Welcome Back, Kotter Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1976. The lunch box features imagery from the TV show Welcome Back, Kotter that aired from 1975-1979 on ABC. Welcome Back, Kotter was a huge hit, helping propel John Travolta on to star in movies such as Grease and Saturday Night Fever.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1976
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.57
catalog number
1988.3160.57
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

"Need to check out this podcast about this lunchbox. (Yes, this /exact/ Welcome Back Kotter lunchbox). https://gimletmedia.com/episode/case-6-kotter/"

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