The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This dome-shaped metal lunch box was made in 1977 by Aladdin Industries. The box features imagery based on the hit TV series, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, which ran on NBC for two years from 1977-1978. The television series was based off of a 1974 feature film of the same name that was a huge success. The fictional character of Grizzly Adams was based off of the real man, James Capen Adams, a man who roamed the wilderness and tamed bears and other animals, often for P.T. Barnum’s shows.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 9 in x 8 in x 4 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 20.32 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
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