Emergency! Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This domed steel lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1973. The lunch box features images from the television series, Emergency! of fire and rescue teams in action on all exterior surfaces. Emergency! ran from 1972-1978 on NBC, and chronicled the adventures of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. This lunch box shows the stars of the show in action alongside their trusty Engine 51.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
overall: 23 cm x 12 cm x 20 cm; 9 1/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog 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

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