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Depicted:
Rogers, Roy  Search this
Evans, Dale  Search this
Maker:
American Thermos Bottle Company  Search this
Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
lunch box
Date made:
1954
Description (Brief):
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1954, and it came with an aluminum thermos. This Roy Rogers and Dale Evans lunch box features an image on front lid of Dale in a red dress, greeting Roy on his horse Trigger at gate of the "DOUBLE R BAR RANCH". The back has a wood grain print with "RR" brand and name for box owner on the back, 2 vent slots. This was one Thermos’s first entries into the market of licensed lunch boxes, as a response to Aladdin’s Hopalong Cassidy box.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
School Personal Equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Joyce Darrell and Michael C. Dickerson
ID Number:
2001.3099.07.01
Nonaccession number:
2001.3099
Catalog number:
2001.3099.07.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-f71b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_881550