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Roy Rogers Lunch Box

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1954. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The front of the box shows Roy Rogers and Dales Evans with their dog Bullet. The back of the box is an action shot of Roy Rogers roping a steer on his horse Trigger, with Dale Evans riding in the background. The Roy Rogers Show ran from 1951-1957, and focused on the cowboy adventures of Roy Rogers on his Double R Bar Ranch.
Location
Currently not on view
depicted
Rogers, Roy
Evans, Dale
maker
Thermos
Date made
1954
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name
lunch box
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
ID Number
2001.3100.14.01
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.14.01
subject
School Personal Equipment