Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1954, and it came with an aluminum thermos. This Roy Rogers and Dale Evans lunch box features an image on front lid of Dale in a red dress, greeting Roy on his horse Trigger at gate of the "DOUBLE R BAR RANCH". The back has a wood grain print with "RR" brand and name for box owner on the back, 2 vent slots. This was one Thermos’s first entries into the market of licensed lunch boxes, as a response to Aladdin’s Hopalong Cassidy box.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1954
depicted
Rogers, Roy
Evans, Dale
maker
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3099.07.01
nonaccession number
2001.3099
catalog number
2001.3099.07.01
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
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