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Wheaties box featuring Briana Scurry

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
General Mills Inc., American, founded 1866  Search this
Subject of:
Briana Scurry, born 1971  Search this
United States Women's National Soccer Team, American, founded 1985  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 14 1/4 × 10 1/2 × 1/8 in. (36.2 × 26.7 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 14 1/4 × 21 1/4 × 1/8 in. (36.2 × 54 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place made:
General Mills, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1999
Description:
An orange Wheaties cereal box with a front image of Briana Scurry. Scurry is depicted wearing a blue Nike goalie uniform and dark blue shorts with a white stripe on the side, white soccer socks, and white and black goalie gloves. The image of Briana Scurry is surrounded by yellow and white type describing the contents of the Wheaties cereal. The back of the Wheaties box features two images of Scurry in the same uniform, as well as a photograph of four fans in face-paint. One of the images of Scurry depicts her from the side, with slightly bent knees. The other image of Scurry depicts her diving to her proper right to deflect a soccer ball. Red, white, and, blue type on the back of the box talks about Scurry. The sides of the box contain a recipe for [Breakfast of Champions Bars] on the proper left and nutritional information on the proper right.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Soccer  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Briana Scurry
Object number:
2015.58.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© General Mills, Inc. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58b3ff90d-cfed-4c80-8993-5169182bd0fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.58.9