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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box w/ thermos
Date made
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
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
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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