Brave Eagle Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1957. This lunch box features images from the television show Brave Eagle. The sides feature colorful depictions of Indians hunting buffalo and in combat with each other. Brave Eagle was a short-lived TV series, airing one season in 1955-1956 on CBS. The show was notable because its main protagonist was Native American, and featured scenes of the West from the Native American point of view.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1957
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 22 cm x 9.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 8 11/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
2004.3009.06.01
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.06.01
subject
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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