Happy Days Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was made by Thermos in 1977. The lunch box features imagery from the TV show, Happy Days. Happy Days ran from 1974-1984 on ABC, and was one of the most popular shows of its time. It served as the genesis for iconic spin-off series like Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, and Joanie Loves Chachi.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box w/ thermos
Date made
1977
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.58
catalog number
1988.3160.58
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
Family & Social Life
Television
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
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes
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