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...

March 28, 2019: The Gift of Song

There are eleven additions today, from March 1956 editions of The Toledo Blade.

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

Tuesday, 3/6/56 ad, for The Ohio Story, "The Gift of Song," the story of Paul Laurence Dunbar, sponsored by The Ohio Bell Telephone Co. Laurence was mispelled "Lawrence" in the ad.

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

Monday, 3/19/56 ad, for Springtime, U.S.A., starring Helen Hayes and sponsored by Firestone. This program was on Detroit television station WXYZ-TV, Channel 7 as welll as Toledo radio station WTOL-AM.

There are four additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 3/16/56 ad: Anniversary!...18 Years of placing the listener first...

Thursday, 3/8/56 ad: Listen to WTOL's big 18th year anniversary program...

Tuesday, 3/13/56 ad: For best round the clock listening, tune in WTOL...

Tuesday, 3/27/56 ad: Tune in each morning to Sunshine Serenade for best in morning listening...

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

Thursday, 3/1/56 publicity picture of "Filmy Film Star" Elaine Stewart. Elaine's Wikipedia page.

Thursday, 3/8/56 publicity picture of "Shapely Cowgirl" Cyd Charisse. Cyd's Wikipedia page.

There are also three "other" ads, all additions to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery # 2:

Thursday, 3/1/56 Downtown Toledo Associates ad featuring Kim Novak, Susan Hayward, Gordon MacRae and Danny Kaye (In Downtown Toledo you get a world of the First and Finest Entertainment...)

Friday, 3/16/56 ad, for the Jesse James Drive-In Theatre on Reynolds Road. Their grand opening was being delayed by bad weather.

Friday, 3/30/56 ad, for The Toledo Zoo, "America's most complete zoo"...

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

March 21, 2019: Juvenile Court

There are five additions today, all from February 1956.

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

Thursday, 2/2/56 ad, for Juvenile Court, sponsored by Sealtest on WWJ-TV, Channel 4.

Tuesday, 2/21/56 ad, for NBC's color presentation of The Milton Berle Show, also on WWJ-TV, Channel 4. The show featured a salute to the world premiere of M-G-M's "Meet Me in Las Vegas."

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

Tuesday, 2/7/56 publicity picture of Kim Novak, titled "Picnic, Anyone?"

There are two more "other" ads...

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

Thursday, 2/16/56 Sealtest ad, for two television shows, Juvenile Court on Detroit's WWJ-TV, Channel 4, and Michigan Outdoors with Mort Neff, on WSPD-TV, Channel 13.

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Friday, 2/17/56 Buick ad, for The Honeymooners starring Jackie Gleason.

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

March 17, 2019: Badge 714

There are seven additions today, all from January 1956.

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

Two Thursday, 1/12/56 ads, the top one for "The Hanging Judge" on Climax!, sponsored by Chrysler, and the bottom one for Badge 714, the syndicated title of old Dragnet episodes, sponsored by Red & White Super Markets.

There are four additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 1/10/56 ad (To Toledo citizens, we of radio station WTOL...pledge ourselves...35 New Top Programs...)

Thursday, 1/12/56 ad (35 Top New Programs...stars: Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred MacMurray, Humphrey Bogart, Irene Dunne, Lauren Bacall, Boston Blackie, Guy Lombardo, Wayne King, Cisco Kid...

Tuesday, 1/17/56 ad, another one for WTOL's new line-up of top radio shows...

Thursday, 1/19/56 ad, for Boston Blackie.

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

Wednesday, 1/11/56 picture of Elizabeth Montgomery, "Making Debut In Movies."

Two Tuesday, 1/17/56 'On The Beam' items, by Ray Oviatt, one about camera crews shooting scenes at the Toledo Zoo and Art Museum for The Ohio Story, and one about Dr. and Mrs. Frank Rawling and their children at Walt Disney's Magic Kindom, on WTOL-AM.

