Harry Carpenter's Sandwich Stands

Vintage Fast Food Posters: Burgers! Fries! Cool Design!

Before Burger King and Mickey D's, there were drive-ins, burger joints, and sandwich stands — and the colorful ads that touted them.

GOODY'S, 1962 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images GOODY'S, 1962 FAT EDDIE'S, 1956 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images FAT EDDIE'S, 1956 OSCAR'S DRIVE-IN, 1956 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images OSCAR'S DRIVE-IN, 1956 FRED AND KELLYS, 1940 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images FRED AND KELLYS, 1940 HARRY CARPENTER'S SANDWICH STANDS, 1938 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images HARRY CARPENTER'S SANDWICH STANDS, 1938 WHIRL-A-WAY, 1936 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images WHIRL-A-WAY, 1936 WYMPEE, 1948 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images WYMPEE, 1948 MORROW'S DRIVE-IN, 1937 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images MORROW'S DRIVE-IN, 1937 THE NIGHT HAWK, 1950 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images THE NIGHT HAWK, 1950 SCRIVNER'S, 1951 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images SCRIVNER'S, 1951 SIMON'S DRIVE-IN, 1936 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images SIMON'S DRIVE-IN, 1936 OSCAR'S, 1951 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images OSCAR'S, 1951 HAMBURGER FRANK, 1945 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images HAMBURGER FRANK, 1945 JACK'S DRIVE-INS, 1956 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images JACK'S DRIVE-INS, 1956 SIDNEY'S DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT, 1956 Jim Heimann Collection/Getty Images SIDNEY'S DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT, 1956