Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944).

Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944).

Menu from the Hotel Geneve, Mexico City, 1940.

Menu from the Hotel Geneve, Mexico City, 1940.

Publicity still of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941).

Publicity still of Veronica Lake from I Wanted Wings (1941).

Happy birthday America!

Happy birthday America!

Outstanding Shell gas and oil letterhead, from a piece of correspondence from 1940.

Outstanding Shell gas and oil letterhead, from a piece of correspondence from 1940.

1940 Chrysler

1940 Chrysler

Publicity photo of Virginia Mayo in The Princess and the Pirate (RKO, 1944).

Publicity photo of Virginia Mayo in The Princess and the Pirate (RKO, 1944).

A tour stop for Don “The Marvel Man” Haynes, who toured the U.S. for year while being locked up in a Kaiser automobile.

A tour stop for Don “The Marvel Man” Haynes, who toured the U.S. for year while being locked up in a Kaiser automobile.

I Believe in Yesterday

I Believe in Yesterday

"Louisiana - Holiday Haven in the Deep South," a 1949 tourism brochure.

"Louisiana - Holiday Haven in the Deep South," a 1949 tourism brochure.