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

March 13, 2019: Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

There are eight additions today, all from January 1956.

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

Sunday, 1/8/56 ad, for Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal, starring John Howard and sponsored by Toledo Edison.

There are two additions, both for shows on WWJ-TV, Channel 4, to the 1950s Detroit TV Station ads in The Blade Gallery:

Sunday, 1/1/56 ad, for Dr. Spock, presented by Beech-Nut Baby Foods.

Sunday, 1/8/56 ad, for the Alco Hour presentation of "Man on a Tiger," sponsored by Alcoa Aluminum.

There are three additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Sunday, 1/1/56 ad, for WTOL's new lineup of daytime programming.

Thursday, 1/5/56 ad, for their new lineup of Top Radio Shows.

Monday, 1/9/56 ad, for Doug Tabner's Sports Roundup, presented by Plymouth Dealers of Greater Toledo.

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

Friday, 1/6/56 publicity photo of Anita Ekberg ("A Snappy Pose"). Anita Ekberg Wikipedia Page.

There's one more "other" ad...

Addition to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery #1:

Sunday, 1/1/56 full-page ad for Doehler-Jarvis (D-J leads the way in die casting).

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

March 9, 2019: People, Products and Progress - 1975

There are ten additions today, all from December 1955.

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

Thursday, 12/8/55 ad, for "The Passport" on Climax!, starring Frank Lovejoy, Viveca Lindfors, and Charles Korvin. It was sponsored by Chrysler.

Tuesday, 12/13/55 ad, for People, Products and Progress--1975, presented by the Toledo Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, 12/15/55 ad, for "A Christmas Carol," on Shower of Stars, on CBS, starring Frederic March and Basil Rathbone, sponsored by Chrysler.

Friday, 12/15/55 ad, for "I Hear America Singing" on Ford Star Jubilee, starring Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Nat King Cole, Bobby Van, Ella Fitzgerald, and Red Skelton.

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

Tuesday, 12/27/55 ad, for UT and Motor City Tournament basketball games with "Toledo's No. 1 Sportscaster" Dave Martin.

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

Thursday, 12/1/55 story, "Educational TV Hopes At Low Ebb," about future Toledo station WGTE-TV.

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

Wedmesday, 12/7/55 publicity picture of Lola Albright ("She's Albright").

Tuesday, 12/20/55 publicity picture of "Chip Off The Old Block" Elizabeth Montgomery.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 12/28/55 ad, for 1956 Chevrolets (Chevrolet's taught dynamite good manners!)

One addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Friday, 12/30/55 ad, for Toledo Edison (Electricity From The Atom, What will it be like?)

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

March 3, 2019: Stories of the Century

There are eight additions today, all from November 1955.

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

Friday, 11/4/55 ad, for the CBS series Mama, starring Peggy Wood and sponsored by Maxwell House Coffee.

Friday, 11/18/55 ad, for the Ford Star Jubilee presentation of "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," on CBS, starring Lloyd Nolan, Barry Sullivan and Frank Lovejoy.

Another 11/18/55 ad, for "The Dalton Gang" on Stories of the Century, presented by Old Dutch Beer, distributed by Krantz Brewing Corp.

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

Monday, 11/11/55 ad, for Sunshine Serenade with Ken Lawrence ("WTOLedo's favorite rise and shine show").

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

Tuesday, 11/8/55 item, about Jameel Farah (Jamie Farr) appearing on CBS-TV's Red Skelton show.

Wednesday, 11/16/55 publicity picture of Adelle August. Adelle's wikipedia entry.

There are two "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Friday, 11/4/55 Dowtown Toledo Associates full-page ad (12,828 places to park your car in downtown Toledo!)

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

Tuesday, 11/8/55 ad, for Pure-Premium Gasoline (Does your car slow to a snail's pace on the hills?)

More 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 27, 2019: It's Dan-Dan-Dandy

There are ten additions today, all from October 1955.

