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The Lone Ranger Lunch Box

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Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by ADCO Liberty Manufacturing Corporation and has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible metal handle. The lunch box features drawings from the television series The Lone Ranger on the lid and back, which ran from 1949-1957 on ABC. The front features the Lone Ranger uttering his trademark phrase “Hi-Yo Silver!,” and the back is both the Lone Ranger and Tonto riding their horses, the Ranger saying “Hi-Yo Silver,” and Tonto saying “Get-em Up Scout!”
Location
Currently not on view
maker
King Seeley Thermos
ADCO Liberty Mfg. Corp.
Date made
1954
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 9 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 9/16 in
Object Name
lunch box
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
ID Number
2001.3100.04
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.04
subject
School Personal Equipment
Lone Ranger
Television