Elvis Presley

The King wowed Toledo in 1956. Now you can own this history with either individual photo reprints, a page reproduction of the original newspaper page, or our custom-designed print featuring all the elements. 
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ELVIS ARCHIVE PRINT

From $20

Print features Blade original photos of The King himself, Elvis Presley — includes digitized authentic Blade nameplate from the day, ticket stub from event, two additional photos of hysterical fans, detail of Blade newspaper article.

Customizations of Archive Prints and creation of new Archive Prints from photos at left are available. REQUEST HERE!

Customizations of Archive Prints and creation of new Archive Prints from photos at left are available.

REQUEST HERE!


PAGE REPRODUCTION

From $30

Published November 23, 1956 in The Second News Section on page 23, the original article by Charles Gilmore largely skewers Elvis, details his past as a truck driver and that he cannot play the guitar!

PHOTO REPRINTS

From $10

Blade photographer Bob Jacobs got a front-row seat at the Toledo Sports Arena on Thanksgiving night, November 22, 1956. Elvis performed before 13,125 frenzied teen-agers and some less enthusiastic adults, two nights in row.