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

Friday, 10/14/55 ad, for The Honeymooners, starring Jackie Gleason, presented by Buick.

Tuesday, 10/18/55 ad, for Championship Bowling, sponsored by Carling Black Label Beer,

Friday, 10/21/55 ad, again for The Honeymooners, starring Jackie Gleason, presented by Buick.

Saturday, 10/29/55 ad, for Wrestling, featuring Tony Olivas, Pete Vookavitch, Bozo Brown and others. The show was sponsored by the four Toledo Bargain Barns.

One addition to the CBS Gallery 2.

Friday, 10/21/55 ad, for the color CBS show, Ford Star Jubilee, starring Mary Martin and Noel Coward in "Together with Music."

There are two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Two Friday, 10/14/55 ads for football games, an Ohio State vs. Duke game on Saturday, and a DeVilbiss vs. Scott high school game, that night, sponsored by White Hut Drive-Ins.

Friday, 10/21/55 ad, for WTOL's telephone quiz, I've Got Your Number.

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

Wednesday, 10/19/55 publicity picture of "Long-Stemmed Beauty" Dorothy Malone.

There's one more "other" ad, an addition to the Food-Drinks-Tobacco-Misc Products Gallery 1:

Monday, 10/31/55 two-page ad for Coca-Cola (Big news for people in Toledo...new family size!...new king-size!

More 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 23, 2019: Watch 1976

There are ten additions today, all from October 1955.

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

Friday, 10/7/55 ad, for the NBC special, 1976, sponsored by The Pure Oil Company.

Another 10/7/55 ad, for The Honeymooners, sponsored by Buick.

There are four ads for radio stations...

Two additions to the WTOL-AM Gallery:

Thursday, 10/6/55 ad, for The Rudy Ertis - Joe Weaver Show, heard afternoons.

Friday, 10/7/55 ad, for local and national news with Ivan Harvey.

One addition to the WOHO-WXEZ-WKLR Gallery:

Friday, 10/7/55 ad, for a Toledo University vs. Miami University football game, sponsored by Ansberg-West Mortuary.

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Thursday, 10/13/55 ad, for Build Our Port Now, a political program supporting the Toledo-Lucas County Port Levy, heard on WSPD-AM, WOHO-AM, WTOL-AM, and WTOD-AM.

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

Monday, 10/3/55 publicity picture of Anne Francis ("Study In Lace").

Thursday, 10/13/55 'On The Beam' item by Ray Oviatt, about the return of The University of Michigan Television Hour, on Detroit's WWJ-TV, Channel 4.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the Retailers # 3 Gallery:

Tuesday, 10/11/55 full-page ad for the grand opening of Toledo's Miracle Mile Shopping Center.

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

Tuesday, 10/11/55 ad, for Nicholson Concrete Co., celebrating two big openings, the Miracle Mile Shopping Center and The Ohio Turnpike.

More October 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 20, 2019: Ohio's Super Turnpike

All of today's additions are ads related to the opening of the Ohio Turnpike, found in The Toledo Blade's special Saturday, October 1, 1955 Ohio Turnpike Section.

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

Full-page General Motors ad (One Good Highway Deserves Another...)

There are two additions to the Auto Service-Parts-Repair Gallery:

Sinclair Refining Company ad (Sinclair Salutes America's Finest Super Highway...)

Cities Service ad (Cities Service Salutes Ohio!...upon the dedication of the great new Ohio Turnpike...)

There are two additions to the Toledo Area Events...Gallery # 2:

Portland Cement Association ad (Ohio's "Highway of Tomorrow" is yours to use today...)

Howard T. Moriarty Co. full-page ad (We are proud to have been a part in the building of Ohio's Super Turnpike...)

There's also one addition to the Utilities Gallery:

Ohio Bell ad (A salute to progress...)

More October 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 15, 2019: Watch The World Series on Color Television at the Food Show

There are six additions today, all from September 1955.

