addition to the Auto Parts/Service Gallery:

Monday, 9/18/50 full-page ad, again from the "Union Station Dedication" Section, for Champion Spark Plug (Progress in Toledo. Champion hails new Union Station).

Addition to the Retailers gallery 2:

Monday, 9/18/50 full-page ad, on page 5, for Lasalle's (We're proud...along with all Toledo that now you can judge Toledo by its new Union Station).

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

Wednesday, 9/13/50 ad, for Roller Derby at the Sports Arena.

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

January 12, 2018: Kieran's Kaleidoscope

There are nine additions today, from August and September 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Monday, 9/4/50 ad, for Kukla, Fran and Ollie, sponsored by RCA Victor.

Another 9/4/50 ad, for Kieran's Kaleidoscope, with John Kieran, "The Man Who Knows Everything," sponsored by Commerce National Bank.

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

Two Tuesday, 9/5/50 ads, the top ad for Dial Dave Garroway, sponsored by Dial Soap, the bottom ad for Dane Clark in "The Iron Mountain," on Cavalcade of America. sponsored by Du Pont.

There are six more "other" ads...

There's one addition to the Food gallery:

Wednesday, 8/23/50 ad, for Buckeye Preferred Beer.

There's one addition to the Blade & Other Periodicals ads gallery:

Friday, 9/1/50 ad (Here comes The Blade Readers' Cookbook).

There are two additions to the Toledo Area Events-Attractions-People-Places Gallery #2:

Wednesday, 8/23/50 ad, for Inez Claire...Queen of Burlesque...Gayety Theatre.

Sunday, 9/3/50 ad, for Stock Car Races at Toledo Raceway Park.

One addition to the Restaurant-Bar-Club-Hotel ads gallery:

Wednesday, 9/6/50 ad for Ta-boo, featuring The Stan Nelson Trio and The Four Tones.

One addition to the Utilities...Gallery:

Wednesday, 8/23/50 ad, for The Community Traction Co. (The "64 Dollar Question!).

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

January 8, 2018: Let's Explore Ohio

There are eleven additions today, from July 1950, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Friday, 7/7/50 ad, for Let's Explore Ohio, sponsored by Sohio.

Saturday, 7/22/50 ad for, Comedy Gems with Buster Keaton and the Ritz Brothers, sponsored by Buckeye Beer.

There are two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Friday, 7/7/50 ad, for "Roberta," sponsored by the luxurious Mystic Isle Ferry to Put-In-Bay.

Friday, 7/21/50 and Saturday, 7/22/50 ads (If Interested in Polio, be sure to hear "Out of the Past" with Sammy Kaye and "Fun with Fear" with Henry Morgan).

The next two ads are related to the Korean War...

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

Tuesday, 7/25/50 ad for Commerce National Bank (Notice to Members of the Reserve Army, Navy, and Air Force).

There are two additions to the Retailers gallery 2:

Sunday, 7/16/50 full-page ad, for RCA Televisions and Norge Washers, at Tiedtke's.

Wednesday, 7/19/50 full-page ad for Lasalle's (Conversations in Korea...How much money can you afford to waste through fear?).

There are two additions to the Food & Misc. gallery:

Tuesday, 7/11/50 ad for New Era Scientifically Processed Potato Chips.

Friday, 7/28/50 ad for Stroh's Beer in cans.

There are two additions to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Sunday, 7/16/50 ad for RCA Victor 16-inch "Million Proof" Television Receivers, at Edgewater Appliance and Furniture, in Point Place.

Sunday, 7/23/50 full-page ad, again for the new RCA Victor 16-inch "Million Proof" Television Receivers.

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

January 3, 2018: Man Beats Wife

There are six more additions today from June 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

None of them are for TV or radio stations, however.

There are three additions, all from The Toledo Blade's Pictorial Section, to the Food & Misc. gallery:

Sunday, 6/18/50 ad, for Betty Crocker cake mixes (Man Beats Wife).

Another 6/18/50 ad, for Cheerios (...See your grocer for special Lone Ranger 17th anniversary offer!).

Sunday, 6/25/50 ad, for Brylcreem (the hair dressing that conditions as it grooms).

There's one addition to the Retailers # 1 Gallery.

Sunday, 6/18/50 ad, for Levi's at Harry's Mens & Boys' Wear. This was part of a larger ad for Levi's.

There's one addition to the TV-Radio-Electronics ads Gallery:

Sunday, 6/18/50 ad, for Toledo Camera Shop (Pictures with Depth).

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

Two Saturday, 6/24/50 ads, for "Commanche Territory," at three locations in the Toledo area, the Telegraph, Parkside, and Maumee Drive-Ins.

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

December 29, 2017: Adventures in Sewing!

There are twelve more additions today from May 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Monday, 5/1/50 ad, for Adventures in Sewing!, with Louise Winslow, sponsored by Domestic Sewmachines from Main Line Distributors.

