Detail from a 1956 Minute Maid print ad. I’m sure this packaging seemed rather ordinary back then, but something about it speaks to me almost 60 years later.

Detail from a 1956 Minute Maid print ad. I’m sure this packaging seemed rather ordinary back then, but something about it speaks to me almost 60 years later.

"Just Call Me Squirt" - Squirt soda advertising figurine, c. 1947.

"Just Call Me Squirt" - Squirt soda advertising figurine, c. 1947.

Victorian Trade Card Booklet for Pettijohn’s Breakfast Food, c. 1890s.

Victorian Trade Card Booklet for Pettijohn’s Breakfast Food, c. 1890s.

Production animation cel of Charlie the Tuna from a StarKist TV commercial.
"Sorry, Charlie!"

Production animation cel of Charlie the Tuna from a StarKist TV commercial.

"Sorry, Charlie!"

An assortment of strange, officially licensed Beatles products from the 1960s. Includes: Ringo bubble bath, stockings, mothball insect repellent, licorice records, assignment pad, cellophane tape, handkerchief, toy twig, talcum powder, and lariat tie.

Yes - The Telephonist’s Job Is a Good Job. There Are Vacancies in Lodon.

Yes - The Telephonist’s Job Is a Good Job. There Are Vacancies in Lodon.

A half dozen gorgeous airline travel posters, dating from the early 1960s to the mid 1980s.

Jell-O die-cut cardboard advertising sign, c. 1930s.

Jell-O die-cut cardboard advertising sign, c. 1930s.

Phoenix Suns season ticket billboard ad, 1969. Note the awesome florist sign as well, and the old MasterCharge sign. So much to love on this one. For more Suns billboards from ‘69 click here.

Phoenix Suns season ticket billboard ad, 1969. Note the awesome florist sign as well, and the old MasterCharge sign. So much to love on this one. For more Suns billboards from ‘69 click here.

Here are a bunch of fast food burger chain logos from over the past several decades. For an exhaustive history of how the logos for these top 10 U.S. chains have developed, check this out