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

Thursday, 9/1/55 ad, for the CBS presentation of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," on Climax!, on WJBK-TV, Channel 2, sponsore by Chrysler.

Wednesday, 9/21/55 ad, for ABC's The Lawrence Welk Show, on WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, sponsored by Dodge.

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

Thursday, 9/8/55 'On The Beam' item, by Ray Oviatt, about live appearances by WTOL and WOHO disc jockeys.

Thursday, 9/22/55 publicity picture of "Starry Eyed" Jayne Mansfield.

There are two more "other" ads...

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Tuesday, 9/27/55 ad, for The big new 1956 Mercury (The Big M).

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Another 9/27/55 ad, for The 22nd Annual Toledo Food Show, at the Sports Arena, featuring the Three Suns and Maureen Bailey (Watch the World Series on color television, at the Food Show).

More 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 11, 2019: These Are Your Rights

There are nine additions today, all from August 1955, however, once again, there are no ads for TV stations, but there are two radio station ads...

One addition to the Other Radio Stations/Networks Gallery:

Thursday, 8/11/55 ad, for the Toledo Bar Association's series of radio programs (These Are Your Rights) on WSPD-AM, WTOL-AM, WTOD-AM and WOHO-AM. That week's topic was "Basis of Legal Rights."

One addition to the WOHO-WXEZ-WKLR Gallery:

Monday, 8/15/55 ad, for Don Evans with The Hi-Ho Show.

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

Saturday, 8/12/55 'On The Beam' items, by Ray Oviatt, about WWJ-AM's 35th anniversary, The $64,000 Question on radio, and Dick Kazmaier.

There are also six "other" ads...

One addition to the Toledo Area Events Gallery # 2:

Friday, 8/12/55 ad, for Toledo Beach on Lake Erie (Beat the heat, It's always cooler at Toledo Beach).

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Friday, 8/19/55 ad, for Ford F-100 pickup trucks, "America's lowest-priced V-8 pickup."

Four additions to the Utilities Gallery:

Monday, 8/22/55 ad, for "The Railroads Serving Toledo."

Wednesday, 8/24/55 ad, for The Ohio Bell Telephone Company (Beginning Sunday all downtown Toledo telephone numbers change...)

Monday, 8/29/55 ad, again for The Ohio Bell Telephone Company (Be sure of the first figure after the name!...)

Another 8/29/55 ad, for Toledo Edison's new phone number, CHerry 2-5731.

More 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

February 7, 2019: the News You Want--The Way You Want It

There are eight additions today, all from August 1955, however there are no ads for TV stations.

There are two radio station ads...

One addition to the WSPD-AM Gallery:

Tuesday, 8/2/55 ad, for The Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild Award Dinner Broadcast, on NBC.

One addition to the WOHO-WXEZ-WKLR Gallery:

Wednesday, 8/10/55 ad, for Paul King with the News (The News You Want--The Way You Want It).

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

Tuesday. 8/9/55 picture of Debbie Reynolds' "All-American Back."

Another 8/9/55 picture, of Marilyn Monroe in a dress with a "Fine Fit."

There are four more "other" ads...

One addition to the Auto Manufacturers/Dealers Ads Gallery:

Wednesday, 8/3/55 Chevrolet ad (Nothing Goes like a Chevrolet V8! Toledo Chevy dealers then were Jim White, Kopf, Weissenberger, and Lownsbury.

One addition to the Blade & Other Periodicals ads Gallery:

Tuesday, 8/9/55 Toledo Blade--Toledo Times ad ("You Can Buy It in Toledo").

One addition to the Retailers # 3 Gallery:

Tuesday, 8/9/55 Roth Furs ad , announcing that the store would be closed for two days due to the death of Ferdinand Roth. [ Roth Furs ]

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

Wednesday, 8/10/55 ad, for Jamieson's Hi-Fi in Toledo. [ Jamieson's ]

More August 1955 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...