- Description (Brief)
- This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1969. The lunch box features imagery from Diahann Carroll’s hit TV series, Julia which aired from 1968-1971 on NBC. Julia was applauded for its depiction of African-American life in a suburban setting, and this lunch box is notable for being one of the first depictions of a black woman on a commerically-available lunch box.
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
- collected for nmah
- Smithsonian Institution
- Date made
- Physical Description
- metal (overall material)
- overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm
- Object Name
- lunch box
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