Roy Rogers Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1954. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible red, plastic handle. The front of the box shows Roy Rogers and Dales Evans with their dog Bullet. The back of the box is an action shot of Roy Rogers roping a steer on his horse Trigger, with Dale Evans riding in the background. The Roy Rogers Show ran from 1951-1957, and focused on the cowboy adventures of Roy Rogers on his Double R Bar Ranch.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1954
depicted
Rogers, Roy
Evans, Dale
maker
Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 18 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3100.14.01
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.14.01
subject
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
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
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