The Partridge Family Lunch Box

The Partridge Family Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1971. The lunch box features images based on the musical TV show, The Partridge Family that ran on ABC from 1970-1974. The television show crossed over into musical success, as The Partridge Family Album was released in 1970, and sold over a million copies.
Object Name
lunch box
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
School Personal Equipment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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My best friend and I both had this lunchbox in kindergarten. It is one of the reasons we became friends all those many years ago. Today is her birthday, and I was sharing about her with my kindergarten students and telling them they may make a friend in this class who they will be friends with for the rest of their lives. Could any thought be more exciting?

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