Another 5/1/50 ad, for Top Views in Sports, sponsored by the 1950 Excello Lawn Mower from Century power Motor Center.

Tuesday, 5/2/50 ad, for Views of the News, sponsored by the Pincor Power Mower, again from Century Power Mower Center.

There's two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Tuesday, 5/2/50 ad, for "The Adventures of William Underwood" on Cavalcade of America, sponsored by Underwood Deviled Ham.

Saturday, 5/6/50 ad, for Bob Hope on Air Power, presented by AMVETS U.S.A.

There are seven more "other" ads below...

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

Wednesday, 5/31/50 ad for the new Willys Jeepster, at Laurel C. Worman, Inc.

There are three additions to the Auto Service Gallery:

Tuesday, 5/2/50 ad, for new Blue Sunoco gasoline.

Friday, 5/12/50 ad, for new SOHIO X-TANE gasoline.

Wednesday, 5/31/50 ad, for Mobilgas Special (Outstanding On The Road.)

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

Friday, 5/19/50 Crosby Realty & Mortgage Co. ad, for West Acres on Holland-Sylvania Rd.

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

Tuesday, 5/9/50 Republic Steel ad (Handwriting on the Wall - 1950!..."Excessive debt leads to disaster!")

There's one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Sunday, 5/14/90 ad for RCA Victor televisions, at Quality Appliance (Batter Up!...Enjloy the Thrills of Big League Baseball right in your own home!)

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

December 22, 2017: Star Spangled Revue

There are seven more additions today from April 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Saturday, 4/8/50 ad for Trail of the Rocket, "The Man from Mars," presented by Oldsmobile dealers.

Two ads for Star Spangled Revue with Bob Hope, presented by Frigidaire dealers, a Saturday, 4/8/50 ad and a Sunday, 4/9/50 ad, The Easter special also starred Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Beatrice Lillie, and Dinah Shore.

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

Friday, 4/7/50 ad for a behind the scenes look at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, on We, the People, sponsored by Gulf.

There are three more "other" ads...

Two additions to the Toledo Area Events-Attractions-People-Places Gallery #2:

Wednesday, 4/5/50 ad for Walt Disney's "Cinderella," at the Rivoli Theatre.

Another 4/5/50 ad, for Red Skelton in "The Yellow Cab Man," at the Valentine Theatre.

There's one addition to the Blade & Other Periodicals ads gallery:

Saturday, 4/8/50 announcement that the Hopalong Cassidy comic strip is coming to The Toledo Times.

I've also completed adding titles and descriptions to all of the TV Guide Magazine pages.

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

December 19, 2017: Listen Tonight!

There are seven additions today, from April 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are three additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Monday, 4/3/50 ad, for The 1950 Cancer Crusade with Bob Hope, Georgia Gibbs, Al Capp, and Morton Downey.

Tuesday 4/4/50 ad, for The Edison Music Hour with Art Barrie.

Another Tuesday, 4/4/50 ad, for Robert Cummings in "Decision in the Valley" on Cavalcade of America, sponsored by Dupont.

There's one addition to WTOL-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 4/4/50 ad, for Mitch Woodbury's Magazine of the Air, with Eve Arden and Bridget Carr.

There are three more "other" ads...

There's one addition to the Auto Service Gallery:

Tuesday, 4/4/50 ad for Sohio X-Tane Gasoline (X-clusive with Ohio!)

One addition to the Utilities...Gallery:

Wednesday, 4/5/50 ad for Union Pacific Railroad (Going to Yellowstone?)

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

Wednesday, 4/5/50 ad for "Davy Crockett, Indian Scout," at the Esquire Theatre.

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

December 14, 2017: Rassling Tonight!

There are eight additions today from March 1950, all from the online archives of The Toledo Blade.

There are two additions to the WSPD-TV 13 Ads Gallery 1:

Saturday, 3/11/50 ad for Wrestling from Chicago (Rassling Tonight!) sponsored by E&B Beer.

Tuesday, 3/21/50 ad for Search for Security, a "program in the interest of the Toledo Public."

There are also two additions to the WSPD-AM gallery:

Sunday, 3/12/50 ad for "Our Town" on Theatre Guild on the Air, with Elizabeth Taylor and Walter Huston, sponsored by U.S. Steel.

Friday, 3/31/50 ad for "The Dark Mirror" on Screen Directors' Playhouse with Olivia De Havilland, sposnored by RCA Victor.

There are four more "other" ads:

There's one addition to the Auto Service Gallery:

Monday, 3/20/50 ad for Sohio X-Tane Gasoline (Highest rated gasoline sold in Ohio at regular price).

There are two additiond to the Food & Misc. gallery:

Sunday, 3/12/50 full-page ad in the Pictorial Section, for Ivory Soap.

Friday, 3/31/50 ad for Page's Butterscotch Parfait Ice Cream.

There's one addition to the TV-Radio ads Gallery:

Sunday, 3/12/50 full-page ad, in the Pictorial Section, for RCA Victor's Tel-Ensemble Television.

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

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

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